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Area roundup: Gonzaga rolls past WSU in baseball

Sam Brown and Payden Cawley Lamb each drove in a pair of runs and Gonzaga (16-23) rolled to a 7-2 nonconference victory over Washington State (17-20) in Pullman on Tuesday.

Will Abram (2-1) allowed one earned run in seven innings for GU.

• The game between Whitworth and visiting Central Washington was rained out and will not be made up.


The Eastern Washington Eagles women placed seventh at the Big Sky Championship in Chandler, Ariz.

EWU’s Hannah Kim and Maddie Dodge each carded 236 to finish tied for 22nd.

Portland State won its seventh team title, while the Vikings’ A Ram Choi was the medalist after shooting a final-round 67 – the lowest single-round score in championship history.

Kaitlen Parsons of Northern Arizona and University H.S. settled for a sixth-place tie after entering the final round in second.


Eastern Washington long-distance runner Katie Mahoney was tabbed the Big Sky Conference track athlete of the week.

Mahoney broke the school record in the steeplechase at the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., with a time of 10 minutes, 28.95 seconds. Mahoney also broke her own record in the 1,500-meter run (4:25.33) at the Beach Invite.

• Idaho Vandals long-distance runner Alycia Butterworth was named the Western Athletic Conference track athlete of the week. Butterworth placed second in the women’s steeplechase for the Vandals at the Mt. SAC Relays with a personal-best time of 10:14.26.