Dogs Drop Bearkat Hardballers

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Right fielder Brian Rike hit his 12 th home run of the season to give
Louisiana Tech a three-run first inning and spark the Bulldogs to a 7-2
victory over Sam Houston State in the final game of a three-game weekend series.

The home run scored Nick Grunenwald who singled and Drew Bunting who reached first base on a fielding error.

With one out in the second inning, first baseman Nick Zaleski doubled down the left field line, then scored on an Austin Boggs single up the middle for Sam Houston's first run.

Matt Combs and Adam Cobb hit back-to-back doubles to left field to spark a four-run sixth inning for Louisiana Tech. Albie Goulder added an RBI single to put the Bulldogs up 7-1.

Jeremy Holzbach doubled off the left field wall to lead off the bottom of
the seventh. Clint Mann advanced him to third with a single. Holzbach scored on a bunt single by Keith Stein.

Line Score

Louisiana Tech 7, Sam Houston State 2 (Mar 07, 2007 at Huntsville, TX)
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Louisiana Tech...... 300 004 000 - 7 11 2 (15-11)
Sam Houston State... 010 000 100 - 2 11 1 (13-7)
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Pitchers: Louisiana Tech - Moseley; Braud(8). Sam Houston State - Gray;
Price(6);
Lindenberger(8); Baker(9).
Win-Moseley(3-3) Loss-Gray(1-1) T-2:12 A-172
HR TECH - Rike (12).
Game: LATECH03