The Cal Poly baseball team’s streaks of eight straight wins and 18 consecutive victories at Baggett Stadium both came to an end Saturday in San Luis Obispo, where the No. 7 Mustangs fell 8-3 to Cal.
Cal Poly starter Justin Calomeni pitched five innings, allowing six hits and five runs, including a four-run second inning by the Bears.
The Mustangs (18-4) scored twice in the fifth on an RBI single by Mark Mathias, who came home later in the inning on a wild pitch.
Cal Poly tacked on one more run in the sixth, but it was not enough to continue a home winning streak that included the final seven games last year at Baggett Stadium.
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Brian Mundell went 2 for 4 with a double for the Mustangs, who host Cal today at 1 p.m. and again Monday at 3 p.m.
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Steven Pico was 2 for 3, but the Cougars (5-17, 1-8 Western State Conference) failed to score a run for the second straight game.
Cuesta’s Scott Romuk pitched seven innings, giving up eight hits, one walk and four earned runs with three strikeouts.
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Cal Poly senior David Williams finished third in the men’s 110-meter hurdles in 14.42 seconds — the third-fastest time in school history.
Jamison Jordan won the 100 (10.84) and Chris Frias won the 1,500 (3:52.3), while Sean Davidson finished second (3:53.02). Ricky Strehlow won the men’s triple jump at 47 feet, 1⁄4 inches.
Kendal Nielsen won the women’s triple jump (39-11 1⁄4) and finished third in the long jump (18-7 3⁄4). Daijah Joe-Smith, Ajah Love, Mishe’ Scott and Jess Rasmussen combined to win the 4x100 relay in 46.91.
In the women’s pole vault, Clara Davis and Amy Loschiavo both cleared 12-1 1⁄2 for the Mustangs, but Davis did so in one fewer attempt to claim second place, while Loschiavo took third. Danielle Bryan finished second in the high jump (5-7).
The men’s team finished fifth out of seven, while the women’s team was fifth among nine.