Southern Oregon preps for decorated Oklahoma City

The Raiders bested the top-ranked team in the country last time out. To get to the NAIA Championship Game, they'll have to beat the most decorated team in the country.

Posted: May 26, 2019 7:17 PM
Updated: May 26, 2019 7:17 PM

Speech to Text for Southern Oregon preps for decorated Oklahoma City

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softball world series, but southern oregon is refusing to rest. the raiders getting in a quick practice ahead of monday's semifinal game against three-seed oklahoma city. to get here, the raiders had to get past the defending champs and the top-ranked team in the country. it was an impressive 4-0 win, but more impressive was how they acted like it was nothing." jessica says, "i don't think they thought one second about it. we were just going to play and do what we came here to do and we'd watched them play so they knew who we were playing and felt very confident going in." the confidence was on display early, often and all the way till the end. the raiders put up runs in the second, third and fourth innings the type of nonstop pressure that pistole has wanted all year long. pistole says, "we scored several innings of that game and just making adjustments on their first pitcher. i was very pleased with the consistency and just the mindset and mentality of everybody going in." it marked sou's first win over a number one ranked team in program history their reward a sunday to recover and focus in on the task ahead. paige says, "we're going to take some time and get ahead of our homework, but we're also going to enjoy this time being together. we've spent a lot of time just with each other trying to go explore what we can see of missouri, but we're going to take care of business." mackey say, "it's going to be nice mentally because we'll just have time to relax and think about our game and just be a team and have fun and go explore missouri." the exploring of missouri brought them to the indoor facilities at evangel university. the raiders had a light afternoon practice because there's still work to be done in their chase for a championship. pistole says, "a good day off of games, but at this point, this is what we're here to do so we're not really taking a day off. we're on a mission." jake says, "so as we look ahead to tomorrow, some things you should know about oklahoma city. second in the country in team era, first in runs scored per game. they won back to back national titles in 2016 and 2017 and were denied a three-peat last yeareliminated by none other than southern oregon. in springfield, missouri, jake garcia, newswatch 12 sports." oregon tech's season came to
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