GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas — Eight days. Eight teams. 13 games.
And then there were two.
Today is the day. UC San Diego — who has fended off elimination with four wins in five days — plays West Chester. The Golden Rams are undefeated in Grand Prairie, and have played two games in five days.
Saturday, Troy Cruz pitched a complete game to propel UC San Diego into the DII Baseball Championship Series, striking out 11 Spartans. The Tritons defeated St. Thomas Aquinas for the second time in two games 7-3.
St. Thomas Aquinas saw their miracle run come to an end, finishing 44-17. Giovanni Dingcong made his presence felt to the very end, blasting another home run and making an incredible catch.
UC San Diego’s starting pitching and offense continued to simply help them be the superiror team.
UC San Diego. West Chester. The DII Baseball Championship Series is just over an hour away.
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