Baseball team wins home collection over UT Rio Grande Valley

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Kansas State baseball moved its report to 10-9 this season with a sequence win at domestic against the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley over the weekend in Tointon Family Stadium. Junior Chris Ceballos gathered 5 RBIs for the Wildcats inside the series, such as a pair of home runs, but K-State dedicated five mistakes within the final sport of the collection, permitting UTRGV to snag a win for a final standing of two-1. The Wildcats won the opening recreation of the group with UTRGV 3-1 on Friday, subsidized using dominant pitching. Freshman Griffin Hassall pitched four.2 innings, putting out seven and simplest allowing one run on four hits. The bullpen threw 4.1 scoreless innings, with sophomore Andrew Stratman incomes his 2d win of the season. Junior Caleb Littlejim struck out 4 in two innings of labor, and senior Mitch Zubradt accumulated his fourth store of the season. Junior Cameron Thompson went 2-4 with runs, and RBIs from senior Thomas Hughes, sophomore Zach Kokoska and Ceballos had been enough to cozy the win for the Wildcats.

On Saturday, the Wildcat offense erupted in a 7-1 victory to at ease the collection win over the Vaqueros. A two-run 2nd inning and a three-run third helped the Wildcats to their dominating win. Ceballos had a warm bat on Saturday and collected four RBIs with home runs. Junior Dylan Phillips hit a solo domestic run, his 1/3 of the season. Freshman Jordan Wicks earned his third win of the season with 6.1 innings pitched and best allowing one run on five hits with six strikeouts. The Wildcats did not get the collection sweep as UTRGV took the very last recreation 6-five on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats had been held scoreless after the 5th inning, leading 5-3, but gave up runs within the 6th, 7th and a solo home run via senior Anthony Gomez might deliver UTRGV a 6-5 lead. Phillips becomes the dropping pitcher after giving up the sport-winning domestic run to UTRGV. K-State devoted five mistakes in the very last recreation and allowed two unearned runs because of errors. Despite the win, UTRGV left twelve runners on base in comparison to the five left on base with the aid of K-State. The Wildcats will have a -recreation series at domestic against Canisius on Tuesday and Wednesday at 3 p.M. Earlier than touring to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to open the original Big 12 Conference series of the season on Friday towards Oklahoma State.