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GU’s women’s soccer team posts first win at USF since 2008

Gonzaga scored the last three goals to rally for a 3-2 women’s soccer win over San Francisco on Sunday, the Bulldogs’ first at USF since 2008.

The Dons (6-10-3, 2-5-1 West Coast Conference) scored two goals in the first 20 minutes. But Heather Johnson scored with an assist from Karley Baggerly in the 36th minute to make it 2-1 at the half. Lexi Clark scored in the 64th and Heather Johnson 66th minute, both goals coming on assists from Mikayla Anderson, to give Gonzaga (9-8-1, 4-3-1) the lead and eventual win.

• Katie Johnson’s goal with 38 seconds left in regulation lifted USC (12-5-2, 6-4-0 Pac-12) to a 1-0 victory over 19th-ranked Washington State (10-4-3, 5-4-1) in Pullman.

• Washington (12-6-1, 5-4-1 Pac-12) lost 6-0 to top-ranked UCLA (17-0-2, 9-0-1) in Seattle.

• Christina McCormick’s goal early in the second half lifted Whitworth (7-11-1, 6-9-0 Northwest Conference) to a 1-0 win over Lewis & Clark (9-6-3, 7-5-2) in Portland. Andrea Stump made eight saves in the Pirates’ seventh shutout.

Men’s soccer

Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount finished in a scoreless draw in Spokane. Gonzaga (3-11-1, 1-2-1) endured 20 fouls by the Lions, who received four yellow cards and one red. Gonzaga committed one foul and was issued one yellow card.

• Whitworth took a 5-0 win over Linfield in McMinnville, Oregon, and sits alone atop the Northwest Conference standings with one match left. The Pirates (14-1-3, 9-1-3) had 10 players record either a goal or an assist in the win over Linfield (6-10-1, 4-8-1). Ryland Berriman, Kash Choudhary, Karl Muelheims, Matt Bray and Jonah Snyder scored.


Washington State (10-14, 1-11) took 16th-ranked UCLA (16-7, 7-5) to five sets before falling 25-15, 23-25, 20-25, 25-21, 15-13 in Los Angeles. Jaicee Harris had 19 kills and 10 digs and Kyra Holt 14 kills and 16 digs for WSU.


CC Spokane’s men won their final fall tournament with a nine-stroke victory in the 11-team Walla Walla Wine Invitational at the Wine Valley GC. Michael Almonte and Nick Thurston tied for third to lead the Saquatch. North Idaho College was eighth. NIC was sixth out of eight teams in the women’s tourney.


Sean Collins and Tanner Stolz each scored two goals to lead the Spokane Braves (11-6-0-3, 25 points) to a 4-3 win over the Nelson Leafs (12-4-2-1, 27) at Eagles Ice-A-Rena in a matchup of the top two teams in the KIJHL’s Murdoch Division.

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