Mesa, Ariz. • Rhys Hoskins went 3 for 5 with two home runs Sunday, leading Sacramento State to a 10-3 win over Utah Valley in the championship game of the Western Athletic Conference baseball tournament.
The Hornets jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first inning before icing their first-ever WAC title with three more in the eighth.
Top-seeded Sacramento State improved to 39-22. Third-seeded Utah Valley finished its season with a record of 28-30.
The win was the Hornets’ second straight over the Wolverines in the double-elimination tournament.
Sacramento State had forced a one-game showdown for the championship with another 10-3 victory on Saturday night.
Utah Valley defeated New Mexico State (11-10), Texas-Pan American (9-2) and Cal-Bakersfield (5-2) before the two losses to Sacramento State.
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