HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - They kept it late, but the Rainbow Warrior baseball team was able to pull off the comeback against BYU, scoring three-straight runs for the 3-2 victory at Les Murakami Stadium.
After falling behind 2-0 early on in the game, Hawaii (4-0) was able to keep its undefeated start to the season after the Cougars (3-2) surrendered three-straight runs including an Adam Fogel score in the eighth inning to put the 'Bows ahead.
Kyle Hatton earned the win for Hawaii in relief for Jackson Rees pitching three innings, surrendering zero runs and zero hits. Rees pitched five innings, conceding two runs on six hits and five strikeouts. Dylan Thomas earned his third save on the young season.
The Warriors will look to keep its undefeated start alive tomorrow night against the Cougars in Game 2 of their four-game series. First pitch is set for 6:35 p.m. HT at Les Murakami Stadium.