EDINBURG — The UTPA baseball team completed its fifth doubleheader sweep of the season by beating NJIT in a doubleheader Saturday at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.
The Broncs (22-18), 13-2 Great West) took Game 1 8-7 (in 7 innings) and Game 2 6-2. The series finale this at 11 a.m.
The nightcap was tied at 2 after six and a half innings, but the Broncs took the lead for good in the bottom of the seventh. when Dillon Engelhart hit an RBI-double.
The Broncs added some insurance in the eighth when, with the bases loaded and two outs, Alex Howe hit a two-run single. That made a winner of Bryan Maxwell (1-1) who pitched an inning and two-thirds of scoreless relief, striking out two. Dylan Badura started the game.
In Game 1, Will Klausing and Alberto Morales has key RBI hits in the fifth inning as the Broncs rallied to win. Matt Daniels got in the win.