SFA can exit the weekend in first place in the Southland with a win in the series finale on Sunday.
'Jacks move into sole possession of first place with the win on Friday over the Lions.
The 'Jacks and Lions are two of four teams tied atop the SLC standings entering the weekend.
Justin Choate will start the rubber match against the Cowboys on Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
SFA moves into a three-way tie for first place in the SLC with its fifth-straight win.
2013: Mainstay in the Lumberjack rotation, appeared in 14 games, making 13 starts ... logged 79.2 innings with a 5-6 record ... 4.18 ERA ... recorded his biggest start verse Sam Houston (3/29) allowing no runs on five hits through seven innings, striking out seven ... tossed a complete game shutout verse Arlington Baptist (3/9) ... recorded six or more innings pitched during six starts.
Wharton County JC: Went 2-7 as a sophomore with a 5.52 ERA ... struck out 42 and walked 17 in 62.0 innings of work.
Pearland HS: Unanimous first team all-district choice as a senior at center field ... lettered two seasons at PHS.