Regional Digest: USF posts 8-4 baseball win over Sac State

Published: Thursday, Apr. 4, 2013 - 12:15 am | Page 8C

USF used four unearned runs to beat host Sacramento State 8-4 Wednesday in a nonleague baseball game, Sac State reported.

The Hornets (15-14) committed two errors in the sixth inning when the Dons (14-14) scored four runs, and an error in the seventh resulted in another run.

The Hornets entered the game with a fielding percentage of .982, which ranked sixth among the 297 NCAA Division I teams.

USF used nine pitchers who combined to allow 10 hits but no walks.

Trailing 7-1 in the sixth inning, Sac State rallied to close the gap to 7-4. Will Soto had a run-scoring single and Scotty Burcham a two-run double in the inning.

Sac State softball splits

Taylor Stroud threw a six-hit shutout in the first game of a doubleheader to highlight Sac State's split with visiting Nevada in a nonconference softball doubleheader, Sac State reported.

The Hornets (17-13) won the first game 1-0; the Wolf Pack (22-16) won the second game 5-1.

Alexa Chattleton's two-out double in the second innnig scored Alyssa Vanderdrink with the only run in Sac State's victory.

– Bee Sports Staff

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