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      Beavers 'Coug It' in extras against Wazzu

      CORVALLIS, Ore. - The fourth-ranked Oregon State baseball team dropped a 10-9 11-inning decision to Washington State Friday in the opening-game of a three-game series at Goss Stadium.

      Jason Monda scored from second base on an infield error, snapping a 9-9 tie and giving the Cougars the come-from-behind victory. Oregon State had lead 7-0 after five innings and took a 9-5 lead into the ninth before four runs from WSU. Monda tied the game with a two-run, one-out home run in the ninth.

      Max Engelbrekt took the loss to drop to 3-1 this season. He allowed two hits and one run in two innings. J.D. Leckenby earned the win for the Cougars (23-30 overall, 9-19 Pac-12 Conference), improving to 2-3. He allowed four hits in three innings.

      The Beavers (43-10, 22-6) loaded the bases in the ninth off Leckenby. The right-hander, however, induced Jake Rodriguez into a 6-4-3 double play to end the game.

      Andy Peterson and Kavin Keyes each had three hits for the Beavers, who tallied 14 to Washington State's 13. Keyes hit a solo home run in the fifth.

      Dylan Davis drove in three to pace Oregon State. He scored two with a single in the first, which helped the Beavers to an early 5-0 lead.

      Matt Boyd started for the Beavers but did not figure in the decision after going seven innings. He struck out seven and allowed four hits and a run.

      Sean Hartnett started for the Cougars and allowed eight hits and seven runs in 5 2/3 innings of work.

      Oregon State and Washington State continue their series Saturday with a 1:05 p.m. PT first pitch at Goss Stadium. The game will air live on the Pac-12 Networks.

      Live stats and audio can be found on osubeavers.com.

      Oregon State's Senior Day will be held approximately 25 minutes prior to first pitch.

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