SAN MARCOS -- The Texas State softball team fell to Texas Tech this afternoon at Bobcat Stadium. The Red Raiders defeated the Bobcats 6-1 to capture the win on day two of the Texas Shootout.
An RBI single by Samantha Camello in the second inning gave the Red Raiders the first score of the game. Texas Tech took a 2-0 lead in the third inning when Katelyn Williams hit a sacrifice fly to deep to deep right field.
Texas State was able to tally a run in the third inning when Jordan Masek scored on a throwing error by the Texas Tech third baseman.
The Red Raiders scored in the fourth inning on an error by Anna Hernandez, and then tallied a trio of runs in the seventh inning off a pair of home runs to keep Texas State at a distance and seal the win.
Ashley Wright (2-4) was credited with the loss after 2.0 innings in the circle. Four different Bobcats tallied a hit in the game. Freshman Kellie Baker recorded a hit in the fifth inning to increase her reached base streak to 12 games.
Cara Custer (2-1) pitched a complete game for her second win of the season. She fanned nine batters, and allowed zero earned runs.
Texas State will face Sam Houston State tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. in its fourth game of the Texas Shootout.