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No. 6 Texas A&M baseball team earns first SEC series victory with Game 3 win vs. Mississippi State

For the first time in the young 2024 season, the Texas A&M baseball team has earned a three-game conference series victory.

The No. 6 Aggies (21-3, 3-3 SEC) beat Mississippi State (17-8, 3-3) by a final score of 6-1 on Saturday at Blue Bell Park to take two out of three games from the Bulldogs. Texas A&M won 6-3 on Friday but its offense fell flat Friday, losing 5-1. The Aggies scored once in the first, fifth, sixth & seventh, respectively, and 2 in the fourth.

Sophomore left-handed pitcher Justin Lamkin (2-0) earned the win by absolutely dominating in the series finale. He tossed 7.1 innings and allowed 2 hits, 1 run & 1 walk with 12 strikeouts on 104 pitches. Senior LHP Evan Aschenbeck pitched the final 1.2 innings and gave up 1 hit with 2 Ks on 19 pitches.

Junior outfielder Braden Montgomery crushed 2 home runs. Freshman OF Caden Sorrell joined him with two extra-base hits, smashing a solo homer and a double.

Texas A&M continues its eight-game homestand at Olsen Field on Tuesday at 6 p.m. against Houston Christian University before hosting Auburn for a three-game set beginning Thursday.

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