HAYWARD — The Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team used a 14-4 run in the final minute and a half of their game to close out the season with a 75-70 victory at Cal State East Bay.
Wes Bartole led all players with 21 points, including nailing 12 of 13 free throws, as the Warriors finish the year 10-16 overall and 7-15 in the California Collegiate Athletic Association.
Cal State East Bay (7-19, 6-16 CCAA) was led by Vincent Capellino who had 23 points.
CS EAST BAY 56, CSUS 54 (OT), at Hayward The Warriors needed to make just one free throw to end the season on a high note with a victory. But that didn't happen as they closed the season with an overtime loss.
Cal State East Bay (16-10, 14-8 CCAA) goes on to the conference tournament for the first time. Stanislaus (2-25, 1-21 CCAA) was led by Briana Cotton's game-high 19 points. Teammate Devin Brown scored 18.
SF STATE 6, CSUS 1, at San Francisco The Warriors scored in the first as Craig Beevers singled to drive in Skippy Ferreria, who also reached on a base hit. Stanislaus (5-11, 2-7 CCAA) managed just three more singles the rest of the game.
At one point, Gator pitchers retired 12 straight Warriors after a leadoff single by Ross Gonsalves in the fifth.
San Francisco State (5-12, 2-7 CCAA), which snapped an 8-game skid last Sunday, takes its two-game win streak into today's doubleheader in Turlock. The first game is at 11 a.m.
CSUS SPLITS, at Turlock A four-run rally in the seventh inning of Game 1 led to a 6-5 Stanislaus victory in a conference doubleheader against San Francisco State.
The Gators drew 10 walks in Game 2, strolling to a 4-1 lead. San Francisco (7-8, 3-7 CCAA) scored all its runs via walk.
In the first game, Cal State Stanislaus trailed 5-2 going into its final at-bats. The Warriors (8-10, 3-7 CCAA) used the entire batting order to rally. Sarah Locarnini finished with three hits.
Brittani Weatherford had two stolen bases in the second game and drove in the only Stanislaus run on a single to left with the bases loaded. The teams play another doubleheader today at noon.
Track and field
CHICO RELAYS Stanislaus' Andrea Severson finished third in the Chico Multi Events heptathlon with 4,238 points. She was third in the 800-meter final in 2 minutes, 26.15 seconds. Ali Worthern of Seattle Pacific won the event, racking up 5,243 points. Stanislaus' Tina Lane was 13th with 3,129 points.
Severson is expected to compete today as the Warriors host the Kim Duyst Invitational.
MJC SWEEPS The Modesto Junior College men's swimming team beat Merced 62-42 thanks in part to Tim Richard and Derick Price, who each won two events.
Richard won the 400 IM and 200 breast while Price was out front in the 200 back and 200 fly. Garrett Fox won the 1- and 3-meter diving events.
For the women, Alex Wheeler's victories in the 200 free and 500 free helped propel the Pirates to a 72-26 team win over the Blue Devils.
MMC MEET Downey High hosted what could be the largest high school dual meet in Modesto Metro Conference history with the Knights' 88 swimmers competing against 110 from Modesto High.
Downey's boys won 111.5-64.5 and the Modesto girls won 98-78.