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Texas baseball rolls past Texas State, 9-2

Right fielder Patrick Mathis drilled his third home run of the season to seal a 9-2 win for the Texas baseball team over Texas State (photo courtesy of texasstate.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — Sometimes, one is enough.

The University of Texas baseball team got all the offense it would need in the first inning Tuesday, jumping out to a 4-0 lead after the first stanza and never looking back en route to a 9-2 victory over Texas State at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

With the victory, the Longhorns improved their season record to 23-13, while Texas State fell to 20-14.

Freshman third baseman Ryan Reynolds drove in the game’s first run when he smacked a double to score left fielder Tate Shaw with the game’s first run. After catcher Michael McCann walked to load the bases, Bret Boswell