College Sports

Summer Collegiate Baseball: Hoyle leads Blues past Capitalists

Jacob Hoyle was 4 for 4 with a home run, a triple and five RBI as San Luis Obispo scored all of its runs in the first two innings and held on to defeat the Pacific Union Capitalists, 6-5, in a summer collegiate baseball game Friday night at SLO Stadium.

Hoyle also scored twice, as the Blues were outhit 12-6 but made theirs count.

Zack Zehner drove in the other run, and leadoff hitter Erik Lewis scored twice.

Justin Kelly got the win, pitching three innings of scoreless relief after starter David Gonzalez allowed three earned runs and eight hits, walked two and struck out four for San Luis Obispo (19-7, 14-6 California Collegiate League).

The Capitalists (6-8, 3-8) scored a run in the eighth to pull with one, but Andrew Vinson allowed just one baserunner in the final 1 1⁄3 innings to earn the save.

North County racks up 15 hits in win

The North County Indians got hits from nine different players, including three each from Josh Ramirez and Austin Kron, in a 12-1 blowout win over the Fairfield Indians in Templeton.

Ramirez doubled twice and drove in five, drawing a walk to reach base in all four at-bats.

Kron was also 3 for 3, driving in a pair of runs. Corbin Meikle and Mac Stuart had multi-hit games, and Meikle scored three times for North County (11-6), which outhit Fairfield 15-5.

Jamie Good got the win, pitching five innings with three hits, two walks, four strikeouts and an unearned run.

North County batters struck out just once in the game and scored four runs in both the fourth and seventh.