MOUNT PLEASANT - Freshman Joey Houlihan drove in three runs in the top of the ninth and Central Michigan's Maroon squad defeated its Gold squad, 6-2, Tuesday afternoon at Theunissen Stadium.
The Chippewas annual intrasquad Fall World Series is now all even, 2-2, and continues Friday at 3:30.
With the bases loaded and the scored tied, 2-2, in the top of the ninth of the scheduled seven inning game, Houlihan doubled to left field, driving in Tom Lally, Trevor Karbowski and Reid Rooney. Senior Tyler Hall hit a single in the next at bat to score Houlihan for the decisive 6-2 score.
The Maroon came roaring back however, scoring two unearned runs in the top of the sixth to tie the score, 2-2, setting up the four-run ninth to complete the comeback.
Freshman Jordan Foley picked up the win for he Maroon, tossing four innings of one-hit ball in relief, striking out seven. Foley now has a win and a save in the first four games of the series.
2011 Fall World Series (Series
Game One: Gold 3, Maroon 1
Game Two: Maroon 3, Gold 1
Game Three: Gold 8, Maroon 2
Game Four: Maroon 6, Gold 2