Texas' #2, Tiarra Davis throws against Baylor in the third inning of action held at the University of Texas' Red and Charline McCombs Field in Austin, Texas, on Sunday May 11, 2014. Texas defeated Baylor 3-2. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Texas softball team tops Texas Tech 8-4, wins series

Posted April 10th, 2016

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Texas’ Bekah Alcozer went 2 for 3 with four RBIs in her first start and led Texas to an 8-4 victory over Texas Tech, clinching the Big 12 series for the Longhorns on Sunday at McCombs Field.

Texas rallied for four runs in the first inning to go ahead 4-1, and a four-run fifth inning put the Longhorns up 8-3.

Texas (19-21) won two out of three against the Red Raiders and is 2-3 in Big 12 play.

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Tiarra Davis improved to 16-8 after allowing three runs, one earned run, on four hits with three walks and three strikeouts over five innings.

Kierra Miles gave the Red Raiders the lead when she hit a solo homer off Davis in the first.

Holly Kern tied it when she hit a grounder to short that bounced off the fielder’s glove and plated a run. A walk loaded the bases, and Alcozer hit a two-run single over the pitcher and into center field. Stephanie Ceo followed with a single down the right-field line that put Texas up 4-1.

The Red Raiders cut the lead to 4-3 in the fifth with a two-run double by Jessica Hartwell.

The Longhorns loaded the bases in the bottom of the inning, and Reagan Hathaway hit a two-run single off the right-field wall. Alcozer knocked a triple that plated two runs and put Texas up 8-3.

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