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      Falcons soar past Rockets in ninth inning

      Game 1 of the Battle of I-75 series at Scott Park

      Bowling Green State's baseball team scored four runs in the ninth inning to defeat rival Toledo 5-0 Friday afternoon.

      The Falcons scored in their first run in the top of the third thanks to Patrick Lancaster's RBI single. BGSU would hold on to that 1-0 lead through eight innings. In the top of the ninth, Nick Glanzman would score two more runs with a double, extending BG's lead to 3-0. Jeremy Shay would add to that lead with a double to put the Falcons up 5-0.

      Cody Apthorpe picked up the win for BGSU, going eight innings and striking out four Rockets.

      The Battle of I-75 series continues Saturday afternoon at 1pm at Scott Park.

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