Central Oklahoma splits first two games at 8-State Classic in Arkansas
Emporia State 2, No. 1 Central Oklahoma 0
No. 1 Central Oklahoma 17, Oklahoma Panhandle 4
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- Emily Ditmore went 4-for-4 to lead a 15-hit assault that carried Central Oklahoma to a 17-4 bashing of Oklahoma Panhandle as the Bronchos split their first two games at the 8-State Classic on Friday.
UCO fell to Emporia State 2-0 in its first game of the three-day tournament before bouncing back against the Aggies.
Devyn Frazier had three hits, three runs batted in, four runs scored and two stolen bases in the OPSU rout, while Kaylee Brunson also scored four times in addition to stealing three bases and collecting two hits. Ally Dziadula and Brooke Zukerman both added two hits and three RBI.
No. 4 Humboldt State, Cal State San Bernardino
Cal State San Bernardino, No. 4 Humboldt State
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- After showing first game power, Humboldt State saw its early season opening run of victories stopped at an even 10.
The Lumberjacks used four home runs including a pair from Tiffany Hollingsworth to power to an 8-5 first game over the Coyotes of Cal State San Bernardino. The host Coyotes would laced three extra base hits for four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 4-3 late game win.
The second game loss gives HSU (10-1) its first loss of the season and gives each team a 1-1 start in California Collegiate Athletic Association play.
Hollingsworth and Tonya Walker clubbed four hits apiece for a combined 8-for-14 afternoon to lead the Jacks' offense.