Sophie Morrin had the only goal, Deja Sandoval and Olivia Alvarez both had an assist and Mia Krusinski had five saves as the UTSA women’s soccer team beat Texas State 5-0 on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023, at UTSA Park West.
For the second time in five days the San Antonio Missions got a walk-off hit from one of their newest players.
Saturday night it was Graham Pauley, who was promoted to the Missions from Class A Fort Wayne on Tuesday.
The 22-year-old left-handed hitter went to the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning with the score tied 5-5 and Ripken Reyes on second base. Pauley hit a single to center to bring in Reyes and end the game, 6-5.
On Tuesday night it was 17-year-old Ethan Salas who had the game-winning hit in his Double-A debut. Pauley and Salas were teammates in Fort Wayne before they moved up to San Antonio on the same day.
The San Antonio Missions were limited to just one hit on Friday in a 1-0 loss to the Amarillo Sod Poodles at Wolff Stadium.
Amarillo’s Camden Duzenack scored the only run of the game on a two-out error in the top of the eighth inning.
Jakob Marsee had the Missions’ only hit.
Missions starting pitcher Ryan Bergert had a strong game, pitching six shutout innings and allowing three hits and two walks with nine strikeouts.
Amarillo pitchers stifled the San Antonio Missions over the first seven innings in the Sod Poodles’ 4-2 victory on Thursday at Wolff Stadium.
Sod Poodles starter Luke Albright (8-5) went five shutout innings to earn the win.
The Missions scored both their runs in the bottom of the eighth after the Sod Poodles built a 4-0 lead. Marcos Castanon scored from third on a ground out and Cole Cummings singled to right to drive in Graham Pauley.
Pauley and Cummings led the Missions with two hits each.
Missions starting pitcher Adam Mazur (0-2) went six innings, allowed three runs and took the loss.
The San Antonio Missions scored half their runs on a home run by Cole Cummings as they beat the Amarillo Sod Poodles 4-2 on Wednesday at Wolff Stadium.
Cummings’ sixth homer of the season produced the Missions’ first two runs of the game and put them in front 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth.
Amarillo tied it 2-2 in the top of the sixth. San Antonio’s Marcos Castanon scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the inning to make it 3-2 and put the Missions in front for good.
Nathan Martorella doubled in the eighth inning to drive in Castanon and extend the Missions’ lead to 4-2. For Martorella, who made his Missions debut on Tuesday, it was his fourth hit in two days in Double-A.
Robby Snelling, who also joined the Missions a day earlier, started Wednesday’s game on the mound and went 3 2/3 innings in his Double-A debut. He allowed one run, two hits and five walks with two strikeouts.
Bobby Milacki (4-3) pitched the next 3 1/3 innings in relief and earned the win. He allowed one run, one hit, no walks and had four strikeouts.
Daniel Camarena went 1 1/3 innings with no runs, two hits, no walks and one strikeout.
Efrain Contreras, who has started 17 games this season, pitched the final two outs and struck out both batters he faced for his third save.
Ethan Salas had a walk-off double to deep right-center field in the 10th inning.
The 17-year-old catcher drove in Connor Hollis with the winning run in the San Antonio Missions’ 8-7 victory over the Amarillo Sod Poodles on Tuesday at Wolff Stadium.
Salas was one of four players in the Missions’ lineup for the first time after being promoted from the Class A Fort Wayne TinCaps.
Jakob Marsee, Graham Pauley, Nathan Martorella and Salas all saw their first action at Wolff Stadium on Tuesday and all recorded their first Double-A hits.
– Martorella played first base and had three hits and three RBIs. After producing an RBI single in the 10th inning that tied the game 7-7, he was replaced by Hollis as the pinch-runner who scored the game-ending run.
– Marsee played center field and batted in the leadoff spot and had a hit, a walk and scored twice.
– Pauley played left field and had a hit, an RBI and scored a run.
Marcos Castanon, a relative veteran with the Missions after being promoted from Fort Wayne on July 14, had three hits including a double and an RBI and scored a run.
Missions reliever Lake Bachar (4-0) pitched the final two innings to earn the win.
Ryan Bergert and two San Antonio Missions relievers combined to blank the Midland RockHounds 1-0 on Friday at Wolff Stadium.
Bergert went 5 2/3 innings and allowed two hits and two walks with four strikeouts. He didn’t get a decision in a game that didn’t have a run scored until the bottom of the seventh inning.
Justin Lopez took over on the mound for Bergert and went 2 1/3 innings to earn the win. He didn’t allow a hit or walk and struck out two.
Efrain Contreras pitched the top of the ninth inning to get the save.
Marcos Castanon scored the only run of the game. He led off the bottom of the seventh with a double, advanced to third on a hit by Connor Hollis and came home on a sacrifice fly by Juan Zabala.
Friday marked the first game back in the Missions lineup for Hollis, who was activated earlier in the day after being placed on the injured list on July 3.
The Roadrunners got first-half goals from Deja Sandoval, Sasjah Dade and Zoe Lam and second-half goals from Alissa Stewart and Jordan Walker.
Jordyn Hyland had two assists and Sabrina Hillyer, Alex Granville, Sarina Russ and Brittany Holden had one each. Mia Krusinski played all 90 minutes in goal for UTSA.
Central Arkansas’ goal came on a penalty kick by Kelly Van Gundy in the second half.
UTSA returns to action at home on Sunday at 1 p.m. against McNeese State.
The San Antonio Missions scored the first four runs of the game before falling to the Midland RockHounds 7-5 on Wednesday at Wolff Stadium.
For the second straight night, the Missions shut out the RockHounds over the first five innings.
The Missions got strong pitching early. Starter Daniel Camarena threw three shutout innings. Michel Baez followed by allowing one run over three innings as the Missions built a 4-1 lead after six innings.
Ripken Reyes gave the Missions a fast start by leading off the bottom of the first inning with his fifth home run of the season. Reyes, Jackson Merrill, Korry Howell and Justin Farmer had two hits each and the Missions finished with 12 hits.
The RockHounds turned the game around with four runs in the seventh inning. That included a crucial error by the Missions with two outs followed shortly thereafter by a three-run homer by Max Muncy.
Midland put the game out of reach with a two-run homer by Jack Winkler in the top of the eighth.
Midland’s Lazaro Armenteros and Max Muncy hit home runs to carry the RockHounds to a 6-2 victory over the San Antonio Missions on Tuesday at Wolff Stadium.
Armenteros hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the RockHounds a 3-2 lead. Muncy added a three-run shot in the ninth to extend the advantage.
San Antonio starting pitcher Gabe Mosser threw five shutout innings, allowing four hits and one walk with four strikeouts.
The Missions took the lead by scoring two runs with two outs in the bottom of the fifth. Juan Zabala’s ground ball turned into a Midland error that allowed Michael De La Cruz to score. Ripken Reyes singled to drive in Korry Howell and make it 2-0.