Oklahoma Baptist got two home runs from Alison Tunnell and two pitching wins from Noelle McDowell to take the consolation championship at the Texas Wesleyan Cowtown Classic Saturday.


Oklahoma Baptist got two home runs from Alison Tunnell and two pitching wins from Noelle McDowell to take the consolation championship at the Texas Wesleyan Cowtown Classic Saturday.
OBU beat Baker twice, 2-1 and 5-1, lost to Lubbock Christian 9-0 and knocked off USAO in the final, 9-7.
In the first game of the day, OBU got a first-inning two-run home run from Tunnell, her third of the season.
Ashley Clifton preserved the win, going over the fence to take away a home run for the final out of the game. McDowell got the win in the relief.
OBU had only two hits in the loss to Lubbock Christian.
The Lady Bison met Baker again, scoring an eight-inning win. Alyssa Henkes drove in a run in the second for a 1-0 lead, but Baker tied it in the fifth and the game went extra innings.
OBU got a two-run single by Krystal Johnson and a two-run double by Henkes in the eighth.
McDowell pitched the last three innings to get the win.
The Lady Bison fell behind USAO 3-0 after one, but tied the game with
three in the second inning on RBI singles by Johnson and Henkes and a
run-scoring error.
In the win over USAO, Tunnell hit a three-run home run in the sixth for needed insurance runs.
Cassidi Henderson picked up the win in relief, going the last four innings.
Now 5-2 on the season, the Lady Bison play at Oklahoma City Thursday.