Denver Chavez and Jordan Ellis combined for five hits and five runs to lead the Cal Poly baseball team to a 7-2 nonconference win over Santa Clara at Baggett Stadium on Tuesday.
Chavez, the Mustangs’ leadoff hitter, was 2 for 4 with a double and three runs, and Ellis, hitting behind Chavez, was 3 for 4 with a triple, two runs scored and an RBI.
Casey Bloomquist picked up his second win of the season for Cal Poly, giving up two runs on four hits and striking out eight in 6 1⁄3 innings.
The Mustangs (25-9) jumped all over the Broncos, scoring four runs in the first inning before adding another in the second.
Jimmy Allen was 1 for 3 with a two-run single, and Brian Mundell, David
Armendariz and Mark Mathias all had an RBI without recording a hit for Cal Poly.
Cal Poly 4, Hawaii 3
Andre Dome swept 6-0, 6-0 in singles to help the Mustangs move into first place in the Big West.
Cal Poly swept doubles play, led by Dome and Jordan Bridge, who won 8-1, and the team of Marco Comuzzo and Matt Thompson, which won 8-2.
Fresno State Lexus Classic
Kirsten Locke tied for 12th place for the Mustangs, finishing with a final-round 2-over 74, but Cal Poly finished 14th at Copper River Country Club.
The Mustangs finished at 935 as a team, tied with Colorado State. Long Beach State won with an 892, Tulsa was second at 893 and San Jose State was third at 896.
Locke, who shot a 74 and a 77 Monday, finished at 225. Simone Huey of Long Beach State was the medalist at 211.
TRACK & FIELD
Cal Poly’s Guerrero honored
John Guerrero was named the Big West Conference Men’s Track Athlete of the Week after setting a personal best in the 800 meters at the Sacramento State Mondo Mid-Major Challenge.
Guerrero finished fourth in 1 minute, 49.79 seconds, the fastest time in the Big West this season.