Mac Lardner fired seven shutout innings and Alek Jacob pitched two scoreless innings for his seventh save of the season to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs to a 3-0 victory over the visiting Pacific Tigers in Northwest Conference baseball action on Sunday.
Lardner (2-3) allowed four hits and a walk, striking out three to help Gonzaga (14-14, 7-5) win the rubber game of the the three-game series.
The Bulldogs scored two runs in the second inning against Pacific (16-16, 4-8) starter Ryan Shreve (3-2). Mason Marenco had a leadoff single, advancing to second on a sacrifice bunt and scoring on a double by Nick Nyquist. Nyquist stole third base and scored on a sacrifice fly by Jack Machtolf.
Gonzaga’s final run came in the bottom of the sixth when Guthrie Morrison doubled, advanced to third on a flyout and scored on a sac fly by Austin Pinorini.
The Bulldogs hit the road for a three-game WCC series against the Portland Pilots beginning Friday.
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