FRIDAY APRIL 12 D1 SOFTBALL
NCAA RPI RANKINGS are posted on: www.spysoftball.org
NCAA Individual and Team Statistics thru April 8 are on www.spysoftball.org
Conference Standings are posted on www.spysoftball.org
ESPN USA Softball Poll 4-9-2013
2. Arizona State
11. Texas A&M
23. South Alabama
24. North Carolina
25. Florida State
TOP 25 GAMES
#1 Oklahoma def Texas Tech 9-0 (6)
WP Keilani Ricketts. LP Cara Custer. Ricketts No-Hitter. Odd scoring pattern; OU 4 in the 1st, 5 in the 6th. Top 1st: Casey rbi single, Pendley 2-run homer. The 4th run not shown on Gametracker. Top 6th: Martinez led with single, scored on Turang’s one-out single. Chamberlain socked a 2-run homer. Miller rbi single. Fifth run not shown on Gametracker. OU 35-2/4-0. Tech 27-18/1-6. Third no-hitter this season for Ricketts.
#2 Arizona State upset by #13 Washington 3-1
WP Kaitlin Inglesby LP Mackenzie Popesxue. Escobedo came on in relief in 7th but 3 runs all charged to Popescue. Two out, top 2nd, UW scored a run on Wright’s rbi double. B3: Coyle doubled, scored on Freeman single, tying game. Fagaly drove in a run on a fielder’s choice in the 6th. UW scored an insurance run in 7th. Wright singled, with one out, Jones reached on a fielder’s choice, pinch runner Creger-Zier scored. Escobedo relieved and got two out. Sun Devils rallied; Kemp singled with one out; Parlich reached on fielder’s choice; but was forced at 2nd by Aubrecht; two on, Wigness grounded to short.
#3 Tennessee def Auburn 5-3
WP Ellen Renfroe. LP Lexi Davis. S Ivy Renfroe. Renfroe sisters combined for 10K. Bottom 1st: Dotson walked with one out, two out, Dotson scored on illegal pitch. B2: Chavanne rbi single. B3: Gibson rbi double, Brown rbi single. Auburn 6th: Estell one-out single; Carosone two out single, Estell scored on error; Lathan slugged 2-run homer. Tennessee 36-6. Auburn 27-16.
#4 Florida def #19 Kentucky 7-4
WP Hannah Rogers. LP Lauren Cumbess. Two out, top 1st, Tofft 2-run double. Cumbess led KU 2nd with solo, and hit a 2-out rbi double in the 5th. Florida had scored top 5th on Haeger’s 3-run shot. Horton closed scoring with 2-run homer in 7th. Florida is 40-4/13-3. Kentucky is 30-11/8-5. KU inaugurates a new stadium tomorrow in which it will host the SEC tournament..
#6 Oregon def #22 Arizona 5-3
#7 Texas vs Iowa State
WP Blaire Luna 11k, No Hitter. LP Tori Torrescano. Horns scored 3 bottom 2nd, Hoagland 2-run double, Washington sac fly. Texas added 4 in bottom 3rd; Shireman 2-run double, Ceo rbi double, Thom rbi single. The Horns, who racked 13 hits, scored a final run in the 4th on Shireman’s single. Texas 35-4/5-0. Iowa State 18-19/3-3.
#8 California upset by #21 UCLA3-2 (9)
WP Ally Carda. LP Jolene Henderson. Nisa Ontiveros and Jessica Hall started; each gave up 2 runs; neither was in for the finish. Bottom 1st: eerily similar to a play last night, Bates walked, LaRosa singled bottom 1st, advanced on error in right, and went to 3rd, Bates scored. Bottom 3rd, LaRosa doubed, scored on Carda triple, Hall looked at a third strike. Cal tied top 4th on Ziegenhirt’s 2-run homer. Cal stranded D Henderson at 3rd, top 7th. Bruins loaded bases bottom 7th on 2 walks and a LaRosa single, but Sataraka hit into a force at 3rd. Top 8th, Taylor singled, but was caught stealing. Next three batters went down. Bottom 8th: two out, Goulder singled; Bennett grounded out. T9: Ziegenhirt, who homered off Hall in the 4th, struck out. Jolene Henderson, a .258 hitter with7 homers, struck out. Danielle Henderson, a .308 hitter, worked a 3-2 count, flied to right. Carda and the Hendersons came out of the Lady Magic club, coached by their fathers. B9: Bates, a .333 hitter with 15 homers, flied to left. LaRosa grounded to short. Carda, a .342 hitter with 11 homers, doubled. Hall, who struck out earlier with Carda in scoring position, redeemed herself, hitting the first pitch for a single, driving in Carda with the winning run.
