GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' baseball team beat Linfield 12-9 in a wild game on Saturday night at AirHogs Stadium in Grand Prairie.
Linfield jumped out to a 3-0 lead with a run on an error in the second inning and a sacrifice fly and RBI single in the third.
Tyler Bradshaw gave the Cowboys the lead with an RBI single in the fourth and John Paul Tople added a two-run single. Hunter Garrison had an RBI double and Cade Johnson an RBI single to make the score 8-3 after five innings.
Jaime Dominguez made it 10-3 with a two-run single in the seventh inning. Linfield scored five times in the eighth inning to cut the deficit to 10-8.
HSU responded with two runs in the eight on a passed ball and a Garrison RBI groundout to make it 12-8. Linfield received a home run Levi Villa Horner.
Garrison and Buckner had three hits each for HSU to pace the 14-hit attack.
Mitch Grove took the loss in relief for Linfield. Horner had three hits to lead the Wildcats.
The Cowboys are now 1-1 on the year and Linfield fell to 0-2. HSU will play Concordia on Sunday at 4 p.m.