Feb. 7, 1997

    Third-Ranked Trojans Remain Unbeaten

    LONG BEACH, Calif. - The USC men's baseball team moved to 6-0 on the season following Friday night's 6-1 win at Long Beach State's Blair Field.

    Senior Randy Flores (3-0) pitched a solid 6 2/3 innings for the Trojans, finishing up with one earned run on six hits and finished with seven strikeouts.

    No. 23 Long Beach State fell to 1-3 on the season.

    The Trojans were led on offense by senior first baseman Greg Walbridge who went 2-for-3 with three RBI and a run scored. Robb Gorr added two hits and two runs scored for USC.

    USC sends out Seth Etherton (1-0) Saturday to face Long Beach State's Tocky Hiddle (1-0).

    USC               021 030 000 - 6 7 1
    Long Beach State  000 100 000 - 1 8 2

    E - Walbridge (SC), Gonzalez (LBS), Martin (LBS). DP - Trojans 1. LOB - Trojans 8, 49ers 6. 2B - Rachels (SC), Walbridge (SC), Preitas (LBS), Sanchez (LBS). SB - Rachels (SC), Walbridge (SC), Ensberg (SC), Day (LBS). CS - Vaughn (LBS), Cowley (LBS).