COL BB: Fresno State 19, Georgia 10

June 25, 2008 at 2:40 AM
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OMAHA, June 25 (UPI) -- Steve Susdorf homered and produced four RBI Tuesday in Fresno State's 19-10 win over Georgia that evened their College World Series finals series at 1-1.

The championship will be decided Wednesday night.

Fresno State used a 19-hit barrage to subdue the Bulldogs and become the first school in College World Series history to score more than 16 runs twice in the same tournament. Fresno beat Rice 17-5 in its opening game.

Erik Wetzel drove in three runs and Tommy Mendonca hit a three-run homer for the winners. Danny Muno added two RBI.

Fresno starter Justin Miller surrendered five runs on six hits and four walks in 2 2/3 innings. Holden Sprague gave up five more runs -- three earned -- on eight hits, but got the win. Jake Hower finally got the Bulldogs under control, throwing three scoreless innings.

Georgia used seven pitchers. Starter Nick Montgomery gave up five runs in 2 1/3 frames, while Stephen Dodson was the loser after allowing five runs in one inning of work.

Georgia's offense produced 15 hits. Ryan Peisel and David Thoms each had three, while Rich Poythress went 2-for-4 with three RBI and Gordon Beckham had two hits and two RBI.

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