August 31, 2009 in Sports

Roundup: Johnson wins city golf title


Tyler Johnson fired a final-round 72 to pull away from second-round co-leader Bob Witte to finish with an even-par 213 and win the Odom Spokane City Golf Championship at the Creek at Qualchan on Sunday.

Witte shot a 77 and ended up tied with Corey Meyers, Dan Ashlock and Robert Figueroa for second place at 5-over 218.

In the senior championship flight, Jim Solan shot a 69 on Sunday to finish with a 4-under 209 and the title. Bob Lewis was second, 12 strokes behind Solan.

College women’s soccer

Brandi Vega’s shot with 6 seconds remaining was turned back by Colorado College’s Caitlin Hulyo to preserve a 2-1 victory over Washington State on Sunday at the Colorado College Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Cougars (2-1-0) took the lead at 22:46 when senior Carly Dobratz’s header off a corner kick by sophomore Jacquelyn Roth found the mark. The Tigers tied the score at 32:45.

In the 63rd minute, WSU appeared to take the lead but the Cougars were whistled for offsides. In the 67th minute, Colorado College scored the deciding goal.

WSU had four shots in the final 19 minutes and three corner kicks. The Cougars outshot the Tigers 15-7 and had a 10-4 advantage in corner kicks.

•The University of Idaho scored twice in the first 19 minutes en route to a 3-1 victory over Utah Valley in Moscow.

The Vandals (1-2) scored one first-half goal during the entire 2008 season and had been shut out in their two losses to begin this season.

Ashley Perez and Chelsea Small scored in the first half for Idaho, and Sari Morrison scored on a penalty kick in the second half.

College volleyball

Idaho suffered its first loss of the season, a 3-2 setback to host Cal State Fullerton at the Titan Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

The Vandals (2-1) fell 23-25, 25-23, 14-25, 25-14, 25-16 in a match that lasted 2 hours, 22 minutes and featured 204 total points.

Anna McKinney and Kelsey Taylor were selected to the all-tournament team. McKinney finished the tournament with 20 blocks, 11 kills and a .270 hitting percentage. Taylor blocked 13 balls and added 13 kills and finished with a .302 hitting percentage.

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