SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist split a pair of games with No. 18 Harding Friday, winning the opener 3-2 before falling 7-0.
OBU scored first in the second inning when Bry Flanagan walked, moved to second on a sacrifice, third on a single by Bailee Saye and scored on a squeeze bunt by Kristen Grabin.
Harding scored in the third and fifth innings to take a 2-1 lead, but OBU scored twice in the sixth.
OBU scored twice in the sixth. Grabin scored on a mishandled pickoff attempt and Cheyenne Demaree delivered an RBI single for the lead.
The Lady Bison had six hits in the game, including two by Dani Manning.
Saye went five innings and held HU to two runs and Amanda Peterson pitched two scoreless and hitless innings to gain the win.
Peterson took the loss in the second game as OBU was shut out for the first time in 30 games.
OBU was limited to four hits, including two by Miranda Garza.
The same two teams meet again Saturday in a 1 p.m. doubleheader.