After beating Vanderbilt 15-3 in Friday's opener, Texas jumped ahead Saturday when Curtis Thigpen homered
in the first inning.
Avlas, who was 2 for 4, is 8 for 24 with 12 RBI going back to June 5, when he homered
twice, including a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the JetHawks a 12-11 victory over Inland Empire.
Quentin, who was second in the league with 12 homers going into Sunday, homered
for the second time in three games.
Steve Johnstone doubled Highland of Palmdale's season home-run total when he homered
twice Friday in a 4-for-4 performance against Antelope Valley.
Tim Salmon homered
twice, giving him seven homers against the A's this season, and the bullpen again was stellar as Ben Weber, Brendan Donnelly and Troy Percival (19th save) contributed three hitless innings in relief.