comscore Rainbows earn doubleheader split at New Mexico State
Top News

Rainbows earn doubleheader split at New Mexico State

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now
[ AD HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS STORY ]

Kolten Wong batted 3-for-4 with three runs and four RBIs and Collin Bennett finished the day 5-for-6 with three doubles as Hawaii defeated New Mexico State 14-4 to earn a doubleheader split on Thursday at Presley Askew Field in Las Cruces, N.M.

Tanner Waite hit a two-run homer, Zachary Voight added a solo shot and Wesley Starkes went 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs as the Aggies won the opener 14-5.

Hawaii (31-22, 16-6 Western Athletic Conference) can earn a share of the regular-season WAC championship with a win in either of its last two games.

The Aggies lost Game 2 by 10 runs despite outhitting the Rainbows 16-14.

Blair Walters (7-2) pitched five shutout innings, allowing seven hits and one walk with five strikeouts, in relief of starter Jarrett Arakawa in Game 2.

Matt Sisto (4-5) took the loss in the first game, allowing seven runs on six hits in 1 2/3 innings.

The series continues with a game on Friday at 2:05 p.m.

Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up