Pilots Offense too Much for Jaguars


Contributed by: LSUS Athletic Communications

SHREVEPORT, LA – The no. 12 LSU Shreveport Pilots Baseball Team defeated the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars with an offensive explosion 18-5 in RRAC action Sunday afternoon at Pilot Field. The Pilots improve to 27-4 and (8-1) in RRAC play, while the Jaguars fall to 12-12, and 5-4 in league play.


“I thought we did a great job, said LSUS Head Coach Brent Lavallee. Our guys continue to show up as a team and enjoy competing together. It is fun for me as a coach to watch them play the game this way.”


The Pilots wasted no time jumping on the scoreboard with runs in the first inning.

First Payton Robertson (JR/Orange, Texas) would single to left center, bringing home Caleb Lasseigne (SR/Breaux Bridge, Louisiana) for the first run of the game. Then Taylor Fajardo (JR/Las Vegas, Nevada) would hit his second Grand Slam of the Series and 14th homerun of the season on a 2-2 count to give the Pilots the early 5-0 lead.

In the bottom of the second Ryne Ray (SO/Shreveport, Louisiana) would hit a 3 run home run on a 1-2 count bringing the Pilots lead to 8-0

The Jagaurs would finally add a run of their own in the top of the third but the Pilots would answer back with 2 runs in the bottom of the third.

Houston-Victoria would add another rub in the fourth inning followed by two more runs in the top of the fifth. The Pilots would respond with 2 runs of their own however.

Pilots used a huge 6 run bottom of the sixth inning to help cruise to a mercy 10 run 7th inning win.


Alex Kaiser would get the start for the Pilots today going 1.1 innings giving up no hits or earned runs on 10 pitches and 4 at bats.

David Jones (JR/Denham Springs, Louisiana) would be the next pitcher up for the Pilots. Going one inning giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs on 26 pitches and 5 at bats.

Hunter Cunningham (JR/Mission, British Columbia) would pitch 4 innings giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs on 59 pitches and 14 at bats.

Adrian Cook (SR/Victoria, Texas) would go 0.1 inning giving up no bits or earned runs on 4 pitches and 1 at bat.

Andrew Lowe (JR/Bossier City, Louisiana) would finish The game for the Pilots giving up no hits but 1 earned run on 21 pitches and 3 at bats.


Taylor Fajardo (4-5)   HR  6 RBIs  2 R

Ryne Ray (1-4)   HR  3 RBIs 2 R

Payton Robertson (2-4)   3 RBIs  2 R

Austin McNicholas (SO/Austin, Texas) (3-5)   2 RBIs  2 R

Caleb Lasseigne (3-4)   3 R


At Wiley College Friday (March 22nd) at 1:00 p.m. CT
At Wiley College Saturday (March 23rd) at 1:00 p.m. CT DH

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