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Zags’ Edman has career day vs. BYU

Tue., May 10, 2011

Cameron Edman set career highs with five hits, three home runs and six RBIs to lead Gonzaga University to a 12-5 nonleague baseball win over future West Coast Conference opponent Brigham Young on Monday afternoon in Provo, Utah.

Edman hit two-run homers in the first and fifth innings followed by a leadoff shot in the eighth. Tyler Chism also hit a two-run shot and leadoff hitter Eric Lane had three singles and double as GU improved to 26-13-1. BYU is 24-22.

• Stinson Ott pitched Community Colleges of Spokane (18-22, 8-10 East Region) to a 7-1 win in the opener of a NWAACC doubleheader in Wenatchee. The Sasquatch needed a four-run ninth inning for a 5-3 win in the second game to complete the sweep.

• Junior third baseman Landon Scott repeated on the first team to lead eight Whitworth Pirates recognized on the All-Northwest Conference baseball team.

Junior outfielder Kevin Valerio was named to the second team while pitchers Nathan Johnson (Colfax), Eric Anderson, Liam O’Brien (Prosser) and Michael Taylor (Brewster), outfielder Nick Ashley (Lind), and infielder Gerhard Muelheims (St. George’s) received honorable mention.

High school baseball

Idaho 5A Region I: Coeur d’Alene qualified for a spot in the regional title game with a 6-3 win over visiting Post Falls.

The Vikings will entertain Lewiston at 4 today for the title and a trip to state on the line after the Bengals defeated visiting Lake City 14-4.

Post Falls will be home to Lake City, also at 4, in a loser-out game.

Washington District 7 2A: Pullman (16-5) defeated Clarkston 3-1 at Bailey-Brayton Field in Pullman to advance to the sub-regionals against Ellensburg at 2 p.m. on Saturday in Pullman.

Clarkston (17-6) beat West Valley 11-1 in six innings to earn a sub-regional berth Saturday at 2 at Othello. WV (9-14) was eliminated.

WV earned a shot at a sub-regional spot with a 3-2 win over East Valley (6-16) in a loser-out game.

Washington District 7 2B: Dillon Walker had a two-out, bases-loaded, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh to give St. George’s (3-18) a 6-5 win that eliminated visiting Republic (7-13).

St. George’s plays Lind/Ritzville-Sprague in a loser-out game at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Liberty with the winner playing Liberty at 4 in another loser-out game.

College golf

Led by medalist Kelsey Berg’s 167, Community Colleges of Spokane women had four in the top 10 in a runaway 41-stroke victory in the Southwestern Oregon Invitational in Coos Bay to cap a third straight undefeated season in league play. CCS beat Olympic 511-522.

The CCS men also had the medalist, Alex Pounds (Coeur d’Alene) with a 145, and won the team title, 598-605 over Bellevue.

• Idaho junior Jarred Bossio, the Vandals’ most consistent player all season, has been selected to play in the NCAA Regional tournament in Erie, Colo., May 19-21. He placed 17th in the conference tournament and was second-team All-WAC.

• Washington junior Chris Williams (Moscow), who had seven top-10 finishes, was a first-team All-Pac-10 selection and the Huskies were given the No. 6 seed into the NCAA’s Tucson Region May 19-21.

High school golf

Kellogg will send its boys and girls teams to Idaho 3A tournaments following victories in the District I-II tournament at Pinehurst Golf Course.

Kellogg won the boys title with a 324. Runner-up Timberlake (339) also qualified for state. Tournament medalist Dan Masterson of St. Maries (4-over 76) and Aaron Moe of Bonners Ferry (82) earned individual berths to state.

Kaceelyn Pouttu of Kellogg was the girls medalist with a 3-over 77 and led the Wildcats to a 392 as the only team qualifier.

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