Houston Chronicle

Rice wins series with HBU with 1-0 walk-off victory

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Connor Walsh’s single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Rice a 1-0, series-clinching victory over Houston Baptist on Monday at Reckling Park.

Cade Edwards walked to lead off the ninth, then pinch hitter Johnny Hoyle was hit by a pitch. After a double steal, Walsh hit a deep fly ball to center for the walk-off single.

Reed Gallant (1-0) earned the win for the Owls (2-1), holding the Huskies hitless over the final five innings. Starter Roel Garcia limited HBU (1-2) to three hits in four innings.

Huskies starter Austin Spinney gave up four hits in six innings.

In other college baseball news:

• No. 18 Texas completed an 0-3 start to the season with an 8-1 loss to No. 1 Mississipp­i in the State Farm College Baseball Showdown at Arlington.

 ?? Ronald Martinez / Getty Images ?? Kolby Kubichek throws against Mississipp­i in an 8-1 loss that left Texas 0-3 in an event in Arlington.
Ronald Martinez / Getty Images Kolby Kubichek throws against Mississipp­i in an 8-1 loss that left Texas 0-3 in an event in Arlington.

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