SURPRISE, Ariz.-CSUB (9-2) extended its winning streak to eight by defeating Kansas (4-5) 12-0 Mar. 4 at the Coca Cola Classic in George Brett Field.

CSUB starter Mike McCarthy (R-Sr., Brentwood, Calif., Univ. of Redlands) and KU's Tanner Poppe hurled zero's over the first four innings.  The first hit of the game came in the top of the fifth on a Cael Brockmeyer (Fr., Vineyard Haven, Mass., Avon Old Farms HS) single.

The very next CSUB batter, DC Legg (Jr., Murietta, Calif., Cypress College) tripled to right field to plate Brockmeyer for the lead. A Tyler Shryock (Fr., Tehachapi, Calif., Desert Christian HS) sac fly scored Legg for a 2-0 'Runner advantage.
Kevin Younger (So., Bakersfield, Calif., Liberty HS) tripled to right begin the sixth and scored when Jeremy Rodriguez (Jr., Thousand Oaks, Calif., Crespi HS) charted a sac fly to left. In the eighth, Martin Medina (Jr., Ventura, Calif., St. Bonaventure HS) singled in Andrew Letourneau (Jr., Bakersfield, Calif., Bakersfield College) to make it 4-0.

Oscar Sanay (Fr. Chula Vista, Calif., Bonita Vista HS) increased the lead to five with a double that drove in Younger. With two outs, Legg cleared the bases with a double to give CSUB an 8-0 advantage. A Mick Gaston (Jr. Quartz Hill, Calif., Quartz Hill HS) double scored a pair of runs in the top of the ninth which was followed up by a Sanay sac fly for a 11-0 lead. CSUB went up 12-0 when Ryan McIntyre (Jr., Henderson, Nev., Coronado HS) tripled to bring home Gaston.

Medina was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Legg drove in four runs (2-for-4) while Younger went 2-for-4 with two runs scored. McCarthy went eight innings, gave up three hits, and struck out six before giving way to Spenser Messmore (Jr., Granada Hills, Calif., Alemany HS) in the ninth.    

CSUB takes on Air Force at the Coca Cola Classic Saturday. First pitch is set for 3 p.m. (PST) at the Texas Rangers Complex.

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