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Johnston, Cantu lift Texas baseball in 8-1 laugher over Sam Houston State

Starter Kyle Johnston allowed just one hit and a single run, walked two and struck out four in five innings of work en route to winning for the second time in three decisions (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — Junior catcher Michael Cantu had three hits, including his third home run of the season, and four pitchers combined to scatter just three hits as the University of Texas baseball team blasted Sam Houston State, 8-1, Tuesday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

With the victory, UT improved its season record to 20-12, while Sam Houston State slipped to 20-9.

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