Brown leads TCU previous Oklahoma St. 10-7 in Large 12 title sport

Porter Brown had two hits and drove in 5 runs to assist TCU defeat Oklahoma State 10-7 within the Large 12 championship sport

OKLAHOMA CITY — Porter Brown had two hits and drove in 5 runs to assist TCU defeat Oklahoma State 10-7 within the Large 12 championship sport on Sunday night time.

Brown, a redshirt freshman outfielder, was chosen the Most Excellent Participant of the match.

“I simply acquired sizzling on the proper time,” he mentioned.

Phillip Sikes had three hits and scored three runs, and Luke Boyers had two hits and scored twice for the second-seeded Horned Frogs (40-17), who additionally had been chosen Sunday as one of many 16 NCAA Match regional hosts.

TCU, which tied for the Large 12 regular-season title, beforehand gained the match in 2014 and 2016.

Cade Cabbiness had two hits and three RBIs for fourth-seeded Oklahoma State (35-17-1).

Oklahoma State scored 5 unearned runs with two outs within the prime of the third inning to take a 5-2 lead. The spotlight was a three-run homer by Cabbiness — the Cowboys’ solely hit within the inning. TCU dedicated two errors to assist Oklahoma State.

TCU’s freshman Garrett Wright entered within the third to attempt to cease Oklahoma State’s momentum. He hit a batter, walked two and gave up the homer to Cabbiness earlier than getting out of the inning.

TCU scored two within the backside of the third and one within the fourth earlier than taking management within the fifth. Brown doubled and knocked in three runs to focus on a five-run inning that gave the Horned Frogs a 10-5 lead.

Wright settled down and pitched scoreless innings within the fourth, fifth and sixth to earn the win.

“So, clearly, Garrett Wright struggled a bit of bit,” Brown mentioned. “He acquired again within the dugout and we simply informed him to maintain his head up and carry on giving us innings and pitches and to belief in our hitters to have good high quality at-bats to carry us again into the sport.”

Oklahoma State scored one run in each the seventh and eighth innings. The Cowboys acquired a runner to second within the ninth, however didn’t rating.

It was Oklahoma State’s third journey to the title sport previously 4 tournaments. The Cowboys beforehand gained the Large 12 Match in 2004, 2017 and 2019.

The Cowboys anticipate to be awarded a regional berth Monday and hope to get to Omaha for the Faculty World Sequence.

“We wished a hoop,” Oklahoma State coach Josh Holliday mentioned. “We fought onerous to get in place for one. We got here up brief, so we’ll shift our focus to a special kind of ring.”

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