Cowgirls drop Game Two

STILLWATERThe Oklahoma State softball team (46-10 overall) dropped the second game of the NCAA Stillwater Super Regional to Texas, 4-2.

Kelly Maxwell got the start in the circle for OSU, pitching 5.1 innings and allowing four earned runs. Maxwell struck out five.

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Offensively, the Cowgirls were led by Kiley Naomi (1-for-3, RBI) and Sydney Pennington (1-for-3, RBI) who both launched solo home runs to account for OSU’s runs on the day. Karli Petty (1-for-3) also tacked on a hit.

OSU got out to a 1-0 lead in the third inning with Naomi’s solo shot and held that advantage for most of the game until the Longhorn offense came to life with a three-run sixth inning.

Trailing, 4-1, in the seventh, Pennington helped close the gap with her solo shot, but it wasn’t enough to propel the Cowgirls to the win.

The Cowgirls and Longhorns will square off in a winner-take-all game three tomorrow at 3 p.m. CT. The game is set to air on ESPN.


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