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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, March 1, 2004

UCLA pitcher shuts out UH-Hilo, 11-0

Advertiser Staff

Bryan Beck pitched a four-hit shutout, striking out six and walking none to lift UCLA to an 11-0 victory over Hawai'i-Hilo in a college baseball game yesterday at Simmons Field in Kailua, Kona.

UCLA (8-3) concludes its series with the Vulcans (4-17) with a 10 a.m. game today at Simmons Field.

Beck faced 29 batters yesterday, two over the minimum.

Brett McMillan and Wes Whisler hit solo homers in the first inning. McMillan finished 3 for 5 and scored three runs.


• Mason wins: Nick Mason, a member of the Hawai'i-Hilo golf team, shot a 3-under-par 68 yesterday to win the 7th annual Hilo Invitational at Hilo Municipal.

Mason, the first amateur to win the tournament, finished at 7-under 135, five strokes ahead of pro Joe Phengsavath (73).


• UH finishes seventh: Kristy Bagnall scored four goals to lead No. 10 Hawai'i to an 8-7 victory over No. 8 Michigan for seventh place in the UCSB Tournament yesterday at Santa Barbara, Calif.

Bagnall scored three goals in a 10-9 loss to No. 6 California earlier in the day.

USC defeated Stanford, 8-5, for the tournament championship.


• Ching wins it: Brian Ching scored the game-winning goal for the San Jose Earthquakes as they advanced to the semifinals of the La Manga Cup in La Manga, Spain, Saturday. San Jose defeated Stabaek (Norway), 2-1, in a preseason tournament.

Ching, from Hale'iwa, scored in the 73rd minute, playing in his first game with the Major League Soccer champion Earthquakes since he ruptured his right Achilles tendon. He was a substitute in the 60th minute.