LA MIRADA – Visiting Vanguard University split a pair of Golden State Athletic Conference games at Biola, winning the first game, 10-8, then falling, 16-6, in Game 2 to complete its regular season.
The result leaves the Lions (31-21, 19-11) tied for second place, one half-game behind Hope International (19-10), which will complete a game with Westmont either Monday or Tuesday at Westmont.
Hope International was trailing, 2-0, and Westmont had a runner on first with two outs in the top of the fifth inning when a protest occurred and was subsequently upheld, prompting the resumption of the game from that point.
Should Hope win, it would claim the title outright. If...