College Sports

San Luis Obispo Blues rally falls short in loss to Oaks

The San Luis Obispo Blues scored three runs in the ninth inning, but it wasn’t enough in a 5-4 summer collegiate baseball loss at the Conejo Oaks on Thursday.

Dustin Williams hit a lead-off home run in the ninth, and Arroyo Grande High graduate Garrett Ball hit a two-out, two-run single as the Blues (8-4, 1-3 California Collegiate League) lost for the fourth time in their past five games.

Korey Anderson pitched 6 2/3 innings for San Luis Obispo, allowing five runs — two earned — with five hits and two straikeouts.

Jimmy Brakka also hit an RBI double.