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Oklahoma's Late Game Heroics Seal 3-2 Win Over New Mexico St.

Sunny Golloway and his Oklahoma Sooners found themselves in a bit of drama as the New Mexico St. Aggies took to the field for the second game of the mid-week series.

Jack Mayfield started things off with a leadoff single up the left side. He would later be brought in with RBI groundout by Max White as Oklahoma plated their first run of the game. While the Sooners gave the appearance that they were going to run away with things against New Mexico St., the fourth inning changed all that.

Through three innings, Sunny Golloway and his ball club held on to their one run lead. Then, in the top of the fourth, the Aggies tied things up at 1-1 while giving fans quite the scare. Through several scoreless innings, Oklahoma found themselves in some trouble as the Aggies plated another runner in the six inning to take the lead 2-1.

All the pressure would remain on the Sooners as they were the heavy favorites heading into this matchup. Using a pinch hitter in Justin Burba, a kid who excelled at the high school level, Oklahoma evened up the score as Burba connected on a double. Down to their final out of the inning, Mayfield brought Burba in making it 2-2.

In the top of the eighth, Jacob Evans stood on the bump after Billy Waltrip loaded the bases with no outs. Thanks to some timely pitching, a strikeout as well as a groundout double-play, Evans escaped the inning unscathed and would eventually get the win after two innings of work. Evans is now 2-0 on the season

Kyle Hayes got his first start of his career and sat down a career high six batters in five inning of work from the mound.

Just as things started with Mayfield, they ended with Mayfield. In the bottom of the ninth, with the score tied a two a piece, Mayfield hit a fly ball to deep right field with Kolbey Carpenter on third base. The tag up and sac fly allowed Carpenter to score the winning run as the Sooners secured their third walk-off of the season.

If you are tracking Matt Oberste's hit streak, he is up to 21 consecutive games with a hit after this evening. This marks a tie with the fourth longest streaks in school history.

Wednesday Night's Big 12 Scores



Jackson State


Lawrence, Kan.

Texas Tech


Utah Valley


Lubbock, Texas

Kansas State


Northern Colorado


Manhattan, Kan.



Northwestern State


Fort Worth, Texas



New Mexico State


Norman, Okla.