Air Force Baseball Downed 13-5 By Point Loma

    Dale Kasel
    Dale Kasel

    March 22, 2004

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    SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Point Loma Nazarene (26-4) scored early and oftern to down Air Force, 13-5, in a non-conference baseball game at Carroll B. Land Stadium. The Falcons, who got a pair of home runs from Jason Brown, fall to 5-18 on the season.

    The Sea Lions scored four runs in the second and five more in the third and never looked back. Point Loma starter Tony Wright improved to 3-0 on the year, allowing one unearned run in five innings while striking out five batters. Joe Bisant led the way offensively for PLNU, going 3-for-4 with a home run, three runs and three RBI.

    AFA starter Paul Vignola fell to 1-4 on the season, surrendering five runs in 1.2 innings pitched. Brown led the way for the Falcon offense with his two homers and four RBI. Dale Kasel, Josh Wolfram and Geno Salazar also had two hits each for Air Force.

    Brown hit both of his home runs to right center off Sea Lion reliever Jimmy Langley. The Arvada, Colo., native hit the first pitch if the sixth inning over some palm trees for the first homer, then drilled a pitch over the 30-foot high scoreboard for a three-run shot in the seventh.

    The game was called after seven innings due to darkness.

    Air Force returns to action Wednesday (March 24) at UC San Diego, in La Jolla, Calif., taking on the Tritons at 2:30 p.m.(PST) at Triton Baseball Field.

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