Softball notes: Hatfield comes up big, Gasso sticks with Lowary, Arizona or Baylor up next

Saturday’s 5-2 Oklahoma (56-9) victory in the Auburn Super Regional could have swung the other way on one play.

Sooners pitcher Paige Lowary entered, relieving Mariah Lopez, with the Sooners up 3-1 in the third inning with a 3-2 count and one on against Auburn’s (49-12) three-time All-American Kasey Cooper. The switch had Cooper slightly rattled.

“I knew what was coming and with