Walkoff Home Run Does In Air Force In 5-4 Loss At Georgia State Friday
April 16, 2010
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Air Force baseball team dropped an 5-4 non-conference ballgame at Georgia State Friday night at The Field at Panthersville. The loss dropped the Falcons to 7-26, while the Panthers improved to 19-15.
Bradley Logan hit a two-run walkoff homer with one out in the ninth inning to rally GSU to the 5-4 win. The Falcons led 4-1 headed into the bottom of the eighth, before the Panthers rallied with two runs in the eighth and ninth.
The loss spoiled a stellar pitching performance by senior starting pitcher Alex Truesdale. Truesdale held GSU to one run off five hits in six innings pitched. Truesdale also struck out four.
The Falcons had eight hits in the game. Seniors K.J. Randhawa and Matt Alexander led the Falcons with two hits each. Georgia State had 10 hits in the game. Logan led the way, going 2-for-5 with two runs and three RBIs.
Panther reliever Juston Malone (3-1) earned the win. Starter David Buchanan went 7.2 innings, allowing four runs while striking out five.
Air Force plated two runs in the first to lead right off the bat. After Georgia State scored a run in the bottom of the first, the Falcons responded with a run in the fourth and added one more run in the eighth.
Air Force returns to action at Georgia State Saturday, April 17, with a doubleheader. First pitch for game one is 1 p.m. EST.