Bryce Willits and Nick Vogt each drove in four runs, powering the UCSB baseball team to a 9-6 win over UC San Diego at the Lake Elisnore Diamond on Friday. It was the Gauchos’ fourth straight win.
Willits went 3 for 5 with a two-run homer and a double. Vogt ripped a bases-loaded triple and walked twice.
The Gauchos (9-4) fell behind 1-0 in the second inning before erupting for six runs in the third, Vogt hit his bases-clearing triple for the lead, Kyle Johnson followed with a RBI single and Willits belted his two-run homer over the right field wall.
Cory Lewis pitched five innings and allowed one unearned run. He struck out six to pick up the win.
Ryan Harvey pitched a perfect ninth to earn his fourth save.
The Gauchos and Tritons return to Lake Elsinore for a single game on Saturday