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Area roundup: GU’s Walsh, Idaho’s Sutton stay in hunt

Gonzaga senior Sean Walsh and Idaho sophomore Daniel Sutton remained in the hunt at their respective men’s regional golf tourneys on Tuesday.

Walsh carded a second-round 2-under-par 70 to jump 15 spots on the leaderbord at the Tucson Regional in Marana, Arizona. Walsh is tied for eighth place – one stroke behind qualifying for the finals.

Walsh’s two-round total of 142 is six shots off the pace set by Stanford’s Franklin Huang.

Sutton sits in third after an even-par 72 in the second round left him at 141 at the Kohler Regional in Kohler, Wisconsin.

Sutton’s effort also has the Vandals in the running for a team spot in the national finals.

Idaho – the first-round leader – is in fifth place heading into the final round. The top five teams advance to nationals.

Kohle is three shots behind front-running Alejandro Tosti of Florida. Idaho (299) is six strokes behind fourth-place Arkansas.

Baseball

Gonzaga (31-15) used three walks, a sac fly, a groundout and two doubles to score four runs in the second inning en route to a 5-2 nonconference win over Washington State (17-30) in the Cougar Diamond Classic at Gesa Stadium in Pasco.

Women’s rowing

Washington State and Gonzaga earned berths in the NCAA Rowing Championships in Gold River, California, May 27-29.

Football

Washington State center Riley Sorenson was named to the Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List.

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