The UT Tyler baseball team trailed Mary Hardin-Baylor 2-0 early, but a big five-run inning helped the Patriots win 8-3 in game one of the American Southwest Conference series. The Patriots are now 6-4 on the year.
In a matchup of the two top-teams in the conference, the Comets from Texas-Dallas were able to fend off the No. 1 seed Texas-Tyler Patriots, winning 82-74 in the American Southwest Conference Championship game.
The Kilgore College Rangers beat TJC Thursday at Wagstaff Gym in Tyler, 64-59.
KC has won four straight.
The Apache Ladies beat Kilgore, 61-39.
The Tyler Junior College women have won nine of their last ten.
UT Tyler softball's Kristin Lopez and Alaina Kissinger were each recognized for their stellar performances this week by the American Southwest Conference. Lopez was named Co-Hitter of the Week while Kissinger was named Co-Pitcher.