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Cloney returns to earn 7th win for #7 Arizona Baseball

A season-high 5,208 fans at Hi Corbett Field saw the Wildcats win on Friday night (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics). A season-high 5,208 fans at Hi Corbett Field saw the Wildcats win on Friday night (Photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics).
TUCSON, AZ -

JC Cloney picked up his seventh win of the season, tossing six effective innings, and the Arizona Wildcats topped the Oregon Ducks 5-4 in front of a season-high 5,208 fans at Hi Corbett Field on Friday night. 

Cloney (7-0) lowered his season ERA to 2.05 after his latest performance. The senior left-hander allowed three runs on seven hits, while striking out five and walking one over six innings. 

Cameron Ming relieved him in the seventh inning and tossed 2 1/3 innings, giving up one hit and one run, while striking out two. Sophomore right-hander Cody Deason then came on to record the final two outs and pick up his second save of the season. 

Offensively, Morimoto paced the Wildcats (25-9, 8-6), going 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored. Stevenson drew a pair of walks and came around to score on both. 

Jake Bennett had a pair of RBI for the Ducks (23-9, 6-5).

The Cats will now look to win the series Saturday afternoon. First pitch is set for 12 p.m.

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David Kelly contributed to this story.

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