Jaguars split doubleheader against Texas Wesleyan

    FORT WORTH - Dylan Blaha hit a RBI double in the top of the ninth inning to help UHV snap a six-game losing streak and capture a 5-4 win over Texas Wesleyan in the second game of doubleheader Saturday at La Grave Field.

    Texas Wesleyan won the first game 3-2, scoring the winning run with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning.

    Blaha went 2 for 5 with 2 RBIs in the second game for the Jaguars (3-6).

    Joshua Boothe had a triple and a double and scored two runs for UHV, and Stephen Shorkey also had two hits and a RBI.

    Chance Marshall was the winning pitcher with 2.1 innings of hitless relief and Andrew Walker picked up his first save.

    The Rams (7-5) scored two runs in the third inning off of UHV first-game starter Nick Huff and didn't score again until Charles Tabone had a RBI single in the seventh.

    UHV's Corti Wilson hit a two-run home run to tie the game in the top of the seventh.

    The teams conclude the series with a single game Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.

    Texas Wesleyan 3-4, UHV 2-5

    Game 1

    UHV 000 000 2 - 2 4 0

    TWU 002 000 1 - 3 8 0

    One out when winning run scored

    Nick Huff and Brandon Bohanon. Nolan Barbee, Patrick Stanley (7) and Alex Padilla. W: Stanley. L: Huff. S: Stanley. Highlights: (UHV) Corti Wilson 2 for 3, 2-run HR. (TWU) Charles Tabone 2 for 4, 2B, R, RBI; David Kiriakos 2 for 3, 2 R, 2 SB.

    Game 2

    UHV 210 100 001 - 5 9 0

    TWU 020 002 000 - 4 5 0

    Cory Carter, Orlando Quiroga (5), Clayton Fowler (7), Chance Marshall (7), Andrew Walker (9) and Matt Herrera. Sam Martin, Connor Zamora (5), Jacob Lyons (8) and Brian White. W: Marshall. L: Lyons. S: Walker. Highlights: (UHV) Dylan Blaha 2 for 5, 2B, 2 RBIs, SB; Chad Kruse 1 for 3, 2B, R, RBI; Stephen Shorkey 2 for 3, RBI, SB; Joshua Boothe 2 for 3, 3B, 2B, 2 R. (TWU) David Kiriakos 1 for 3, 2B, R, 2 RBIs; Jake Davis 2 for 5, R, RBI. Records: UHV 3-6; TWU 7-5.

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