Texas Tech beats Kansas State 7-4 in first game of Big 12 Tournament

Texas Tech beats Kansas State

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KCBD) - For the first time since 2016, the Red Raider baseball team won their opening game in the Big 12 Championship as top seeded Texas Tech beat 8th seeded Kansas State 7-4 Wednesday afternoon in Oklahoma City.

Getting a run in the first and second with three in the third, the Red Raiders opened up a 5-1 lead.

Kansas State cut it to 5-4 before the Red Raiders added two in the 7th.

Cameron Warren and Josh Jung led the way with three hits each. Gabe Holt & Kurt Wilson each had two hits in the game.

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The Big 12 Newcomer of the week Pitcher Micah Dallas went five innings, allowing five hits and three runs with three strikeouts.

Texas Tech moves to 37-15. They next play West Virginia 4 p.m. Thursday. Kansas State has an elimination game with Kansas at 9 a.m.

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