San Antonio - The Trinity baseball team finished off a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference weekend series by splitting Saturday's doubleheader against Schreiner (TX) University.
The Tigers took an early lead in game one, by a two-RBI double from Dalys Binder in the first inning.
Trinity added an unearned run in the second stanza, and Schreiner scored on a Tigers error in the fourth.
George Haaland plastered a two-run homer in the sixth, as the Tigers led 5-1. Schreiner answered with a two-run home of its own in the seventh.
In the bottom of the seventh, Trinity again produced two runs. Blake Frampton pounded a two-run homer in the eighth, for the final scoring play of the game.
Rafe Chaumette hit a solo home run in the second inning of game two. But the Mountaineers took a 2-1 lead with a pair of runs in the sixth. Schreiner widened its lead to 4-1 with two runs in the seventh.
Trinity mounted a furious comeback, starting in the eighth inning, as Chaumette cracked an RBI single. The Tigers closed to 3-4 in the ninth, on a home run by Brian Cardone.
The Tigers kept fighting, and sent a runner to third base on a single, but a ground-out ended the second half of the twin bill.
The Tigers won the Schreiner series 2-1, taking Friday's opener. Trinity now stands at 17-13, and 6-6 in the SCAC.
Schreiner has posted an overall record of 10-21 and 3-9 SCAC.
Scott Walters was a solid hitter all day, going 3-4 with an RBI and four runs in the first game, and batting 3-5 with a run in the second. Walters also chalked up his ninth double of the season in game one.
Jeff Lonnecker remained undefeated on the mound with a 3-0 record, entering in relief in the first game. Lonnecker pitched 3.2 innings, and struck out five batters. He allowed one earned run on three hits.
Kevin Flores (6-2) was the unfortunate loser in game two, in spite of a fine performance. Flores hurled for 6.2 innings and struck out seven of the Mountaineers. He retired the first 14 batters in a row to open the game.
The Tigers will host Hardin-Simmons (TX) University at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday.