Pilots Win Game One, Fall in Extra Innings in Game Two Versus Texas Wesleyan
March 06, 2008
Shreveport, La. - The LSUS Pilots picked up a 10-6 victory over Texas Wesleyan in game one of Wednesday's doubleheader at Pilot Field, but saw their eight-game home winning streak snapped in game two, falling to the Rams 12-11 in 10 innings.
The Pilots got two hits apiece from Josh Todd and David Bradley in the first game of the twin bill, as the Pilots scored 10 runs on eight hits in the victory.
Todd, Jeff Ledet and Craig Barnes all homered in the contest, while starting pitcher Zac Ray picked up his first win of the season on the mound for the Pilots.
Todd finished the game with three RBIs, and Barnes, Ledet and Matt Moseley each added two RBIs.
In game two, the Pilots trailed 9-5 in the bottom of the seventh inning, but rallied to tie the game at 9-9 thanks to a bases clearing triple by Bryan Stebbings.
The Rams went back ahead 11-9 after scoring two runs in the top of the ninth, but the Pilots answered with two runs of their own in the bottom of the inning to extend the game. Todd doubled in the Pilots first run of the ninth and later scored on a RBI single by Brandon Bravata.
The Pilots looked to have gotten out of a jam in the top of the tenth after throwing out a Rams runner at the plate on a suicide squeeze attempt for the second out. However, the Rams were able to get the eventual game-winning run across the plate two batters later on a infield single into the hole at short.
LSUS (16-6, 10-3) will travel to Mobile for a three-game weekend GCAC series versus the University of Mobile Rams on Friday and Saturday.