Oklahoma continued its small-ball approach again in Omaha with a 6-2 win over Notre Dame. The Sooners are now one win away from the 2022 Men’s College World Series finals.
The first two innings were slow for both teams, totaling two hits in two frames. But, three singles turned into two runs in the second to get OU on the board. From top to bottom, the Sooners’ lineup was humming. Only one batter in their lineup failed to reach base on Sunday night and shortstop Peyton Graham had a 4-4 night with a run, walk and two steals.
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Oklahoma’s starting pitcher Cade Horton had a great night on the rubber, striking out 11 of the 25 batters he faced. He relinquished two runs in the sixth, before calling it a night and earning the win.
Oklahoma will wait till Wednesday, June 22 to lace them up again against the winner of Notre Dame’s elimination game against No. 5 Texas A&M.