College Roundup : Rodriguez Leads Titan Gymnasts to Victory


Eli Rodriguez won or tied for first in four events and won the individual overall competition to lead Cal State Fullerton to a 281.5 to 271.75 victory over Stanford in a men’s gymnastics meet at Fullerton Sunday.

Rodriguez won the parallel bars (9.40) and the floor exercise (9.85) and tied in the rings (9.55) and vault (9.45). Li Xiao Ping of Fullerton won the pommel horse (9.85) and the high bar (9.80).

Rodriguez won the overall with a score of 56.30, Titan Bill Barham was second (55.90) and Stanford’s Chuck Berardo (55.30) was third.


In men’s nonconference baseball:

Cal State Fullerton 9, California 7--Tony Trevino broke a 7-7 tie in the seventh inning with a two-run single for the Titans (6-7) at Berkeley. Paul Johnson (3-1) got the victory in relief. Mark Razook hit a two-run home run for Fullerton.

USC 5, UC Irvine 3--Gregg Kolup singled in two runs to break a 3-3 tie in the seventh for the Trojans (9-4). Mitch Parrott took the loss for the Anteaters (6-9). Mark Webster was 3 for 5 with a double.

In the Bakersfield softball tournament:

Chapman 1, Cal State Dominguez Hills 0--Lisa Falskin scored the winning run on an error in the bottom of the seventh as the Panthers (2-4) won the third-place game.

Chapman 2, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 1--Pinch-hitter Gail Russell singled home Falskin in the top of the seventh in an earlier game.

In the UNLV tennis tournament:

UC Irvine 5, Arizona 3--The Anteaters finished fifth in the tournament.

In the UNLV invitational tennis tournament:

Wichita State 6, Chapman 3--Miles Walker and Barry Hancock won singles matches and Hancock and Bis Houssels won in doubles for Chapman, which finished 12th of 16 teams.

In the Visalia community college baseball tournament:

Orange Coast 14, Fresno City 0--Joey James, tournament MVP, was 4 for 6 with four RBIs as the Pirates (10-3) won the championship. Ralph Ramirez had four hits and Mike Misuraca three.


In the Western Arizona community college softball tournament:

Golden West 2, Central (Ariz.) 1--Roseann Flores hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh to give the Rustlers (5-2) the championship. Kathy Fogg (4-0) threw a two-hitter.