The Cal Poly baseball team allowed four unearned runs — all in the second inning — en route to a 5-2 loss at San Jose State on Tuesday.
Two Cal Poly errors and a San Jose triple led to a four-run second inning.
The Mustangs (4-9) scored in the fourth inning off a Zack Zehner single and pinch hitter Kevin Morgan drew a bases loaded walk to score in the sixth.
Jarred Zill took the loss, and Hilario Tovar earned the win, after pitching three hitless, scoreless innings.
Oxnard 2, Cuesta 1
The Cougars threatened in the ninth, scoring their only run, but fell short on the road.
Alex Fegalde took the loss for Cuesta (6-10, 6-3 Western State Conference), and Josh Falco went 2 for 3 with a walk and an RBI.
Cuesta 7-12, Oxnard 1-0
Marissa Tabares pitched two complete games to lead the Cougars to the road sweep.
In the first game, Cuesta out to a 4-0 in the third and added two more in the sixth as Ami Hood went 2 for 4 with two RBI and Mikayla Strum went 3 for 4 with an RBI.
In the second game, Cuesta scored five runs in the second inning and five more in the seventh as Bri Ojala was 4 for 5 with a double and a triple, while Strum went 2 for 4 with two RBI.
Tabares added two hits in each game for the Cougars (6-8, 2-0 Western State Conference).
Sacramento State Invitational
Cal Poly finished sixth as Jimmy Castles and Justin De Los Santos each shot a 72 and finished in the top 20 on the final day of the tournament held at the Valley Hi Golf Course.
On the 72-par course, Castles finished with a 219 total, good for a 10th-place tie and De Los Santos had a 221 total for 19th place.
Cal Poly had a 297 final-round score and finished with an 889 total. Sacramento State won the tournament with a 10-under 854, followed by Pacific at 867 and Seattle with 882.
Luke Kristo of Sacramento won the individual section with a final round score of 66.