Alvarez sharp but BYU-Hawaii falls to HPU in doubleheader

Alvarez sharp but BYU-Hawaii falls to HPU in doubleheader

KANEOHE, Hawaii (April 24, 2014) - Despite a solid starting pitching outing in game one, the BYU-Hawaii softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader against Hawaii Pacific on Thursday.

The Seasiders (10-26, 6-24) fell 2-0 in game one and 6-0 in game two.

Taylor Alvarez was solid in game one, carrying a no-hit bid into the fourth. She scattered five hits, gave up two earned runs and struck out three and didn't walk anyone in 6.0 innings of work.

The Sea Warriors (19-22, 17-13) picked up a sacrifice fly with runners on the corners in the bottom of the fifth to take a 1-0 lead. They added another run in the sixth on an RBI single to win game one 2-0.

HPU's bats got to the Seasiders in game two when a first inning grand slam hung a 4-0 spot on BYU-Hawaii.

Five different Seasiders collected hits, including a double from Josey Walker but none of them found their way home.

Two more runs were tacked on by the Sea Warriors before the end, winning it 6-0.

BYU-Hawaii will host UH-Hilo in Laie in the final regular season games for the Seasiders at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Box score game one
Box score game two

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