Oklahoma Baptist got the bats going for 23 runs and 21 hits in a 12-3, 11-5 sweep of Briar Cliff University Monday.


Oklahoma Baptist got the bats going for 23 runs and 21 hits in a 12-3, 11-5 sweep of Briar Cliff University Monday.
The Bison got a four-hit day in each game with Reece Alnas getting four singles in the opener while Terrence Buchanan added four hits in the second game.
OBU jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the first game on an RBI walk by Daniel Baptista and a bases-loaded plunking of Shaun Diesler.
Up 5-3, OBU got a two-run home run by Baptista in the fourth. OBU tacked on four in the sixth with a two-run single by Jonathan Gelpi and a two-run hit by Alnas.
Ryan Plum (2-1) got the pitching win with five innings of work, allowing three runs on five hits, while fanning four. Kyle Brule threw two innings of one-hit ball.
Justin Brown (2-1) picked up the win in five innings of work in the nightcap, allowing three runs on four hits with four strikeouts.
OBU broke a scoreless tie with a three-run second inning with a sacrifice fly by Mitchell Prophet and a two-run single by Buchanan. The Bison went ahead 4-0 on an RBI double by Michael Sliger in the third.
Now 11-3 on the season, the Bison play at Bacone Tuesday at 2 p.m.