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Tech softball wins two

Posted: February 17, 2012 - 11:48pm  |  Updated: February 18, 2012 - 1:11am
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LAS VEGAS — The Texas Tech softball team picked up a pair of wins Friday at the Desert Classic, downing Ohio State, 7-4, and shutting out Long Beach State, 2-0.

The Red Raiders scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning against the Buckeyes to snap a four-game losing streak.

Mikey Kenney was 2 for 4 with two RBIs, and Holley Gentsch was 1 for 3 with two RBIs and a run scored. Raven Richardson hit a solo home run in the fifth.

Cara Custer tossed a complete game shutout against Long Beach State. She gave up seven hits and walked two batters.

TEXAS TECH 7, OHIO STATE 4

Tech 000 016 0 — 7 7 1

OSU 000 010 3 — 4 7 4

Talley, Custer (5) and Gentsch; Endicott, Nichols (6), O’Reilly (7) and Pickett. W—Custer (2-3). L—Endicott (0-3). 2B: Tech, Hall. HR: Tech, Richardson (1); OSU, Herron. Records: Tech 2-4, OSU 2-4.

TEXAS TECH 2, LONG BEACH STATE 0

LBSU 000 000 0 — 0 7 2

Tech 110 000 x — 2 7 0

Hansen and Garcia; Custer and Allen. W—Custer (3-3). L—Hansen (0-3). 2B: LBSU, Tupua-Tautalatasi, Neal; Tech, Bledsoe. Records: LBSU 4-3, Tech 3-4.

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