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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted at 10:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2006

Baseball Rainbows beat USC again, 7-3

Advertiser Staff

Hawai'i scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning en route to a 7-3 college baseball victory over No. 24 Southern California before a sold-out crowd of 3,481 at Les Murakami Stadium Saturday night.

The Rainbows (11-2) lead the series 2-0 and can earn a sweep in today's 1:05 p.m. finale. The Trojans are 7-7.

UH's Joe Spiers was 3 for 4, including three RBIs. Spiers' two-run single in the sixth gave UH a 6-2 lead. Jon Hee, Justin Frash and Kris Sanchez each added two hits for the Rainbows.

Ian Harrington earned the victory, allowing 10 hits and two earned runs. He walked one and struck out one in six innings.Tyler Davis pitched the final three innings, allowing one run in the ninth inning.