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April 26, 2014

College baseball, softball roundup

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CONNORS SWEPT — A pair of one-run losses at Northeastern A&M put a hurt on No. 6 Connors  State in Miami, Okla., on Friday. NEO is  32-12 and 9-4 in OCAC play while Connors dropped to 38-10 and 9-5, one-half game behind NEO in the league standings.

Josh Hammill (7-2) went the distance, scattering seven hits. Hammill gave up a home run in the fifth inning that snapped a 3-3 tie.  Yariel Gonzalez and Jake Borrego had two hits each to lead the Connors hitting. In game two, the Cowboys fell in nine innings. Down 7-6 in the ninth, Hunter Simpson had a pinch-hit single but Jarrard Poteete, on at second, was thrown out at the plate to end the game.

BACONE WINS ONE, LOSES ONE – The Warriors won the opener of their twin bill with Texas College 3-1 before dropping the nightcap 15-11 on Friday. Ronnie Galindo and Smalit Feliz were both 1-for-3 in game one with Galindo scoring once and Feliz driving in one run. Game two saw Peter Rodriguez go 4-for-6 with three RBIs. Tim Hill got the win for Bacone (29-18, 14-8) while Tyler Delzell took the loss.

NSU SPLITS — A three-run second fueled by Cody Begovich’s two-run home run jump-started NSU toward a 5-1 win in the opener at Tahlequah on Friday. Bryce Davenport also homered for NSU and Sequoyah grad Ryan Helsley (6-3) scattered five hits over six innings. Washburn unleashed a 22-hit attack in game two and won 18-4. NSU had 12 hits and four errors. Andrew Walker and  Begovich had three hits each for NSU.

TEXAS TECH 9, OU 5 – The Sooners dropped their Big 12 road series opener on Friday at Texas Tech. Adam Choplick (3-5)  pitched three innings three-plus innings of work and gave up seven runs, all earned, on seven hits and three walks, despite striking out five. Keach Ballard, Anthony Hermelyn and Austin O’Brien all went 2-for-4 for OU (25-18, 5-8 Big 12).

TEXAS 3, OSU 0 – Oklahoma State managed just two hits Friday night as the Cowboys dropped a decision to 10th-ranked Texas in the series opener in Austin, Texas, on Friday. In being shut out for only the second time this season, the Cowboys dropped to 29-13 overall, 11-5 in the Big 12. Jon Perrin suffered the loss for the Cowboys despite allowing just one run on four hits in 4 1/3 innings.

TEXAS-CC 7, ORU 2 – Brandon Healy had a pair of singles in the game, as well as the lone run batted in for the Golden Eagles (24-19, 13-6).

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