Jaguars advance to tournament semifinal
LYNN, Mass. - UHV scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 3-2 win over Cal State-San Marcos at the Association of Independent Institutions Baseball Championship on Sunday at Fraser Field.
The Jaguars improved to 22-30 and moved into a semifinal game against LSU-Alexandria at noon Monday.
If UHV wins, it will play for the championship at 3 p.m. Monday against Georgia Gwinnett.
A win would also secure a berth for the Jaguars in a NAIA regional tournament.
UHV trailed 2-0 heading to the sixth inning but tied the game on a double by Kyle Bludau and an infield single by Stephen Shorkey.
The Jaguars scored the decisive run on a single by Robert Zaragoza.
Andre Del Bosque pitched four innings of one-hit relief to earn the win.
Zaragoza and Ryan Suescun each had two hits for UHV.
UHV 3, Cal State-San Marcos 2
CSSM 100 100 000 - 2 7 1
UHV 000 003 00x - 3 8 1
Hunter Brown, Kyle Kuck (7), Justin Hertzmann (7) and Rich Montanez. Cory Carter, Andre Del Bosque (6) and Matthew Herrera. W: Del Bosque. L: Brown. Highlights: (CSSM) Dylan Costello 3 for 4, 2B, R; Montanez 2 for 3; Noah Buchanan 1 for 2, RBI, 2 SB. (UHV) Del Bosque 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 SO; Ryan Suescun 2 for 4, R; Dylan Blaha 1 for 3, 2B; Kyle Bludau 1 for 4, 2B, R, RBI; Robert Zaragoza 2 for 3, RBI; Ryan Pearsall 1 for 3, 2B. Records: CSSM 30-18; UHV 22-30.