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Oklahoma Scene: OU softball sets program-best winning streak with win over Wichita State

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Oklahoma's Jocelyn Alo hit two home runs against Wichita State on Wednesday night. [Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman archives]
Oklahoma's Jocelyn Alo hit two home runs against Wichita State on Wednesday night. [Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman archives]

The Oklahoma softball team made history in dominant fashion Wednesday night in Wichita, Kansas.

The top-ranked Sooners run-ruled Wichita State 8-0 in five innings for their program record-breaking 32nd straight win. The victory eclipsed the previous mark set in 2016.

Jocelyn Alo led OU (42-2) at the plate Wednesday. The sophomore went 3 for 3 with two homers and five RBIs.

Sydney Romero hit the 50th homer of her career with a two-run blast in the fourth inning. She is now tied with Keilani Ricketts for the fifth-most home runs in OU history.

Mariah Lopez tossed her seventh shutout of the season. Lopez (15-1) held the Shockers (28-21) to two hits.

OSU softball blanks North Texas

Samantha Clakley pitched five innings of no-hit ball, and the No. 12-ranked Oklahoma State softball team beat North Texas 6-0 Wednesday night in Stillwater.

Logan Simunek gave up the Mean Green's (29-16) lone hit in the sixth inning. Samantha Show tossed the final frame and sealed OSU's (34-11) eighth straight victory.

OSU's Madi Sue Montgomery scored one run and had two doubles. Sydney Pennington drove in two runs on a single in the fifth inning.

Lexington junior golfer to be featured in CBS Sports special

Lexington native Jhett Skaggs will be featured in the hour-long CBS Sports special “PGA Jr. League: Join the Team!” on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Skaggs, 12, has undergone two heart transplant surgeries in the last five years.

He joined the PGA Jr. League after moving to the Houston area for his most recent procedure. The surgery took place in July 2018.

An avid Oklahoma State fan, Skaggs has developed a special connection with former Cowboy Rickie Fowler, who will also be featured on the show.

Dodgers' game in San Antonio postponed

The Oklahoma City Dodgers’ scheduled game in San Antonio on Wednesday was postponed due to rain, forcing the teams to play a doubleheader Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Both games will be seven innings.

UCO softball rises to No. 1 in national rankings

Central Oklahoma moved atop the NCAA Division II softball rankings, it was announced Wednesday.

The Bronchos (38-4) had been ranked second in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll for the previous five weeks.

Staff reports

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