The UW-Whitewater baseball team was eliminated from an NCAA Division III regional Sunday after dropping two games, 6-3 to Rhodes and 4-1 to Texas-Tyler, in Sauget, Illinois.

Will Heurtin doubled home two during Rhodes’ five-run bottom of the third in Game 1 to break a 1-1 tie.

Cal Aldridge homered in the fifth to cut Whitewater’s deficit to 6-2. Jacob Dubs picked up the win for Rhodes, while Nick Bosma got the final two outs of the game for his 16th save.

Texas-Tyler pitcher Austin Schneider held the Warhawks scoreless after giving up a run in the bottom of the second in Game 2. Schneider struck out seven and gave up five hits in the complete-game win.

Texas-Tyler took the lead on Henry Sanchez’s two-run single in the top of the second and added runs in the fourth and seventh.

Whitewater finished the 2018 season with a 33-8 record.

(First game)

RHODES 6, WHITEWATER 3

Whitewater 001 010 001—3 8 2

Rhodes 105 000 00x—6 10 1

Renz, O’Sullivan (3), Muir (5); Dubs, Garrett (6), Bosma (9)

Leading hitters—Aldridge (W) 3x5, Bryden (W) 2x3, Giacomazzi (R) 3x3, Telli (R) 2x2. 2B—Doud (W), Giacomazzi, Heurtin (T), Stacy (T). HR—Aldridge.

SO—Renz 5, Dubs 4, Muir 3, Garrett 2, O’Sullivan 1. BB—Muir 3, Dubs 3.

(Second game)

TEXAS-TYLER 4, WHITEWATER 1

Texas-Tyler 020 100 100—4 9 2

Whitewater 010 000 000—1 5 1

Schneider; Heilenbach, Gruetzmacher (5), O’Sullivan (8)

Leading hitters—Bishop (T) 4x4, Welch (T) 2x3, Fleischman (W) 2x4. 2B—Bishop 2, Welch 2.

SO—Schneider 7, Heilenbach 3, Gruetzmacher 1, O’Sullivan 1. BB—None.

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