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Sooners pick up big win over Weber State, 16-0

Sooners pick up big win over Weber State, 16-0

After a low-scoring Friday on the first day of the Hall of Fame Classic, the Oklahoma Sooners erupted for 30 runs in wins over Weber State and Auburn on Saturday.

In the first game, the Sooners beat the Wildcats 16-0. It was another strong pitching performance from Alex Storako, who moved to 9-0 with three shutout innings. Storako was perfect and threw struck out six in the abbreviated outing. Kierston Deal pitched two innings of one-hit ball for the combined shutout.

At the plate, Haley Lee, Kinzie Hansen, and Alynah Torres led the way for the Sooners’ offense.

Jayda Coleman walked and stole second to lead off the game. Tiare Jennings followed that up with a walk of her own, and the two advanced on a passed ball. Having a fantastic season for the Sooners, Haley Lee came to the plate and doubled to put Oklahoma up 2-0 early in the first. Lee advanced to third and then scored on a wild pitch and a passed ball to put the Sooners up 3-0.

But Oklahoma wasn’t done in the first. Jocelyn Erickson singled, and Alyssa Brito doubled to put runners on second and third for Kinzie Hansen. Hansen drove both in with a single to make it 5-0.

By the end of the first, the Sooners were up 9-0 and scored without hitting a home run in the inning.

Oklahoma added four more in the second inning, including a two-run home run for Sophia Nugent. Well within run-rule territory and with Alex Storako cruising, Oklahoma added another run in the third and two more in the fourth to come away with the big win.

In the win, Haley Lee was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and three RBIs. Kinzie Hansen was 3-for-4 with one run scored and a pair of runs batted in. Alynah Torres was 2-for-3 with three RBIs.

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