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UC Davis evens Big West baseball series against Hawaii

Tanner Bily’s two-run double in the seventh inning helped UC Davis defeat Hawaii 5-2 on Saturday afternoon at Dobbins Stadium in Davis, Calif.

UC Davis (22-28, 6-14) scored five unearned runs to even its series against Hawaii (20-29, 4-16).

Hawaii senior Scott Kuzminsky (4-7) allowed four runs on five hits in 6 1/3 innings with three walks and two strikeouts to take the loss.

With the scored tied 1-1, UC Davis had runners on first and second in the seventh inning when LJ Brewster bobbled a grounder to third, allowing the Aggies to load the bases. Scott Squier relieved Kuzminsky and gave up a sacrifice fly before Bily’s double, which was the only extra-base hit in the game.

Hawaii committed three errors.

Stephen Ventimilia singled and scored twice and Kaeo Aliviado and Marc Flores each had two singles as Hawaii outhit UC Davis 8-7.

Andrew Jones struck out the side in the eighth.

The series finale is Sunday at 10 a.m.

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