Three homers, along with several other extra-base hits, helped power the Angelina College Roadrunners to a 9-4, 7-2 sweep of TCS Post Grad in a non-conference affair Monday at Roadrunner Field, giving the ‘Runners their fourth straight win.
Mitch Andrews and Cort McPherson each blasted two-run shots in the opening win, and Jacob Finke added a two-run shot in the nightcap. Dustin West added a two-run double in the late game, and Chris Estrada added an RBI single in AC’s five-run fifth inning. Aaron Bowley drove in the ‘Runners’ first run with a fourth-inning groundout.
Daniel Lingua and Elijah Rodriguez teamed up on the mound, with Lingua allowing just two runs over four innings. Rodriguez threw three scoreless innings in relief.
In the opener, Andrews drove in a total of three runs with his two-run homer and an RBI double. McPherson drove in two with his blast over the centerfield wall, and Mitch Henshaw and Jared Velasco each doubled home runs. Starting pitcher Grant Cox scattered five hits over five innings, and Cameron Williams and Cody Cash each tossed a relief inning.
The Roadrunners (11-15, 3-6) will open a three-game series at Northeast Texas Community College starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday. The series concludes with a doubleheader starting at 1 p.m. on Friday in Mount Pleasant.
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