WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita State used seven shutout innings from Sam Tewes to defeat Stephen F. Austin 6-0 in the final game of a three-game series.
Tewes allowed seven hits with one walk and three strikeouts and earned his third win of the season. Garrett Bayliff went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a double and a triple to lead the Shocker offense.
The Shockers got on the board in the second inning. Micah Green led off with a double down the left field line and moved to third on a bunt from Daniel Kihle. Dayne Parker then singled to left field to drive in Green and put the Shocks up 1-0.
Garrett Bayliff led off the sixth with a single to left field and moved to third on a double by Casey Gillaspie. An infield single from Chase Simpson scored Bayliff and a sacrifice fly from Green made the score 3-0. Parker Zimmerman’s two-out single scored Simpson to put the Shockers up 4-0.
Back-to-back triples from Joe Haddox and Bayliff in the seventh increased the lead to 5-0 and Tanner Dearman led off the eighth with a walk, stole second and third and scored on a wild pitch for a 6-0 lead.
The Shockers are next in action on Tue., March 11 at Oklahoma State at 6:30 p.m.