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In Game 1 Wednesday, the Sooners pummeled Texas 16-1.
“I wouldn’t really say it surprises us,” Sooners slugger Jocelyn Alo said of the eye-popping numbers her team continues to post. “But it’s definitely cool to see what it is that we can do as the stakes get higher and as the stages get bigger.”
The Sooners (58-3, 17-1) didn’t clinch the program’s sixth national championship with the victory, but it would take an incredible collapse for that not to happen at this point.
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OU hasn’t lost back-to-back games since February 2020, and it would take two consecutive wins by the Longhorns (47-21-1, 12-6) to keep the Sooners from taking the title for the second consecutive season and fourth time in the last six championships.
OU softball: Highlights from 2022 WCWS Game 2 vs. Texas
Texas scores 3 in the bottom of the seventh, but OU wins 10-5
OU adds 4 in the sixth, leads 10-2
Kinzie Hansen hits 3-run homer, Sooners lead 6-2 in the fifth
Alyssa Brito doubles to left to score Tiare Jennings, puts OU on top 3-2
Jayda Coleman is putting on a defensive clinic
Oklahoma ties it up with 2 in the fourth
OU gets a double play to end the third. Sooners down 2-0
Jayda Coleman steals a home run with a great catch
Texas takes a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first
Ryan Aber of The Oklahoman contributed to this report.
This article originally appeared on Oklahoman: OU Sooners softball highlights vs. Texas in Game 2 of the 2022 WCWS