LOS ANGELES — USC pounded 16 hits, including two home runs and four doubles, to defeat Oregon 10-6 in a Pac-12 Conference baseball game Friday at Dedeaux Field.
Matthew Acosta, Clay Owens and Brady Shockey each had three hits in the game for the Trojans (22-16-1, 10-13-1 Pac-12). Acosta stroked three doubles and scored three times, Owens finished with a home run, three RBIs and three runs scored, and Shockey also belted a homer, added a pair of RBIs and scored a run.
Oregon was down 10-2 in the ninth inning before scoring runs on a wild pitch, an error and a two-run double by Spencer Steer. Gabe Matthews was 4-for-4 at the plate with a double and a run scored for Oregon (26-25, 9-16), while Jacob Goldfarb had three hits and scored twice. Sam Novitske finished with two RBIs.
USC starter Connor Lunn allowed eight hits and struck out four in 6 2/3 innings for the win. Carson Lambert picked up his first save of the season. Robert Ahlstrom gave up four runs on 10 hits and struck out two in the loss.