GU’s Kim claims title; Bulldogs fourth
Gonzaga junior Alice Kim shot a final-round 70 Saturday and claimed the individual title at the Mountain View Collegiate Invitational at MountainView Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz.
Kim’s total of 6-under 210 tied the 54-hole school record set last year by Han Wu. It was the second career title for Kim.
The Bulldogs finished fourth out of 15 teams at 884 – the third-best tournament score in school history. Nebraska won at 874.
GU freshman Ciera Min shot a final-round 72 and tied for 11th at 219.
Washington State (11-13) swept San Jose State (8-20) in a nonconference doubleheader in Pullman.
The opener was resumed in the top of the fifth inning after Friday’s suspension because of rain.
The Cougars scored seven runs in the eighth – highlighted by Yale Rosen’s grand slam – and won 12-9.
In the nightcap, Tanner Chleborad allowed two runs in 6 2/3 innings and Rosen and Nick Tanielu drove in two runs apiece as WSU won 4-2.
The Spartans and Cougars will wrap up the four-game series today at noon.
• Gonzaga (10-15, 6-2) and Loyola Marymount (16-11, 6-2) split a West Coast Conference doubleheader in Spokane.
Jimmy Sinatro had three hits and drove in four runs as the Bulldogs won the opener 10-5. Caleb Wood and Sam Brown added two RBIs apiece for GU.
Loyola Marymount won the nightcap 2-0. GU managed just six hits.
• George Fox (19-6, 9-5) swept Whitworth (6-16, 3-8) in a Northwest Conference doubleheader at Merkel Field in Spokane.
The Bruins won the opener 10-4 and routed the Pirates 14-2 in the nightcap.
George Fox’s Danny Clifford had six hits, five runs and five RBIs over the two games.
• Brian Wolfe hit a pair of three-run home runs and finished with eight RBIs as Washington routed Southern California (13-12, 3-5) 19-4 in a Pac-12 Conference game in Los Angeles.
Andrew Ely added three hits, two runs and two RBIs for the Huskies (18-5-1, 7-1).
Track and field
Whitworth’s Dakota Kliamovich led the way in the Pirates’ record-breaking performance at the Peyton Scoring Meet at Baker Stadium in Tacoma.
Kliamovich won the hammer throw with a toss of 174 feet, 11 inches. The mark broke the school record that she set a week ago, and also set a stadium record.
The Pirates men and women both took first place and combined for eight meet records.
Nicholas Gosselin led the Whitworth men with wins in the 200 (22.73 seconds) and 400 meters (50.21) – both meet records.
• Jordan Arakawa and Catie Arrigoni led the Eastern Washington men and women at the Al Manuel Invitational in Missoula.
Arakawa won the men’s hammer throw by more than 30 feet with a personal-best toss of 219-3.
Arrigoni took third place in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:01.92. It was the second-fastest time in school history.
Whitworth (20-8, 12-4) split a Northwest Conference doubleheader with George Fox (19-7, 8-6) in Spokane.
Pirates starter Madi Perez fired a complete-game one-hitter in the opener, but an unearned run in the third was the difference in the Bruins’ 1-0 win.
George Fox’s Erin Hento pitched all seven innings, giving up three hits and striking out 10.
Whitworth got its offense going in the nightcap. Riley Fritz hit a three-run double in the fourth and Julia Johnson had a two-run double in the first and the Pirates won 8-6.
George Fox put up six runs in the fifth, but couldn’t come all the way back.
• Lindsie Scholwinski threw a no-hitter as Community Colleges of Spokane blanked Treasure Valley 8-0 in five innings in the opener of an NWAACC doubleheader at Spokane Falls Community College.
The Sasquatch won the nightcap 5-2. Scholwinski earned the win in both games.
CCS improved to 6-7 overall and 4-2 in conference games. Treasure Valley fell to 10-6 and 3-3.
• No. 2 Oregon (29-4, 5-0) swept No. 5 Washington (21-9, 2-5) in a Pac-12 doubleheader in Eugene.
The Ducks won the opener 8-0 and claimed the nightcap 4-0.