Trace Tam Sing hit a two-run home run and Joe Pistorese pitched seven solid innings to help Washington State top Texas-San Antonio 6-3 in a nonconference baseball game Friday in San Antonio.
Pistorese earned his first win of the season after scattering seven hits and allowing three runs while striking out six.
Trek Stemp was 3 for 4 and drove in a run for the Cougars (9-3), who won for the ninth time in their past 10 games.
Michael Kraft struck out a career-high 11 batters in a losing effort for UTSA (9-5).
The series continues today with a doubleheader. The series finale is Sunday.
Track and field
Washington State senior Stephan Scott-Ellis took 11th place in the long jump at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.
Scott-Ellis reached a distance of 24 feet, 7 ¾ inches.
The meet is the final competition for the indoor season.
The Cougars begin outdoor competition next Saturday at the Dusty Lane Invitational at Spokane Community College.
University of Washington senior Chris Williams (Moscow, Idaho), the top-ranked amateur player in the world, shot a 76 and is tied for 42nd after the first round of the Bandon Dunes Championship in Bandon. Ore.
The Huskies, who claimed the outright team title in 2011 and shared it last year, are in 17th place out of 18 teams.
Defensive lineman and fullback Vaalyn Jackson was added to the Spokane Shock roster.
Jackson spent last season with the Tri-Cities Fever of the Indoor Football League and was a member of the Arena Football League’s New Orleans VooDoo in 2011.