USC Manages to Stop Cal State Fullerton

USC rallied for three runs in the fifth inning and held off Cal State Fullerton's ninth-inning rally to win, 4-3, in a nonconference baseball game Friday at Dedeaux Field.

The Titans (40-12) scored a run in the ninth off Trojan starter Randy Flores (9-1), but USC reliever Grant Vermillion got the final two outs for his sixth save.

Designated-hitter Adam Millan led Fullerton with two hits and a run scored. Catcher Bret Hemphill also had two hits.

The Titans' Dan Ricabal (8-1) gave up four runs, all earned, on six hits in 7 1/3 innings.

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