SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA — A&M-Texarkana unable to take advantage of base runners in 4-3 loss vs LSU-Shreveport to open RRAC Tournament.
The Eagles left six base runners on before scoring first run in 6th inning. Former Redwater Dragon Nick Anderson and Senior Darren Alexander combined for back to back RBI singles to make score 3-2 LSUS in 6th.
Teddy Henderson kept the Eagles in game going seven innings and pitching out of multiple jams. Neiko Yribe took over on mound in 8th and retired six straight batters including three strike outs.
LSUS starter Renny Tolentino took a no hitter into the 5th. The no hitter was broken by Cole Beckham with a single to lead off 5th. Tolentino walked eight batters but was able to back it up with eight Ks.
LSUS went up 4-2 after RBI single in 7th from Kevin VanAsselberg to score Brenden Meade. The Eagles got back within one run after RBI single from Zachary Boehler to score Kolton Perfect in the 8th.
TAMUT now faces elimination Saturday against the University of the Southwest Mustangs. The Mustangs fell in game 1 of tournament 3-2 vs Jarvis Christian. Southwest swept the Eagles last week in Hobbs to finish regular season.
Due to programming conflicts Saturday’s game has been moved to our sister station KNCB-AM 1320 ESPN Vivian/Shreveport. Listen online at 1320Espn.com and 1320 ESPN on Freed AM Sports app. Pregame show 10:30am first pitch 11am.
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|#2 Texas A&M – Texarkana|
|Winner- Tolentino, Renny (5-1)||Loser- Henderson, Teddy (4-3)||Save- Day, Pat (2)|
|#2 Texas A&M – Texarkana 30-24|