BAKERSFIELD, Calif.— Cael Brockmeyer (Jr., Vineyard Haven, Mass., Avon Old Farms HS) went 3-for-4 with three RBI’s and three runs scored to lead CSU Bakersfield (19-8, 4-1 WAC) past New Mexico State (14-14, 1-4 WAC) 13-2 Friday night. The game was called after seven innings due to the WAC’s 10-run mercy rule.
Kyle Phillips two-out RBI single in the top of the second gave the Aggies an opening lead. The Roadrunners exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the frame with Bakersfield. CSUB sent 13 batters to the plate, recording six hits. New Mexico State scored in the top of the fourth, but the Roadrunners responded with three in the bottom of the frame.
Brockmeyer tied the school record (with 25 others) for most doubles in a game with two. Mylz Jones (Fr., Palmdale, Calif., Paraclete HS) extended his hitting streak to 18 with two singles in the second. Tyler Shryock (Jr., Tehachapi, Calif., Desert Christian HS) was 2-for-3 with three runs scored. Allen Gwynn (R-Jr., Santa Paula, Calif., VenturaCollege) had two hits and two RBI’s in his first start for the Roadrunners.
Dylan Christensen (Sr., Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., SaddlebackCollege) tallied three RBI’s. Christensen who served as the Roadrunner leadoff hitter, batted in each of the first five innings.
The series concludes Saturday at 1 p.m.