Crimson Takes Game One Of Fall World Series

Oct. 17, 2006

PULLMAN, Wash. - Outfielder Zach Borba had a pair of hits and three RBI's while starter Ryan Graves threw four scoreless innings as the Crimson squad defeated the Gray 10-1 in the first game of the Crimson and Gray World Series Monday afternoon at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Borba, a senior in his first year at WSU after transferring from UNLV, led a nine-hith Crimson attack with a pair of singles, a sacrifice fly, and three RBIs. Junior shortstop Paul Gran and sophomore catcher Greg Lagreid each added two hits.

Graves, a freshman righthander, worked four strong innings, allowing just two hits in picking up the win. Another freshman, Connor Lambert, worked the final four innings, allowing just one run, in picking up the save.The Gray team managed five hits on the afternoon, two from freshman outfielder Matt Fanelli and one each by freshmen Kenneth Bartz, Michael Weber and Tyler Owens.

Freshman Seth Harvey started fro the Gray squad and took the loss. Garrett Kimbrel, a converted outfielder, relieved Harvey and worked the final four innings.

Game two of the series is set for Tuesday afternoon at Bailey-Brayton Field with a 3 p.m. first pitch.

WP - Ryan Graves. LP - Seth Harvey. Save - Connor Lambert. Crimson: Ryan Graves, Connor Lambert (5) and Greg Lagreid. Gray: Seth Harvey, Garrett Kimbrel (5) and Mike Gilbert.

TOP HITTERS: Crimson: Paul Gran, 2-4, 2B, Greg Lagreid, 2-3, 2B, Zach Borba, 2-3, 3 RBI, Travis Coulter, 1-3, 2B, Matt Thomas, 1-4, Simi Reynolds, 1-3, Kyle Hinrichs, 0-3, Jared Prince, 0-2, Tyler McCallum, 0-0, BB, Nick Hall, 0-1, 2 BB, RBI. Gray: Matt Fanelli, 2-3, 2 2B, Kenneth Bartz, 1-3, 2B, Michael Weber, 1-2, BB, Tyler Owens, 1-2, Josh Ashenbrenner, 0-2, Andrew Fink, 0-1, Cody Bartlett, 0-3, Scott Suttmeier, 0-3, Mike Gilbert, 0-3, Ryan Krauser, 0-4.
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