The next batter, Lauren Chamberlain, hit a home run that would have tied it if Martinez been on first, but instead brought the Sooners within one. Keilani Ricketts then struck out to end the game.
“Destinee was on the wrong side of the line,” OU coach Patty Gasso said. “And when there was that collision, it was the right call. She was just trying to be aggressive and make something happen. Just a tough play.”
As expected, there was plenty of crimson on the All-Tourney roster.
Of the 12 players to make the list, nine of them participated in the championship series.
Chamberlain, Martinez, Ricketts, Jessica Shults and Brianna Turang made it from Oklahoma.
Kayla Braud, Jennifer Fenton and Amanda Locke represented the Crimson Tide, while Alabama pitcher Jackie Traina was named Most Outstanding Player.
Traina pitched every inning of the tournament for Alabama, going 5-1 with a 3.00 ERA.