SPOKANE, Wash. - The University of Hawaii baseball team lost both ends of a doubleheader to Gonzaga on Saturday, 4-0 in the opener and 7-6 in the second game, to fall to 0-3 on their current road trip.
The shutout in the first game was the first of the season for the Rainbows (14-10), who were held to just four hits by Gonzaga starter Marco Gonzalez (4-0). Zach Abbruzza picked up his third save.
The Bulldogs got home runs from Maxx Garrett and Royce Bolinger.
Jarrett Arakawa (2-2) allowed three runs on nine hits in taking the loss. Reliever Jesse Moore gave up one run on three hits over the final two innings.
In the second game, the Rainbows scored three runs in the first inning, but the Bulldogs answered right back, and it was a back-and-forth battle to the end, with Gonzaga (15-6) scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth on a throwing error by shortstop Piikea Kitamura.
Gonzaga's Derek Callahan (1-1) picked up the win withe 4 2/3 innings of shutout ball, while UH reliever Brent Harrison (1-1) took the loss.
The teams conclude their four-game set today.