The Falcons won game one and rallied to take game two In game one, seniors Nick Biancalana and Ryan Holloway combined to toss a five-hit shutout. Biancalana worked 5.
Holloway allowed one hit over 3. The Falcons out-hit the Aztecs Five Aztecs had base hits. Centerfielder Julian Escobedo had a hit and drew two walks. In game two, Air Force rallied back to the win. After just having come back from a deficit to tie the game up with four runs in the sixth, the Falcons allowed a pair of home runs to San Diego State in the top of the seventh to fall behind Air Force rallied back again with a seven-run seventh inning, that also featured a 34 minute rain delay in the middle of it all.
After Air Force tied it up in the seventh, Ready drilled a two-run homer to left to put the Falcons up Daniel Jones had two hits and Booker hit a two-run double. Sophomore Shawn Kelley picked up the win in relief.
Jake Gilbert closed out the game with two scoreless innings of relief. Starter Matt Hargreaves pitched 5.
Ethan Nichols also pitched in relief. San Diego State had 17 hits in the game. Chad Bible went 3 for 5 with a home run. Julian Escobedo also homered. Reliever Jorge Fernandez took the loss.
Starter Daniel Ritcheson pitched five innings, allowing three runs. The series finale is tomorrow. First pitch is 1 pm MT.
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