Shane Carle pitched the first complete game of the year for the Dirtbags, striking out seven.
May 10, 2013
Long Beach, Calif. - Zack Rivera and Zach Miller each had two hits in support of a complete game from starting pitcher Shane Carle as the Dirtbags dropped Hawai'i 6-2 in the first game of a three-game set at Blair Field between Long Beach State and the Rainbows.
Hawai'i (11-32, 6-13 Big West) got on the board in the top of the first, as Stephen Ventemilia reached on an infield single, and after a flare from Kaeo Alivado, an RBI single by Conner George made the score 1-0 in favor of the Rainbows.
Carle got out of the inning however, and settled into a groove in what would end up being his best start of the season. The junior struck out seven over nine innings, and scattered seven hits while allowing just one additional run in the rest of the game.
Long Beach State (23-24, 10-9 Big West) got their offense going in the bottom of the fifth as Zack Belanger kicked off the inning with a single. Zach Miller followed with a single of his own, moving to second on a throw as Belanger stretched first to third. Two straight RBI groundouts would then put the Dirtbags on top 2-1.
After adding a third run in the sixth inning on a RBI double from Zack Rivera, Long Beach State broke the game open in the seventh. Zach Miller started the inning with a bunt single, and after an error left two runners on, a double by Jeff McNeil scored a run and put two in scoring position. Colton Vaughn kept the rally going with a base hit, scoring both and giving Long Beach State a 6-1 lead.
The series between Long Beach State and Hawai'i continues tomorrow at 2 p.m. Southpaw Jake Stassi takes the mound for the Dirtbags, facing right-hander Corey MacDonald.
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