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Men’s soccer: No. 17 UC Davis shuts out Gonzaga

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:17 p.m.

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Connor Tipton scored the first goal and assisted on the second Friday to guide 17th-ranked UC Davis to a 3-0 win at Gonzaga in nonconference men’s soccer.

The Aggies (4-0-1) capped the scoring in the 88th minute on Jacob Rudolph’s first goal of the season on a 4-on-1 couterattack.

Ben Willis had seven saves for the Bulldogs (0-3-2), who also lost 3-0 to third-ranked Washington on Monday.

Whitworth 5, Walla Walla 1: Drew Williams scored first-half goals 52 seconds apart to guide the Pirates (1-3-1) past the visiting Wolves (0-3-0) in nonconference play.

Whitworth’s Christian Haas scored at 6:01 and Daniel Alvarez headed in a free kick 6 minutes later before Williams went to work.

CC Spokane 2, Blue Mountain 0: Jacob Avila scored an early goal and Alex Nana added a late score to lead the Sasquatch (2-3-0) past the Timberwolves (0-3-0) in a Northwest Athletic Association opener at Spokane Falls CC.

Diego Esquivel assisted on Avila’s goal at 1:03.

North Idaho 1, Treasure Valley 1: Mac Stultz scored in the 50th minute, allowing the host Cardinals (0-4-1) to forge a tie with the Chukars (0-4-1) in another NWAC opener.

TVCC scored on Martin Guerrero’s first-half penalty kick. Noah Dreves assisted on the tying goal.