Orange Coast 16, Fullerton 11
COSTA MESA — Sophomore first baseman Jordan Beck went four for five with seven runs batted in and one run scored for the Pirates in the Orange Empire Conference game Tuesday.
Sophomore right fielder Matt Moynihan went three for four with three RBIs and two runs scored for OCC (19-4, 5-3 in conference). Sophomore center fielder Kevin Cho went three for four with four runs and one RBI, while freshman Chris Carlson was one for four with three runs and two RBIs to add to the Pirates' 15-hit attack.
OCC, which scored 14 runs in the first three innings, plays at Fullerton (8-13, 1-7) Thursday at 2 p.m.
IRVINE — UC Irvine placed second Tuesday at Oak Creek Golf Club.
Cal Poly won the title of the 10-team tournament with a 54-hole total of 867. UCI finished three shots back at 870 while host Cal State Fullerton was third at 875.
Geoff Gonzalez of Cal Poly was medalist at one-under-par 212 after shooting a one-under 70 in the final round.
UCI freshman Allan Jun, with a two-under 69 Tuesday, finished second at 215. Senior Max Greil tied for low round of the day with a three-under 68 and placed sixth at 216.
Senior Bryan Harris shot a 75 and finished 17th at 221. Sophomore Jerry He (77) was 20th at 223 and sophomore Mickey Chan (72) placed 37th at 232.
This was UCI's third straight top-five finish and fifth of the season in eight tournaments.
The Anteaters compete in the Barona Collegiate Cup Thursday and Friday at Barona Creek Golf Club in Lakeside.
IRVINE — UC Irvine placed second at the Oak Creek Golf Club Tuesday.
Long Beach State won the eight-team tournament with a score of 606 (306-300), four shots better than the Anteaters, who matched the 49ers for the best round of the tournament at 300 on the final round. UCI finished with a 36-hole total of 610 (310-300) and was followed by Portland State in third (611). Portland State's Lauren Taylor earned medalist honors after carding a 144 (70-74).
Senior Patty Chawalitmetha led UCI with a score of 148 (72-76), ending in a tie for second place. It is the best finish for Chawalitmetha this season and matches Ronnie Valerio's second-place performance at the Turtle Bay Invitational for the top finish by an Anteater this season.
Junior Lalita Patipaksiri had her third top-10 finish of the year, placing seventh with a two-day total of 152 (77-75). Sophomore Michelle Park was tied for eighth with a 153 (78-75), while freshman Ronnie Valerio was tied for 15th at 158 (83-75) and freshman Taryn Yee was tied for 21st with a total of 160 (85-75).
UCI will host the Anteater Invitational Monday and Tuesday at the Dove Canyon Country Club.
COSTA MESA — Amanda Young had four hits in the two games for Vanguard, but Biola swept the Golden State Athletic Conference doubleheader opener, 4-1, 3-2, Tuesday.
Anglea St. Croix went two for four with a run batted in for the Lions (18-12, 0-2 in conference) in the first game.
Biola is 21-11, 2-0.
Orange Coast 6, Riverside 3
COSTA MESA — Jesse Chen (No. 3), Rex Miller (No. 4), Gregory Villacana (No. 5) and Trevor Dalbey (No. 6) won in singles for the Pirates in the Orange Empire Conference match Tuesday.
Felix Demiro and Pat Wright won at No. 1 doubles, and Chen and Villacana won at No. 3 doubles for OCC (8-5, 5-2 in conference).
Vanguard 8, Biola 1
COSTA MESA — The Lions swept in singles with No. 1 singles player Lucas Pereira leading the way in the Golden State Athletic Conference match Tuesday at Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
Vanguard is 5-9, 3-5 in conference.
Riverside 5, Orange Coast 4
RIVERSIDE — Anna Walinowicz (No. 1), Lianne Wheelock (No. 2) and Casey Kawabe (No. 3) each won in singles for the Pirates in the Orange Empire Conference match Tuesday.
Wheelock and Hannah Mancino won at No. 2 doubles for OCC (3-8, 1-6 in conference).
Vanguard 9, Biola 0
COSTA MESA — No. 1 singles player Kateryna Malakhova was one of four Lions to drop only one game in singles for the Lions in the Golden State Athletic Conference match Tuesday at Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
Vanguard is 7-5, 5-4 in conference.