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WEDNESDAY, 6 - DIXIESUNNEWS.COM , I 0 1 . -- 1 :, N ( C.,,,,' ' ,, . ' ) I 0 h $a 1, 0 fil LD Men's ,e1 1 I .... , L r' , 4 r At, I fY. CD E i ' ' 7 .' ( 4''''''1!' !' 1 , s 044 ,,, Y , ', , 1 ' . BY PORTER LARSEN ' , ,. t 1 , I -- - , 4 ,, ,, I ,..., '"'' ',,: - . , t , - 1 ! ... e" I 1 , , i ' ., 1.............,..,.. PLarsenDSN 4 ,.. . ' L -- ',, i EL-4-- t, 47 I' 1 :I ,... N I 4 , , t ,... ' ....) L.... : , 1 t t. : , 1- - .:. ' .,,, r 1 ' i top five at invitation , , , , . l' :, I t 4 . , -.- - Is , , ) CL-.".- e 1 ,....,.' , f ist, 7, . .. A t i- - - . .:--- , 19-tea- m 1 1 ; . I i ; t , 1 4 c f--- I -1 ig 1 r-- i , ..1-- - 0 IF (t) Z , .,, , e t 4 ,. , , I WednesRedshirt junior outfielder Ryan Rodriguez crushes a pitch for a base hit against Fresno Pacific University's pitcher during days game. The Storm swept the Sunbirds on their way to their 10th straight victory. BY DRAYSON BALL i ' - - trios to make H j , ( . '' I - , 1 - - ,..... ,;,,,.,,j,,,,. , next cio it in t! f . game-winnin- i 1 1 1 0 4 Dixie State University has equalled its largest winning streak of the season after sweeping the University of Hawaii-Hil- o Vulcans and the Fresno Pacific University Sunbirds last week. March 29 ; ''' . '. , , 1 i :,,,,,, ,"' ., - - 4-- ,,,,, 4, - ,, .. i k( ' .J41 r, - , - , r, -: The Storm got things going in the fifth inning as they plated the first run of the game on a wild pitch. They followed that up with another run in the sixth off a home run to right field by redshirt sophomore Cam Gust. UHH retaliated quickly, however, scoring three runs in the top of the seventh to take a 2 lead. DSU would add a run in the home half of the eighth, helping send the game into extra innings. Junior outfielder Miles Bice GAMES : ,,............. 1,1............." .. ,, ::.1,1 r,, ' ! f - i li - ,, 1 I i , t '' t ly :1'; ; j ' '7 DSU 1. '1!:i :,, L I 16 ' ll lk,- rA'Arl ri - rr-- 1; Lir:i II '1' 4 ; r-- , four-gam- I see -- ,4- N, 10th-plac- r ' i,,,,,, , I .,. 44';',,,., ;4. i 43, t - , ''" ' , , , 1 ' - 14-t-h ,,,,, - , ?5' 1'4'it( .4 ; ' .., , . .. ' ' 4 IP A,' - "t .., 1' t; ' , 4 U.,:-'-) 'A ''''" - A 0 - - 7'..,, .., 0, ... ...:,- 7 ' '. . , -,' AA A, , jA 1,..i ge ' ,., -- ; o :, .."; .!:'''',; ,,'--, if , ' : Y.,- A '''''' A A --- f ; ,4-,,- N 4 k 1 ) :,- .1 - ....,i --- ':. : - , .1.1 .. - ; ; 4, ,..,...,..., , - ; .3 ,--, , ,i ,, . t. .,..4. ''', . ., ,;:., ,, I ,... , s,, . Softball vs. California Baptist University April 8 at 3 and 5 p.m. Baseball at Point Loma Nazarene University April 9 at noon and 2 p.m. (PT) Softball vs. California Baptist University at noon and 2 p.m. April 9 . , ,.. , ; , , ... 2-- 3, 9-- . Women's tennis at Utah University Southern -April 9 at 2 p.m. Men's golf at BYU Cougar Classic April 11 Baseball vs. Azusa Pacific University April 14 at 6 p.m. , 1 r three-upthree-do- 9-- RBI-singl- es 6-- wire-to-wi- re C see GOLF pagE. page 7 BASEBALL - Sophomore Donny Hopoi led the way for Storm on day one with consecutive rounds of andit finishing at e ovena, a tie for Freshman Compton Hal and finished sophomore Dane Nelson th: 3-- 2-- performance, 19-und- er 9-- University Sunbirds for e series. a In game one, the Sunbirds jumped out to an early 0 lead, scoring a run in each of the first two innings of play to erase the deficit. : . ','.';',- (PT) having swept UHH, DSU hosted the Fresno Pacific 99 '.1- 1 't'.. Vr Nazarene Univeristy April 8 at noon and 2 p.m. C-C- ,, , ' ; n; ! Baseball at Point Loma Head baseball coach Chris Pfatenhauer d e, - ', At, Storm softball rallied for a i.21;3 -) e.,..4',.- ., I , , t ' r ,4'. 4'''' ,, ( - 0 ' ' , 7 . , ,,, :,2; ;',1 4, doubleheader sweep of ,..,,,,, i ,'' I 4 , ?i :;,,,,S,, ',. A ,:,",, ' University of Hawaii-Hil- o March 30, winning their 14th '',1,,,, d i; ., i ....':'17 ..... i straight game and moving .. ,.. ,.. ; into sole possession of first j. , 11 place in the Pacific West ...; Conference in the process. f I -- 1 , ', At 15-- 3 in conference play and 27-- 7 overall, the Storm ' control their own destiny in ,, ,... ., the hunt for at least a share 2 -, of their fourth straight i x PacWest championship 0which is something the team 5i is more than comfortable z .... .. I .. 