, Muskogee, OK


March 3, 2013

College baseball and softball roundup



CONNORS 3-5, SEMINOLE 2-9 – Vian grad Chelsie Drew drove home Hilldale ex Erin Isham with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth of game one as the Cowgirls split their doubleheader on Saturday.

Jessica Christian got the decision in both contests as her record ran to 5-2.

In the second game, Connors (7-9) stranded seven runners on base. Jerelyn Long and Ashley Bennigan were both 2-for-4 with Bennigan scoring twice while Long drove in three.

NSU SPLITS AGAIN – The Northeastern State softball team split a pair of games on the second day of the Courtyard by Marriott Invitational in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Saturday, run-ruling Panhandle State 12-3 before falling to host Midwestern State 12-5.

In the win over OPSU, Sequoyah grad Saharra Henson drove in the go-ahead in the bottom of the first while Muskogee ex Madison Reed drove in a run in the bottom of the fourth to put the RiverHawks up 8-3.

Kayce Wooldridge (3-2) got the win in the first game, going 2 2/3 innings and giving up just one hit, while Alix Files started and took the loss in game two, giving up five runs on six hits without recording an out.

OU 10-0, NEBRASKA 3-1 – Oklahoma and Nebraska split their doubleheader on Saturday in Norman. The loss in the nightcap was the Sooners’ first loss of the season

Keilani Ricketts (9-0) got the win in game one pitching six innings and giving up one earned run with eight strikeouts. Shelby Pendley had two hits while Georgia Casey, Lauren Chamberlain and Brianna Turang scored two runs.

The second game saw OU (17-1) pound out seven hits but couldn’t put a run on the scoreboard, stranding 10 runners on base. Michelle Gascoigne fell to 7-1 with the loss.

HOUSTON 4-4, OSU 1-3 – Oklahoma State fell to Houston in both games of a doubleheader on Saturday in Stillwater.

Kat Espinosa (2-4) took the loss in the first game, going seven innings and allowing four runs on eight hits while striking out four. Tamara Brown was 2-4 in the game with an RBI.

In game two, Samantha Chrisman was responsible for all the runs with a three-run home run in the sixth inning. Simone Freeman suffered the loss with a complete game, allowing four runs on three hits while striking out eight.

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