MARSHALL, Texas – Tim Frith drove in three runs and scored two with a home run and single to lead Texas A&M University-Texarkana past Wylie College, 9-4.
The Eagles improve to 11-13 overall and 4-2 in the Red River Athletic Conference. A&M-Texarkana couldn’t hold a 5-1 lead in the series opener Thursday, falling to Wiley, 6-5. The Eagles won an 11-inning thriller in Thursday’s second game, 5-4.
Former Pleasant Grove standout Joe Pearlman broke out of a season-long slump Friday with three hits and three RBI. Cal Pequeno and Bryce Beck had a double and single each. Sam Wells was the winning pitcher, going 5.1 innings. He scattered seven hits, walked one and struck out five.
Zac Harrington was the hard-luck losing pitcher in relief of Jared Davis in Thursday’s opener.
Jake McDonald’s pinch-hit single drove home the decisive run for Texarkana in Thursday’s second contest. Cole Chamber led the winners with two hits, with Wyatt Stavinoha and Angel Maurcio contributing run-scoring hits.
Southpaw Michael Herrera picked up the win with three innings of scoreless relief. He walked none and struck out five. Cole Connally started on the mound for the Eagles, and Riley Owen threw an inning of relief.
Eagles’ softball team routs Wiley
Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s softball team completed a three-game sweep of Wiley Thursday at Spring Lake Park, 10-0.
The Eagles are currently first in the RRAC with a 3-0 record. They’re 8-5 overall.
Jaden Lance had a triple, two singles and three RBI in Friday’s victory. Jordyn Logan drove in two runs with two singles, while Hannah Cooper plated three runs with a hit and sacrifice fly. Freshman Lauren Henson pitched all five innings for the win in the circle.
Lance had a triple and three singles in the series opener Thursday, which the Eagles won, 18-2. Lauren Bieerscenk had two hits, driving home four runs and scoring three runs. Gracelyn Spring had three hits for the Eagles. Cassie Vasquez was the winning pitcher, allowing five hits, and striking out six.
Texarkana won Thursday’s nightcap, 9-0. Bierschenk, Logan and Spring had two hits each for the Eagles. Henson was the winning pitcher. She went the distance, allowing four hits, walking three and striking out five.