April 3, 2011 in Sports

Roundup: Moon shines as Gonzaga baseball rolls past Lobos

 

Billy Moon had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs to help power the Gonzaga Bulldogs (15-8-1) to a 17-4 victory over the visiting New Mexico Lobos (9-19) in nonconference baseball play on Saturday.

Eric Lane had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for Gonzaga. Tyler Chism and Royce Bolinger homered for the Bulldogs, who had 18 hits on the day.

Tyler Olson (4-1) allowed two runs on nine hits through 6 1/3 innings to earn the victory.

• Lonnie Kauppila went 6 for 6 and drove in four runs and Brian Ragira had seven RBIs to propel the 11th-ranked Stanford Cardinal (12-7, 1-1) to a 22-3 victory over the Washington State Cougars (11-11, 1-4) in Pac-10 play in Pullman.

Jordan Pries (4-1) allowed two runs in seven innings, striking out seven, to earn the victory for Stanford.

James Wise (2-3) took the loss.

• Kevin Valerio led off the 10th inning with a single and later scored on Michael Takemura’s squeeze bunt to give the Whitworth Pirates (11-15, 5-6) a 6-5 victory and a Northwest Conference doubleheader split with the George Fox Bruins (18-6, 9-5) in West Linn, Ore.

Dan Winterstein homered and drove in three runs to lead the Bruins to a 13-3 win in the opener.

• All-American Trevor Bauer (5-1) struck out 10 in eight innings to lead the 24th-ranked UCLA Bruins (13-9, 4-1) to a 5-3 victory over the Washington Huskies (7-17, 0-2) in Pac-10 play in Los Angeles.

• Yakima Valley (9-4, 3-1) banged out 26 hits on the day and rolled to a 10-3, 10-5 doubleheader sweep over the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch (10-10, 0-4) in NWAACC play.

Matthew Miller had six hits on the day to pace CC Spokane.

Track and field

Jeshua Anderson won the men’s 100- and 400-meter hurdles races and anchored the winning 4x400 relay to help the Washington State Cougars place fourth at the University of Arizona’s Jim Click Shootout in Tucson.

Anderson won the 110 in a wind-aided personal-best time of 13.86 seconds and won the 400 in 49.33.

Holly Parent won the women’s high jump, clearing 6 feet, 3/4 inches, to guide the WSU women to a third-place finish.

Ohio State won the men’s team title, while Arizona was first for the women.

• Two Idaho Vandals and one WSU Cougar broke Boppell Track records at Whitworth’s Sam Adams Classic.

UI’s Lucas Pope set a mark in the pole vault, clearing 16-7 3/4, while Liga Velvere won the 400 hurdles in 1:01.32. WSU’s Emily Farrar won the 3,000 steeplechase in 11:15.61.

• Kurt Williams (men’s long jump, triple jump) and Whitney Leavitt (women’s 100, 200) were double winners for Eastern Washington at the Al Manuel Invitational in Missoula. In dual-meet scoring, the EWU women swept both Montana and Montana State, while the EWU men split, losing to Montana State.

Softball

Jessica Mangis (1-6) allowed just two hits in six shutout innings to lead the Whitworth Pirates (10-12, 8-6) to an 8-0 victory over the visiting George Fox Bruins (8-18, 2-12) and a sweep of their Northwest Conference doubleheader.

Caty Lieseke went 3 for 3 with five RBIs for the Whits to a 9-1 win in the first game.

• The Washington Huskies (27-2, 2-0) handed former Shadle Park standout Sam Skillingstad (8-1) her first loss of the season to complete a Pac-10 doubleheader sweep, beating the Oregon Ducks (28-6, 0-2) 3-2 and 4-2.

• The Walla Walla Warriors (14-4, 6-1) dealt the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch (7-11, 4-5) a pair of NWAACC defeats, winning 12-8 and 7-6 in Walla Walla. Elisabeth Roginski (Shadle Park) homered in each game for CCS, her first homers as a collegian.

• The North Idaho Cardinals (21-19, 12-15 Scenic West Athletic Conference) smacked 34 hits and rolled to a 12-9, 16-10 doubleheader sweep over Southern Nevada (25-19, 18-12) in Henderson, Nev.

Shelby Gonzalez went 4 for 5 with a homer, a double and four RBIs in the opener for NIC, while Shelby Moon went 5 for 5 with two homers and seven RBIs and Kristina DeAnda went 4 for 4 with three RBIs and four runs scored in the nightcap.

Rowing

The Washington State Cougars advanced all three of their boats to today’s grand finals of the women’s San Diego Crew Classic at Mission Bay.

WSU’s varsity-8 boat was third in its preliminary heat, finishing behind USC and Cal. The Cougars’ second varsity-8 boat was second in its heat, losing only to Stanford. WSU’s novice-8 boat won its heat.

• The Gonzaga Bulldogs placed fourth at Indiana University’s Dale England Cup in Bloomington.

Prep basketball

Washington’s boys and girls teams posted victories over Oregon in the Northwest Shootout in Portland.

Gonzaga Prep’s Tia Presley scored 15 points and Pullman’s Shelby Cheslek added 14 points to lead the Washington girls to a 103-101 victory. The Washington boys routed Oregon 107-84. Ferris’ Riley Stockton scored seven.

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