2-24-2013 Saturday Mary Nutter Classic

Cathedral City February 24

ESPN USA Softball Poll Week 2

  1.  Oklahoma
  2. Alabama
  3. Arizona State
  4. Tennessee
  5. Florida
  6. Texas
  7. Missouri
  8. California
  9. Texas A&M
  10. LSU
  11. Oregon
  12. Louisiana-Lafayette
  13. UCLA
  14. South Florida
  15. Michigan
  16. Georgia
  17. Stanford
  18. Louisville
  19. Arizona
  20. Kentucky
  21. Hawaii
  22. Washington
  23. Florida State
  24. Tulsa
  25. Baylor


Oklahoma 6, Florida State 0
WP Keilani Ricketts. LP Monica Perry. . Bottom 2nd; Pendley reached on an error in center; one away, Pendley scored on Martinez double; Martinez scored on error on throw in.  Bottom 3rd: One out, Casey beat out an infield hit; scored on Shults double; Pendley drove in Shults; 4-0.  Top 4th: Chamberlain jacked a solo homer with two out, her 38th.  In 5th, Shults reached on error at 3rd; one out, Pendley singled; Williams grounded out, rbi.  6-0.  Ricketts, who had 11 Ks,  retired last 17 batters in a row, for the Sooners 15th consecutive win.

LSU 3, Arizona 0
WP Rachele Fico.  LP Nancy Bowling .  The Tigers continued  progress toward  Top Ten recognition took a step forward tonight with the 3-0 defeat of the always dangerous Wildcats, whom the steadily improving Fico (9-0) held to 4 hits.  One out top 1st, Blades beat out a hit to short.  Falcon jacked a 2-run homer.  Top 2nd, Kloss walked, and scored with two out on Andrews slashing slap to center.  Bowling, a rookie, held the Tigers after that point.  Babcock pitched the last two at-bats and was also not threatened.  UofA led the 1st with a single by Wilson, Del Ponte walked with one out, but a pop to 2nd and a K ended that threat.  Bottom 6th: Wildcats had 2 on again, a second walk by Del Ponte and asingle by Goodacre, but the Tigers held.  Thegame ended with Fico leaping to haul in a potential liner by Lavine.

Washington 14, Georgia 2
WP Walker.  LP Montemayor.  Bulldogs lost their third game of this Classic.  Huskies scored 4 in 1st, 5 in the 6th, and 5 in the 7th.  The big hit was Inglesby’s grand slam which made the score 9-2.

Utah 7, LIU 0
WP Amu  LP Vondrak.  Hoopiiaina led bottom 1st with home run, start of a 3-run at-bat, and tripled in a runin 2nd.  Frankhauser, Mendenhall, Elliott and Shaum also had rbi hits.

Ohio State 14, Cal Poly 1
WP Kelly  LP Yates.  Unranked Buckeyes improved to 9-4 with this game, a 15-hit outing.  Leading 5-0 after 5, OSU erupted for 7 runs in the 6th. Conrad had 3 rbi on 3-4 hitting, including a homer.  Carrillo also had 3 rbi (2-3), while McIntyre, Gresham, Pranti, Pickett and Rennie had one rbi each.  Westlund drove in the single run for Cal Poly, now 3-9.

Georgia Tech 1, Oregon State 9
WP DeMore. LP Kleinschmidt,  Tech had 7 hits but yielded 10 while making 3 errors.  Hampto belted a 2-run homer.  Santana had 3 rbi on 2 hits; Botuska also had 3 rbi on 3-3 hitting.
UCLA 4, Maryland  3
WP Hall.  LP Schmeiser.  Hall was relieved by Carda, holding a 4-0 lead after 6 innings.  But a combination of hits and walks yielded 3 runs off Carda.  Offensively, Carda and Sataraka homered for the Bruins.
San Diego State 5, Ohio State 0
WP O’Toole.  LP DiDomenico.  Bauer drove in 2 runs; the May sisters one each.
Nevada  3, Long Island 0
WP Dortch 12 K 2H.  LP Vondrak.Butera, Jenkins and Fincher each drove in a run.
UCLA 5, Oklahoma State 1
WP Carda  LP Espinosa.  Bruins racked 2 runs bottom 1st; the Cowgirls answered with one in the 2nd by Brown.  UCLA added single runs in the 4th, 5th and 6th.  Carda helped her cause with 3 rbi on 2 hits, including her 5th homer.  Bates added an rbi.
Cal 3, Maryland 2
WP Ontiveros.  LP Martin.  Cal scored its 3 runs top 1st; Ziegenhirt 2 hits olus a homer drove in the three runs.  Maier unleashed a 2-run Terp bomb in the 5th but Maryland could not get closer.
BYU 10, UC SB 12 (8)
WP Wisdom.  LP Howell.  Collins was charged with 7 BYU runs, Pingree with 3.  Howell was responsible for 8 UCSB runs, Umphlett for 4.  UCSB scored 2 runs top 8th.
Florida 5, Georgia Tech 3
WP Rogers.  LP Rush.  Trailing 3-1, the Gators scored 4 runs top 6th.  Bases loaded, one run scored qwhen Munro was hbp.  Stewart cleared the bases with a double.  Castro had driven in the earlier run.  Tech’s scores included a solo by Johnsky and an rbi by Rudnik.

Oregon 2, Cal Poly 1
WP Hawkins.  LP Wurst.  Cal Poly scored bottom 2nd; Cochiolo drove in Gerhart.  Ceoand Cuico drove in the Ducks runs.
Utah 5, Nevada 2
WP Nieto, LP Brewer.  Nevada scored 2 runs bottom 4th.  Utah scored all five runs top 7th. Hoopiiaina brought home 3 runs; Elliott and Fawson had rbi.
Northwestern 4, BYU 1
WP Letourneau.  LP Howell.  Shamo-Hudson scored the BYU run.  Majam, Bastand Tonz drove in the NU runs.
Cal 5, Illinois 0
WP J Henderson.  LP Arnold.  The Bears scored a run in the 3rd then 4 runs top 4th.  Henderson had 3 rbi on 2 hits, including a home run.  She struck out 8,.
Oregon 11, Nebraska 2
WP Moore.  LP Edwards.  Edwards almost upset Oklahoma Friday but the Ducks racked 6 hits and 9 runs off her.Thomason’s 2-run homer accounted for the Huskers runs.  Takeda and Cuico went yard for Oregon each with a 2-run homer.  Howard had 4 rbi on 3 hits.

LBSU 3, Oklahoma  State 1
Virginia 7, Colorado State 4
Tennessee 5, UCSB 0

Northwestern 7, LMU 3 (9)
WP Lamberth.  LP Waldusky.  Fourth time NU has won at this Classic with runs in the 6th or later innings.  NU undefeated at Cathedral City 2013,  LMU scored twice in 2nd; Wildcats scored 3 runs top 7th, but LMU tied with a run in bottom half.  Northwestern scored 4 runs top 9th.
Stanford 4, Virginia 0  PERFECT GAME
WP Kelsey Stevens.  LP Mitchell.  Stevens faced 21 batters, striking out 10.  Cassandra drove in 3 runs, Schmidt one.
Syracuse vs Colorado State

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