February 23, 2019
ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' baseball won the first game in a three-game series against LeTourneau on Saturday night 6-3 in American Southwest Conference play.
Hunter Garrison and Jamie Dominguez had a pair of RBIs in the third to get the Cowboys up 2-0. The Yellow Jackets would eventually get a 3-2 lead in the sixth inning, but a leadoff double by John Paul Tople in the eighth would cash in for a three-run inning for the Cowboys to retake the lead and go on to win 6-3.
For LeTourneau, Bryce Brueggemeyer had a pair of RBIs on one hit and a sac fly.
Jaxon Terrell got the start on the mound for the Cowboys and pitched a gem going the full nine innings with seven strikeouts and only allowing five hits on the night. Konner Gayle took the loss for the Yellow Jackets.
HSU is now 2-5 on the year and 1-0 in ASC play. LeTourneau moves to 3-5 and 0-1 in conference. The Cowboys will be back in action Sunday at 1 and 3 p.m. to finish the series with LeTourneau.
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