May 25, 2013 in Sports

Cougars’ big rally topples Beavers

 

Jason Monda followed up his clutch home run in the ninth inning by scoring the winning run in the 11th as Washington State rallied from seven runs down to beat No. 3 Oregon State (43-10, 22-6) 10-9 on Friday in a Pac-12 Conference baseball game in Corvallis.

Monda scored the winning run on an error. He hit a two-run home run in the ninth to knot the game at 9. Ian Sagdal also had a two-run single for WSU (23-30, 9-19) in the ninth.

Yale Rosen had a two-run single to lead the Cougars’ four-run charge in the eighth.

The win was WSU’s biggest late-inning comeback since a 10-7 win over Portland State in 1986.

• Joe Meggs’ two-out single in the ninth scored Michael Camporeale and Washington (23-31, 14-14) edged No. 19 Arizona State (34-19-1, 15-13) 8-7 in a Pac-12 Conference game at Husky Ballpark in Seattle.

Softball

Bryana Walker and Kaitlin Inglesby combined for a two-hit shutout and Washington advanced to the Women’s College World Series for the 11th time with a 1-0 win over Missouri in Columbia, Mo.

Track and field

Junior Keegan Shea finished 10th in the hammer throw and the Whitworth men are tied for eighth after the second day of the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships at Roger Harring Stadium in La Crosse, Wis. Shea’s toss went 190 feet, 3 inches.

Whitworth senior Frank Lima cleared 6-6 3/4 in the high jump, good for 12th place. Lima’s teammate, Nate Stenson, cleared 6-2 3/4 to place 20th.

Sophomore Christina Dobbins led the Pirate women with an 11th-place finish in the high jump. She cleared 5-5 3/4.

The meet concludes today.

• Washington State senior Shawna Fermin qualified for next month’s national championships with a third-place finish (53.16 seconds) in the women’s 400 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary in Austin, Texas.

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