'i with. "It's an expectation for us," Junior pitcher Brooklyn Beardshear guns it to first base to beat out a University of Hawaii-Hil- o batter. DSU won both games against UHH and now sit in first place in the Pacific West Conference. Brooklyn Beardshear, a catcher Autumn Woodfall junior exercise science major easily for DSU as the first. the bottom of the sixth, and went from Tucson, Arizona, said. and junior outfieldSophomore outfielder DSU answered the call, er Josey Hartman sealed the "It's no coincidence. We Janessa Bassett scored on a scoring four runs in just as 0 win by hitting a grand have been preparing for this fielding error in the first many at bats to set up the all year and we expect to be slam in the final inning. inning, but the Vulcans frenzy of a finish. Senior pitcher Aryn matched it and took control right where we are now." The Vulcans went Feickert got the win from the after that. DSU's recent dominance to start the circle to move to 15-- 3 on the carried over to game one as UHH pushed in five runs following inning, and senior the Storm came away with in the sixth inning by way of season, but she didn't do it outfielder Kristie Johnson the 0 win, but the second alone. Freshman pitcher two and a got on base immediately three-ru- n Alexandria Melendez game turned out to be a homer to take the after. A sac bunt from relieved Feickert in the top 1 lead. The quick rally was dogfight. Hartman advanced Johnson The Storm led from of the fourth inning and not the only one in the ball to second where she would in the opening struck out five straight game as DSU was now set score on a Bassett double batters to end the game. matchup as junior infielder up for a comeback of the down the left field line. This Game two, however, Mallory Paulson went 3 ages. brought junior outfielder with three RBIs, senior would not come quite as The rally caps came out in Shelby Yung, who was 3 at r-,-- . After . 1 i: 72-hol- 9-- 4. Thursday o Springs came in second No. 28 Dominican University and No. 32 California Baptist University tied for third the Storm rounded out thc top five The first two rounds at 7,000-yarthe course were played Manday, and DSU found itselves in fifth place at ran par. S 'trite the lead with away first two rounds with 7-- things." things. -- , Colorado-Colorad- 3-- softball storms forward for PLarsenDSN '. you out of some 4-- BY PORTER LARSEN , i 3. pitch. Two runs in the third and one in the sixth were all DSU needed to secure the 0 win. Senior pitcher Chance Abrath pitched a complete game shutout while scattering five hits and allowing no walks in the winning effort. 3-- UPCOMING 66 victory, It would take four runs in the second game for the Storm to come out victorious. DSU struck first blood in the opening inning with a run on a bases loaded hit by waii After allowing two unearned runs in the third, DSU's bats exploded for five runs in the bottom of the inning, two of which where scored off the bat of red shirt junior Reece Lucero, who finished going 4 with three RBIs and two runs scored, giving DSU a 4 lead. The Storm would also add runs in the fifth and sixth innings, extending their lead The Sunbirds fought to back, however, plating two runs in the top of the eighth. The comeback attempt would prove to be futile as DSU slammed the door to earn the 6 victory. Five of the nine hitters for the Storm finished with at least two hits, including junior infielder Tyler Mildenberg, who was a perfect 3 at the plate with an RBI. "Our pitchers gave us a chance to win," head coach Chris Pfatenhauer said. "It might not have been the best week that we pitched, but when you can be that be can When you good on offense, it that good on will bail you offense, it will bail out of some played hero for the Storm as g he drove home the run in the lOth on a to single center field giving his team the DraysonNews f Dixie State University men's golf finished near the top of the leaderboard field full of in a r competition at the Western New Mexico Ma. tang Intercollegiate Invitational at Palm Val le Golf Club in Goodyear, Arizona Monday and Tuesday. DSU finished among some of the best programs in the country as No. 24 Brigham Young University-Hatook first No. 18 University of top-tie- , '4.' in . ..' P t ,., k ( 4 1 P, 4 -- ''6 4- I 'k, A . 3 , . r 1 1 golf finishes i ... APRILjj 2-- 2-- in a raw that point, to the plate. "I was so confident that were going to pull it out Yung, a communication Mc, major from Upland, Ca nia, said. "I knew alllha do was find grass and Cheetah Bassett would score easily." Yung patiently watched: first two pitches scream P; her and took a 0 advall in the count before blasnl; pitch number three into center field for the walk single and the 6 DSI1, "We have an awesome c ,a 2-- 1: 7-- icni group of girls," head cg Randy Simkins said."' you're down 1 and don't feel like you're 6-- 01. olf the game, you know yo e 1; got something special Pia going." BaA' Freshman Alexis earned the win at pitcher game two, and Yung fl' adding two RBIs, including the cappetinth'' seventh inning. Johnsor,' of Bassett also got a hold tY three pitches apiece in comeback thriller. The Storm, now ha1I4 oti through their season-lan- i 3-- 4, eight-gam- e homestand.11 be in action again Frida) BaPtisl against California University at 3 p.m.