UTSA beats Stephen F. Austin, 14-4, for sixth straight victory

UTSA outfielder Garrett Poston batting against Stephen F. Austin on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Roadrunner Field. - photo by Joe Alexander

UTSA outfielder Garrett Poston smashed three doubles and added three RBIs Wednesday night to help the UTSA Roadrunners rally for a 14-4 victory over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. – Photo by Joe Alexander

UTSA extended its winning streak to six games with a 14-4, come-from-behind victory Wednesday night over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks at Roadrunner Field.

Even after the Lumberjacks exploded for four runs in the top of the second for a 4-0 lead, the Roadrunners didn’t flinch, pouring it on with 14 straight runs.

For the game, they stroked 14 hits, including seven for extra bases, to win by run rule in seven innings.

Garrett Poston went 3 for 4 with three doubles. Jonathan Tapia, Chase Keng and Josh Killeen had two hits apiece.

In an 11-run fifth inning for the Roadrunners, Kody Darcy hit a three-run double and Keng added a two-run triple.

Reese Easterling (2-0) picked up the victory with two innings of relief. Drake Smith followed with a scoreless ninth inning and his first save of the season.

Peyton Parker (0-3) took the loss for Stephen F. Austin.

Records

Stephen F. Austin 8-20
UTSA 19-10

Coming up

Friday — UTSA at Old Dominion
Saturday — UTSA at Old Dominion
Sunday — UTSA at Old Dominion

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