Should Yavapai Baseball Player Be Charged With Assault for Mid-Game Cheap Shot?
Yesterday, we brought you the video of Yavapai College left fielder Austin O'Such heading full-speed over to a scuffle between his team and Scottsdale Community College's squad, and making a pit stop to blindside SCC's Jake Bamrick, who's hanging out on second base watching the action.
The video from the March 29 game in Prescott hit the Internet, where the railroading was determined to be a fair baseball play by precisely no one.
Scott Farnsworth, the athletic director at Yavapai College, said O'Such "was immediately suspended by the college and will be suspended from play for the rest of the season."
Melissa Hodgdon, a spokeswoman for the Yavapai College Police Department, told New Times yesterday that charges have not been filed against O'Such, and it would be up to Bamrick if he'd like to press charges.
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Hodgdon says Bamrick has not taken that route as of yet.
Our question this morning: Should O'Such be charged with assault for his mid-game cheap shot?
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