March 14, 2012 in Sports

No. 4 Arkansas edges Gonzaga


Billy Moon pitched his first career complete game and limited No. 4 Arkansas to a solo home run in the seventh inning in Gonzaga’s 1-0 nonconference baseball loss Tuesday in Fayetteville, Ark.

Moon (1-1) allowed three hits and three walks over eight innings, striking out two. The University High School product also picked off runners on first base twice to end innings.

Marco Gonzales and Travis Forbes each had two hits for the Bulldogs (10-4), who had six hits as a team against five Razorbacks pitchers.

• Patrick Claussen’s RBI double in the 11th inning gave Washington State (9-5) a 9-8 nonconference victory over eighth-ranked Cal State Fullerton in Fullerton, Calif.

Ian Sagdal led off the inning with a double before being driven home by Claussen.

Anthony Drobnick (1-1) held the Titans scoreless over the final two innings for the victory.

College golf

The Idaho men held off a charge from Missouri-Kansas City to win the Jackrabbit Invitational in Primm, Nev.

The Vandals finished at 15-under 849, four strokes better than UMKC, which was 10 under as a team Tuesday. Idaho shot an even-par 288 in the final round.

Idaho’s Sean McMullen finished at 9-under 207 to finish second overall, two strokes behind medalist Korbin Kuehn of UMKC. Stefan Richardson (1-under 215, tied for ninth), Jarred Bossio (2-over 218, tied for 18th) and Justin Kadin (3-over 219, tied for 24th) were the other Vandals among the top 25.

College football

After two seasons shortened because of injuries, Eastern Washington wide receiver Tyler Hart was granted a sixth year to complete his football eligibility, the school announced.

Expected to be a slot receiver and returner for the Eagles last season as a senior, Hart missed EWU’s first three games, but returned to catch a 9-yard pass against Montana State. But he lasted only three plays against the Bobcats before he was injured again and lost for the season. Hart was also lost for the year with a broken scapula in EWU’s fourth game of the 2008 season.

Out of a possible 49 games he could have played from 2008-2011, Hart played in only 28.

Arena football

Spokane Shock defensive back/kick returner Terrance Sanders was named the Arena Football League’s Ironman of the Week after leading the team with nine tackles during Monday’s loss to Iowa.

Sanders also recovered a fumble and returned a missed field-goal attempts for a touchdown to send the game into overtime.

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