Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Roadrunners Fall in Ot

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: Roadrunners Fall in Ot

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ROADRUNNERS FALL IN OT: The Topeka RoadRunners scored two goals in the third period of Friday night's game at Amarillo to force overtime, but could not keep the Bulls out of the net in the extra period, falling 4-3.

Ryan Polin scored the game-tying goal for the RoadRunners (35-11- 6) with less than two minutes remaining in regulation, but the Bulls (21-26-4) answered only 2:16 into overtime with a game-winning goal by AJ Duggan. Daniel Rzavsky and Sky Sutter also scored for Topeka, which will close out the two-game series in Amarillo at 7:05 p.m. Saturday.

KU BASEBALL TAKES HOME OPENER OVER UTAH: The Kansas baseball team won its home opener on Friday, 7-5, over Utah at Hoglund Ballpark. The Jayhawks pounded 15 hits in the win, with first baseman Blair Beck leading the charge with three hits -- including a home run -- and two RBIs. KU will play Game 2 of its three-game set with the Utes at 2 p.m. Saturday.

GRIEP, BROWN LEAD K-STATE BASEBALL TO VICTORY: The Kansas State baseball team improved to 5-7 on the season with a 4-1 victory over Santa Clara on Friday at Tointon Stadium.

Starter Nate Griep was stellar, throwing three-hit ball over seven innings while striking out six and allowing one run for the Wildcats. Center fielder Max Brown drove in two with a triple in the fourth inning to give the Cats the lead and they never looked back. K-State will continue its three-game set with Santa Clara at 2 p.m. Saturday.

WU BASEBALL REMAINS PERFECT WITH WIN OVER PITT ST.: The Washburn baseball team continued its torrid start to the season, defeating Pittsburg State, 11-7, on Friday at Falley Field to remain undefeated at 11-0 (5-0 MIAA). The 11-game streak is the longest for Washburn since 1995, when the Bods also reeled off 11 straight wins.

Pitt State scored two runs in the top of the first, but Washburn answered with four in the bottom half, led by Parker Gibson's solo home run, to take a 4-2 lead. …

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