Long Beach State snapped its two-game losing skid with a win over the Aztecs in its home-opener.
The Dirtbags offense performed beneath its expectations all weekend, as an 11th inning home run gave the Musketeers the win despite an incredible performance on the mound from Dirtbags RHP Luis Ramirez during game three.
Down by one with 2:56 left, the Beach fell behind on a 8-3 Titan run as the final regular-season buzzer sounded.
The Beach played a close game up until the final frame, led by sophomore Justina King’s 11-point fourth quarter for a win on senior night.
The Long Beach State offense managed just three hits while the defense committed three errors, but the Dirtbags found a way to win for the second consecutive night
Dirtbags LHP Adam Seminaris struck out a career-high 14 batters, but it would take an eighth inning offensive rally for Long Beach to defeat the Musketeers Friday at Blair Field.
The Beach found their rhythm after slow starts in each set, winning 3-0 against the Lions Friday at the Walter Pyramid.
After leading early, the Beach found themselves on the wrong side of their extra-inning home-opener.
The Beach dominated in a Big West conference matchup Friday, winning 6-1 against the Titans at Rhodes Tennis Center.
Storming back from as much an 18-point deficit to the Mustangs, the Beach rode an 18-point second half outburst by lone senior Jordan Griffin into overtime in front of an excited crowd.