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College baseball: UWS mound struggles continue

Wisconsin-Superior struggled on the mound in a pair of losses Tuesday night at the Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz. In the opener, the Yellowjackets allowed 12 runs over the first two innings in a 20-6 loss to Allegheny. The UWS pitching staf...

Wisconsin-Superior struggled on the mound in a pair of losses Tuesday night at the Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.

In the opener, the Yellowjackets allowed 12 runs over the first two innings in a 20-6 loss to Allegheny. The UWS pitching staff struggled, issuing 13 walks, six wild pitches and three hit batsmen.

Chad Patko paced UWS (1-4), going 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs.

In the second game, UWS let an early lead slip away in a 12-8 loss to Kalamazoo, Mich.

Nick McNosky drove in a run and Greg Pitts hit a two-RBI single to help UWS take a 5-2 lead in the fifth inning. But Kalamazoo rallied to tie the game at 6-6 in the eighth before scoring six runs on four hits in the ninth inning to go up 12-6. Pitts drove in a run and scored to make it 12-8.

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* UWS scored six runs over the final two innings to beat Oberlin (Ohio) College 8-2 on Monday night, the first win of head coach Frank Pufall's career.

Freshman catcher Corey Albertson had a hit and two runs scored, while his older brother, Stephen Albertson, scored two runs and had a double and a triple.

Trevor Stone earned the complete-game win for UWS, giving up two runs on seven hits.

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