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Red Raiders have "A New Hope" after blowing out Longhorns 16-5

The bats came to life on Saturday, propelling the Red Raiders to victory and tying the series.

Ryan Smith

The Red Raiders tie up the series with a 16-5 blowout over the Texas Longhorns after dropping the series opener 12-6.

Caleb Kilian got the start and pitched a career-high 6.1 innings. The Sophomore allowed four runs on six hits with two strikeouts. His performance earned him the win and brought his record to 8-1. Caleb Freeman, Jose Quezada and Connor Queen all made appearances on the mound with Queen pitching a full inning of shutout baseball.

Where Tech really shined was in the offense, which put up 16 runs on 13 hits. Cody Farhat was the hero of the game going 4-4 with three runs and three RBIs. Josh Jung and Michael Davis each put up a home run. Davis’ came in the second inning and gave the Red Raiders an early 1-0 lead. Jung’s came in the fifth inning and brought in Klein to bring the score to 6-1. In total, seven Red Raiders recorded hits and eight recorded runs.

The Red Raiders will wrap up the series Sunday at 2:00 PM on FSSW+.