The Raiders (16-8, 1-4) answered in the bottom half of the inning when sophomore Brent Fossum bashed a solo home run.
Tech stranded four runs over the next four innings while falling behind 5-1 during a two-run burst by Texas in the fourth inning.
The Raiders pulled within two in the bottom of the sixth on a two-RBI single by Joel Buchenauer, but it wasn't enough to rally past Texas.
Longhorn Justin Simmons improved to 5-0 on the year after allowing three earned runs on nine hits.
Gooch suffered the loss for Tech and fell to 2-2 on the year. He surrendered four earned runs on 10 hits in his 6 1/3 innings of work.
Tech and Texas will play the rubber match of the series tomorrow at 1 p.m. at Dan Law Field.