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Tuesday, February 18, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Roundup: Duarte wins all-around

Myron Duarte of Auburn, Wash., the only cowboy entered in two events who cashed, was the all-around winner when the Spokane Interstate Fair PRCA Rodeo wound up a three-day run Sunday.

Although unplaced in team roping, Duarte finished second in bull riding to earn $1,273 and the all-around buckle. Sam Wilson of East Bernard, Texas, won the bull riding with an 87 score to Duarte’s 82.

Other event winners: Nathan Bayes, Adrian, Ore., bull riding with a 78; Ryan MacKenzie, Jordan Valley, Ore., saddle bronc riding, 84; Stan Branco, Chowchilla, Calif., steer wrestling, 3.9 seconds; Scott Kormos, Teague, Texas, tie down roping, 9.0 seconds; Keven Daniel, Franklin, Tenn., and Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas, team roping, 5.7 seconds; and Emily Kallenberger, Havre, Mont., barrel racing, 17.56 seconds.

Top local placers were Dustin Mulrony of Pomery, who tied for second in bareback riding; Kayle Gray of Cheney, the Columbia River Circuit leader, who tied for third in saddle bronc riding; and Tyson Durfey of Colbert, fourth in tie down roping.

College men’s soccer

Philippe Garre came off the bench to score the first two of Gonzaga’s four second-half goals that produced a 4-0 win over Detroit Mercy and with it the championship of the Gonzaga/Nike Soccer Classic on the GU soccer field.

Gonzaga, which had a 2-0-0 record in the tournament, landed four on the all-tournament team – Garre; defender Nick Barclay, named tournament MVP; goalie Scott Barnum, who recorded two shutouts; and forward Tye Perdido, who had GU’s other two goals and three in the tournament. Oregon State, which saw Georgia Southern score twice in the last 1:12 of a 2-2, double-overtime tie Sunday, was second with a 1-0-1 record. Georgia Southern was 0-1-1 and Detroit Mercy 0-2-0.

•Steven McCarthy scored three goals to lead Capital University to a 4-2 win over host Whitworth and with it the championship of the Whitworth Soccer Classic when all four teams wound up with 1-1 records.

Capital (3-3) collected the title with a plus-1 in goal differential. Whitworth (2-2-2) and St. Martin’s, a 3-1 winner over Pacific Lutheran on Sunday, tied for second. PLU was fourth.

Keith Kirsch and Kekoa Mountcastle scored for Whitworth.

College women’s soccer

Stacy Hamer’s goal just under 4 minutes into overtime earned host Whitworth a 2-1 win over Capital University of Columbus, Ohio, in the windup of the Whitworth Soccer Classic.

UC Santa Cruz, a 4-0 winner over Whitman, won the Classic title with a 2-0 record. Whitworth claimed second on goal differential over Whitman after both teams went 1-1, and Capital was fourth, going 0-2.

Lindsey Oakes, on a feed from Sidonia Davin, tied the game for Whitworth (3-1 overall) in the 72nd minute to force overtime.

•Senior captain Sari Morrisonheaded in the winning goal off a corner kick at the 16:52 mark, and freshman Chelsea Small scored two unassisted goals as Idaho beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 3-0 at the Holiday Inn Classic in Boise. The Vandals (4-3) took 29 shots, 14 on goal, while limiting APB (2-3-2) to just one shot.

•Kristina Larsen scored early in each half to give fifth-ranked UCLA (4-1-1) a 2-0 win over Gonzaga (3-3) in Los Angeles. Jessie Thalman made four saves in goal for GU.

•UC Davis (4-0-1) scored four second-half goals, three in the first 11 minutes after halftime, to break open a tight game and deal Eastern Washington (2-5) a 6-1 loss in Cheney.

Brittany Sparks scored for EWU.

•Ana Jacobo scored twice, the first at 53 minutes capitalizing on a North Idaho defensive mistake when the Cardinals failed to clear, to give Western Nebraska a 2-0 win in Rock Spring, Wyo.


Joel Stewart had two goals and an assist and Kyle Bacon a goal and two assists to lead the Spokane Braves’ offense that launched 67 shots on the Grand Forks goal in an 8-0 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League victory Sunday at Eagles Ice-A-Rena.

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