Hawaii softball routed twice in doubleheader against Long Beach State


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The University of Hawaii softball team lost both games of its doubleheader against Long Beach State via mercy rule on Saturday afternoon.

Long Beach State took the first game 17-9 after a 13-run first inning. The Beach carried that offensive effort over to the second game, where they exploded for 18 hits in a 15-3 win.

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Combined with Friday’s sweep, Hawaii lost all four games against LBSU was outscored 50-15 over the weekend and drops to 11-13 overall and 10-8 in conference play, while Long Beach State stays in the conference title hunt at 19-2 in Big West games and 26-6 overall.

The Rainbow Wahine head to Cal State Fullerton for a four-game series, which starts on Friday at noon HST. The Titans are alone atop the Big West standings at 18-0 in conference games and 34-12 overall.

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