College Roundup


UC Irvine 20,

Grambling State 0

IRVINE — Junior Jordan Fox went five for five with three runs batted in and teammates D.J. Crumlich, Brian Hernandez and Drew Hillman each drove in four runs for the host Anteaters in the finale of the MLB Urban Invitational on Sunday.

Fox and Drew Sandler had three RBIs apiece.

Junior Crosby Slaught allowed one hit and struck out a career-high eight in five innings to earn his second win of the season.

Matt Whitehouse (four strikeouts in two innings), Sebastian Santos and Brian Hernandez finished up to complete the shutout.

UCI pitchers' 16 strikeouts tied a school record.

UCI (7-0) visits Saint Mary's for a three-game nonconference series beginning Friday.


UCI Invitational

IRVINE — No. 10-ranked UC Irvine defeated UC Santa Barbara, 8-6, in the 11th-place game Sunday at Corona del Mar High.

The Anteaters (7-4), lost to Long Beach State, 6-5, in overtime earlier Sunday.


Vanguard 7,

The Master's 2

COSTA MESA — Four players won in singles and doubles for the host Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference match Monday.

Gabriela Bermanova, Kateryna Malakhova, Anna Valingsten and Brittnie Furuvald all won in singles and doubles for the No. 4-ranked winners, who improved to 3-1.

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