Baseball team is currently on four-game losing streak

Baseball team is currently on four-game losing streak The South Dakota baseball team lost to St. Mary's in college baseball in San Antonio, TX, on Thursday, March 8.

Dustin Moore had a pair of hits, two runs scored and an RBI for South Dakota.

South Dakota rallied from a 6-0 deficit to take a 9-8 lead in the fourth but were unable to hold off St. Edward's, who registered a 13-9 win and a doubleheader sweep over the Coyotes on March 7 in Austin.

Offensively, the Coyotes had a better game in game two. Rob Heisel had two hits and one RBI while Eric Archer had two hits, a run and two RBI.

St. Edward's exploded for 11 runs in the first three innings and received a strong pitching performance from Chris Lengefeld to turn back South Dakota, 16-1, on March 6 in a game played at Austin.

The Coyotes' pitching struggled as three pitchers allowed 16 runs and 16 hits. The Coyotes did not fare much better on the offensive side as they scored just one run and five hits. Heisel had a single and scored a run for South Dakota.

Behind a one-hit shutout by Joseph Kantz, Houston Baptist broke the South Dakota baseball team's three-game winning streak with a 6-0 victory in a game played at Austin on March 6.

The Coyotes could muster just one hit, a single by catcher David Iman. Mike Parkin suffered his first defeat of the season. In five innings of work, he allowed six hits, five runs, four walks and struck out four.

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