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Photo gallery: WVU secures series against Kansas State; goes for sweep Saturday

(Photo gallery by Teran Malone)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For the second consecutive evening, West Virginia rolled over Kansas State, 15-4 at Monongalia County Ballpark/Wagener Field. A three-run third inning was followed by an eight-run fourth inning as the Mountaineers (32-20) secured a winning record in Big 12 play for the season (13-10).

Braden Barry connected on a three-run home run for the Mountaineers as part of their 14-hit attack. Mikey Kluska went 3-for-4. Victor Scott, Dayne Leonard and Tevin Tucker each had a pair of base hits. Tucker and McGwire Holbrook each had three runs batted in.

Ben Hampton upped his record to 8-4. He tossed 6.1 innings while allowing just two runs. Hampton struck out eight batters.

The series concludes Saturday at noon.

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