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Richy Pedroza makes a play on a bunt attempt.

CBD Photo Gallery: Fullerton Takes Pair of 2-1 Games From Rival

Richy Pedroza makes a play on a bunt attempt.FULLERTON, Calif. — The Cal State Fullerton Titans were able to come from behind to knock off rival Long Beach State, twice by the score of 2-1 Friday at Goodwin Field.

In the first game, the Titans created a two-out rally in the eighth inning off Dirtbags reliever Matt Johnson. A hit by pitch and a pair of singles loaded the bases for the fourth time in the game. Junior Richy Pedroza had been thrown out at the plate, trying to score the tying run the previous inning, but would not be denied in the eighth.

Pedroza singled to centerfield bringing home Greg Velazquez and pinch runner Austin Diemer to give the Titans the 2-1 lead. Closer Michael Lorenzen nailed down the win with a scoreless ninth inning to notch his seventh save of the season.

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