ASU wrestlers top Cal St.-Bakersfield
The 11th-ranked Arizona State wrestling team defeated Pac-10 opponent Cal State-Bakersfield, 28-18, in front of 566 fans Sunday at Wells Fargo Arena.
The Sun Devils took an early lead that they never relinquished and got three wins by technical fall and another by fall to build bonus points.
ASU improved to 11-6 and 4-1 in the Pac-10 while CSUB slipped to 6-7, 3-4 Pac-10.
Nick Frost (165 pounds), Curtis Owen (174), Ryan Bader (197), Kellan Fluckiger (285), Dana Holland (141) and Eric Larkin (149) picked up wins for Arizona State in the final meet of the season at Tempe.
The ASU women blanked the University of San Diego, 7-0, Sunday at Whiteman Tennis Center.
Adria Engel, Dora Krstulovic, Mhairi Brown, Cindy Sureephong, Lauren Colalillo and Joslynn Burkett picked up singles victories.
Ernie Bracamonte hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the 10th Saturday to bring in Billy Hogan and himself as Chandler-Gilbert Community College beat Northlake Texas, 5-3 in the Maricopa Community College District Tournament at Chandler-Gilbert.
In the second game, Brian McFall and Kyle Emmons each had three RBIs as the Coyotes thumped Colorado Northwestern, 12-2.
--- Scottsdale Community College rallied from a rough first inning in which it allowed four unearned runs to down Fullerton (Calif.) College, 11-6, in a Maricopa Community College District tournament game Saturday at SCC.
Anthony Hatch went 3-for-4 with four RBIs for the Artichokes. Mike Tyler allowed no earned runs and struck out six in five innings of work.
SCC beat Cochise College, 7-5, in the nightcap. Seth Lackow (1-0) picked up the win and Bill Smelzer and Noah Scott drove in two runs apiece for the Artichokes (2-1).