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Utah rallies to knock off Cougars 7-4

Sat., April 6, 2013

Utah scored four runs in the eighth inning to cap a rally from a four-run deficit and defeat Washington State 7-4 in Pac-12 baseball Friday at Salt Lake City.

The Cougars (16-12, 3-4 Pac-12) built a 4-0 lead with a single run in the first inning and three more in the second.

Trailing 4-3 in the eighth, Utah (13-13, 3-7) tied the game with three consecutive singles. After an intentional walk to load the bases, two more hits accounted for three additional runs.

Leadoff hitter Jason Monda had three hits, two runs and two RBIs for the Cougars.

Washington State starter Joe Pistorese allowed three runs, two earned, on six hits in seven innings. Kellen Camus (3-1) took the loss.

The series continues today with an 11 a.m. game in Salt Lake City and concludes on Sunday.

• Gonzaga’s game at Portland was suspended in the fourth inning due to rain. The game was to resume this morning, followed by today’s regularly scheduled game.


Community Colleges of Spokane split a doubleheader with Columbia Basin in Pasco, winning the opener 8-6 before a 5-4 loss in the second game.

In the opener, Bre Warren (University High) homered in the sixth inning and again in the seventh, driving in four runs in her season debut with the Sasquatch.

Lauren Stuart (Mead) also hit a pair of home runs and Nicole Lane picked up her third win of the NWAACC season.

North Idaho College 2, Southern Nevada 0: The Cardinals scored two runs in the fifth inning on a home run by Kellsi Parson for the first-game victory at Coeur d’Alene.

The second game was postponed because to rain.

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