Posted at 10:34 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, 2006
Hawaii splits baseball doubleheader
By Stacy Kaneshiro
Advertiser Staff Writer
After watching the Rainbows play their worst game of the season in the afternoon, senior right-hander Justin Costi turned in his best performance of the season to lead the No. 24 Rainbows over Washington, 10-6, in the First Hawai'i Title Rainbow Tournament.
The Rainbows (12-4 overall, 1-1 in the tournament) snapped their first losing streak of the season after losing to Texas-Arlington, 15-9, earlier in the afternoon in a makeup of Tuesday's rainout.
The turnstile count was 915 at Les Murakami Stadium.
The Rainbows plays No.l1 Arkansas at 6:35 Thursday. The Razorbacks will start sophomore sensastion Nick Schmidt against UH ace Stephen Wright. The game will not be on TV or radio because of UH basketball.
Costi (1-0) had his longest stint of the season, going six innings, allowing a run on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts. Rich Olsen added two innings, allowing a run. Daniel Caldwell made his season debut
Freshman left-hander Adrian Gomez (0-1) was tagged for five runs, six hits and three walks with a strikeout in 3· innings for the Huskies (10-3, 1-1), who had a five-game win streak snapped.
Freshman shortstop Nate Young led the way with three RBIs, going 2 for 3, his first hits of his collegiate career. The Rainbows had 15 hits.