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By Cliff Brunt
AP Sports Writer 

Pendley's 3-run homer helps Oklahoma top Baylor 6-3 in WCWS


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma made mistakes teams normally don't get away with at the Women's College World Series. The Sooners had enough firepower to get by.

Nicole Pendley hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and Oklahoma opened defense of its national title with a 6-3 victory over Baylor on Thursday night.

The Sooners won despite committing four errors, and they got in a bit of trouble late in a game they appeared to have under control. Still, Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso knows how hard World Series wins are hard to come by.

"Good first win, and that's exactly what you want when y...

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