Regional digest: Sac State softball sweeps Santa Clara

Published: Sunday, Mar. 3, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 10C
Last Modified: Sunday, Mar. 3, 2013 - 7:40 am

The Sacramento State softball team swept host Santa Clara in a nonconference doubleheader Saturday for its third victory in four games.

The Hornets (7-5) won the opener 6-2 over the Broncos (2-11) and the second game 3-2, according to Sac State's athletics website.

Caitlin Brooks (5-1) allowed just three hits and struck out seven. Jennifer Hartman (1-1) gave up four hits in six innings and won her first collegiate game.

Kortney Solis, Kelli Frye and Paige Martin each had two hits in the first game.

Kayla Papez singled and had two RBIs in the second game for the Hornets.

• UC Davis split a nonconference doubleheader at Saint Mary's, according to UCD's athletics website.

The Aggies (9-11) won the opener 5-1 over the Gaels (4-9) and lost the second 1-0.

Amy Nunez had three hits in the first game. Justine Vela (5-1) pitched a two-hit complete game with eight strikeouts.

The Aggies were held to two hits in the second game.

Sac State baseball falls to Utah Valley

• Visiting Utah Valley scored five runs in two innings in a 6-4 nonconference baseball win over Sacramento State.

The Hornets (5-5) had their three-game winning streak stopped, Sac State reported.

Chris Lewis had two hits and an RBI for the Hornets. Nathan Lukes (Center High School) and Will Soto (Elk Grove High) each singled in a run.

Sac State starter Brennan Leitao (1-1) pitched well through three innings before he allowed seven hits and five runs to the Wolverines (5-6) over the next two innings.

• Oklahoma State (9-1) rode a five-run first inning to a 10-4 nonconference win over visiting UC Davis.

The Aggies (5-6) were led by Paul Politi who had three hits, including a home run and three RBIs, UC Davis reported. Austin Logan had two hits.

UC Davis men's team loses in doubles tennis

Unseeded Adam Levie and Toki Sherbakov of the Aggies lost in the round of 16 at the Pacific Coast Men's Doubles Championship in La Jolla, UCD reported. They were defeated 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 by unseeded Joe Dorn and Warren Wood of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

– Bee Sports staff

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