Texas Longhorns celebrate their win over the Wichita State Shockers during the Texas Classic at McCombs Field in Austin on Thursday, February 6, 2020. [LOLA GOMEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

BEVO BEAT Softball

No run rule, but Texas softball wins

Posted February 13th, 2020

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A three-run fourth inning helped the No. 6 Texas softball team take a 4-0 win over California Baptist at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge in Mexico on Thursday.

Unlike the Longhorns’ first six wins, all run-rule victories, this one against the Lancers took seven innings.

Courtney Day recorded the shutout, allowing just four hits while striking out four in seven innings.

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An RBI single by Colleen Sullivan brought the first run home for Texas in the second inning. Courtney Day scored after hitting a double to get on base.

A two-out double by Lauren Burke sparked the Longhorns in the fourth inning. Reagan Hathaway followed with a double that scored Burke and Tuesday DerMargosian.

Another double by Janae Jefferson drove home Hathaway in the next at-bat.

Texas is next schedule to play two games, against Utah and Tennessee, on Friday at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge.

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