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.