Bulldogs win with bases-loaded walkBATON ROUGE, La.—Gip Hendrix’s bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning proved to be the difference in the opener as Texarkana College edged Chipola (Fla.) College, 13-12, at Baton Rouge Community College’s stadium.
The second game was called after eight innings with the game tied at 9.
Hendrix drove in four runs in the first game, smacking a 3-run home run in the second inning. David Allday, who leads TC in hitting, had three singles, Jordy Snikeris a double and John Stilson a 2-run double.
Taylor Nichols went the first five innings, leaving with an 11-1 lead, but the Bulldogs bullpen couldn’t hold the lead. Joaquin Hinojosa (3-1) picked up the win, pitching the last two innings.
Austin Atwell led TC’s 8-hit attack in the second game with a double and two singles. Hendrix had a 2-run homer, Brian Ellis had two doubles, driving in two runs, and Jake Rogers and RBI single.
Stilson pitched the first five innings for TC, Zach Fowler hurled a scoreless sixth, and Ty Moore and Colton Reavis finished up with an inning apiece.
The same two teams play another doubleheader today starting at noon.
Texarkana College 243 200 101 — 13 12 0
Chipola College 000 105 042 — 12 14 1
Taylor Nichols, Brittan Diamond (6), Joaquin Hinojosa (8) and Jordy Snikeris. Patrick Corbin, Taylor Martin (5), Tyler Wilson (8) and Dustin Wilson. WP-Hinojosa (3-1). LP-Wilson. HR: TC-Gip Hendrix, 2nd, 2 on; CC-Jacob Rogers, 6th, 2 on.
Texarkana College 002 001 33 — 9 8 1
Chipola College 101 030 13 — 9 7 2
John Stilson, Zach Fowler (6), Ty Moore (7), Colton Reavis (8) and Lance Marvel. Austin Wright, Lance Bailey (5) and Dustin Spruill. HR: TC-Gip Hendrix, 3rd, 1 on.