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Oklahoma baseball: Matt Oberste drives in winning run, Dillon Overton shines on mound

Oberste extends school-record hitting streak to 29 games with a double. Sacrifice fly in bottom of 10th inning gives OU a 2-1 victory over Kansas at Mitchell Park.
From Staff Reports Published: March 29, 2013

NORMAN — Solid pitching and another key play from Matt Oberste helped Oklahoma trim Kansas 2-1 in 10 innings Friday night in a Big 12 baseball game at Mitchell Park.

Oberste's bases-loaded sacrifice fly drove in Hunter Haley with the winning run as the Sooners improved to 25-4 overall and 5-0 in the Big 12. Oberste also continued his school-record hitting streak (29 games) with a double. Until his game-winning RBI, the Sooners' only run was a second-inning homer from Kolbey Carpenter.

Starting pitcher Dillon Overton nursed the one-run lead until seventh inning. Kansas scored an unearned run (OU had four errors) to tie it 1-1. Otherwise Overton was strong. He surrendered just four hits, walked two and struck out six. Relief pitcher Jacob Evans picked up the win after blanking the Jayhawks (14-11 and 2-3 over the final three innings.

The series ends with a 2 p.m. game Saturday.


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