By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
NORMAN, Okla., -- Oklahoma rallied from a 2-run deficit and held on for a 4-2 victory over Cal State Bakersfield in Friday's non-conference baseball game.
The Roadrunners (11-17) took advantage of early Sooner miscues and took a 2-0 lead into the sixth inning.
Oklahoma (21-10) scored a run in the sixth and three more in the seventh of 'Runner starter Taylor Aikenhead (4-4).
CSUB opened the scoring thanks to a two-base error and an RBI-single by Max Carter in the second and added another run in the fourth on a two-out run-scoring single by Chance Gusbeth.
The Roadrunners and Sooners continue the series with a doubleheader today starting at noon.
Morales named NAIA All-American
Former Bakersfield College and Frontier High School athlete Gabi Morales has been named to the NAIA Women's Basketball All-American team.
Morales, a senior forward at Missouri Valley College, averaged 17.2 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. She is the first Vikings' player to earn that honor since 1996. She led Missouri Valley in scoring in 21 of its 32 games this season.
Morales led the Heart of America Conference in total points (517), rebounds per game and double-doubles (12).
Bakersfield College suffered its 8th straight loss, falling 4-1 at L.A. Mission in Western State Conference South division play.
Cole Hallum (3-4) went the distance for the Renegades (8-18, 4-10), allowing three earned runs on eight hits, striking out eight and walking three.
Rolando Martinez, Kaidan Meadows, Junior Felix and Zach Tanner had two hits apiece for BC, which outhit Mission 10-8.
Grand Canyon spoiled Shay Fryer's return from injury with an 8-0 win in Western Athletic Conference play.
Fryer, who had been out of the lineup for nearly two months with a knee injury, was 0 for 2 on the day for CSUB (9-29-1, 0-4), which managed just four hits.
CSUB sand volleyball
The Roadrunners cruised to a 5-0 victory over San Jose State in non-conference play.
CSUB's team of Danika Youngblood and Sydney Haynes, and Sara Little and Hazel Perrins swept their matches.
The Roadrunners clinched the dual when their No. 1 team of Debora Araujo and Molly O'Hagan took a straight-sets victory.