OKLAHOMA CITY – Keilani Ricketts continued her dominating display at the Women’s College World Series as Oklahoma defeated Alabama 4-1 to take the first game of the best-of-three championship series.
Ricketts struck out 12 Alabama hitters and allowed only five hits. Alabama took the lead in the 4th with a run, but Oklahoma answered with two in the fifth and another two in the sixth to earn the victory.
Kevin Kugler and Leah Amico called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.
(Kendall Dawson’s sacrifice fly gives Alabama a 1-0 lead)
(Jessica Shults’ sac fly ties it at 1-1)
(Brianna Turang’s ground out is good enough to get a run in and give the Sooners a 2-1 advantage)
(Shults’ RBI single makes it 3-1 Oklahoma)
(Keilani Ricketts notches her 11th strikeout of the game)
(Oklahoma records the final out of Game 1)
(Jessica Shults’s postgame interview with Kevin and Leah)
(Kevin Kugler and Leah Amico wrap up Game 1 and look ahead to Tuesday night)
Kevin Kugler and Leah Amico will have all of the action of Game 2 of the championship series on Tuesday night at 7:45 PM Eastern. You’ll be able to hear every pitch on a local affiliate near you, streaming right here on WestwoodOneSports.com and on NCAA.com, and on the Slacker Mobile app for iOS and Android. For more information on Slacker, click here. The game will also be broadcast on SiriusXM channel 91.