Beavers Win 9-8 Over Sun Devils

Freshman Andrew Susac capped a three hit day with a two run double to finish a four run seventh inning that lifted Oregon St. over Arizona St. 9-8. Susac had three RBIs and scored a run as well.

The Sun  Devils erased a 5-0 lead the Beavers had opened in their first two at bats, with three runs in the third, another in the fourth, and two to take a 6-5 lead after five innings.

Oregon State's four run seventh wasn't a lock for the win, as Arozona St. answered with two runs in the bottom of the seventh, but that was the end of the scoring, as Kraig Sitton shut down the Sun Devils down the stretch, and got the save.

Tyler Waldron (4-4) too over for starter Tanner Robles, and got the win for the Beavers.

Jared Norris was two of three at the plate, and also walked twice, and scored twice for Oregon St., and Adalberto Santos was three for five, with a home run, two RBIs., and two runs scored.

It was only the third home loss for Pac-10 leading Arizona St. (45-7, 18-6).

Big day on the diamond, as Oregon downed Washington 5-2 for the second day in a row to take the series two games to one. The Ducks might have swept the Huskies but for a two run walk-off home run in the eleventh inning Friday night.

Oregon St. (28-21, 10-14) faces Oregon (37-19, 12-12) 6:30 Wednesday night at PGE Park in Portland.

It was a huge day for the Pac-10 in softball, as six of seven teams are thru the first weekend into the super-regional 16.

Oregon defeated the eighth seed in the tournament, Georgia Tech, on their own field, for the second time in two days. After taking a 3-1 lead into the seventh inning, the Ducks saw the Ramblin' Wreck score twice to force extra innings, but Oregon scored in the top of the eighth, and shut GT down for the win.

And defending national champion Washington closed the afternoon with a 2-1 eight inning win over North Carolina. A walkoff single won it for the Huskies over the Tar Heels.

Cal, Arizona, Arizona St., and UCLA also advanced, as only Stanford was eliminated as the field was cut from 64 to 16.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of SB Nation or the Building the Dam staff. FanPost opinions are valued expressions of opinion by passionate and knowledgeable Oregon State fans.

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