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Waxahachie, TX

February 5, 2019 | Blake Cochran


The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) baseball team’s five-game winning streak has come to an end against Tabor College this weekend in Waxahachie. Tabor swept the Lions 4-16, 4-5, and 2-24 over their three-game series which puts their overall record at 5-3 so far. Tabor is now 5-0 from sweeping Randall University and SAGU.

Game one was neck to neck after the first inning 2-3 then it was all Tabor afterward scoring 13 in the final four innings. Kyle Coolidge had another double on the season to knock in two runners landing him in the top 15 nationally in total RBI’s. Ben Bills went two for two on the first day keeping his batting average above .500 on the season.

Game two the Lions were up 3-2 going into the last inning, the Bluejays scored three runs on two singles hit to the outfield and one sac fly to center field giving Tabor the advantage 5-3. SAGU was able to gain a run back when Kyle Contreras hit a sac fly to left field that would score Bills. Bases loaded with one out in the bottom of the 7th, the Lions were unable to tie it up as a runner was picked off followed by the last batter striking out.

Last game of the series the Bluejays started out the game 1-13 at the end of the second inning and a deficit the Lions would be unable to come back from. Contreras, Case Harrell, Andrew Diaz, and Robert Lopez had hits on the day which would be good for two runs. Blake Lewis had the best outing pitching-wise, throwing a scoreless inning and allowing only one hit.

The Lions will be back in action this weekend as they travel to Marshall, TX, to face Wiley College. Wiley is 4-2 on the season; sweeping Arlington Baptist then splitting with St. Mary University. Two games will be on Friday 2/8 at 12 pm then 2 pm and Saturday’s games will be at the same times. 


Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at www.sagu.edu

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