Friday’s game postponed due to lighting issues

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Friday’s game postponed due to lighting issues

Umpires discuss with team coaches during the game on Friday, April 19. The game between Wichita State and University of Central Florida was postponed during the seventh inning until the following day due to a set of lights going out which dimmed the field. (Photos by Easton Thompson / The Sunflower).

Umpires discuss with team coaches during the game on Friday, April 19. The game between Wichita State and University of Central Florida was postponed during the seventh inning until the following day due to a set of lights going out which dimmed the field. (Photos by Easton Thompson / The Sunflower).

Umpires discuss with team coaches during the game on Friday, April 19. The game between Wichita State and University of Central Florida was postponed during the seventh inning until the following day due to a set of lights going out which dimmed the field. (Photos by Easton Thompson / The Sunflower).

Umpires discuss with team coaches during the game on Friday, April 19. The game between Wichita State and University of Central Florida was postponed during the seventh inning until the following day due to a set of lights going out which dimmed the field. (Photos by Easton Thompson / The Sunflower).

Umpires called off the final two innings of Friday’s Wichita State baseball game due to issues with a lighting fixture.

The game will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday, with play from the final game of the series versus the Central Florida Knights to follow at 10:30 a.m. UCF has a 10-2 lead with two outs in the top of the seventh. There are two outs.

The game between Wichita State and University of Central Florida was postponed during the seventh inning until the following day due to a set of lights going out which dimmed the field. (Photos by Easton Thompson / The Sunflower).

Friday’s game started off slow. Wichita State couldn’t put itself in a position to score, while UCF caught rhythm in the fourth inning and loaded up on scoring. Wichita State couldn’t slow the Knights, despite rotating six pitchers.

 

Wichita State’s Connery Peters throws a pitch while University of Central Florida’s Anthony George leads off of second during their game. (Photos by Easton Thompson / The Sunflower).