BASEBALL

Offensive explosion

in Kent State win

The Golden Flashes scored 13 runs on the Bowling Green bullpen in the last three innings to win 18-9 and capture their fifth consecutive game on Friday afternoon.

KSU (26-20, 13-7) trailed 8-5 entering the seventh inning before a grand slam from Michael Turner turned the game around. The Flashes went on to collect eight more hits, including another home run by Justin Kirby.

Turner finished the game with six RBI, going 4-for-5. Kian O'Brien went 3-for-5 with three RBI and Kirby went 3-for-4, adding three runs and two RBI.

The Flashes have now won 10 of their past 11 and have scored double digits runs in eight of those games.