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OU baseball: Sooners stay alive at NCAA tourney
The University of Oklahoma scored the decisive run in a 2-1 victory against Army in the tenth inning, when Max White singled to drive in Caleb Bushyhead from second base.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - It took Oklahoma 19 innings to take a lead in the NCAA baseball tournament. When it finally happened, it extended the Sooners' season for a few more hours.> OU scored the decisive run in a 2-1 victory against Army in the tenth inning, when Max White singled to drive in Caleb Bushyhead from second base. > White and Bushyhead's hits in the extra frame were the seventh in two days for the Sooners, who have received strong starting pitching but have struggled to generate offense. > The bats will get another try, though, after staving off elimination by knocking out the No. 4 seed Black Knights. Oklahoma (39-23) plays another elimination game tonight at 6 p.m. CT against the loser of the day's second game, between Virginia and Appalachian State. > Sunday morning's game was tied after nine innings, with each team scratching out a run with small ball during the middle frames. > Army, the home team, got a hit from Harold Earls to open the fifth, and brought him around with two sacrifice bunts and a double by Zach Price. Price tried to extend it to a triple, but was thrown out to end the inning.
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