Matt Foran struck out 10 Wednesday, and Lewis-Clark State College supported him with 15 singles and 10 extra-base hits during a 19-1 nonconference baseball win over host Washington State at Bailey Field.
Foran (7-0) walked none and went the distance.
The Warriors, top-ranked in the NAIA poll and 6-0 against WSU this year, won their 21st consecutive game. They are 31-5-1 for the season.
Justin Mentink’s ninth-inning solo home run ended Foran’s shutout bid. WSU (5-31-0) has lost five straight.
Troy Silva finished 5 for 6 and John Davis 4 for 5. Both scored four runs.
Jose Rijo-Berger’s two-run homer in the fourth, his eighth of the year, launched LCSC to an 8-0 lead. Davis had a solo homer in the ninth, when Silva, Tristan Fike, Matt Mason and Gil Pierce doubled.
The Cougars begin a four-game Pac-10 North series at Portland State Friday.
L-C State 19, Washington State 1
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Foran and Larson, Pierce; Parrish, Wheeler (4), McTavish (4), Pappas (8), Glaze (9) and Smith, Beckett. W-Foran (7-0). L-Parrish (0-4).
HITS: Lewis-Clark State-Rijo-Berger 2, Fike 3, Habig 2, R.Kies, Silva 5, Davis 4, T.Kies 2, Mason, Schueller, Pierce, Strankman, Luther 2. Washington State-Stevenson 2, Randall, Mentink, Kelley 2, Mitchell. 2B-Davis, Fike, Habig, Luther, Mason, G.Pierce, Silva, Strankman, Kelley, Stevenson. HR-Davis (7), Rijo-Berger (8), Mentink (2).
Whitworth 8, Whitman 5
Pat Fischer’s three-run homer in the eighth provided a 6-2 cushion and the visiting Pirates (10-15, 7-2) beat the Missionaries (1-8 Northwest Conference of Independent Colleges) at Walla Walla.
Whitworth’s Jack Arthaud hit a solo home run in the first.
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McDougal, Flemming (3), Tracy (5), Rider (7), Ayers (9) and Chimienti; Berg and Lockett. W-Flemming (3-3) L-Lockett.
HITS: Whitworth-Saldin 2, Arthaud, Francek, Fischer, Chimienti, Ripke, Swan. Whitman-O’Donnell, Bowan 2, Lockett, Riff 2, Parson. 2B-Sadlin, Francek. 3B-Arthaud, Chimienti, Swan. HR-Arthaud, Fischer.
Ferris 1, Shadle Park 0
Ferris overcame one of its biggest challenges to date Wednesday by edging visiting Shadle Park 1-0 to run its boys soccer record to 10-0.
Garth Cummings, taking a pass from Abbas Faridnia, scored from 20 yards out to help the Saxons win their second Greater Spokane League match in as many tries. No other GSL team has won all of its matches in regulation.
Goalkeeper Scott Peterson of the Highlanders (2 regulation wins, 0 overtime wins, 0 overtime losses, 1 regulation loss) made seven saves but didn’t have time to react to Cummings’ shot.
SCORING: First half-None. Second half-1, Cummings (Faridnia), 51:00.
Shots on goal-Shadle Park 6, Ferris 14. Saves-Shadle Park, Peterson 7. Ferris, Servine 3.
Lewis and Clark 2, North Central 1
At Hart Field, Pete Flatt ended up one-on-one with the goalkeeper after Joe Dauer’s long kick cleared midfield, and Flatt’s goal gave the Tigers (2-0-0-2) a win over the visiting Indians (3-0-0-1).
SCORING: First half-1, LC, Brynstad, 29:00. Second half-2, LC, Flatt (Dauer) 55:00. 3, NC, Smith, 78:00.
Shots on goal: NC 8, LC 12. Saves: NC, unavailable 9. LC, Gamble 6.
Mead 2, Central Valley 1
J.J. Klaus’ goal on a penalty kick midway through the second half allowed the visiting Panthers (1-1-0-0) to beat the Bears (1-0-0-3).
Eric Phinney’s penalty kick goal just before halftime gave CV a tie. Mead’s Nate Neuman scored at 33 minutes.
SCORING: First half-1, M, Neuman, 33:00. 2, CV, Phinney (penalty kick), 39:00. Second half 3, M, Klaus (penalty kick), 64:00.
Shots on goal-Mead 7, Central Valley 18. Saves-Mead, Lupton 6. Central Valley, Johnson 5.
Gonzaga Prep 6, Rogers 0
Jeff Dixson scored three times, including once on a penalty kick and once on a header from Mike Butler’s corner kick, as the visiting Bullpups (2-0-0-2) beat the Pirates (0-0-0-4).
SCORING: First half-1, Ascolese, 11:00. 2, Butler, 23:00. 3, Dixson (Butler), 40:00. Second half-4, Dixson (penalty kick), 52:00. 5, Leonard (Ascolese), 55:00. 6, Dixson (Rucker), 76:00.
Shots on goal-Gonzaga Prep 24, Rogers 5. Saves-Gonzaga Prep, Wittstrucker 2. Rogers, Hutchens 12.
Four divisions of the AAU girls basketball regional championships will be played in Spokane this weekend.
The 16U, 17U and 18U tournaments are at University High School and the 14U is at East Valley Middle School.
Games begin at 5:30 Friday evening and resume at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Championship games vary.
Other age groups play in Yakima. Winners qualify for nationals.
The Spokane Stars 18U team includes three players of the year, Central Valley’s Crystal Lee, Cascade’s Megan Franza and St. John-Endicott’s Tricia Lamb. The Stars also have 6-foot-3 Angela Wolvert of Mountain View and 6-2 LeAnn Sheets of Tumwater.
The other players include Theresa Palmer and Jennifer Williams of Gonzaga Prep, Jennifer Bennett and Holly Turner of Mead, and Rikki Jackson and Angela Kallas of CV.
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