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March 2, 2003

Baseball Bows Blast Vulcans

(Honolulu-AP) -- The University of Hawaii warmed up for its first road trip of the season Sunday, belting four home runs, including a grand slam, on the way to beating the University of Hawaii-Hilo 18-2.

The Rainbows took a 4-1 lead in the bottom of the second inning on two-run homers by Tim Montgomery and Drew Jackson.

In the fourth, Rocky Russo had a three-run, inside-the-park homer. Montgomery hit the grand slam in the fifth.

A solo homer by Nalei Sooto of Hawaii-Hilo in the eighth inning made the score 15-2.

Justin Cayetano picked up the win. Brian Ebbs took the loss for the Vulcans, who fell to 5-27.

The 10-3 Rainbows begin their road trip Wednesday at San Francisco, before opening a three-game series against Fresno State on Friday.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) APNP-03-02-03 1718HST

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