Rams swept all three games against West Texas A&M

The Angelo State baseball team beat No. 17 West Texas A&M, 2-1 in its first game Friday night, and kept the winning streak going Saturday when they downed West Texas A&M in the doubleheader, with 7-5 and 7-6.

According to a press release issued by Angelo State University, the Buffs were outhit by ASU’s offense in both games Saturday, racking up 33 total hits to the WT’s 14. Dustin Angiel (1-0) earned his first win of the season and Gravlon Brown, closer in game two, earned his fifth win and his sixth save in game one.

With the wins, Rams jumped to 27-17 overall and remains in a tie with Texas A&M-Kingsville for first place in the Lone Star Conference with a 19-9 LSC record.

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After Friday night’s game, Angelo State baseball coach Kevin Brooks said, “It was a big win for us tonight. Matt Shannon really stepped up tonight, battled, put us on his back and did a phenomenal job. Playing well defensively has been the formula for our success and we have to continue to do in so in order to win.”

With the loss, West Texas A&M dropped to 29-14 overall and 17-12 LSC. Closer Kyle Tinius (3-3) was credited with the team’s pair of losses.

The Rams will play its last regular season match-up and three game series away from home against Cameron this weekend. The first game will start at 3 p.m. Friday, followed by a doubleheader at 1 p.m. Saturday.