Oklahoma Baptist whipped St. Gregory's in a seventh-inning run-rule Tuesday, 11-1, in Sooner Athletic Conference baseball action.
OBU celebrated Strikeout Cancer Night with a strong pitching performance by Johnathan Christensen (4-0) and a five-RBI performance by Daniel Baptista. Christensen allowed two hits in six shutout innings, striking out six batters.
The Bison went ahead 6-0 in the third with an RBI double by Dillon Usiak and a two-run home run by Baptista.
OBU made it 7-0 in the fifth on an RBI grounder by Mitch Warne.
Baptista added a three-run home run in the sixth for a 1-0 lead.
The Cavaliers scored one in the top of the seventh on an RBI single by Tyler Bento.
OBU ended the game with a run in the seventh when Frankie Rivera walked, stole second and scored on a two-out single by Greg Nelson.
The Bison had nine hits in the game, including three by Baptista and two by Nelson.
Now 36-10on the season and 17-6 in the SAC, the Bison host Northwestern Oklahoma State at 5 p.m., Thursday.