Sports shorts: Loss ends UA's home winning streak at 12

2013-02-27T00:00:00Z Sports shorts: Loss ends UA's home winning streak at 12Staff And Wire Reports Staff And Wire Reports Arizona Daily Star

Utah Valley scored three runs over the first three innings Tuesday night, then held on to earn a 3-1 victory over No. 10 Arizona and snap the Wildcats' 12-game home winning streak at Hi Corbett Field.

The win was the Wolverines' second straight against the Wildcats, and the program's fifth all-time against a ranked team. The Wolverines (4-4), beat the Wildcats in Orem, Utah, last April.

Arizona (7-2) scored one run on five hits and stranded 10 runners on base. The Wildcats finished the game 2 for 11 with runners in scoring position and left two runners on base in each of the sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth innings.

The teams wrap up the two-game series today. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Hi Corbett Field.

Pima sports

Baseball team splits; women second in golf

The Aztecs baseball team got solid pitching but could only split with Phoenix College on Tuesday in Phoenix.

Jake Cole (1-2) pitched a complete-game in the 5-1 victory in the first game. He allowed one run on five hits with four strikeouts in the seven-inning game.

Pima (7-10-1, 4-4 ACCAC) lost the second game 3-2 in nine innings.

• The Pima women's golf team finished the two-day tournament at Silverbell Golf Course in second place Tuesday. Pima's Josie Trapnell finished second in the individual tournament with a two-day total of 160 (82-78).

Mesa College won the tournament.

• The Aztecs women's tennis team (5-3, 1-1) beat visiting Glendale Community College 9-0, and the men's team (2-1, 1-0 ACCAC) beat Glendale Community College 6-3 in Glendale.

• The Pima softball team (15-7, 10-6 in conference) lost two games at Central Arizona College 4-3 each time.

• Men's basketball player Lawrence Pierce was placed on the ACCAC All-Region second team Monday.

Pierce, a freshman guard, led the team in points (15.3 ppg) and rebounds (5.4 rpg). He played in 29 of the team's 30 games and was a starter in 26 of them.

Auto racing

Driver Annett needs surgery on sternum

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR driver Michael Annett has a fracture and dislocation of his sternum that will require surgery. Aric Almirola will replace him in the Nationwide Series this weekend at Phoenix.

Annett was injured in a wreck during the Nationwide Series race Saturday at Daytona. He spent one night in a hospital but was seen Tuesday by two doctors in North Carolina who diagnosed the injury.

Annett will not be able to compete for an indefinite amount of time.

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