Eagles sweep Texas A&M-San Antonio in conference openers

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Katelyn Slamer scored Texas A&M-Texarkana’s final run of the day Wednesday at Bramlett Field as the Eagles registered their first two wins of the 2021 softball season against Texas A&M-San Antonio.

Slamer stroked her fourth hit in the sixth inning of the game in the nightcap. She stole second, moved up on a passed ball, and scored on Erika Richardson’s single to left. That hit game the Eagles an 8-0 run-rule victory.

Slamer had to share the spotlight with pitcher Dorrie Cormier. She shut out TAMU-SA on two hits, walking one and striking out 11. Richardson and Gracelyn Spring had two hits each for the winners. Alicia Mora scored a run and drove in another with a triple, and Jewels Caro had three RBI, despite not having a base hit.

Texas A&M-San Antonio

Texas A&M-San Antonio is newcomer to RRAC

The Eagles also got an outstanding pitching performance in the opener from Anna Westberry. She scattered five hits, while walking four and striking out six in the 2-1 win. The Roadrunners’ only run of the day scored in the seventh.

Mora led Texarkana at the plate with a double and single. Molly Harrison had a run-scoring single, and Laura Dyer contributed an RBI-hit.

TAMU-T is 2-3 on the season, and 2-0 in the Red River Athletic Conference. San Antonio is a newcomer in the RRAC. It slips to 2-2 overall and 0-2 in league play.

The two teams play a single game Thursday.