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Eastern women defeat Central

Hayley Hodgins scored 25 points and Lexi Nelson 22 and Eastern Washington ended a two-game skid with an 83-70 victory over Central Washington on Sunday.

Hodgins made 4 of 6 3-pointer and Nelson 5 of 6 to lead the Eagles (3-2). Nelson became the 16th player EWU history to reach 1,000 career points.

Leading by four points at halftime, EWU opened the second half on a 16-7 run that included nine points from Hodgins.

Central (3-2) got within seven points with 5:36 remaining but the Eagles responded with five points to put the game away.

Melissa Williams and Delaney Hodgins added 11 points apiece for EWU.

• CC Spokane shot just 20 percent in falling 62-33 to host Mesa (Arizona). Jaida Burgess was the only player in double figures for the Sasquatch (3-2) with 10 points.

Men’s basketball

CC Spokane (4-1) made 19 3-pointers and took a 107-69 victory over Centralia (1-2) in the third-place game at the Red Devils Classic in Longview, Washington. JJ Winger led CCS with 24 points, Race Martin added 23 and Jacob DeVries 17.

The Sasquatch dropped an 84-81 decision to host Lower Columbia late Saturday night in the championship bracket semis. Lower Columbia went on to win the tourney, nipping Everett 92-90.

Men’s soccer

Michigan State eliminated Washington from the NCAA tournament in the round of 16 with a victory on penalty kicks in East Lansing, Michigan.

The Huskies (12-5-3) had a 2-0 lead on goals by James Moberg and Steven Wright before the Spartans (12-4-6) came back, getting their second goal at 87:56 of regulation.

The Wolverines won the shootout 4-3.


A league-record 10 Pac-12 teams made the NCAA tournament with Washington earning the No. 3 seed. The Huskies will host two matches on Friday, theirs against New Hampshire and Hawaii versus Duke. Washington State and Cal were the only Pac-12 teams not to make the field. Stanford is the No. 1 overall seed.

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