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WAC Baseball Recaps - May 11
Courtesy: Louisiana Tech

CSU Bakersfield 11, Seattle U 9
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—(CSUB Media Relations) For the second consecutive evening Bakersfield (33-18, 16-7 WAC) used a hot start to defeat Seattle U (19-31, 8-14 WAC) as the ‘Runners held off the Redhawks 11-9 Saturday night.

The Roadrunners sent 11 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first on the way to scoring seven runs. Oscar Sanay (Jr., Chula Vista, Calif., Bonita Vista HS) and Mylz Jones (Fr., Palmdale, Calif., Paraclete HS) both drove in two runs during the frame.
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UT Arlington 6, Texas State 5 (14)
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ARLINGTON, Texas – (UTA Media Relations) Darien McLemore knocked a game-winning run in the bottom of the 14th to score Greg McCall, UT Arlington slipped past Texas State 6-5 on Saturday at Clay Gould Ballpark.

"I really thought we competed today," UT Arlington coach Darin Thomas said. "It wasn't always pretty. They're a good club."

The Mavericks tied the game twice, once in the eighth and again in the 12th, and overcame a bases-loaded situation by the Bobcats in the top of the 14th to knot the three-game series at one a piece.
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UTSA 6, New Mexico State 5
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SAN ANTONIO — (UTSA Media Relations) New Mexico State scored twice in the ninth inning and had the tying run at third base, but Matt Sims induced back-to-back fly outs to close out the game and UTSA picked up a 6-5 victory on Saturday at Roadrunner Field.

The Aggies (27-23, 12-11 WAC) trailed 6-3 entering the ninth, but back-to-back fielding errors by the Roadrunners (27-22, 11-11 WAC) opened the door for a potential comeback.

Sims then entered the game and gave up a run-scoring single to Michael Medina, which cut UTSA's lead to two. Two batters later, Tanner Rust singled through the right side and sent Kent Blackstone across the play to pull the Aggies to within a run. Sims then forced Parker Hipp to fly out to right field and, four pitches later, induced a Robert Lecount pop out to Daniel Rockett in shallow center to end the contest.
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San Jose State 8, Sacramento State 6
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Sacramento, Calif. – (SJSU Media Relations) A day after San Jose State managed only five hits against Sacramento State, the team belted out 15 on Saturday, and made an impressive comeback against the league’s best closer for an 8-6 Western Athletic Conference victory at John Smith Field.

Nick Schulz’s two-run double with one out in the top of the ninth proved to be the game-winner, ending the Spartans’ seven-game losing streak. The big hit came after second baseman Jacob Valdez drove one through the left side scoring Matt Carroll who also singled in the inning.
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Louisiana Tech 4, Dallas Baptist 1
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Louisiana Tech 5, Dallas Baptist 2
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DALLAS, Texas - (LT Media Relations) Louisiana Tech defeated the Dallas Baptist Patriots, 4-1 and 5-2, in a doubleheader for its first Western Athletic Conference series victory of the season Saturday at Horner Ballpark in Dallas.

LA Tech (18-33, 6-17 WAC) won the first game behind a complete game performance by Phil Maton and ended the day with a come-from-behind victory in the ninth inning in the second game for a sweep of Dallas Baptist (25-26, 11-12 WAC).

"We had some balls fall our way and had a great pitching day with Maton, Ferguson and Dudley on the mound," head coach Wade Simoneaux said. "Maton set the tempo for the whole day and our offense contributed and manufactured runs all day. We're going to come out here and go for the sweep tomorrow with senior Trevor Petersen on the mound."

The two victories on the day are the first the Bulldogs have ever won on the road at Dallas Baptist and it also marks the first series win of the year for LA Tech.
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