Regional Digest: Sac State rallies to beat UCD in baseball

Published: Wednesday, May. 8, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 2C

A four-run rally in the eighth inning lifted the Sacramento State baseball team to a 4-3 victory over host UC Davis on Tuesday, Sac State reported.

The win gave the Hornets (30-19) back-to-back 30-victory seasons for the first time since 1992-93 and a three-game season sweep of the Aggies (16-30).

Sac State erased a 3-0 deficit in the eighth. After Nathan Lukes' RBI single, Chris Lewis doubled in two runs. Lewis scored the tiebreaking run on Will Soto's chopper to first, beating the throw home with a slide.

The Hornets' Brandon Creel picked up the win with two shutout innings in relief. Freshman Sutter McLoughlin allowed two singles in the ninth but worked out of the jam for his 15th save.

SACRAMENTO STATE 4, UC DAVIS 3

Sac State 000 000 040 – 4 9 0

UC Davis 010 011 000 – 3 10 1

Greenwood, Morgan (6), Creel (7), McLoughlin (9) and Fujinaka; Henderson, Parucha (8), Lanza (8) and Olson. Top hitters: SS–Lukes 2x4; Lewis 2x5, 2B, 2 RBIs; Ayers 2x4. UCD–Lipson 2x5; Young 2x4; March 3x4.

Et cetera

• UC Davis senior attacker Elizabeth Datino was selected to the All-West/Midwest Region second team by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association for the second time, UCD reported.

• William Jessup received its first California Pacific Conference All-Sports Award, the conference announced. The Warriors won conference titles in men's cross country, men's basketball and softball.

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