The 49ers improved to 9-9 and 6-8 in the MPSF. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The women’s 4×100-meter relay team also took first place. Ronald Carter, the LBSU record-holder in the triple jump, leaped 52-4 at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., finishing fourth and being named All-America for the second straight year. Pole vaulter Jill Reynolds recorded a personal-best in her first outing of the outdoor season, leading a solid effort for the Long Beach State track and field team at the Ben Brown Invite at Mt. SAC on Saturday. Reynolds, who holds the second-best mark in school history, bettered the mark with a winning vault of 13 feet, 1.5 inches, making her just the the second LBSU athlete ever to jump over 13 feet. SoftballThe 49ers split on the second day of the L.B. Invitational at Mayfair Park, defeating Southern Utah, 2-1, and falling to No. 12-ranked UCLA, 12-1. Bridgette Pagano went the distance in the opener, giving up four hits, no earned runs and recording a career-high seven strikeouts. In the nightcap, Lacy Tyler was hit hard and often as the Bruins scored five runs in the first and never looked back. Women’s water poloBranwyn Lee and Marina Canetti each had three goals as the 49ers cruised to a 12-7 victory over Pacific in an MPSF match. LBSU improved to 6-5 overall and 2-1 in conference. Men’s volleyballPaul Lottman had 14 kills and Dean Bittner added 13 as No. 12-ranked LBSU won at No. 8 Pacific, 30-27, 30-24, 30-26.