Greiving HR lifts Air Force over La Tech 9-7 in Austin

Jun 5, 2022, 3:23 AM | Updated: 3:29 pm

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jake Greiving hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning to give Air Force a 9-7 win over Louisiana Tech in an elimination game of the Austin Region on Sunday.

The Falcons (32-28) face host Texas, the No. 10 overall seed, later Sunday and need two wins to advance to the Super Regional.

Gabriel Garcia walked to lead off the eighth before Greiving’s one out homer, his second of the game, cleared the left field wall.

Garcia and Greiving were both 3-for-5 with two runs scored. Sam Kulasingam was 3 for 4 with two RBIs, matching Garcia and Trayden Tamiya was 4 for 5 as the Falcons had 17 hits. They scored two runs in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings.

CJ Dornak went the final 2 1/3 innings for his first decision of the season.

Taylor Young had a two-run homer for Louisiana Tech (43-21) and Jorge Corona and Steele Netterville had solo shots, with Netterville tying the game at 7-all in the bottom of the seventh.

___

More AP college sports: https://apnews.com/hub/college-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AP

FILE - Retired Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt speaks during an interview in Tokyo, Thursday, Dec. 1, ...
Associated Press

Usain Bolt fires business manager over Jamaica fraud case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt told reporters Friday that he is baffled over how $12.7 million of his money has gone missing from a local private investment firm that authorities are investigating as part of a massive fraud that began more than a decade ago. Bolt also said he has […]
16 hours ago
San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey speaks at a news conference before an NFL foot...
Associated Press

Bold trades keyed offensive jolts for 49ers, Eagles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers got a jolt offensively when they made the bold decision in October to trade four draft picks to add Christian McCaffrey to an already deep group of playmakers. The Philadelphia Eagles made an aggressive trade of their own to supercharge their offense when they added game-breaking […]
16 hours ago
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Tommy Paul of the U.S. in their semifinal at th...
Associated Press

Djokovic, Tsitsipas to meet in Australian Open men’s final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Winning matches at the Australian Open does not give Novak Djokovic all that much trouble. He has a 27-match unbeaten run, the longest at the place in the 55-year Open era. And now Djokovic needs just one more victory, against Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday’s final, to collect what would be a […]
16 hours ago
FILE - Philadelphia Eagles linebackers coach Nick Rallis gestures during a preseason NFL football g...
Associated Press

Oh, brother! WWE star, Eagles coach ready for big weekend

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Rallis had his younger brother draped over his shoulders and was set to dump him to the turf — as a roughhousing brother might do — when he took an abrupt blow to his ribs. In a flash, Nick Rallis was on his feet and had turned the fight around. He […]
2 days ago
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) sets up to pass during fourth quarter of an NFL footb...
Associated Press

AP Source: Tagovailoa to miss Pro Bowl, still in protocol

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol and will not participate in the 2023 Pro Bowl, a person with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the decision has not been announced officially. Tagovailoa was diagnosed […]
2 days ago
Associated Press

Michigan State players making deals in fall tunnel incident

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — At least four more Michigan State football players facing misdemeanor charges for a skirmish inside the Michigan Stadium tunnel will likely have their cases dismissed in exchange for community service and other conditions, lawyers said Friday. “It’s going to happen outside of court,” said Max Manoogian, an attorney for Angelo […]
2 days ago
Greiving HR lifts Air Force over La Tech 9-7 in Austin