Sooners rout Hokies to advance to College World Series

Sooners rout Hokies to advance to College World Series

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Oklahoma hit five home runs and Cade Horton turned in an outstanding start as the Sooners pounded Virginia Tech 11-2 to win the Blacksburg Super Regional and advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.

Tanner Tredaway homered twice, Peyton Graham put the first run on the board with his 20th of the season, and Kendall Pettis and Jackson Nicklaus added solo homers. Tredaway went 4 for 5 with two doubles and three RBIs.

Cade Horton (4-2) struck out eight over 6.0 frames and retired 11 of his final 13 batters. Chazz Martinez and Trevin Michael closed it out for the Sooners, who will make their 11th College World Series appearance and first since 2010.