Beavers Drop Game 1 of Supers in Extras

Courtesy: OSU Sports Information

CORVALLIS, Ore.– Kansas State scored five runs in the last two innings in a 6-2 win over the Oregon State baseball team to open the Corvallis Super Regional Saturday at Goss Stadium.

Michael Conforto hit a two-run home run in the fourth to give the Beavers a 2-0 lead but the Wildcats scored the game’s last six runs for the win. Tanner Witt tied the game on a single up the middle in the ninth on an 0-1 pitch with two outs. The single forced extra innings where Kansas State scored four runs in the 10th for the come-from-behind win.

Jace Fry took the loss for the Beavers after allowing four hits and three runs in 1 2/3 innings. The lefty dropped to 0-1 this season.

The win went to Kansas State (45-17 overall) reliever Jake Matthys, who worked the final two innings. He improved to 9-1 this season.

Joe Flattery started for Kansas State and allowed four hits and two runs in five innings of work. The lefty struck out three and walked two before being replaced by right-hander Nate Williams.

Flattery did not figure in the decision.

Neither did Oregon State (48-11) starter Matt Boyd, who threw 123 pitches in seven innings. He scattered five hits and a run while walking two and striking out three. He now has 14 quality starts in 17 appearances this season.

The teams continue the Super Regional Sunday at 7:05 p.m. PT. The game will air live on ESPNU and with an online stream available by visiting ESPN3.com.

An online audio stream is available via osubeavers.com while those with SiriusXM can find the game on channel 91.

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