The Utah baseball team beat Washington State 9-3 on Friday night in Pullman, Wash., knotting the series at one game apiece, setting the stage for a big season finale on Saturday night.
On Thursday, Washington State won the first game of the series 14-5, which was the Utes’ fourth straight loss.
Chandler Anderson drove in 2 runs in the top of the seventh to break a 2-2 tie that gave the Utes a 4-2 lead, and he added an RBI single in the eighth that pushed the lead to 6-2. The Utes also scored on 2 sacrifice flies in the 3-run eighth, and an RBI double and run-scoring single in the ninth.
The Utes will play the Cougars at noon PT Saturday.