The East Texas Pump Jacks (1-0) pounded the Alexandria Aces (0-1) on Sunday 9-2 at Driller Park.
The East Texas Pump Jacks scored four runs in the second on an RBI single by Louie Helmburg, a single by Helmburg, a single by Tyler Sullivan, a two-run single by Trevin Sonnier, and a single by Whitt Dorsey.
John Williams racked up two RBIs on four hits for the East Texas Pump Jacks. He singled in the first, second, fourth, and sixth innings.
The East Texas Pump Jacks relied on Kyle Kubat to eat up innings en route to the win. Kubat pitched nine innings and allowed one earned run, seven hits and one walk while striking out seven.
Aaron Collazo had two extra-base hits for the Alexandria Aces. He doubled in the second inning and tripled in the fifth innings.
Derek Vaughn ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with his first loss of the year. He allowed eight runs in 5 2/3 innings, walked four and struck out three.