Jennings' HR helps Oklahoma beat Texas 8-3 and move a win away from 4th straight Women's CWS title

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma needs just one more win to make softball history.

Tiare Jennings' two-run homer in the first inning sparked an 8-3 win over Texas on Wednesday night that left the Sooners one victory short of a record fourth straight Women's College World Series title.

Oklahoma (58-7) had nine hits and three home runs against a Texas squad that had thrown three one-hit shutouts in three World Series games.

Sooners coach Patty Gasso said the plan was to help pitcher Kelly Maxwell by scoring early. Maxwell had pitched a complete game the previous day in a semifinal win over Florida,...


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