March 14, 2010 in Sports

Two Pirates shine

 

Two Whitworth Pirates placed at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by DePauw University on Saturday in Greencastle, Ind.

Cody Stelzer, a senior, finished sixth in the men’s high jump when he cleared 6 feet, 83/4 inches.

Stelzer has placed in all four of the indoor championships in which he has competed.

Jeff Kintner, a senior, placed sixth in the men’s shot put with a toss of 54-83/4.

It was the second time Kintner has placed in the national indoor meet.

Baseball

Cody Bartlett’s three-run home run capped a five-run second inning and the 25th-ranked Washington State Cougars (10-2) beat Texas A&M 7-5 in College Station, Texas, and snapped the Aggies’ (12-3) nine-game winning streak.

Spencer Jackson (3-0) allowed four runs in five innings to pick up the win.

•David Mills had three hits and drove in two runs to propel the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-7) to a 6-3 win over the Gonzaga Bulldogs (6-7) at the Irish Baseball Classic in San Antonio.

Reedy Berg (1-1) struggled early on the mound for Gonzaga. He gave up three runs in each of the first two innings before settling down to toss six shutout innings.

He allowed 11 hits and a walk, while striking out four.

•Chaz Kramer’s solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning completed Puget Sound’s rally from a seven-run deficit as the Loggers (7-6, 3-1) edged the Whitworth Pirates (3-11, 0-1) 10-9 in Northwest Conference action in Tacoma.

Landon Scott went 4 for 5 – all singles – with two RBIs, and Kyle Krustangel went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBIs for the Whits.

•Derek Carley banged out three hits and the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch (4-2) scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Okanagan 9-8 and complete a nonconference doubleheader sweep at Shadle Park High.

Austin Chamberlin and Quinn Holt each had three of the Sasquatch’s 14 hits en route to a 12-3 win in the first game.

Adam Hill (1-1) tossed five shutout innings to earn the victory.

Basketball

Dwayne Fells scored on a layup with 1 second remaining in overtime to lift the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos (24-6) to a 76-75 victory over the Western Washington Vikings (26-6) in Bellingham in the second round of the NCAA Division II tournament.

The Broncos sent the game into overtime on a layup by Austin Swift with 1 second left in regulation.

Prep softball

Katie Rowe went 6 for 9, with a grand slam, two triples, a double and nine RBIs on the day to spark the Lake City Timberwolves (2-0, 2-0) to 10-2 and 12-7 victories over the host Lewiston Bengals (0-2, 0-2) in Inland Empire League play.

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