College Sports

Cal Poly softball team drops doubleheader in Fresno

Former Arroyo Grande High standout Jill Compton  allowed one run and struck out seven in a complete game win for Fresno State, beating Cal Poly 4-1 on Sunday at the Fresno State Classic.

Compton allowed five hits, including Breana West’s two-put infield RBI single in the second


Stephanie Heyward went 2 for 3 for Cal Poly (14-16).

Malia Rivers was 3 for 3 and had two RBI for the Bulldogs (18-10), who had 11 hits in the victory.

Earlier Sunday, the Mustangs lost 1-0 in eight innings to 16th-ranked Minnesota.

Sierra Hyland allowed five hits and an unearned run over 7 1⁄3 innings for Cal Poly, striking out six.

But she was outdueled by Sara Groenewegen, who allowed two hits and struck out six in eight innings for Minnesota (23-4).

Hyland had both hits for the Mustangs.