Point Loma Rolls to 2 Wins

Host Point Loma Nazarene scored 26 runs Thursday and came away with two baseball victories, 11-3 over Baker (Kan.) and 15-7 over Metro State (Colo.).

Tony Nobiensky hit three home runs for the Crusaders. He also just missed hitting for the cycle in the first game, going three for four with a home run, a double and a triple.

Against Metro State, Nobiensky hit a two-run home run in the first and a three-run homer in the second.

The two victories put Point Loma over the .500 mark at 13-11.


After losing to Point Loma, Baker bused to the University of San Diego, where the Toreros sent 14 men to bat in the second and scored 10 runs en route to a 15-6 victory.

Jim Keen, Rick Doane and Chris Bwy had three RBIs for USD.

The Toreros have won three in a row, but Chuck Graham’s 13-game hitting streak came to an end when he went zero for two before being lifted in the fourth.

United States International hit seven doubles--including two by Steve May--to beat Wisconsin, 9-3.


Kevin Tahan drove in three runs for the Gulls.

USIU is 10-21; Wisconsin 3-11.

UCSD stranded 14 runners and left the bases loaded in the fifth, seventh and ninth innings as visiting Christ College Irvine won, 5-4.

Matt Bynum went three for five, including his first college home run, and drove in three runs for UCSD.

San Diego State opens its Western Athletic Conference schedule tonight at 7 at Smith Field with the first of a four-game series against Utah.

The Aztecs have won four in a row, including a 3-2 victory over 11th-ranked Cal State Long Beach Wednesday that improved the Aztecs to 15-10.

SDSU also will play Utah in a doubleheader Saturday (5 p.m.) and a single game Sunday afternoon at 2.



UC San Diego (11-3) had to go to an international tiebreaker to win its opener in the Triton Tri Tournament, 6-5, over Cal State San Bernardino, then beat Cal State Stanislaus, 2-1, in a second game.

In the first game, Lisa Mora began the bottom of the eighth on second in accordance to international tiebreaker rules. She scored the game-winner, her third run of the game, on a throwing error.

In the second, Kathy Fogg struck out five for her second victory. The Tritons are 11-3.


The San Diego Sun will hold tryouts for the 1989-90 season at Chula Vista’s Loma Verde Park (at Orange Street and Hilltop Drive) beginning April 8.

The schedule:

Boys: under-14, April 8 and 16 (2 p.m.); under-13, April 9 and 15 (12 p.m.); under-12, April 8 and 16 (12 p.m.); under-11, April 9 and 15 (2 p.m.); under-10, April 8 and 16 (10 a.m.). Girls: under-13, April 9 and 15 (10 a.m.); under-12, April 9 and 15 (10 a.m.).

For information, call 479-0196.