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Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State win NCAA openers
Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State win NCAA openers

J.D. Davis hit a two-out eighth-inning grand slam, lifting Cal State Fullerton to a 5-1 victory over Nebraska in the first game of the Stillwater, Okla., regional Friday. Fullerton (33-22) won its eighth consecutive game and advanced to Saturday's winners' bracket matchup against the winner of Friday night's Oklahoma State-Binghamton contest. Nebraska (40-20) will play in the consolation bracket Saturday. Davis, who had already ended Cornhuskers starter Chance Sinclair's no-hitter in the seventh, was the first batter to face Nebraska reliever Josh Roeder. He promptly sent a 2-1 pitch about 30 feet over the left field wall to clear the bases. Long Beach State 6,...

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