Softball notes: Parker saves the Sooners again, Alo finding her place, Japan on the horizon

Staring at a potentially disastrous weekend, Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker willed her team to victory.

Parker threw a complete-game shutout in a 2-0 win over New Mexico State Saturday after OU suffered its first loss of the season, 4-3 to Boston University earlier in the day. The Sooners weren’t feeling their best when they arrived at the Troy Cox Classic in Las Cruces,