The series finale turned into a slugfest in the late innings as Utah Valley defeated the Long Beach State Dirtbags 13-8 on Sunday. The two teams combined to score 16 of the 21 runs in the game over the sixth and seventh innings. Garrett Hampson went 2-for-5 for the Dirtbags (8-7) to extend his hitting streak to eight games.
Six runs in their last two innings led the Long Beach State Dirtbags to a 7-3 comeback win over Utah Valley on Saturday. The Dirtbags (8-6) ran their winning streak to five games behind a four-run burst in the seventh and another two insurance runs in the eighth.
A streaking Long Beach State Dirtbags team stayed hot with its second game in a row with double digit runs. On Friday, the Dirtbags (7-6) defeated visiting Utah Valley 12-0 with a season-high offensive outburst and a dominant performance from Nick Sabo.
After a four-game road trip, the Long Beach State Dirtbags are back home this weekend to host the Utah Valley Wolverines for a three-game set. The Dirtbags are riding a season best three-game winning streak while the Wolverines roll into town with a 3-9 record.