WICHITA, Kan. – Micah Green went 3-for-4 with three RBI to lead Wichita State to a 4-3 win over Stephen F. Austin in game two of a three-game series.
Starter Cale Elam earned the win. He pitched seven innings and allowed two runs, one earned, on five hits with no walks and seven strikeouts. Foster Vielock picked up his third save of the season.
The Lumberjacks scored the game’s first run in the second inning. Nick Ramos singled up the middle with one out and scored on a one-out triple to right-centerfield by Kyle Thornell.
SFA added an unearned run in the fourth inning to take a 2-0 lead.
The Shockers answered with three runs in the sixth. After Casey Gillaspie reached on a two-base error, Chase Simpson singled to right field to bring in Gillaspie to cut the lead to 2-1. Micah Green then hit a home run to left field to give the Shocks a 3-2 lead.
Garrett Bayliff and Gillaspie led off the eighth with walks and Bayliff scored on a single to centerfield by Green to put the Shocks up 4-2.
The Lumberjacks scored a run in the ninth off of Vielock, but he stranded runners at first and second with a strikeout to end the game.