November 5, 2009 in Sports

Thomas leads No. 14 Huskies to victory


Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points to lead No. 14 Washington to a 77-48 men’s basketball exhibition victory over Division II Central Washington Wednesday night in Seattle.

Quincy Pondexter added 15 points for the Huskies, who shot 38 percent from the field and made 18 of 37 free throws.

Men’s soccer

Hugo Sanchez took a pass from Ricky Carmolinga and scored with 18 seconds left in regulation play to lift the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch (6-8-4, 6-3-3) to a 3-2 victory over the visiting Wenatchee Valley Knights (5-8-2, 3-7-2) in Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges action at SFCC.

Women’s soccer

Tabitha Grow and Itzia Mendoza each scored two goals and Cori Jo Young added a goal and two assists to power the CC Spokane Sasquatch (8-4-4, 8-3-3) to a 7-0 rout of the visiting Wenatchee Valley Knights (3-10-2, 3-10-1) in NWAACC play at SFCC. Courtney Stewart and Kelly Kaylee also scored for CCS.

•Idaho Vandals forward Chelsea Small was named the Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year. Small, who had eight goals and four assists, was also voted to the All-WAC first team.


Alex Graves had 10 kills and 13 digs to help the Whitman Missionaries (5-17, 2-13) end an 11-match losing streak with a 25-18, 25-23, 25-19 win over the host Whitworth Pirates (9-17, 5-10) in Northwest Conference play. Kaimi Rocha had a match-high 15 kills for the Pirates.

•Kasey Jurich totaled 12 kills and Nicole Graybeal added 11 kills to propel the East Division-leading CC Spokane Sasquatch (26-11, 10-1) to a 25-7, 25-17, 25-21 NWAACC sweep over the host Yakima Valley Yaks (7-20, 1-10).

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