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CCS gets 2 wins at tourney

Sat., Nov. 17, 2012

The Community College of Spokane volleyball team swept Highline then beat Walla Walla at the NWAACC tournament Friday at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Ore.

With a win today against Blue Mountain (41-4), the Sasquatch (30-9) would earn a spot in Sunday’s title match.

CCS opened with a 25-21, 25-21, 25-17 win over Highline (31-12). Kate Hart had 15 kills and Malea Webb dished out 42 assists for the Sasquatch.

Hart led the way again with 15 kills in a 20-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-18 win over Walla Walla (32-10).

• Kylin Munoz had 17 kills and Kaleigh Nelson and Cassie Strickland added 14 kills each as No. 6 Washington (21-5, 12-5) edged No. 4 Oregon (22-4, 13-4) in five sets in a Pac-12 Conference match in Seattle.

Scores were 26-24, 16-25, 21-25, 32-30, 25-23.

Alaina Bergsma tallied a match-high 31 kills and Liz Brenner added 22 kills and 20 digs for the Ducks.

• Camille Saxton had 16 kills and 10 digs as Oregon State (14-15, 4-13) beat Washington State 29-27, 25-23, 21-25, 25-23 in a Pac-12 Conference match in Pullman.

Jaicee Harris and Marcelina Glab had 15 kills apiece for the Cougars (12-17, 2-15).

Washington State hosts Oregon today in one of three remaining games to end the season.

• College of Central Florida swept North Idaho at the NJCAA National Tournament in West Plains, Mo. Scores were 25-21, 25-23, 25-23.

Yang Yang had 18 kills, 15 digs and four blocks and Rosie added 22 digs for the Cardinals, who will play Hillsborough Community College today for seventh place.

• Idaho was awarded the No. 2 seed in next week’s Western Athletic Conference tournament.

Idaho finished in a tie with Texas-San Antonio for second place in the WAC.

With all tiebreakers being exhausted, the seeding selection came down to a draw, which the Vandals won.

The Vandals will play No. 7 Texas State in the quarterfinals on Monday at UTSA in San Antonio.

Men’s basketball

Nigel Williams-Goss, a 6-foot-4 point guard out of Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nev., signed a letter of intent to play basketball at the University of Washington next season.

Williams-Goss is the 50th-ranked prospect in ESPN’s top 100.

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