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Saturday, Apr 05 2014 10:01 PM

Local report: Sooners rally to sweep CSUB in baseball twinbill

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma rallied in Game 2 to complete a sweep of Cal State Bakersfield, 17-4 and 4-3, in a non-conference doubleheader Saturday.

In the nightcap, the Roadrunners (11-19) led 3-2 heading to the bottom of the eighth, but the Sooners (23-10) rallied to take the lead, making the most of two walks, an error, a single and a sacrifice fly.

Tied 2-2, Stockdale graduate Max Carter homered down the left-field line to give CSUB its first lead. Mylz Jones homered earlier in the game for the 'Runners.

Roadrunner starter Austin Davis (1-6) was in line for the win until getting in trouble in the eighth.

Jordie Hein and Allen Gwynn had two hits apiece for CSUB.

In the opener, Oklahoma pounded out 19 hits and erased an early 4-0 Roadrunner lead, highlighted by a 10-run seventh.

CSUB softball

The 'Runners split a doubleheader with Grand Canyon, winning the opener 5-4 before falling 4-1 in Game 2 of the Western Athletic Conference doubleheader at the Roadrunner Softball Complex.

In the first game, CSUB (10-29-1, 1-4 WAC) scored four runs in the second, but Grand Canyon scored twice in the fourth and two more in the fifth to tie the game.

Sydney Raeber scored what turned out to be the game-winner after reaching on a single, advancing on an error and then scoring on a wild pitch.

Kelsie Moore (8-14) got the win, allowing three runs on five hits, striking out five in five innings. Raeber closed out the game with two scoreless innings of relief to notch her fourth save.

CSUB sand volleyball

The Roadrunners split a pair of matches at CSUB, losing to No. 1 USC 5-0 before defeating San Jose State 5-0.

The 'Runners' doubles teams of Molly O'Hagan and Debora Araujo, Mariah Alvidrez and Shayna Guitare, and Lisa Bartsch and Julia Bowen, Danika Youngblood and Sydney Haynes, and Sara Little and Hazel Perrens did not lose a set against the Spartans.

CSUB (5-6) will compete in the USAV Invitational starting Saturday in Hermosa Beach.

CSUB water polo

No. 1 UCLA scored the firt 10 goals and cruised to a 14-8 victory to spoil the Roadrunners' home opener.

Bridgette Souza scored CSUB's first goal at the 6:27 mark of the third quarter.

The Roadrunners host the other team ranked No. 1 this week, Stanford, Saturday at 1 p.m.

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Jerel McNeal had 23 points and five assists as the Bakersfield Jam finished off their season with a 125-108 victory over the Erie BayHawks at the Dignity Health Events Center.

Ike Diogu added 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Jam, which finished 24-26, seven games behind West Division champion Los Angeles.

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