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State colleges: Utah tops BYU in rivalry baseball game

Published March 26, 2013 10:23 pm

State colleges • BYU rallies in 9th, but Utah wins in 10th inning.
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The Cougars stretched the game to 10 innings, but the Utes came out on top in the rivalry baseball game, winning 5-4 in Salt Lake City. After trailing 1-0 for most of the game, BYU poured in four runs in the top ninth inning to make a late rally and take a 4-1 lead. But the Utes also rallied in the ninth. Cory Hunt, who went 4 for 4 on the night, hit a triple to knock in the game-tying run. Utah's TJ Bennett hit a walk-off single in the 10th.

Softball

Boise State 5-12, Southern Utah 3-1 • The Thunderbirds lost both games in their home opener in Cedar City, with a run-shortened blowout in the second game.

Weber State 7-12, Great Falls 0-2 • The Wildcats dominated their doubleheader in Ogden, shutting out the Argos in the first game. Freshman Brooke Ford led the way with four hits and a career-high seven RBIs.

Utah Valley 4, Utah 1 • Amanda Robinson helped the Wolverines hand Utah a loss in its home opener in Salt Lake City, The first baseman went 2 for 3 with two RBIs.

Men's lacrosse

Westminster 19, Saint Mary's 4 • In Salt Lake City, the Griffins won their third straight game. Adam Marfice led with a game-high six points and one assist.

Men's golf

The University of Utah finished 12th at the Duck Invitational in Eugene, Ore.