Texas Tops UT Arlington

Porter Brown went 3-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs and three runs to lead the University of Texas Longhorns (33-17) over the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Mavericks (25-22) by a score of 10-to-5.  Peyton Powell, Garret Guillemette and Eric Kennedy each had two hits. 

Texas’ starter Charlie Hurley (4-0)  pitched five solid innings, allowing just two runs on five hits. He struck-out two batters with no walks. 

UTA’s Andrew Lucas (1-2) suffered the loss, allowing three runs on one hit in 1.2 innings of work.  Lucas allowed four walks and struck-out one batter. 

Texas opened the scoring in the first inning with Powell’s solo home run.  Dylan Campbell extended his Longhorn record hitting streak to 27 games with a two-run single, in the second inning. Rylan Galvan added a run in the fourth inning on an RBI ground-out. 

The Mavericks added two runs in the fifth inning starting with when Matt Cavanagh’s bases-loaded grounder into a double play, scoring the runner from third.  Sam Crowell’s single brought home the sole-remaining base runner. 

The Longhorns counter in the bottom of the fifth with Jack O’Dowd’s two-run RBI single, and Jared Thomas’ two-run home run. 

Bats were silent until Texas added two runs in the eighth inning on Brown’s two-run round-tripper. 

UTA added three runs in the top of the ninth inning, loading the bases with Tyce Armstrong’s lead-off single, Cade Sumbler’s walk, and Cavanagh’s single.  Armstrong scored when Crowell was hit by a pitch, and Garrison Berkley plated two runs on field’s choice and an error.  

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