Sophomore Jason Price threw a complete game Thursday, striking out 12 batters in the win.
March 4, 2004
ST. GEORGE, Utah - The Utah baseball team belted off 20 hits, including seven home runs by six different players, in a 14-3 rout of Southern Utah this afternoon. With the win, the Utes improve to 2-8 on the year.
Sophomore southpaw Jason Price (1-2) earned the win on the mound, pitching the entire game and giving up just three runs on four hits. He also struck out a career-high 12 batters.
The Utes plated three more in the fourth on a two-run homer by junior Trevor Eastman. A string of singles brought home the third run, giving Utah a 7-0 lead.
Southern Utah got on the board in the bottom of the fifth on a two-run triple, making it 7-2.
Utah scored another run in top of the sixth when Welsh doubled to left field and was brought home on a sacrifice fly by sophomore Ryan Khoury.
The Thunderbirds answered in the bottom of the sixth with a solo homer, bringing the score to 8-3 in favor of Utah.
Utah plays a second game against the Thunderbirds at 1 p.m. tomorrow, March 5, at Dixie HS.