Long Beach State Hammers Hawai'i At Hillenbrand Invitational
March 2, 2002
TUCSON--Long Beach State sent 15 batters to the plate in the thirdinning, collecting eight hits and 12 runs, to blow past Hawaii, 17-2, inSaturday afternoon action of Arizona's Hillenbrand Invitational softballtournament.
The 49ers had four players score twice in the inning, plus a two-runhomer by Cassie McCarty and a grand slam by Nicole Spencer. Four Hawaiierrors made nine of the runs unearned.
Long Beach State started fast, collecting five runs on six hits in thebottom of the first. Long Beach State (16-7) had 16 hits in the game, tofour by the Rainbow Wahine (10-8). Hawaii scored its runs in the top ofthe fourth on a two-run home run by Stacey Porter.