Tulsa, Oklahoma 2021-06-15 05:59:50 –
Oklahoma City- Georgia’s softball team lost 3-2 to fifth-placed Oklahoma in the first game of the 2021 Women’s College World Series Bulldogs at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium on Thursday.
3-1 down in the final frame, the bulldog had the first and second runners without outs. Following the third force out, the ninth batter of freshmen Ellie Armistead I found a gap in the middle left to take home Jayden Fields Cut the advantage to 3-2.
Pop-up from Savanna Sykes Ground from Sydney bear Ended the bulldog’s momentum and placed Oklahoma on the winning side of the Double Elimination Bracket. The cowgirl will play James Madison at 7 pm on Friday. Georgia will face No. 1 Oklahoma in the elimination game on Saturday at ESPN’s noon ET.
OSU pitcher Carrie Ever, who entered the Women’s College World Series with an ERA of 1.41, pitched a full seven innings to raise this year’s record to 26-3.Georgia pitcher Mary Wilson Avant He picked up her first defeat in the NCAA tournament and fell to 20-11 overall.
“Mary was great all day,” said Georgia head coach. Lu Harris-Champer Said. “With Mary’s pitching and defensive play, we definitely had the opportunity to get the job done in the game. Looking back at the game, we can see how many beautiful change-ups she threw in the zone. I was able to move the ball in. I really thought she did a great job. I need to tilt my hat. We were playing a good team and got a team. That’s exactly what That’s right. They had a chance to throw a punch. So did a bat. It’s just a break. Sometimes that happens when you’re a really good pitcher and you’re playing a really good team. “
Following a 2.5 scoreless inning to start the game, Oklahoma State University’s Chyenne Factor gave the team a two-out, two-run home run, giving the team a lead to fourth place. The Homer finished a series of 26 innings of Avant with no points.
Georgia tried to rally in fifth with a lead-off single from Jada Kearney, Before Sydney Chumby I reached first base by fielder’s choice. Fields was then hit by the pitch and set up the bulldog in 1st and 2nd place, with only one runner. Payden Bordeaux He hit infield, but the chambre was thrown home to stop Georgia’s momentum.
Avant was 2-0, securing 1-2-3 innings in the bottom of the 5th inning and winning the Bulldog’s top in the 6th inning.
The bear recorded Georgia’s fourth hit of the day, with only one in the sixth stanza. After that, the bear went to second place on the ground out. Lacy Fincher, In front of the 4th batter Sarah Mosley We delivered a single that took 1-2 pitches, drove a bear and cut the OSU lead to 2-1.
The cowgirl was insured in the bottom of the sixth inning. Kylie Naomi moved up to second place after the single and was sacrificed by Factor. Arisen Feverly then returned the avant-garde pitch to the middle and drove Naomi to give the cowgirl a 3-1 advantage.
For the bulldog, it was up to 6, 7, and 8 batters at the top of the 7th time. Chambre has reached a field error by Febley to bring the tie-ing-gran to the plate. The field stayed alive, returning the pitch to the middle and placing runners in 1st and 2nd place without outs. Armistead scored RBIs on the 0-2 pitch, but that wasn’t enough.
Georgia is playing in the 5th Women’s College World Series. Bulldog is currently facing the Oklahoma team who split the series with a doubleheader on April 20th.
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