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Houston College Classic 2011: Houston Snaps Losing Streak; Downs Kentucky 8-5

Published by on March 5, 2011

The Houston Cougars (6-4, 0-0 C-USA) snapped its three-game losing streak by downing the Kentucky Wildcats (4-6, 0-0 SEC) 8-5 in the second game for both teams at the 2011 Houston College Classic.

The Cougars came back from a 2-1 deficit in the top of the seventh inning; scoring six runs to take a 6-1 lead.

The Wildcats scored a single run in the bottom of the inning and pulled within two in the bottom of the eighth, scoring two more runs.

Houston scored another run in the top of the ninth to ensure the three-run victory.

UH drew blood first in the top of the first inning on a single by Caleb Ramsey which scored London Appling from second.

Kentucky came back with a two-run inning in the bottom of the fourth, scoring Chad Wright on a Luke Maile home run.

Maile took a 1-0 pitch from Houston pitcher Jordan Lewis, knocking it in the deep left field for the two RBI round trip.

Houston then uncorked the bats in the top of the seventh, scoring six runs on seven hits; leaving two men on base after the hitting exhibition was over.

Jake Runte led off the ...

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