Rain moving in over the weekend to bring cooler temperatures
Watch KFOR Live Interactive Radar

Texas Doubles Up Sooners for Big 12 Tourney Win

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

The Texas Longhorns got a pair of home runs from Kacy Clemens and never trailed in an 8-4 win over Oklahoma on Wednesday night in the first round of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.

Clemens connected on two-run home runs in the first and third innings, helping Texas to a 5-0 lead.

Oklahoma answered with an RBI single from Austin O’Brien that scored Renae Martinez in the fourth inning, cutting UT’s lead to 5-1.

OU got two more in the fifth on an RBI single by Steele Walker and it was 5-3.

After Texas took a 6-3 lead in the sixth, Martinez belted a solo home run in the 7th inning to once again trim the Longhorns’ lead to two at 6-4.

But Texas got two in the top of the 9th inning to win it 8-4.

OU’s pitching staff walked 10 in the game.

Oklahoma will play second seed TCU in an elimination game at 12:30 pm on Thursday, while Texas advances in the winners’ bracket to play Kansas at 7:30 pm Thursday night.