Saints softball claims RRAC Tournament championship

The NAIA No. 2-ranked OLLU softball team was crowned Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Tournament champions as the Saints defeated Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMUSA) in a pair of games on Sunday.

The Saints forced the championship matchup after winning the first game 13-0. They won the conference title after blanking the Jaguars again in the second game 6-0.

In the 6-0, pitcher Cassandra Valdez threw a 2-hitter and struck out 11 for the Saints, who won the RRAC Tournament for the second time in history.

In Sunday’s first game, Valdez and Angela Ramirez combined for a 2-hit shutout. Maddie Nunn led the Saints with three hits and three RBI in the 13–0 victory. 

The Saints qualified for the NAIA National Tournament and their opponents will be revealed in the selection show on Tuesday at 4 p.m.