After holding a 1-0 lead through six-innings in the top of the 7th Washington added two more runs thanks to a Kirstyn Thomas home run to go ahead of Oregon 3-0. In the bottom of the inning in it’s last bat all that Oregon could muster up was one run as they lost the game by a final score of 3-1. Taran Alvelo got the win for Washington while Megan Kleist took the loss for Oregon.
In the final game of day one of WCWS play defending champions Oklahoma took care of Baylor by a final score of
6-3. Oklahoma went up 4-0 in the first inning and never looked back to take the easy win. Oklahoma’s ace pitcher Paige Parker picked up the win while Baylor’s Kelsee Selman got the loss.
So up next will be Washington vs. Oklahoma in the winner’s game while Oregon takes on Baylor in an elimination game.