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Area roundup: Washington State women’s soccer falls to No. 18 Cal

Miranda Nild scored her fifth goal of the season in the sixth minute and No. 18 California (11-2-1, 4-1-1) blanked visiting Washington State (7-5-2, 2-4-0) in Pac-12 Conference play in Berkeley, California on Saturday.

Nild took possession in the box, made a quick touch and finished inside near post. Cal’s Kayla Fong added an insurance marker in the 72nd minute. Emily Boyd made three saves for the clean sheet.

Sydney Pulver and Makam Gomera-Stevens paced WSU with three shots apiece.

Willamette 2, Whitworth 0: Fionn Fortune scored in the 17th minute and the Bearcats (8-3-2, 5-3-1) shut out the visiting Pirates (8-4-1, 7-1-1) 2-0 in Northwest Conference action in Salem, Oregon. Rachel Moulton added an insurance goal in the 62nd minute. Kristen Barclay made four saves for a clean sheet. The Pirates’ Sienna Tanner made seven saves.

CC Spokane 2, Wenatchee Valley 1: Emily Carrell scored in the 80th minute and the visiting Sasquatch (11-3-1, 9-1-1) edged the Knights (4-9-2, 2-8-1) 2-1 in Northwest Athletic Conference action in Wenatchee. CCS’ Grace Ellis tied it at 1-1 in the 65th minute and Riley Couch assisted on the go-ahead goal. Michelle Czarapata made two saves for CCS.

North Idaho 2, Yakima Valley 0: Zoe Lee scored in the sixth and 29th minutes and the visiting Cardinals (11-4-0, 9-2-0) shut out the Yaks (4-5-4, 2-5-4) 2-0 in NWAC play in Yakima. Chelsea Love added an assist on Lee’s insurance goal and Kinzie Hunter made three saves for the shutout.

Men’s soccer

Whitworth 3, Linfield 0: Moi Diaz scored twice – his sixth and seventh of the season – and the Pirates (6-6-1, 4-3-1) handled the Wildcats (2-10-0, 0-8-0) 3-0 in NWC action in McMinnville, Oregon. Diaz scored in the third and 27th minutes and Jonah Snyder added his sixth of the season in teh 52nd minute. Whitworth’s Jesus Nunez saved six to preserve the shutout.

CC Spokane 3, Wenatchee Valley 1: David Uribe broke a 1-1 tie in the 31st minute and the visiting Sasquatch (10-2-2, 7-1-1) beat the Knights (3-8-1, 2-7-1) 3-1 in NWAC play. Nick Frost started the scoring for CCS in the ninth minute and Hector Magana added an insurance marker in the 40th minute.

Volleyball

BYU 3, Gonzaga 0: Veronica Jones-Perry had 15 kills, Lyndie Haddock added 33 assists and No. 7 BYU (19-1, 8-0) swept Gonzaga (11-9, 6-2) in straight sets (25-11, 26-24, 25-16) in West Coast Conference play in Provo, Utah. Sarah Penner led Gonzaga with 10 kills and Jenna Kuehn had 11 assists.

Idaho 3, Eastern Washington 1: Sarah Sharp recorded 17 kills, Haylee Mathis had 46 assists and the Vandals (12-7, 7-1) took care of the Eagles (6-11, 3-5) in four sets (21-25, 25-18, 25-17, 25-23) in Big Sky Conference play. Alycia Wodke had 23 digs and Klaree Hobart added 16 digs. EWU’s Regan Harr had a double-double with 23 assists and 15 digs.

Whitworth 3, Puget Sound 0: Emiko Kahler led a balanced attack with eight kills and 12 digs and the Pirates (11-7, 8-2) swept the visiting Loggers (7-10, 4-6) in straight sets (25-14, 25-14, 25-17) in NWC play. Gracie Meiners dished out 23 assists and added 13 digs.

Columbia Basin 3, CC Spokane 0: Kalameli Matautia had 12 kills and the Hawks (19-5, 11-1) downed the Sasquatch (23-6, 7-3) in straight sets (25-23, 25-16, 25-16) in an NWAC match in Pasco. Joelle Mahowald paced Spokane with eight kills and Kendall Collins added 16 assists.

North Idaho 3, Yakima Valley 0: The visiting Cardinals (21-5, 11-0) beat the Yaks (19-19, 4-7) in straight sets (25-12, 25-14, 25-22) in NWAC play in Yakima.


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