#9 Missouri def Arkansas 9-0 (5)
WP Chelsea Thomas 2-hitter LP Cohen. Tigers 2 in bottom 1st, rbi singles by Sykes, Roth. Three runs in 3rd; Sykes homered; Hay rbi triple, Crane rbi double. two in 4th, Roth rbi double, Rose rbi single. Bottom 5th, Roth jacked 2-run homer. Missouri 24-4/9-3. Arkansas 26-26/4-9.
#11 Texas A&M def #14 LSU 6-2
WP Mel Dumezich. LP Rachelle Fico. The Aggies scored 5 in the 1st: Stark rbi double was followed by Garza’s grand slam. LSU scored top 5th on Simmons rbi single. TAMU scored its sixth run in the 6th on Arbus rbi single. Bell homered with one out in the Tiger 7th.
#12 Michigan def Michigan State 21-2 (5)
WP Haylie Wagner LP Kelly Smith. 10H, 2HR. T1: Freimuth walked, Hopkins doubled, Freimuth scored on wild pitch. B2: Tying run scored on error, just before Romero jacked a grand slam. Knapp rbi single. B3: Sweet opened with a solo. Bases loaded, one out, Lane singled, 2 rbi; Nielsen relieved Smith. Lawrence singled, rbi; Knapp rbi fielder’s choice; Lawrence scored on wild pitch; Sweet singled rbi; Doyle jacked a 3-run homer; Two out, Sualla slugged a 2-run homer. Hasselbach hit a solo;13 runs on 9 hits. B4: Luetkens joined the home run parade with a 2-run blast. The Spartans scored top 5th. Michigan 33-7/10-0. MSU 21-15/7-2.
#16 Baylor def Oklahoma State 2-0
WP Heather Stearns 1-H, 11K. LP Kat Espinosa. Closely contested. Bears scored both runs bottom 5th. One out, Thumann singled, Holl singled, both runs scored on Smith single. Baylor 31-10. Oklahoma State 24-15.
#18 Nebraska def Wisconsin 4-0
Staying up so late for Pac 12 games (last night almost 3am) missing TCM, eg, So Proudly We Hail, abt the nurses in the Philipines, Veronica Lake paid a call on the amorous Japanese commander with a grenade in her bra; her best scene.
Note: WEEKEND TV; Thursday Cal vs UCLA, 11PM ET, ESPN2; Friday Mississippi vs Mississippi State, 8pm; ESPNU; Saturday Florida vs Kentucky 1pm ESPNU; LSU vs Texas A&M, 5pm, ESPNU; Washington vs Arizona State 10pm, ESPN2
OTHER GAMES (posted alphabetically as scores are received)
Ball State 5, Akron 0/Ball State 11-6
Buffalo 2, Bowling Green 0/Bowling Green 2-1
Central Michigan swept Northern Illinois 7-6, 7-3
Charleston Southern 5, Campbell 4/Campbell 12-4
CSU Bakersfield 5, Fresno State 4
Colorado State 10, Nevada 0
Gardner-Webb 4, Liberty 2/DH Liberty 3-1
Iowa 12, Northwestern 7
Kent State 8, T0ledo 4/Toledo 9-8
Miami OH swept Ohio 1-0. 11-5
Mississippi Valley State 10, Alabama A&M 2
Ohio State 2, Penn State 0
Oregon State 6, Utah 2
Purdue 7, Indiana 2
UC San Diego 11, CS Stanislaus 1
San Jose State 12, Louisiana Tech 0
Seattle swept Utah State 2-1, 3-1
South Carolina 6, Georgia 2
South Dakota State swept Oakland 4-1, 2-0
Texas State 5, UTA 0
Western Michigan 4, Eastern Michigan 3/WM 7-3