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Area roundup: WSU defeats Cal State Bakersfield

The Washington State Cougars scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning to rally for a 4-3 victory Sunday over the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners (1-2) in the rubber game of a three-game nonconference season-opening series in Bakersfield, Calif.

The Cougars (2-1) erased a 3-1 deficit with their seventh-inning heroics.

Adam Nelubowich led off with a double and Trace Tam Sing followed with an RBI single. Taylor Ard delivered a two-out, two-run home run to cap the rally.

James Wise (1-0) earned the win. He started and went 6 1/3 innings, allowing five hits, three runs, two earned, with six strikeouts and three walks. Paris Shewey pitched a scoreless ninth to notch the save.

• The Gonzaga Bulldogs (0-3) suffered through a winless weekend in Fresno, Calif., to open their season.

On Sunday, the Oregon State Beavers (2-0) pushed across single runs in the first, third, fourth and fifth innings en route to a 4-2 victory over the Bulldogs.

Royce Bolinger drove in a second-inning run for GU that knotted the score at 1-1. Gonzaga’s other run came in the ninth inning on a double-play grounder by Keegan Acker.

Tyler Olson (0-1) took the loss for GU.

• For the second straight day, the Whitworth Pirates (2-2) and Puget Sound Loggers (2-2) split a nonconference doubleheader in Tacoma.

The Pirates took advantage of eight errors to win the opener 11-4, before falling 10-6 in the nightcap.

Softball

The Whitworth Pirates (2-4) split a pair of games on the final day of the Northwest Cup in Clackamas, Ore.

The Pirates opened with a 12-4 six-inning loss to British Columbia, but rallied to knock off Northwest Christian 7-4.

Junior hockey

The Castlegar Rebels used a quick start and a fast finish to eliminate the Spokane Braves 6-2 in the KIJHL playoffs.

Castlegar used a two-goal first period and a three-goal third period to oust the Braves in five games.

Women’s golf

The Washington State Cougars placed ninth in the 10-team Peg Barnard Invitational in Stanford, Calif.

Kristen Allard paced the Cougars with a 13-over-par 155, tying her for 28th place.

Cal won the team title behind medalist Emily Childs’ 2-under 140.

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