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Angelo State baseball loses late in extra innings

In game one of the Super Regionals, the Rams went late into the night to give up heart breaker to top seed Colorado Mesa
Credit: Thomas Jones
Angelo State Rams Pitcher Trent Baker strikes out eight in 7.1 innings with four hits. His effort wasn't enough for the win against Colorado Mesa in game one of the Super Regional.

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State baseball is hoping history repeats itself when they head into game two of the Division 2 college baseball South Central Super Regional against top seed Colorado Mesa Saturday afternoon. The Rams have had their back against the wall before, only to come out triumphant.

Ram pitcher Trent Baker had eight strikeouts in 7.1 innings and only allowed four hits. The Mavericks and Rams went into extra innings scoreless until the bottom of the 11th when Colorado Mesa's Johnny Carr hit a bases-loaded single off of Ram pitcher Fabian Muniz to bring home the winning run.

Fabian was the only other Angelo State pitcher to enter the game and throwing the final three innings and giving up one run on six hits. The game was a close pitching duel all night, but the Mavericks out hit the Rams 10-5. Both teams stranded nine base-runners through out the 11 innings played.

Game two of the series is Saturday at 3:30 at Foster Field. If the Rams win the first game, a second game will be played Saturday night at 7pm. Winner of the series will lock in a spot to play in the DII college baseball world series in Cary, North Carolina on June 1st to June 8th.