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UNLV roundup: Prior wins second straight golf tournament

UNLV senior Elizabeth Prior won her second straight tournament, romping to a seven-shot victory Tuesday in the Rebel Beach Invitational at Spanish Trail Country Club.

UNLV finished second in the team race at 18-over 882, four shots behind Arizona.

Prior shot 4-under 68 in the final round to finish at 7-under 209. UNLV sophomore Polly Mack, who tied Prior for the title last week in the Battle at Boulder Creek, finished tied for ninth at 6-over 222.

BASEBALL

Andrew Martinez and Armani Smith blasted home runs to help UC Santa Barbara beat up UNLV 13-2 at Wilson Stadium.

The Gauchos (2-1) scored six runs in the third inning and five in the eighth to roll to victory.

Grant Robbins hit a two-run triple in the third inning to plate all the runs for the Rebels (2-2).

The teams conclude the two-game series at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday.

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