September 2, 2010 in Sports

In brief: Whitworth opens with split


Sisters Ka’ipo and Kaimi Rocha combined for 19 kills and the Whitworth Pirates opened their season with a 25-20, 25-11, 25-11 sweep over the visiting Walla Walla Wolves in non-conference volleyball play on Wednesday.

NAIA No. 15 Lewis-Clark State lived up to its billing in the second match, topping Whitworth 25-23, 25-12, 25-23

Men’s soccer

Kekoa Mountcastle scored in the 20th minute off a crossing pass from Jonah Brown and Nic Shaw headed in a cross from Ryan Wood in the 35th minute to lead the Whitworth Pirates to a 2-0 victory over the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch in non-conference play.

• Jimmy Turner and Joel Bagby scored goals in the first 4:13 of the match and the UC Irvine Anteaters rolled to a 4-0 win over the Gonzaga Bulldogs in a season-opener in Irvine, Calif.

Kayla Bowers netted a hat trick and the visiting Timberlake Tigers breezed to a 5-1 victory over the Orofino Maniacs in Intermountain League play.

Bowers scored her first goal late in the first half and added second-half tallies in the 58th and 78th minutes.

Boys soccer

Timmy Mueller knocked in two goals and added two assists and the visiting Post Falls Trojans rallied from a three-goal deficit in the first half to beat the Lakeland Hawks 6-3 in Inland Empire League 4A action.

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