NAIA World Series: Faulkner forces winner-take-all title game

Faulkner of Alabama rallied for two runs in the bottom of the 9thh inning on their way to a walk-off win over Lewis-Clark State Thursday night at the Avista NAIA World Series.

An errant throw home allowed Ryan Rosa to score the game winning run as the Eagles handed the Warriors their first series loss.  John Price homered and Tra’mayne Holmes both homered and T.J. Condon and Reid Long had two hits apiece in the win.  Austin Moreland picked up the victory with two innings of no-hit, shutout relief.

Senior second baseman Gunnar Buhner delivered a 3-run double and junior third baseman Micah Brown had two hits for LC in the loss.

Faulkner improves to 54-11, while the Warriors drop to 39-14.

The two teams will play a winner-take-all national championship game Friday night.  The first pitch is scheduled for 6:35pm with pre-game coverage beginning at 6:05 on AM 950 KOZE and streaming online at koze.com.  (KOZE Sports)