Friday Games Round-Up

Congratulations go out to Arizona pitching ace Danielle O’ Toole for throwing her first career no-hitter against No. 6
Washington on Friday night for a 3-0 win. It’s the 90th no-hitter in Arizona history.

The University of Pittsburgh softball team dropped its first game of the series against Boston College, 3-2, Friday afternoon at Vartabedian Field.

In a quick 80 minute game No. 17 Kentucky behind seven inning in the circle from Meagan Prince and a home run by
Katie Reed took the series opener with the No. 22 Arkansas Razorbacks, 2-1 on Friday night.

No. 23 Ole Miss hung with No. 19 Tennessee through the first four frames, but a 7-run fifth inning was the difference as the Vols won Friday’s series opener, 8-0, at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium. Ole Miss Junior RHP Kaitlin Lee took the loss
while Tennessee’s Matty Moss tossed a complete-game shutout to improve to 13-1 on the year.

Mizzou Softball (17-12, 0-3 SEC) saw its four-game winning streak end Friday evening, falling 8-0 (5 inn.) at No. 7
Texas A&M. A&M’s Trinity Harrington got the two-hit shutout win.

A second-inning solo HR from first baseman Jessi Haffner was all the offense Oklahoma State (20-11, 1-0 Big 12Conference) needed Friday night as OSU prevailed in a conference-opening pitcher’s duel over Texas softball (17-12, 0-1 Big 12 Conference), 1-0.

The No. 11 LSU Tigers (25-7, 2-2) used a walk-off RBI single to take game one of the series 4-3 over the No. 15 Georgia softball team (26-5, 2-2) on Friday night.

A high-powered offense and clutch hits highlighted Friday for the Mississippi State Bulldogs (23-9), as they split a pair of games to start their weekend in Oklahoma. MSU used an RBI double from Olivia Golden to begin a seventh-inning rally against Louisiana Tech (20-11), capping it with a walk-off single through the left side from Morgan Bell to win 5-4. State returned shortly after to face the 12th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners (25-7) and fought tooth-and-nail with the home team, but dropped a 5-3 contest.

An error with two outs cost South Carolina (20-11, 1-6 SEC), helping No. 9/9 Alabama (29-3, 6-1 SEC) claim a 7-3 win on Friday evening at Rhoads Stadium.

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