Aztecs earn NCAA baseball regional berth
[trib_ndn vid=24844993]SAN DIEGO – San Diego State baseball team claimed the Mountain West Conference tournament title Sunday after upsetting No. 13 New Mexico 9-4.
Aztec junior Philip Walby was the starting pitcher against the Lobo squad that leads the nation in hitting with a .338 team batting average. He lasted five innings and allowed a pair of runs on five hits, two walks and a strikeout.
SDSU took the lead with a run in the top of the second when freshman Ty France scored on a grounder by Aztec’s senior Jake Romanski. France would go on to record four hits on the afternoon including a double, home run, three RBI and three runs scored.
France from West Covina, Calif., would be named tourney MVP after hitting .762 with a tournament record 16 hits over SDSU’s six contests.
Walby was credited with the victory, his second of the tournament, to improve…
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