FORTH WORTH, TX – The no.11 LSU Shreveport Pilots Baseball Team defeated the Texas Wesleyan Rams 12-3 in a non-conference mid week game on Monday afternoon. The Pilots improve to 37-9 while the Rams fall to 37-9.
FROM THE COACH
"I thought we did a great job as a team, said LSUS Head Coach Brent Lavallee. We had some great players playing out of position and they adapted very well. Every picture that came through did the job we asked them to and their offense did a great job scoring runs. It was a tough day to hit with the wind blowing like it was. Texas Wesleyan is a very good team and I am glad we rose to the challenge. "
HOW IT HAPPENED
Both teams were scoreless the first two innings.
The Pilots got on the board first with one run in the third inning.
The Rams answered back with 3 runs of their own in the bottom of the third.
After 2 more scoreless innings by both teams, the Pilots retook the lead with 3 in the top of the sixth.
The Pilots added one more run in the top of the seventh inning then their offense exploded for 7 runs in the eighth inning. Holding on for the 12-3 win.
ON THE MOUND
Andrew Lowe (JR/Bossier City, Louisiana) would get the start for the Pilots today going 2.2 innings giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run on 11 at bats and 3 strikeouts.
Cole Trichel (JR/Monroe, Louisiana) went 3.1 innings and gave up no hits and no earned runs on 9 at bats with 3 strikeouts.
David Jones (JR/Denham Springs, Louisiana) went 2 innings giving up a hit and earned runs, 7 at bats with 1 strikeout.
Adrian Cook (SR/Victoria, Texas) would finish game for the Pilots giving up 1 hits and earned run on 3 at bats with 1 strikeout.
Ricky Perez (JR/Richland, Texas) (4-5) HR 5 RBIs
Ryne Ray (SO/Shreveport, Louisiana) (2-4) 2 RBIs 2 R
Beaux Guilbeau (SR/Carthage, Texas) (3-5) 2 RBIs
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Story by Stevin Moses