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,, 6 - DIXIESUNNEWS.COM BASKETBALL d'a, 1 5 I 1 ,, t UCSD picked up where it left off in the second half, outscoring the Trailblazers ,,- ..,,,),... PS , , ), ,., , , , 't.(i , i "It's different if you are behind the whole game and lose rather than giving Up , t , ' v , ' , 1 ,,,,,,, , , , ' x 1 . ,tt '' a big lead at the end of the 1 ., , runs in both the eighth and ninth innings to secure the walk-of- f win. "It's hard to lose a garne like that," Pfatenhauer said , , . - 1 , 4. I, . game." xoti Nit With the wins, however, , A' F DSU improves to i A , , ,,,,t0100 ,,, ,,,, , ..,. , , ,.,, WAFtc, 0 - , 00.1, C, at-lar- with the earned yet another game shutout. While runs were scarce in the third game, the opposite was true for the final game of the series. After going down in order in the first inning, DSU scored its first run in the second inning thanks to an error by CU. Freshman outfielder Brenna Hinck singled to center to score Honey and then Barthoff scored from third on a passed ball. Up 0 heading into the third, the Trailblazers were just getting started on offense. shot Honey hit a two-Rdown the left field line to push the lead to Freshman first baseman Riley Tyteca hit Paulson home and then later scored to make it 7-- 0. The Trailblazers would score two runs in both the fourth and fifth inning for an 11-- 0 victory in five innings. season, Judkins and the coaching staff said they feel very optimistic about next year's team and the talent that is returning. "I am proud of our guys and what we accomplished Next up for the Trailblazers was a doubleheader against DSU was up Trailblazers. The final game of the island road trip resulted in 2 loss. The Trailblazers took a 0 in the second inning off the bats of Gaffin and Bassett, each hitting an RBI single. An RBI single in the third, two-ru- n t, and a homer in the fifth gave the Sharks the lead for good. DSU nearly tied the game in the sixth, but Hartman was thrown out while attempting to steal home. A final attempt to tie the gam'e in the seventh was thwarted when Gaffin was thrown out at second to end the game. "We have three tough series coming up in the coming weeks that will decide the PacWest," Simkins said. "If we can tune up our hitting, especially in close games, then I like our chances." At 26-- 7 overall and 12-- 4 in the PacWest Conference, the No. 13 Trailblazers host Southern Utah University Wednesday at Karl Brooks Field at 6 p.m. innings. DSU then scored nine runs DSU nearly scored in the first inning when Paulson hit a shot to left field. Yung was waved home but thrown out at error. DSU battled back to take a lead in the top of the fifth after Gaffin drove in two runs with a double to center field. The Trailblazers added two more runs in the sixth when 3-- won the game. in order for was Revenge the final game of the doubleH 2 Gonzalez scored on a throwing error and Tyteca scored after an RBI single by Hinck. Gaffin went 4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Beardshear earned another header. Bassett doubled down the left field line to open the third 3-- inning. A sacrifice fly by Paulson sent Bassett home, and The Trailblazers enter a crucial matchup with PIM in a battle of the best of the PacWest. The Sea Lions come to St. George for a e series beginning with a doubleheader, Friday victory for the complete-gam- e II , four-gam- First pitch for game cine is slated for 4 p.m. with two immediately following inside Bruce Hurst Field. c-- Women's distance track team takes i i th in program debut n( ',,,, t two-ou- a 0 advantage. DSU scored four more runs in the inning, all off of Seasider errors. The final stop of the road trip was at HPU. HPU opened the scoring in the third inning, both runs coming due to a throwing the plate. The only run of the game for DSU came in the fourth inning thanks to a solo home run by Paulson to left field. DSU maintained its advantage until the bottom of the seventh. With runners on second and third, the Seasiders hit a pitch shallow center. Bassett fielded the ball but couldn't get it home cleanly before BYU-- 2-- 5-- 1- -0 5-- 0. 3-- in the fifth inning to effectively end the game. Bassett waked to start the inning and scored on an RBI hit by Yung. Paulson then stepped to the plate shot and blasted a two-ru- n over the center field wall for inning. 3-- after three 2-- 0 0 pitch well." ' this year," JudIdns said. "We still have a lot to build on, and we are excited for next season." The Trailblazers finished the season with a 19-- 9 overall record. d injury-plague- University, said. "We are going to have to play our best baseball . , 8. year had some adversity and injuries, but I am proud of how we responded and battled all year." DSU will return 10 players next season from its current roster. Barring another 1- -0 , 94-6- legiate game for Bradley as well as for senior forward Josh Fuller, who did not play due to injury. "We loved our seniors and the leadership they brought," Hill said. "This 2. , ,. a general sity Feb. 25. Despite earning an tournament by University of California San Diego, on Friday. DSU dropped the first The loss was tough game because DSU held a lead entering the seventh and final , studies major from St. George, battles for a loose ball against Holy Names Univertournament, Dixie State University was knocked out of the first round of the NCAA Division Sophomore forward Quincy Mathews, H , , , ' Z 5 of 4dr 0)7 the record. "They are always a good defensive team," Pfatenhan 8-- 061000.00.anwom, .milmomoroam,vimon0.00a. in who owns an unblemished ,,,,,i l't ' Loma Nazarene ,t i... 9-- 3 PacWest Conference. The Trailblazers trail only Point i ,,,Aix i game's only RBI. Beardshear . ,.., ,', , ,. , BYU-- 4 -- , - 5 ,, ' - , t ,.. -- - it continued from page I , , ,.,- -; SOFTBALL Bassett went , , , 3-- , - ,.. N 8. continued from page f . , "We kept scoring twos and they kept hitting said junior guard Trevor Hill, a business administration major from Sandy. "When you trade twos for threes the scoreboard won't look good. They could not miss, and our rotations were just a little slow." The Tritons outscored the Trailblazers by 18 points line in the from the second half alone. With the loss, DSU's season is over. "Last year, this team missed the tournament so this year, we were happy we could get back here," said Bradley, a business administration major from Anaheim, California. "We are not going to let this loss define our season. We are proud of all that we accomplished this year, but we hope next year's team will go even further." This was the final col ,a ' , 2011 BASEBALL , continued from page 50-3- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, , , .,,, ,Vi: r Ip 4. 4 ! , '..L.....4."v...... t, ''' ' '.' "'...., ..;... i 1 1 L-,- .....- - i ,i ., ',1,01r701.'",.r :. (..-- 1 , ' t .4,0" ; ... ,, ,.., 4 .,, 7 ,y, 9 - ''''.,,'-'.- , I 4 , , ... L..... i i ,4 au I , In GM -, ! f , -1- 1 t ,, ., 1 .... f P UNLV - au4 T1 1 ' 1 ri 0 ( V: . -o )7, - z Sophomore Rebecca Opoulos from Sterling clears a hurdle as she participates in the hurdle at the University of Vegas Track and Field Invitational Saturday. Opoulos finished in 14th place in the event with a time of 1:07.49. This meet is the first ever in Dixie State University's history after the school created the track team last year. 400-met- er L.a i ; 4 .7 , 40n ....... ' , . 4,,'' ,, 7 ?. ( - e.',:::: .,....' 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