FRIDAY COLLEGE SOFTBALL ROUNDUP/Oregon State battles No. 2 Oklahoma in 4-0 loss; Concordia swept


OREGON 8, Stanford 4

• The fourth-ranked Ducks tallied their 17th consecutive victory against Stanford to kick off a league series at Jane Sanders Stadium.

DJ Sanders was 3 for 4 with three RBIs for the Ducks, who had 15 hits.ELISH

Miranda Elish (15-1) went the distance, allowing six Stanford hits and fanning 12 batters.

Oregon took command with a six-run second inning and led 8-2 after four frames.

The Ducks are 36-7 overall and 10-3 in the Pac-12.

UCLA is 13-3 and Washington 12-3 in conference play. The Bruins beat the Huskies 3-0 on Friday.

Stanford fell to 22-21 for the season and 2-11 in the conference.

Oklahoma 4, OREGON STATE 0

• The No. 2-ranked Sooners got one run in the sixth and three in the seventh to pull out a win in the first of two games against the Beavers.

Oklahoma, which lost 5-2 at Oregon on Thursday, improved to 39-3.

Oregon State slipped to 26-18.

The teams will meet again at noon Saturday in Corvallis.

OSU starter Mariah Mazon (11-11) kept the Sooners off the board until she walked the leadoff batter in the sixth, hit two batters and gave up a one-out single.

Jocelyn Alo's two-run homer keyed Oklahoma in the seventh.

Northwest Nazarene 8, CONCORDIA 0

Northwest Nazarene 5, CONCORDIA 2

•¬†The first-place Nighthawks swept the host Cavaliers at Porter Park.

Concordia fell to 5-13 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and 18-22 overall.

In the nightcap, the Cavs' Kelsie Merritt was 2 for 4, and teammate Mckenzie Smith drove in both runs.

Northwest Nazarene is 15-7 GNAC, 24-19.

Central Washington is second in the conference at 13-7.

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