Softball notes: Barnhill rests, Walton and Gasso square off and do coaches need a challenge?

OKLAHOMA — No. 1 Florida reached the Women’s College World Series Final for the third time in four years Sunday without throwing its ace.

Kelly Barnhill sat in the dugout for seven innings, as Delanie Gourley dominated Washington in a 5-2 semifinal win Sunday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium. Gourley should have had a complete-game one-hit, one-walk shutout, but a two-out error