The Patriots Struggled Against Tarleton State University

The Patriots were swept over the weekend by Tarleton State University.

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Game 1

The Patriots lost the lead early and couldn’t come back in a 9-0 loss to Tarleton State University.  Austin Valdez (Sr./Mansfield, TX) took the loss for the Patriots.  He threw five and a third innings, allowing nine runs, and ten hits. Erick Garcia (Sr./Grand Prairie, TX) came in relief throwing two and two thirds innings, allowing zero runs, and zero hits.

Ivan Rios (Jr./Fort Worth, TX), Ryan Sloma (So./Flower Mound, TX), Matt Garza (Jr./San Antonio, TX), and Stephen Webb (Fr./Arlington, TX) each collected a hit in the contest.  The Patriots offense was silenced as they were shutout by the Texans dominate pitching.

Game 2

The Patriots pitched well in the second contest, but couldn’t find enough runs in the second game verse Tarleton State University. Colton Glover (Sr./Shreveport, LA) had a strong outing for the Patriots.  He threw five innings, giving up three runs, and four hits.  Ryan Rivera (So./San Antonio, TX) came in relief throwing one inning, giving up zero runs, and zero hits.

The Patriots offense struggled as they were shutout in consecutive games by the Texans.  Matt Garza (Jr./San Antonio, TX), Lorenzo Lynch (Jr./Cedar Hill, TX), and Tyler Brown (Jr./Bastrop, TX) each collected a hit in the contest.

Game 3

The Patriots surrendered the lead early in their third loss to Tarleton State University.  Josh Darden (Jr./Athens, TX) took the loss for the Patriots.  He threw one and one-third innings, giving up seven runs, four hits, and striking out one.  Brandon Ventura (Jr./Fort Worth, TX) threw one inning in relief, giving up six runs, and five hits.  Dalton Land (Jr./Pasadena, TX) threw two and two-thirds innings in relief, giving up zero runs, and four hits.  Noah Vaughan (So./Aubrey, TX) threw three innings in relief, giving up zero runs, and one hit.

The Patriots offense woke up in the fourth inning with a three run blast from Lorenzo Lynch (Jr./Cedar Hill, TX.)  Lynch ended the contest with four RBI’s.  James Duvall (So./Grapevine, TX) had a multi-hit game and an RBI in the fifth inning.  Tyler Brown (Jr./Bastrop, TX), and Ryan Sloma (So./Flower Mound, TX) each had a hit in the contest.

The Patriots look to bounce back next weekend at LeTourneau University.

Game 1
February 10th @ 5pm

Game 2
February 10th @ 7pm

Game 3
February 11th @11am