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.
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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