CATHEDRAL CITY, Calif. — The No. 17 Oregon softball team split two games Saturday at the Mary Nutter Classic, downing Texas A&M, 7-5, before a 5-0 loss to No. 23 Texas Tech.
The Ducks (10-4) opened the day with a come-from-behind win over the Aggies, rallying from a 5-2 deficit in the final two innings.
Allee Bunker had an RBI single and Lexi Wagner had a two-run single in the top of the sixth inning as Oregon tied the score 5-5.
In the seventh, Haley Cruse gave Oregon the lead when she scored as Shaye Bowden reached on a fielding error. Rachel Cid then scored the final run when Cherish Burks reached on a two-base error. Texas A&M finished with four errors to none for Oregon, which outhit the Aggies, 8-6.
Cid, Wagner and Bowden all had two hits, Bowden drove in three runs and Cid and Cruse both scored twice.
Jordan Dail went the distance in the circle, improving to 8-0 by allowing six hits and three walks while striking out five.
Against the Red Raiders, the Ducks were held to three hits by Erin Edmoundson, who struck out eight and walked none.
Texas Tech took advantage of wildness from Oregon pitcher Maddie MacGrandle, who allowed five hits but nine walks. The Red Raiders scored once in the first, two in the fourth and two in the fifth.
Oregon State 2, Cal Baptist 0
At the Libby Matson Tournament in Stockton, Calif., Mariah Mazon threw a complete-game two-hitter as the Beavers improved to 11-2.
Mazon improved to 5-2 by striking out nine and walking none.
The Beavers scored both of their runs in the bottom of the first inning. Missy Nunes doubled home Shelby Weeks, who began the inning with a walk. Nunes later scored in a passed ball.
Nunes and Jessica Garcia each had two of Oregon State's six hits. The Beavers also walked five times and didn't strike out.