ABILENE, Texas - The Cowboys' offense came alive to defeat the Pirates 21-2 on Tuesday night.
Hardin-Simmons controlled the game from the outset. The Cowboys opened with 5 runs in the bottom of the 1st. They scored runs on a pair of doubles, a sacrifice fly, and a single through the right side before the Pirates retired the side.
The Pirates continued to close the gap in the 4th. Will Burks singled to the pitcher and advanced all the way to third on a throwing error. He scored on a wild pitch to cut it to 5-2.
However, it would be all HSU for the remainder of the game. The Cowboys scored 5 runs on 4 hits and an error in the bottom half of the inning. In the 5th, they added a run on a RBI triple and in the 6th, scored 10 runs on 8 hits and an error to put the game out of reach.
The Pirates were led offensively by Ketchum Marsh, who went 2-2 with a double, a walk, and drove in a run. The loss drops Southwestern to 3-34 on the year.
The team will remain at home to face Trinity on Saturday, April 20th, beginning at 1:00pm.