February 8, 2011

Texas Lutheran gets extra inning win

Texas Lutheran, Roanoke, Redlands and Louisiana College all scored wins on Tuesday afternoon.

Texas Lutheran (2-1) edge Southwestern (1-2) 3-2 in an ASC non-conference game that featured a pitching duel all afternoon. With the score knotted 2-2 in the eleventh inning, Isaac Tijerina singled home Danny Yancelson with the winning run.

Redlands (1-0) opened the 2011 campaign with authority, shutting out the Golden Eagles of La Sierra by a score of 16-0.  Headlining the victory, senior pre-season D3baseball.com All-America ace Derek Johnson tossed five scoreless innings, while senior outfielders Nate Carlson and Brandon Owashi each tallied four hits on the day. With today's showing, Redlands posted its biggest margin of victory for a season opener in over a decade.

Louisiana College (3-0) remained perfect on the young season Tuesday with a 13-4 win over LSU Alexandria. The Wildcats blew the game open by scoring eight runs on three hits in the third inning highlighted by a three-RBI double by senior catcher Chris Waguespack.

Arkansas Tech scored six runs on just three hits, but benefited from 15 free passes (12 walks, three hit batsmen) to earn the 6-2 win over Hendrix (0-2) on Tuesday afternoon at Tech Field.

In other action, Master's defeated action Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (0-2) 6-2 and Roanoke (1-0) held on for a 10-8 non-conference baseball win over Ferrum (1-1).


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