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CBD Photo Gallery: Holinsworth Bombs Fullerton

Nick Vilter hits a sliding Jared Deacon in the face with his knee.FULLERTON, Calif. — After being benched for a couple of games recently, UC Riverside outfielder Phil Holinsworth sent his coach a message.

Riverside head coach Doug Smith said Holinsworth would be in the lineup Sunday after he blasted a pair of two-run homers to lead the Highlanders to a 6-3 upset of No. 8 Cal State Fullerton at Goodwin Field Saturday evening.

Holinsworth got Riverside on the board quickly with his first two-run shot in the top of the first after leadoff hitter Eddie Young singled. The junior got the rally started in the third inning with a walk and scored on Vince Gonzalez’s double into the left field corner. Gonzalez scored on a Nick Vilter single later in the inning to put Riverside up 4-0.

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