VICTORIA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s baseball team remained unbeaten in the Red River Athletic Conference Saturday by sweeping another doubleheader from the University of Houston-Victoria.
Only the first game counted in the RRAC standings, and it took the Eagles 11 innings to beat Victoria, 8-6. The nightcap was a 10-0 rout in seven innings.
The Eagles (14-7, 3-0) led 3-0 in the opener when Victoria exploded for four runs to take the lead. TAMU-T trailed 6-5, but tied the score with a single run in the eighth.
Eagles had 20 hits in conference opener
Texarkana had 20 hits in the first game, including home runs by Jaylan Prince and Kealon Martin. Prince also had two doubles, scoring twice and driving home two runs. Blake Seagraves and Brayden Cook had four hits each, while Martin, Cal Pequeno and Brandon Riley had two hits each.
Noah Vaughn was the winning pitcher in relief of Sam Wells. Michael Herrera got the final three outs of the game with two strikeouts.
Jordan Johnson blanked Victoria six innings in the second game. He scattered five hits, walking one and striking out four. Sean Townsend pitched the seventh, with two strikeouts.
Martin smashed another home run and double. He scored twice and drove in three runs. Prince had a double and single, and Isaac D’Agostino had a double and single. Riley had two singles.
Cormier pitches another gem for Eagles
Junior Dorrie Cormier followed Friday’s no-hitter with a three-hit shutout Saturday in Texas A&M-Texarkana’s 4-0 win over Huston-Tillotson.
The Eagles improve to 7-6 on the year and 2-1 in the RRAC.
Cormier walked none for the second straight day, and struck out five.
Lauren Bierschenk drove in two runs for the Eagles in the sixth inning with a double. Freshman Alicia Mora had two singles and drove in a run.