EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma pounded out 27 hits on the day and picked up back-to-back shutout victories in taking both ends of a Lone Star Conference North baseball doubleheader from visiting East Central University, 7-0 and 12-0, Wednesday at Broncho Field.

Junior southpaw Brett Case fired a one-hitter in the opener for UCO while Jesse McGough and Brady Smith combined for a nine-hitter in the second game.

The losses dropped ECU to 7-22 overall and 0-2 in the LSC North while the Bronchos improved to 19-11 and 2-0.

Game 1

UCO 7, ECU 0

Case (5-1) allowed the one hit (a Brett Musgrove single in the fifth inning) and one walk while striking out seven .

The Bronchos finished with 12 hits as Bradon Blackburn, Matt Yost, Derec Norman and Miguel Moctezuma collected two apiece. Blackburn hit a two-run single in the first and had an RBI single in the second. Yost hit a run-scoring double in the first and added an RBI single in the second.

UCO scored four runs in the first and tacked on two more in the second before adding a single run in the fourth.

ECU starter Chad Workman (1-5) was tagged with the loss after working 3 2/3 innings. He gave up all seven earned runs off 11 hits with one walk and five strikeouts. Zak Wallis pitched the final 2 1/3 innings, giving up one hit and fanning one.

Game 2

UCO 12, ECU 0

The Bronchos pounded out 15 hits as Yost, Brandon Bacon and Bryan Belford each homered.

UCO had six different players finish with two hits each.

McGough (6-2) got the win after pitching the first six innings, allowing eight hits and two walks while striking out six. Smith threw the seventh and final inning, giving up one hit.

Starter Aaron Iker (2-5) was charged with the loss after surrendering seven runs (six earned) off 10 hits with a walk and two strikeouts. Wallis (two innings) and Eric Martray (one inning) also saw mound duty for the Tigers.

Cody Carrier, Clay Mack and Tyler Pybas each had two hits for ECU, but the Tigers failed to push a run across the plate after leaving 10 runners stranded in the game.

The Tigers return to action Saturday and Sunday by hosting Cameron in a three-game LSC North series. Saturday's doubleheader begins at 1 p.m. while Sunday's nine-inning single game begins at 2 p.m.

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