The Western baseball team (14-11) gets swepted in a doubleheader to Pittsburg State (18-9) to end the nine-game winning streak. Pittsburg State won game one 11-3 and game two 6-3.
The Griffons shot out of the gate when Casey Danley scored on a Will Jibas single to left field. The Gorillas scored runs in the next three innings but Western was able to hold them scoreless over the final five frames.
Pittsburg State walked three straights in the bottom of the third allowing Western to aqcuire a 3-2 lead in game two. But the Gorillas would answer with runs in the next three innings to pull away from Western.
The Griffons are back in action Friday for the series finale. First pitch is 1:00 p.m. at Spring Sports Complex.