Cal Poly Roundup: Mustangs lose finale of baseball series at Kansas State

sports@thetribunenews.comMarch 10, 2013 

The Cal Poly baseball team lost at Kansas State 10-4 on Saturday.

The Mustangs (13-2) had a 3-1 lead after four innings, but the Wildcats (9-5) scored four runs in the fifth inning, two runs in the seventh, and three more in the eighth.

Jimmy Allen hit an RBI double in the top of the first, and then scored the second run. Elliot Stewart was 2 for 4 and scored the last two runs for Cal Poly in the second and seventh innings. 

Kansas State’s Matt Wivinis (2-0) gave up seven hits and four earned runs and struck out five batters in a complete game. Shane Conlon was 2 for 3 with two RBI, and RJ Santigate was 

3 for 4 with 2 RBI. 

SOFTBALL

Nevada 5, Cal Poly 2; Sacramento State 2, Cal Poly 0 

Lauren Lastrapes was 4 for 4 with a two-run home run and three RBI to lead Nevada (12-12) over Cal Poly at its Mustang Classic.

After Lastrapes’ fourth inning homer, Cal Poly got one run back in the bottom of the fifth and then the teams traded runs in the sixth inning. Jasmine Jenkins (3 for 4, two runners scored) added an insurance run in the top of the seventh with a RBI double, and Lastrapes followed with a RBI single.

Kim Westlund was 1 for 3 with an RBI double in the sixth inning for Cal Poly.

In Cal Poly’s second game of the day, Sacramento State (11-5) left fielder Alexa Chattleton was 2 for 3 with two RBI singles.

Kayla Papez was 2 for 2 with a walk and scored both runs. Caitlin Brooks (7-1) pitched a complete-game two-hitter, struck out three batters and walked three.

Cal Poly (7-16-1) left fielder Lauren Moreno had both hits and went 2 for 3 with a stolen base. 

TRACK AND FIELD

Men: Fresno State 100, Cal Poly 70; 

Women: Cal Poly 99, Fresno State 88

Jamison Jordan won the men’s 400 meters in 48.50 seconds, and Kyle Lynch won the 1,500 (3:53.27) in the Mustangs’ outdoor season opener.

Chris Frias won the 3,000 (8:17.71), and teammate Sean Davidson finished second (8:19.44).

On the women’s side, Erica Goynes won the 400 (56.23). Cal Poly took the top four places in the 800, led by Lia River-Birt (2:11.36). 

Talaivosa Hingano had a personal-best throw in the shot put at 43 feet, 11 1⁄4 inches to win.

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