College Roundup: Cal Poly's Bennett has big day in decathlon

Also, Cuesta baseball team wins 9-6 in 15 innings at Ventura

sports@thetribunenews.comApril 11, 2014 

Cal Poly’s Devin Bennett completed the Mondo Challenge Decathlon at Sacramento State on Friday in second place with a score of 7,069, moving him to fifth on the school’s all-time list.

Bennett had a personal record of 131 feet, 3 inches in the discus and another in the javelin (179-11), which was first out of 10 athletes competing.

Bennett also won the pole vault (13-9 1⁄4) and the 1,500 meters (4 minutes, 24.55 seconds).

Nick Ahrold finished fourth for the Mustangs with 6,271 points, Ivy Adair (6,246) was fifth and Ted Scranton (6,067) was sixth.

Portland State’s Nevin Lewis won with a score of 7,268.

Cuesta baseball wins at Ventura

The Cuesta College baseball team capitalized on a pair of Ventura errors to pull out a 9-6 victory in 15 innings at Ventura.

With the score tied at 6, the Cougars’ Myles Franklin led off the 15th inning by reaching on an error. He later scored the winning run when Ventura threw the ball down the right-field line while fielding Joe Miller’s bunt.

Steven Pico singled home Miller and scored the final run on a hit by RJ Hassey.

Matt Culp pitched the final two innings to get the win for Cuesta (9-22, 5-13 Western State Conference).

St. Mary’s tops Cal Poly in sand volleyball

Stacia Williams and Anna Gorman were the only pair to win their sand volleyball match for Cal Poly in its 4-1 road loss to St. Mary’s.

Playing in the No. 5 position, Williams and Gordon lost the first set 23-21, then won the final two sets, 21-16, 15-13 for the Mustangs (1-5).

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