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State college: Portland wins at BYU in baseball

Published April 11, 2013 10:21 pm

State colleges • UVU, Dixie State earn big wins in baseball.
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Provo • Portland hit a triple and a home run in the top of the ninth inning to pull away from BYU, 8-4, in West Coast Conference baseball Thursday night.

Jacob Hannemann went 2 for 5 with a double and three RBIs for the Cougars (17-15, 5-5), who had won four straight games.

Trace Hansen was 2 for 5 and Kelton Caldwell had two runs and a double for BYU, which plays at Portland on Friday and Saturday.

Utah Valley 10, Houston Baptist 3 • In Orem, Adam Gunn pitched a complete game, allowing five hits while striking out five and walking none, as the Wolverines opened a four-game Great West Conference series with a dominant performance.

Five Utah Valley (13-18, 4-1) players had two hits, including Kade Andrus, who scored and knocked in two runs.

Dixie State 8, Grand Canyon 1 • In St. George, Mike Dedrick allowed just three hits while striking out eight in seven innings to lead the Red Storm over the PacWest-leading Antelopes.

Kevin Kline went 4 for 5 with a triple and three runs scored, while Jordan Hanley was 3 for 5 with three RBIs for Dixie (24-9, 17-8).

Men's tennis

BYU 6, Portland 2 • In Portland, Ore., Patrick Kawka earned a decisive win at No. 1 singles — 6-1, 6-2 — as the 39th-ranked Cougars remained unbeaten in the West Coast Conference.

Francis Sargeant won at No. 2 singles, Keaton Cullimore won at No. 4 singles and John Pearce won at No. 6 singles for BYU (17-4, 5-0), which has won six straight matches.

Utah State 6, Seattle 1 • In Logan, the Aggies won three doubles matches and five of six singles matches for their first Western Athletic Conference win of the season.

Sven Poslusny won at No. 1 singles, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2. He also partnered with Matt Sweet to win at No. 1 doubles, 8-2.

Utah State is 6-11 and 1-2 in conference play. Seattle is 1-19.

Women's tennis

UTEP 6, Utah State 1 • In El Pase, Texas, McKenzie Davis earned the lone point for the Aggies (5-10), winning 6-4, 4-6, 10-7 at No. 1 singles.