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Roundup: Cougs edge BYU on Dobratz’s goal

Fri., Sept. 11, 2009

Senior Carly Dobratz scored her 14th career goal in the 68th minute Thursday to lift host Washington State to a 2-1 non-conference women’s soccer win over No. 18 Brigham Young University (3-2-1) at Lower Soccer Field.

Dobratz received a free kick from Jacquelyn Roth, turned and fired a shot that ricocheted off a BYU defender and rolled across the goal line.

WSU senior Kiersten Dallstream scored her 24th career goal, and seventh of the season, just before halftime to tie the match at 1. WSU is 4-2.


Lauren Corp and Shannon Lowell had 10 kills apiece as Saint Mary’s (6-1) swept Eastern Washington 25-13, 25-23, 29-27 in non-conference play at Moraga, Calif.

Corp had three consecutive kills to finish off the final game, which Eastern (3-4) led 17-13, 21-18 and 24-22.

Chenoa Coviare and Hayley Hills had 12 kills and five blocks apiece for the Eagles.

•Nicole Graybeal (North Central) finished with 17 kills, five blocks and two aces as Community Colleges of Spokane (8-3) outlasted Edmonds 25-23, 26-24, 19-25, 18-25, 15-10 in non-conference play at Spokane Falls CC.

Kelsey Kurtz (East Valley) added 21 assists and 10 digs for the Sasquatch, who host the 12-team Inland Northwest Communications Tournament that begins its two-day run this afternoon.

Edmonds dropped to 6-3.


Paul Van de Velde had three goals to lead the Everett Silvertips to a 5-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League exhibition play in the Tri-City American’s preseason tournament at Kennewick.

Mike Aviani and Blake Gal scored for the Chiefs, who are 1-3 in exhibition play.

Men’s soccer

Gustavo Bermudez scored at 40 and 45 minutes to lead the Chemeketa Storm to a 4-0 non-conference win over CC Spokane (1-4) at SFCC.

The Storm (5-0-2) notched their fourth shutout of the season and have outscored rivals 22-4.

Cross country

Whitworth’s men and women are ranked No. 1 in the West Region in the latest USATFCCCA ratings.

The women moved up to 18th in the national poll while the men held on to their spot at No. 22.

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