By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
Glendale College broke open a pitchers' duel with four runs in the ninth inning to hand Bakersfield College a 5-0 Western State Conference South Division baseball loss Tuesday at Gerry Collis Field.
BC starting pitcher Cole Hallum had allowed two singles and two walks through seven innings before Glendale (8-7, 3-1 WSC) scored a run in the eighth on a walk, stolen base and Jay Sheeley's RBI single to left field.
Hallum allowed three singles and four walks in eight innings. BC (6-10, 2-2 WSC) used three relievers in the ninth when Glendale scored four runs.
The Vaqueros had four singles, a walk, a hit batter and four stolen bases in the ninth, and BC had two wild pitches.
The Renegades had baserunners in seven of the nine innings but grounded into three double plays and lined into another double play.
Outland, Sweat All-WAC
Tyonna Outland, Cal State Bakersfield's junior guard who ranked second in the Western Athletic Conference in scoring (20.8 points per game), was named WAC Women's Basketball Player of the Year by CollegeSportsMadness.
Outland, from Lynwood, was a first-team All-WAC pick by conference coaches and also named to the league's All-Defensive Team.
Outland ranked fifth in the WAC in minutes played (34.29), seventh in offensive rebounding (2.93), eighth in free throw shooting (.774), ninth in steals (1.46) and 12th in rebounding (6.2).
Senior Melissa Sweat, a Stockdale High graduate who joined the CSUB program this season for her senior year, was named to the All-WAC second team and to the All-Newcomer Team. Sweat ranked ninth in the WAC in scoring (13.9).
Stacey Barr of regular-season champion Idaho was WAC Player of the Year and Idaho's Jon Newlee was Coach of the Year. Texas-Pan American's Shawnte Goff was voted Freshman of the Year.
Grayson earns second-team honors
Cal State Bakersfield senior guard Issiah Grayson has been selected to the All-Western Athletic second team by the conference's basketball coaches.
Grayson was eighth among WAC scorers at 16.0 points per game. He led the WAC in assists (4.1) and 3-point field goal shooting (.477), He was sixth in free throw percentage (.797), sixth in steals (1.5) and eighth in field goal percentage (.494).
Aly Ahmed, CSUB's sophomore center, was named to the WAC's All-Defensive team.
Junior guard Daniel Millings of New Mexico State was chosen WAC Player of the Year. Kansas City's guard Martez Harrison was Freshman of the Year and Dick Hunsaker of first-place Utah Valley was Coach of the Year.
JC softball: BC splits with Citrus
Host Bakersfeild College split a double-header with Citrus College, winning 10-9 before losing 9-1.
Bailey Graham went 3-4 with a double, Alex Avila went 3-5 with a double and Vanessa Morales went 2-2 with a double for the Renegades.
Bakersfield (5-11) will travel to Santa Monica on Thursday.