Bearkats Rally In 7th To Beat Bulldogs

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HUNTSVILLE -- Catcher Heath Pugh's two run double sparked a four-run seventh inning to power Sam Houston State past Louisiana Tech 9-6 Saturday afternoon at Don Sanders Stadium.

Jacob Howard (4-1) was the winning pitcher for Sam Houston State (13-6), spreading seven hits over six and two thirds innings while striking out seven Bulldogs.

Keith Stein, Bobby Verbick, Karl Krailo, and Jeremy Holzbach each had two hits for the Bearkats who scored their nine runs on 12 hits and one
Louisiana Tech error.

Stephen Spaugh and Tanner Rainwater pitched in relef with Rainwater picking up his first save of the season.

Rupert Ryan (1-4) was the losing pitcher for Louisiana Tech (14-11)

Line score

Sam Houston State 9, Louisiana Tech 6 (Mar 07, 2007 at Huntsville, TX)
Louisiana Tech...... 000 000 420 - 6 13 1 (14-11)
Sam Houston State... 111 011 40X - 9 12 2 (13-6)
Pitchers: Louisiana Tech - Rupert; Lorio(5); Alsup(7); Braud(7). Sam Houston
State - Howard;
Spaugh(7); Rainwater(7).
Win-Howard(4-1) Save-Rainwater(1) Loss-Rupert(1-4) T-2:57 A-200
Game: LATECH02