Miguel Santos hit 3 of Dallas Baptist’s 6 HRs in 18-4 win over Oklahoma St. at regional

Dallas Baptist eliminate Washington

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Miguel Santos hit three of Dallas Baptist’s six home runs as the Patriots beat No. 1 seed Oklahoma State 18-4 Saturday to eliminate the Cowboys from the Stillwater Regional.

Santos finished 4 for 6 with nine RBIs and four runs.

No. 2 seed Dallas Baptist (46-15) will play the loser between Washington — which beat the Patriots 9-5 in opening game of the regional — and Oral Roberts in a loser-out game Sunday.

Kodie Kolden and Nathan Humphreys hit back-to-back homers to lead off the fourth inning and Santos added a two-run shot that made it 4-1. Santos added an RBI-double in DBU’s six-run fifth inning, Kolden added a second lead-off homer before Santos hit a three-run shot in the sixth and another in the seventh to make it 18-1.

Nolan Schubart hit a solo homer in the bottom of the second to give Oklahoma State a 1-0 lead. Adkison and Mendham each hit and RBI single in the seventh and Roc Riggio capped the scoring with a solo shot in the eighth.

Oklahoma State (41-20) lost its last three games of the season.

Zach Heaton (5-1) gave up four hits and three runs with six strikeouts over 6 1/3 innings to earn the win.

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