OCU Tops Texas Wesleyan 9-1, Central Baptist 7-6


Monday, February 25th 2013, 12:39 pm
By: News 9


Oklahoma City University dropped Texas Wesleyan 9-1 and Central Baptist (Ark.) 7-6 Friday in the CBC February Meltdown at City of Colleges Park.

The Stars, ranked No. 4 in NAIA softball, got a pair of complete-game performances from senior Elizabeth Oberst to move to 5-2 overall on the young season.

OCU outhit Texas Wesleyan 12-3 en route to a 9-1 victory. Magean De La Torre and Jamie Rateliff each slugged home runs for the Stars.

The Stars took an early lead against sixth-ranked Central Baptist. OCU outhit the Mustangs 11-8 and held on to snag the 7-6 victory.

Oberst earned wins in both games to move to 5-0 on the season.

The Stars will return to action in the final day of the CBC February Meltdown against Williams Baptist (Ark.) at 11 a.m. and Columbia (Mo.) at 1 p.m. Saturday at City of Colleges Park in Conway, Ark.

Texas Wesleyan - 1
Oklahoma City – 9

TWU 010 00 – 1 3 0

OCU 003 06 – 9 12 0

Alexis Beltran, Cheyenne Brown (5) and Kali Jester. Elizabeth Oberst and Angela Lovelady. W –Oberst (4-0). L – Alexis Beltran. HR: TWU – Beltran. OCU – Magean De La Torre (1). Jamie Rateliff (2)

Oklahoma City – 7
Central Baptist – 6

OCU 320 020 0 – 7 11 2

CBC 200 011 2 – 6 8 3

Elizabeth Oberst and Angela Lovelady. Shanice Murry, Jessica Sheldon (5) and Jessica Tickle. W – Oberst (5-0). L – Murry. HR: CBC – Christen Kirchner 2. Miranda Manchester