Phoenix staff, wire reports
BACONE 17-10, SAGU 1-0 — Third baseman Eric Follkers slugged two home runs and drove in 10 runs in the the two games as the Warriors dumped Southwestern Assemblies of God University’s Lions in a doubleheader at Warrior Field on Friday.
Folkers had four hits and scored four runs while driving in four runs in the 17-1 win. He had two hits and six RBIs in the 10-1 win.
First baseman Wade Morten added five hits and three RBIs in the two games. Designated hitter Kyle Pietryga and shortstop Tony Mendez added two RBIs each in the 17-1 win.
Tim Hill (6-2) and Adam Huzar (6-0) were the winning pitdhers as the Warriors improved to 24-8 overall and 13-1 in the Red River Athletic Conference.
The Warriors and Lions play a single game at noon today, weather permitting.
OKLAHOMA STATE 5, BAYLOR 0 — In Stillwater, Oklahoma State extended its season-long winning streak to eight games Friday as the 20th-ranked Cowboys opened Big 12 Conference play with the victory over Baylor.
Jason Hursh led the Cowboys as they helped OSU improve to 19-3. He worked eight innings and struck out eight, two shy of his career high, and the sophomore righty allowed just five hits and one walk to improve to 3-0 on the season while lowering his ERA to 1.04.
OKLAHOMA 3, TCU 2 —In Norman, senior outfielder/infielder Max White scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the 12th inning to propel the No. 16-ranked University of Oklahoma baseball team to the triumph over TCU in its Big 12 Conference opener.
The Sooners (20-4, 1-0 Big 12) ran their winning streak to eight straight games and posted their fifth walk-off win of the 2013 campaign thanks to the victory over the Horned Frogs (9-12, 1-3 Big 12).
ARKANSAS 15, SOUTH CAROLINA 3 — The No. 17 Arkansas baseball team used a nine-run fourth and a five-run seventh inning to defeat sixth-ranked South Carolina at Carolina Stadium.
With the win, the Razorbacks improve to 15-7 on the season and 2-2 in Southeastern Conference play, while South Carolina drops to 18-4 and 2-2 in league play. The Razorbacks pounded out 15 runs on 13 hits in the victory. The 15 runs were the most scored by Arkansas in a SEC game since scoring 17 runs against Kentucky on April 4, 2010, in a 17-16 win.
OSU SWEEPS NEW MEXICO — Behind strong pitching and powerful bats, the Oklahoma State softball team defeated New Mexico (14-20) in both games of a doubleheader. The Cowgirls (21-13) won the first game 11-0 in five innings and the second game 6-1.
The Cowgirls jumped on board right away in the first inning when senior Samantha Chrisman hit a three-run home run to score juniors Shannon Kaufman and Tarah Ettinger. The next batter, freshman Tiffany Mikkelson homered to right center and later in the innings, sophomore Gessenia DeLaCruz scored on a base hit by senior Amy Graham to put the Cowgirls up 5-0.
TULSA SWEEPS — The Golden Hurricane beat Texas Tech 5-1 and Nevada-Las Vegas 13-1 in five innings a the UNLV Rebel Classic.