Nevada At New Mexico State University Game Ends In 10-10 Tie After Eight Innings
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The University of Nevada (16-13-1, 1-2-1 WAC) at New Mexico State University (24-11-1, 2-1-1 WAC) Western Athletic Conference baseball game at Presley Askew Field Sunday afternoon ended in a 10-10 tie do to travel curfew. The Wolf Pack are now 16-13-1 on the season and 1-2-1 in WAC play while the Aggies stand at 24-11-1 on the year and 2-1-1 in the conference.
The Pack scored four runs in the first and four more in the third inning to jump out to an early 8-0 advantage. Four different Pack hitters drove in a run in the first inning. In the third inning right fielder Brian Barnett and third baseman Garrett Yrigoyen hit back-to-back solo home runs. Center fielder Westley Moss delivered a two RBI triple to make it an eight-run cushion.
The Aggies scored six times in the bottom of the third inning to close within two. Second baseman Parker Hipp had a two RBI single in the big inning.
Nevada scratched out single runs in the fourth and fifth innings to push the lead back to four runs at 10-6. The Aggies got a run in the fifth and three in the seventh to tie the game at 10-10. Designated hitter Mike Sodders' single scored the tying runs.
Both teams went scoreless in the eighth inning and the game ended in a tie do to a travel curfew.
Left fielder Nick Melino (3-for-4,2R,RBI) and right fielder Brian Barnett (3-for-4,R,2RBI) led the Pack with three hits apiece. Moss and Barnett finished with two RBI each.
Hipp (4-for-4,3R,2RBI) finished with a game-high four hits and drove in two.
Nevada's next action is a single game at Peccole Park on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. with Saint Mary's College.