The Seward County Community College baseball team split its final non-conference doubleheader with Texarkana College on Sunday afternoon at a neutral field in Dallas. The Saints picked up their second win in the four-game non-conference series against the Bulldogs with a 6-5 victory in game-one on Sunday, before dropping the final game 8-4. The Saints won their fifth game of the season on a Caleb Nine RBI single to center field in the eighth inning to score Michael Drzazga in extra-innings. The No. 25 nationally-ranked Saints are now 5-7 overall and Texarkana is now 9-6 overall this season.

In game-two on Sunday, Texarkana College scored two first-inning runs off Saintsí starting pitcher Bobby Doran, but SCCC tied the score on a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning by sophomore catcher David Masters.

Masters (2-for-4) and Nine (1-for-2) led the Saints with two RBI each. Despite recording a .258 batting average with 36 strikeouts in the four-game series against the Bulldogs, Seward County came away with the four-game series split. Seward struck out 14 times in the victory on Sunday.

Jordan McClintick entered the game out of the bullpen in the seventh inning and finished the game on the mound for the Saints earning his second win in relief this season. McClintick allowed one hit and one run with two strikeouts while facing seven batters. Doran (5.2 IP, 10 H, 4 K) started the game, and earned his third no-decision of the season.

Texarkana scored three runs in the first, three runs in the fourth and two runs in the fifth inning to take the final game of the series. Bulldogs lead-off hitter Justin Coats went 3-for-4 with two home runs to spark Texarkana.

SCCC second baseman Trent Martinez continued his hot streak at the plate with a triple and RBI. Martinez, a freshman from Brooklyn, N.Y., batted .400 (6-for-15) with three doubles, three triples and five RBI in the four-game series against the Bulldogs. He is currently batting .355 this season in 12 games played.

Seward County freshman left-handed pitcher Austin Terhune was the losing pitcher allowing eight hits and six runs with two strikeouts in four innings pitched.

The Saints will complete their non-conference four-game series against Lamar Community College on Tuesday, March 4, at noon (Mountain Standard Time) in Lamar, Colo. The Saints and Runniní Lopes started the four-game set on Sunday, Feb. 24, but were forced to reschedule the second day of the four-game series due to inclement weather. SCCC swept Lamar in the first two games played at Merchantsí Park, 2-1 and 6-3.