FORT WORTH – Brandon King had a home run and three RBIs, and senior Mark Guest threw the first complete game of his career as Oral Roberts topped Dallas Baptist 7-2 on Sunday night to force a deciding game in the championship round of the Fort Worth Regional.
Guest (2-0), who missed much of the season with a torn muscle in his chest, retired 16 of the last 17 hitters he faced. He struck out two and walked one for Oral Roberts (39-21).
Cam Shiller had a home run and three RBIs as the Golden Eagles' Nos. 3-6 hitters, including cleanup hitter King, went a combined 6 for 13, accounted for every RBI, had four runs and five walks.
Ryan Behmanesh and Duncan McAlpine had RBIs for the Patriots (41-18).
The two teams play again Monday for a berth in the super regionals.
(This version corrects in 1st paragraph that Oral Roberts won.)