Belhaven stuns Lubbock Christian in World Series
LEWISTON, Idaho — The Belhaven Blazers used three solo home runs to stun defending NAIA national champion Lubbock Christian 3-2 in Saturday’s elimination game at the NAIA World Series.
Belhaven got a solo home run from Craig Dean in the second inning and Drew Dillard connected in the third to put the Blazers up 2-0.
After Lubbock Christian tied the score in the sixth inning on a two-run double by Richard Bohlken, the Blazers took the lead for good on Derek Tortorich launched a homer in the eighth inning.
Wade Broyles worked the eighth and ninth innings for his 14th save of the season.
Belhaven will now face either Embry-Riddle or Cumberland at 10:30 a.m. Monday in another elimination game.
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