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UCLA baseball: Bruins fall to No. 7 Texas Christian

UCLA's baseball team loses to Texas Christian, 3-1, on Saturday

UCLA’s baseball team, ranked sixth when the weekend began, on Saturday lost a second consecutive game to a ranked team.

Texas Christian’s Alex Young allowed one run in eight innings in the No. 7 Horned Frogs’ 3-1 victory at Jackie Robinson Field.

Young (3-0) struck out nine and walked one. He allowed a first-inning run, then  breezed through the UCLA lineup. The Bruins (11-3) lost to top-ranked Vanderbilt on Friday.

The Bruins scored their only run on a single, sacrifice, balk and sacrifice fly in the first inning. They had only three hits after the first.

Elliot Barzilli had a two-run double with two outs in the sixth inning to give Texas Christian (9-2) a 3-1 lead.

Grant Watson (2-1) allowed one earned run in six innings for UCLA, which plays USC Sunday in Dodger Stadium at 3:30 p.m.

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