Montclair (N.J.) State College scored five runs in the top of the 11th inning Friday to defeat UC San Diego, 9-4, eliminating the Tritons from the NCAA Division III World Series at Marietta, Ohio.
UCSD (32-13) scored single runs in the third, sixth, seventh and eighth innings. Montclair State (32-14-1) scored twice in the fifth and twice in the eighth before it broke the game open in extra innings.
Montclair State pitcher Wayne Masters (5-1) entered the game in the eighth and shut out the Tritons the rest of the way.
Montclair State loaded the bases with a single and two walks against UCSD reliever Mike Morgan (5-3). Jim Fasano's bases-loaded single knocked in what proved to be the winning run. John McClain followed with a bases-loaded triple that put Montclair State ahead, 8-4. McClain scored on John Deutsch's sacrifice fly.