Rubber game today in Houston after they split the first 2 games Texas wins 8-2 over Houston. Texas got it going in the top of 1st inning they had bases loaded on three walks Trey Faltine draw a walk Eric Kennedy scores on the play, Ivan Melendez with a hit up the middle the 2nd baseman missed play it Ardoin and Zubia score on the play, Cam Williams with the same hit up the middle 2nd baseman couldn’t have time to throw Williams out Faltine scores on the play 4-0 Texas. Houston would cut the lead in the 2nd and 3rd inning McMillan Sac Fly and Uhse with a ground ball out Lovelace scores 4-2 Texas. Top of the 4th Texas adds on the lead with a 3 run inning Austin Todd with a RBI infield hit Melendez scores, Antico walk with bases loaded Williams scored, Zubia sac fly Todd scores. Bottom of the 6th Houston had it chance to put up some runs Kolby Kubichek got the first 2 outs gives up a single to Benjamin, Pendergrass hit by the pitch, McMillan walks with bases loaded Kubichek gets a big strikeout to end Houston threat. It was scoreless until the 9th inning on Trey Faltine solo home run. 8-2 Texas. Bottom of the 9th Houston Cole Quintanilla gives a walk, Lovelace ground out into a double play then Edmondson strikes out to end the game. Texas had 5 infield hits, a single to center and a solo home run also draw 10 walks. Kolby Kubichek goes 2-1 on the year going 6.0 innings, 2H, 2R, 1ER, 2BB,9K a career high. Jared Southard goes one inning and Cole Quintanilla goes 2 innings.
Austin Todd 2-5, 1RBI. Mike Antico 0-3, 1RBI. Zach Zubia 0-3, 1RBI. Trey Faltine 2-4 2RBI, 1HR. Ivan Melendez 1-4. Cam Williams 1-4, 1RBI. Mitchell Daly 1-3
Next up for Texas Tuesday against Sam Houston then a weekend matchup 2002 CWS Final against South Carolina. Hook’em 🤘🏻🐂