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Oral Roberts 7, W. Illinois 2

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Jake Kahaulelio and Brian Van Kirk each drove in two runs, and Chance Chapman pitched eight strong innings as Oral Roberts clinched its 10th straight Mid-Continent Conference title with a 7-2 win against Western Illinois on Thursday night.

Kahaulelio drew a leadoff walk to start a three-run rally in the fourth inning for the Golden Eagles against Western Illinois starter Rob Johnson (6-5). Chad Rothford and Van Kirk followed with consecutive RBI doubles, and Pat Warfle's run-scoring single made
it 3-0.

Kahaulelio added an RBI single in the fifth and an RBI triple in the seventh. Kahaulelio scored on a wild pitch, and Van Kirk had an RBI single to make it 7-1.

Chapman (7-1) gave up two runs and nine hits while striking out four. He has won his last four decisions.
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