The Fresno State softball team cruised past San Diego 10-2 in five innings on Sunday to close out the final day of ASU Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz.
The Bulldogs (4-1) pounded out four runs in the bottom of the fifth, sealing the victory on pinch-hitter Bria Kennedy’s sacrifice fly to left that scored Christina Rodriguez to run-rule the Toreros (2-3).
Junior righty Jill Compton (3-1) made her fourth start in the circle, recording two three-up, three-down innings and four strikeouts in 41/3 innings.
Freshman first baseman Chase LeeHong went 2 for 3, driving in runs with a single and double to lead the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs host Santa Clara at Margie Wright Diamond in its home opener Friday on the first day of the Fresno State Kick-Off.
’Dogs blank San Francisco
The Fresno State women’s tennis team cruised to a 7-0 victory over visiting San Francisco on Sunday afternoon.
The Bulldogs (4-2) took the doubles point in a sisterly fashion as Rana and Maiar Sherif Ahmed beat the Dons’ Andrea Ka and Marina Nikolic, 6-4, on court 1 while Sophie and Anneka Watts took down Milica Hadzi-Tanovic and Ines Teixeira, 6-2, on court 2.
Maiar Sherif Ahmed started the Bulldogs’ sweep in singles with a straight-set win over Thyra Taune before Sophie Watts and Anne Susdorf won on courts 1 and 6, respectively, to clinch Fresno State’s fourth dual match in a row.
Fresno Pacific splits DH
Preston Scott had a walk-off single in the ninth inning in Game 1 as Fresno Pacific defeated Cal State Stanislaus 6-5 on Saturday.
The Sunbirds dropped the nightcap 6-5, ending their 13-game win streak, dating back to last season.
Scott wasted no time in delivering an RBI for the Sunbirds in Game 1. He hit a single up the middle to drive in Michael Tittle in the first inning. Fresno Pacific (4-1) fell behind 5-4 when Christian Kahler drove in a run in the sixth inning. Tanner Irwin pitched 2/3 of an inning to earn the win in Game 1.
In Game 2, Scott drove in the game-tying single in the first inning to make it 1-1, but the Warriors (3-3) tacked on a run when Kahler had a run-scoring single in the eighth inning for the victory.