SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nu’u Contrades went 5 for 6 with a triple and three RBIs, Luke Keastchall had three hits and four RBIs and Arizona State beat Oregon 14-10 Thursday night. State to eliminate the second-seeded Beavers. the Pac-12 Tournament.
Catcher Bronson Balholm also had three of Arizona State’s 20 hits.
Arizona State (32-23), which lost to rival Arizona to start the tournament, scored two runs in three straight innings to take a 6-1 lead before Oregon State scored four runs in the fifth, two on passes. Nick Mclain responded with his second RBI triple in two innings and Contrades added an RBI single for another two-run inning.
Keaschall homered in the seventh for Arizona State’s two-run fifth inning, and Balholm and Keaschall each hit a two-run single in the eighth.
The Beavers rallied with three runs in the ninth before leaving the bases loaded.
Mason Guerra went 4 for 5, including his team-leading 11th home run of the year for Oregon State (39-18). Garret Forrester hit a two-run single to center field to become the 12th Beaver in school history with 200 hits.
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