The Texas baseball team took multiple leads over Oklahoma State, but none lasted as the Cowboys topped the Longhorns in a walk-off 11-10 win to complete the sweep in Stillwater on Saturday.
A six-run sixth inning and two runs in the ninth doomed UT this time. Oklahoma State (25-13, 10-5 Big 12) outscored Texas (24-18, 5-9) 36-12 for the series.
Andrew Navigato hit an RBI single to end the game in the bottom of the ninth, scoring Hueston Morrill. Noah Sifrit scored on a wild pitch earlier in the inning to tie the contest.
The Longhorns finally found some offense after scoring just two runs in the first two games.
Duke Ellis, Eric Kennedy, Austin Todd, Zach Zubia and Tate Shaw each drove in a pair of runs for Texas.
The Longhorns took a lead in the first inning on a two-run double by Zubia.
Oklahoma State answered with a run in the bottom half of the inning and tied the game in the third.
After the teams traded a pair of runs in the fourth, Texas took a 5-3 lead in the top of the sixth. A pair of groundouts allowed two runs to cross the plate.
That’s when the Cowboys unleashed six runs on the Horns, taking a 9-5 lead in the sixth. Navigato hit a two-run double in the inning.
Texas fought back in the top of the seventh, plating four runs to tie the game. Shaw highlighted the inning with a two-run homer.
Ellis scored on a sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth for the would-be winning run, but Mason Bryant couldn’t close it out. Texas sent a total of 10 pitchers to the mound, with Donny Diaz taking the loss. Logan Gragg got the win for the Cowboys in the 4-hour, 27-minute game.
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