March 4, 2012
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Air Force baseball dropped a 6-2 ballgame to USC Upstate Sunday afternoon at Harley Park. The loss drops the Falcons to 3-8, while the Spartans improve to 9-1.
Spartan starting pitcher Scott DeCecco (3-0) held the Falcons to two runs off three hits in seven innings of work for the win.
USC Upstate scored two runs in the third to take a 2-1 lead. The Spartans extended their lead with a run in the fifth, two more in the sixth and one in the ninth.
Air Force had four hits in the game. Matthew Roberts led the Falcons with a double for AFA's lone extra base hit.
USC Upstate had 11 hits in the game. Gaither Bumgardner led the Spartans at the plate, going 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Air Force returns to action next weekend at Portland, playing a four-game set vs. the Pilots.