Posted on Jun 4, 2021
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Texas Tech Hits 3 HRs to Defeat Army 6-3 in first NCAA Regional Game:

Shortstop Cal Conley hits two home runs, one in third with one on base and a second HR in fifth, and a two run HR by Braxton Fulford to left in 4th powered Texas Tech to 6-3 win played at Dan Law Field in Lubbock, Texas.

Army will play game tomorrow based on outcome of tonight's North Carolina versus UCLA game.

Army got to a lead in 1st on double by Kevin Dubrule scoring on single by 2nd Baseman Tim Simoes.

In bottom of 2nd Tech scored on a single by Nate Romback and double by Packer Kelley to tie game at 1-1.

In top 3rd, Army manufactured a run as head coach Jim Foster says he likes to see his team do on single by Hunter Meade, who then stole second and third, and scored on an error by the catcher. Army went to 2-1 lead.

In bottom of 3rd TT went ahead 3-2 on two run HR by Cal Conley then in 4th advanced to a 5-2 lead on a double by Wilson and HR by Fulford. The Raiders added a run in 5th on second HR of game by Conley.

Army Right fielder Jeremiah Adams hit a HR to left to get Army a run to trail 6-3.

Army starter Anthony LoRicco went 6 innings, gave up 8 hits and six runs all earned. Joel Rubin pitched the 7th, Trevor Finan and Teddy Lepcio finished the game.

Chase Hampton pitched 6 innings for the win giving up 7 hits and 2 runs, one of which was earned.

North Carolina defeated UCLA 5-4 in second game, Army will play UCLA at 3 PM Saturday in Elimination game.

Ken Kraetzer for SALRadio
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Thanks as always, Ken Kraetzer!
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Edited 17 d ago
Today's game Army vs UCLA begins at 3 PM EST on ESPN2.
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Photos are courtesy of NCAA and Texas Tech University.
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