Justin Campbell played six innings, gave up three hits and struck out seven batters, and No. 4 seed Oklahoma State beat fifth seed Oklahoma 9-5
Oklahoma City – Justin Campbell played six innings, gave up three hits and struck out seven batters, and No. 4 seed Oklahoma State beat fifth-seeded Oklahoma 9-5 on Wednesday night.
The Cowboys (33-16-1) went on to play No. 8 seed West Virginia in the second round game of the Big 12 tournament on Thursday.
Oklahoma will take on top-seeded Texas in an elimination game Thursday. Earlier on Wednesday, the Mountaineers defeated the Longhorns 5–1 5–1.
Lead-off batsman Caden Trenkel started hitting Oklahoma State in the bottom of the first, pitching 1–0 in center field. After three innings, Matt Golda hit a solo homer for a 2–0 lead. The Cowboys put four on the board in the fifth and three in the seventh and missed it out on the 10-run rule.
Oklahoma scored all of its runs in the ninth with just one hit. Peyton went 3-for-5 for Graham Suners (27-27) and scored a pair.