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College World Series: Texas softball's historic run hindered by six home runs in 16-1 Oklahoma loss

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The unseeded Texas softball team couldn’t hold ‘em as they lost 16-1 to No. 1 Oklahoma in the first game of the College World Series championship Wednesday night.

While Austin’s bats were hot enough to score a run in the first inning, the rest of the game was all Sooners as Oklahoma’s Jocelyn Alo hit the first ball out of the park in the bottom of the first.

The Sooners capped the first inning with four more runs before slamming five more home runs, including two apiece from All and Tiara Jennings, to set a new WCWS record.

And while Texas threatened to score several more times and stranded seven runners on base in the fifth, the Longhorns would spend the rest of the match scoreless.

But Texas’ ‘Cinderella run’ isn’t done yet: the forever underdogs are set to play at least once more in the best-of-three series at 6:30 Thursday in Oklahoma City.


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Valencia Hotel Group Presents Live Music & Longnecks - All Summer Long

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Enjoy live music all weekend long and check out the hotels’ state-of-the-art amenities between sets. Make a splash in the pool, enjoy outdoor fire pits, or challenge your friends in a yard game while enjoying a weekend full of live music! Did we mention the package includes deluxe accommodations and a bucket of beer? Oh, and if you needed more convincing, this pet-friendly hotel means the whole family can join in on the fun.

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