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WSU rallies past Gonzaga for baseball win

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011

Richie Ochoa (3-0) pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief Tuesday as Washington State (10-10) rallied for a 17-11 nonconference baseball win over visiting Gonzaga (13-8-1) at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Ochoa entered in the fourth inning with WSU trailing 10-5.

WSU took charge with a six-run sixth, capped by Tommy Richards’ two-run triple.

WSU’s Brett Jacobs and Taylor Ard both finished 3 for 5 with four runs batted in.

Zags leadoff hitter Billy Moon went 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBIs.

Women’s golf

Kayla Mortellaro tied for second place and led Idaho to fifth place at the 12-team Anteater Invitational at Dove Canyon (Calif.) Country Club.

Mortellaro finished three rounds at 7-over-par 220, two shots behind medalist Lauren Taylor of team champion Portland State. Idaho (914) finished 24 shots behind PSU.

Teo Poplawski (227) tied for 13th for the Vandals.

Men’s track and field

Idaho junior Markus Geiger was named Western Athletic Conference track athlete of the week after running the 5,000 meters in a career-best 14 minutes, 21.83 seconds at last week’s San Francisco State Distance Carnival.

Men’s tennis

Idaho sophomore Marius Cirstea was named WAC player of the week after going 4-0 in No. 1 singles during the Vandals’ 3-1 week.

Wrestling

The Jason Crawford Memorial wrestling tournament is Saturday at Reese Court Pavilion on the campus of Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

More than 1,400 wrestlers ages 5-14 will compete with 18 matches running simultaneously.

Wrestling begins at 9:30 a.m.



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