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April 28, 2013

College baseball and softball roundup

Baseball

TEXAS COLLEGE 11, BACONE 7 – The Bacone Warriors saw their run in the Red River Conference tournament end on Sunday in the loss to Texas College. Jean Ortiz led the Warriors (35-16) going 3-for-5 with two RBIs while Matt Durbin (4-2) took the loss on the mound.

CONNORS 10-2, NEO 7-5 – Connors State split a doubleheader with Northeastern A&M on Sunday in Warner. The Cowboys (41-7, 12-3 OCAC) will play the finale of the series at 2 p.m. today in Miami.

Connors used three pitchers in the first game with Kelvin Rivas (6-2) getting the win. In the nightcap, Daniel Concepcion, sustained his first loss of the season (6-1) on the mound for Connors, pitching seven innings while striking out five and scattering eight hits.

LINCOLN 14-6, NSU 4-12 – The Riverhawks came back to win the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader at Lincoln after dropping the opener.

Craig George took the loss for NSU (27-21, 25-20 MIAA) while Frank Sprick (5-4) recorded the last two outs of the fifth inning to collect the win in the nightcap.

TEXAS TECH 9, OU 3 – The University of Oklahoma five-game winning streak was snapped Sunday with a loss to Texas Tech in the series finale in Norman. Ethan Carnes took the loss for the Sooners (33-11, 10-5 Big 12) seeing his record even out at 2-2.

OSU 6, CREIGHTON 5 – Oklahoma State capped a perfect weekend at the TD Ameritrade Classic in Omaha with Sunday’s win over Creighton, improving to 32-11 on the season.

Softball

CONNORS 3-8, ROSE STATE 2-7 – Connors State closed out the regular season with a sweep of Rose State in Warner on Sunday. The Cowgirls (24-33, 11-15) now await the pairings for the Region II Tournament which begins May 3 at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

MWSU 9-3, NSU 0-1 – NSU dropped two games to Missouri Western on Sunday in Tahlequah. Cayce Coleman (9-7), playing her final games at home, took the loss in the circle after throwing six innings, allowing 13 hits and nine earned runs. Kayce Wooldridge (10-11) was tagged with the loss in the nightcap, throwing a complete game and allowing seven hits and three runs.

OU 12, IOWA STATE 0 – Keilani Ricketts threw her fourth no-hitter of the season for Okalhoma (43-3, 11-1 Big 12) and fifth no-hitter of her career, striking out 10 and walking two as her season record improved to 24-1.

TULSA 8, UTEP 5 – Aimee Creger pitched a no-hitter and became Tulsa’s all-time wins leader as the Golden Hurricane completed the Conference USA weekend sweep with a run-rule victory on Sunday in El Paso. Creger (21-5) struck out five batters and allowed just two baserunners on a pair of walks for her first no-hitter of the seaso

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