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COLLEGE BASEBALL: Beavers fall; Ducks stay unbeaten; Pilots' rally comes up short

FRIDAY SUMMARY

• The Portland Pilots fell 8-7 to UC Davis in UP's second of four weekend games at Moraga, Calif.

• Nebraska handed Oregon State's its first loss of 2014, a 9-2 defeat in the Beavers' first weekend game at Surprise, Ariz.

• Oregon won soundly for the second day in a row at Loyola Marymount, beating the Lions 12-2, after a 12-4 win on Friday.

• Lewis & Clark split a doubleheader at Schreiner of Kerrville, Texas, losing 13-2, then winning 18-6.

• Concordia won 6-0 at home against Puget Sound.

  • UP's rally too little, too late

    The University of Portland fell to 2-3 with an 8-7 loss to UC Davis in which the Pilots put the tying run on base in the ninth inning at Moraga, Calif., after trailing 7-1.

    UP scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth, one in the eighth and two in the ninth.

    But Portland starter Travis Radke (0-1) took the loss, after giving up seven runs (three earned) in 4 2/3 innings.

    For the Pilots, freshman Kevin Farley was 3 for 5 with three RBIs.

    UP will face tournament host Saint Mary's at 2 p.m. Saturday.

  • OSU caves in against Huskers

    Nebraska touched Oregon State starter Andrew Moore for five runs, four unearned, and beat the previously undefeated Beavers 9-2 in their weekend opener at Surprise, Ariz.

    OSU (4-1) will play Michigan State (3-1 after an 8-5 win over Utah on Friday) at noon Saturday.

    The Cornhuskers, trailing 1-0, scored four unearned runs off Moore in the sixth inning. Nebraska added four runs in the eighth.

    Moore last 6 2/3 innings in his second start, giving up six hits and five runs (one earned), with three walks and four strikeouts.

    OSU managed seven hits, three by Caleb Hamilton and two by Trever Morrison.

    Nebraska (3-2) had 10 hits.

  • UO rolls to 5-0 start

    Leading 3-2, Oregon scored eight times in the top of the eighth inning to club Loyola Marymount 12-2.

    Oregon (5-0) finished with 12 hits, with Tyler Baumgartner going 3 for 4 (all doubles) with two RBIs and Kyle Garlick 2 for 4 with two RBIs. Connor Hoffman also drove in two runs for the Ducks.

    UO's Tommy Thorpe (1-0) allowed two runs on eight hits in seven innings, with six strikeouts and two walks.

    The Lions (2-3) will take on the Ducks in game three of the four-game series at 1 p.m. Saturday. Oregon will start freshman Matt Krook (0-0).

  • L&C comes back

    Lewis & Clark won the nightcap 18-6 at Schreiner University, after falling 13-2 in the opening game.

    The Pioneers outhit Schreiner 24-12 in game two. Bradley Lezac (5 for 7, four runs), Nick Lockwood (4 for 6, two RBIs) and Eric Hyun (4 for 6, three runs, three RBIs) were among the big bats.

    Aaron Landecker got the win, going 6 1/3 innings, with six hits and three runs allowed. He struck out six and walked six.

    The Pioneers broke out of a 2-2 tie in the sixth inning with four runs, then added four in the seventh and eight in the eighth.

    L&C (1-3) was outhit 19-8 by the Mountaineers (4-6) in the first game.

    On Saturday, the teams will meet again at 11 a.m. PT, and L&C will then face the Pacific Boxers at 2 p.m.

  • Snodgrass, Concordia blank Loggers

    Starter Jason Snodgrass threw seven innings, as the host Cavaliers beat Puget Sound 6-0 in a Cascade Collegiate Conference-Northwest Conference Challenge game.

    The Cavs scored runs in three of the first four innings, including three in the bottom of the first.

    Snodgrass, a junior right-hander, allowed two hits, as his ERA dipped to 0.95. He struck out four and walked one.

    Concordia will play at 5 p.m. Saturday against Willamette, also at Porter Park.