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UH takes two from Wagner

Rainbows will try to finish five-game series sweep today

February 26, 2012
The Maui News

HONOLULU - Scott Squier and Kyle Dowdy combined on a four-hitter as the University of Hawaii baseball team beat Wagner 2-0 on Saturday to complete a doubleheader sweep at Les Murakami Stadium.

The Rainbows won the first game 6-2.

Hawaii (5-3) has won the first four games of its series against Wagner, which traveled to Oahu to begin its season.

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MAX DUVAL, hit first home run of the year

Squier (1-1) allowed two hits in six innings, striking out six batters. Dowdy earned his first save of the year, facing one batter over the minimum and striking out three.

Neither of the Rainbows' runs were driven in by a hit - Joe Goldenberg put UH in front when he grounded into a fielder's choice in the second inning, and Breland Almadova had a sacrifice fly in the fifth.

Dakota Dvorak (0-1) permitted two runs, one earned, in five innings.

In the first game, Max Duval hit the Rainbows' first home run of the year, a solo shot in the fourth inning.

David Longville (1-0) pitched four perfect innings of relief for UH, striking out three batters.

Ryan Casey (0-1) took the loss, giving up four runs in 3 1/3 innings.

The Rainbows trailed 2-0 after two innings, but in the third, Zack Swasey drove in a run with an infield single with the bases loaded, and the next batter, Piikea Kitamura, tied the score with a walk. Kitamura also had a two-run single in the sixth.

The teams will conclude their series today. Hawaii will begin a four-game set against Wichita State on Thursday.

 
 

 

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