UT baseballers take game, series from Sac St.

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by Matt Mitchell

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Posted on February 17, 2013 at 7:46 PM

 Sophomore lefty Dillon Peters allowed only two runs in seven innings Sunday while five players recorded two hits each as the NR/No. 24 Texas Longhorns earned a 6-3 win over the Sacramento State Hornets. The Longhorns recorded 12 hits on the afternoon to win the weekend series in front of 5,667 fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

Peters (1-0) allowed two runs on five hits with a walk and a strikeout for Texas (2-1). Matt MoynihanTaylor StellMark PaytonC.J Hinojosaand Weston Hall had two hits apiece. Payton finished the weekend 7-for-12 (.583) at the plate while Hinojosa was 6-for-11 (.545) for the three games. Texas hit .347 as a team with seven stolen bases.

Sacramento State (1-2) recorded two solo homers on the afternoon with David Del Grande getting one of them in a 2-for-4 performance. Zach Morgan (0-1) took the loss after surrendering four runs on six hits in three innings.

The Hornets posted the first run of the game in the top of the first as Rhys Hoskins drove in Nathan Lukes, who was hit by a pitch on the first ball of the game.

UT started strong, driving in runs during the first four innings of the game. Stell started off the bottom of the inning with a single up the middle and a steal at second. Payton drove in Stell on a base hit to post the Longhorns' first run of the game. 

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