LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Baseball got its first win of the season Friday, beating six home runs in an 18-3 rout by Houston Baptist.
Jace Jung hit two home runs, and Cole Stilwell, Cal Conley, Nate Rombach and Braydon Runion each hit. Stilwell’s explosion was a grand slam that gave the Red Raiders a 7-0 lead in the second half.
Texas Tech went down pointless in the first half, but put up 15 runs over the next two.
Brandon Birdsell got the start of the pile for the Red Raiders and gave up three races (two earned) in 4.1 innings.
Eight Texas Tech players recorded several hits in the skewed victory. Jung and Stilwell tied for team management with four RBIs each.
The Red Raiders will play the Huskies again on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s match starts at 14:00