February 5, 2012 in Sports

Area roundup: WSU’s Scott-Ellis wins twice at Idaho indoor


Washington State junior Stephan Scott-Ellis won two track and field events Saturday at the University of Idaho Indoor Open at the Kibbie-ASUI Activity Center in Moscow, Idaho.

Scott-Ellis won the 200-meter dash in 21.74 seconds and was the top collegiate runner in the 60 with a lifetime-best time of 7.05.

Joe Abbott, Richard Shroy and Aric Walden also won events for the Cougars. Abbott claimed first in the 400 with a time of 48.66 and Shroy won the mile in 4:19.82. Both were personal bests.

Walden, a freshman, was the 60 hurdles champion, finishing in 8.20.

The next event for Washington State is the Husky Classic next weekend in Seattle.


Whitworth (1-2) split a nonconference doubleheader with Occidental (3-1) in Los Angeles.

The Tigers won the opener 2-1, limiting the Pirates to six hits.

In the second game, Landon Scott had a double and triple and drove in three runs to lead Whitworth to a 10-7 win.

J.R. Jarrell, Nick Motsinger and Michael Takemura all had three hits and two RBIs for the Pirates.

Junior hockey

The Osoyoos Coyotes (27-17-1-2) scored four goals in the second period and beat the Spokane Braves 6-2 in a Kootenay International Junior Hockey League game at Eagles Ice-A-Rena.

Kyle Davis and Matt Thurston scored for the Braves (19-22-1-2), who play this afternoon at Nelson.

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