UHV Baseball, Softball Friday Updates 4-12
Jaguars Lose In Road Red River Games
Victoria, Texas —
Two UHV teams, in Friday road conference action.
After winning 20 straight, UHV softball, now on a three-game losing streak. The Jaguars drop the opener of their doubleheader at A&M-Texarkana, 5-4. Peyton Branham gives up the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh. UHV homers by Emily Flores and Torey Dumont.
Then the Jaguars lose game two, 8-4, and get swept.
Michelle Revels takes the loss, giving up eight runs in four and a third. UHV RBI’s by Ashley Reyna and Angel Davidson.
UHV baseball has now lost eight in a row after getting swept at LSU-Alexandria, losing game three Friday, 10-4..
Jaguar freshman Bailey Kolb from Industrial gives up ten runs in four innings. UHV gets two hits and two RBI’s from Nathaniel Edison.
The Texas A&M-Texarkana Eagles swept a doubleheader from the 11th-ranked University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars on Friday to complete a three-game sweep in the Red River Athletic Conference matchup.
The Eagles rallied for a 5-4 walk-off win in the opening game and then used a four-run fifth inning to record an 8-4 victory in the nightcap.
The Jaguars fall to 27-6 overall and 15-3 in conference, while the Eagles improve to 16-11 overall and 10-5 in conference.
The Eagles jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the opening game before the Jaguars grabbed the lead in the top of the third on a two-run home run by Emily Flores (JR/Houston, TX).
The Eagles got two runs back in the bottom of the fourth and then added a solo tally in the fifth to tie the game. The Eagles then used back-to-back two-out doubles in the seventh to claim the victory.
UHV jumped in front with a solo run to open Game 2 as Flores singled and scored on a single by Ashley Reyna (SO/Harlingen, TX).
The Jaguars added two more in the third as Michelle Revels (SR/Corpus Christi, TX) singled and moved to third on Dumont’s double. Reyna then singled Revels home and Dumont scored on an Eagles error.
The Eagles got on the scoreboard with a single run in the third, then added three more in the fourth before opening up an 8-3 lead with a four-run fifth.
The Jaguars would added another run in the sixth as Marissa Longoria (JR/Houston, TX) doubled and scored on a single by Davidson.
The Jaguars will return to action Tuesday for their final home games of the season when they host Texas Southern in a non-conference doubleheader at 2 p.m. at the Victoria Youth Sports Complex.
The LSU-Alexandria Generals completed their three-game Red River Athletic Conference sweep over the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars on Friday with a 10-4 victory.
The Jaguars fall to 16-24 overall and 9-12 in conference, while the General improve to 27-15 overall and 14-7 in conference.
The Generals opened up a 5-0 lead through the first three innings, before the Jaguars broke up the shutout with a solo run in the fourth.
Luis Vargas (JR/Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela) opened the inning with a single to center and Caleb Zoda (JR/Frisco, TX) added a one-out single through the hole at short. Derek Smith (SO/Richmond, TX) walked to load the bases and with two outs, Nathaniel Edison (SO/Goliad, TX) drew a walk to force home the Jaguars’ first run.
The Generals answered right back in five runs in the bottom of the fourth and the Jaguars were unable to overcome the big inning.
The Jaguars added a run in the seventh and two more in the ninth.
Smith brought home the Jaguars second run in the seventh after being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.
Another bases loaded walk to Edison and another hit batter plated the Jaguars’ two ninth inning runs before the Generals finished off the win on a fielder’s choice out.
Vargas finished with three hits to lead the Jaguars, while Edison added a pair of hits and two RBI. Zoda, Garrett Harrison (JR/Victoria, TX), Joshua Fonseca (SR/Pasadena, TX), and Chase Tamez (SR/Cypress, TX) also each had hits for the Jaguars.
The Jaguars return to action Tuesday when they host St. Edward’s University in a 2 p.m. contest at Riverside Stadium.
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