Ashlynn Booker went 3-for-3 with a double and two home runs, driving in five runs as Long Beach State routed Fresno State 8-0 in six innings to open the Judi Garman Classic.
Long Beach State ran its winning streak to five games, dropping Lehigh 4-1 Wednesday in the first of six scheduled games for the 49ers this week. Shayna Kimbrough scored twice, reaching base three times while Leilani Tupua-Tautalatasi went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
Long Beach State begins a busy week by hosting Lehigh on Wednesday at the 49er Softball Complex on campus, as the Mountain Hawks continue a western swing by facing the 49ers. That game is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday's game is also the first game this season outside of tournament play for Long Beach State.
Long Beach State dodged the rains long enough this weekend to allow Erin Jones-Wesley to set another mark, tying a Big West record with her 14th career Big West Pitcher of the Week honor.