Humboldt rowing will be hosting the Blue Heron Regatta on Saturday in Eureka. (Elliott Portillo/Cal Poly Humboldt)

Cal Poly Humboldt to host Blue Heron Regatta

The women’s rowing group at Cal Poly Humboldt will be hosting their only household occasion of the season on Saturday at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center in Eureka. The Lumberjacks are fresh off a powerful displaying in Seattle when they beat conference rivals Seattle Pacific and Western Washington.

The performances final week helped to elevate the ‘Jacks to becoming the third-ranked group in the nation for Division II women’s rowing. The varsity 4 squad secured two wins though the varsity eight completed just behind Division I foe, the University of Portland.

Humboldt will be hosting Division I Saint Mary’s at the occasion in addition to club teams from Chico State and Sonoma State. Events will commence at eight a.m. on Saturday.

Humboldt softball wins tourney opener

The Cal Poly Humboldt softball group bounced back with a win on Friday morning, beating Montana State-Billings four-. The victory ends the 4-game losing streak that the ‘Jacks had fallen into just after getting swept by Sonoma State.

The Lumberjacks got on the board early with two runs in the very first to enable help pitcher Gauge Garcia’s shutout work on the mound. Humboldt extended their lead by adding two additional runs in the fifth inning to safe the win. MSU-Billings could only muster two hits in the game.

The Lumberjacks enhanced their record to 11-18 with the win. Outcomes from Humboldt’s second game on Friday, against Northwest Nazarene, had been not obtainable prior to the Occasions-Typical deadline. The ‘Jacks will play two additional games on Saturday against Azusa Pacific and Hawai’i Pacific ahead of closing out the weekend on Sunday against Holy Names.

Prep baseball: St. Bernard’s outmatched at tourney

The St. Bernard’s Crusaders had rough start out to their tournament on Thursday and Friday, losing each games in runaway scores.

The Crusaders faced Cathedral Prep out of Erie, Pennsylvania, in the tournament opener on Thursday, losing 15-. The group was unable to get out of that funk in the second game on Friday morning against Snowflake Higher College out of Arizona, as St. Bernard’s lost 13-.

The Crusaders fell to six-six just after the two losses with the likelihood to bounce back Buckeye, of Arizona, in the second game on Friday evening. Outcomes from that game had been not obtainable prior to the Occasions-Typical deadline.

Jake Matson can be reached at 707-441-0526.


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