Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 59° Cloudy

Area roundup: San Jose State tops WSU baseball in 11 innings

Andre Mercurio’s one-out RBI single in the top of the 11th inning Thursday sparked visiting San Jose State (10-27) to a 7-5 win over Washington State (18-18) to open a four-game nonconference baseball series.

Mercurio singled home Michael Breen, who opened the 11th off Ian Hamilton (0-2) with a single to right field. Mercurio later advanced to third base on a passed ball and scored on Corey Olivet’s sacrifice fly to center.

Turtle Kuhaulua (1-2) struck out the side in the Cougars’ 11th. He worked six innings of four-hit relief, striking out 11 and walking two.

The Cougars forced extra innings on Cooper Elliott’s two-out, pinch-hit double to right-center to score J.J. Hancock.

WSU led 2-0 after Brennon Kaleiwahea’s two-out, two-run single in the third.


Two long streaks came to an end as Community Colleges of Spokane and North Idaho split a nonconference doubleheader at Coeur d’Alene.

CCS (26-3-1) won the opener 14-8 to end NIC’s 15-game winning streak. The Cardinals (25-2) rebounded for a 10-5 second-game victory, erasing the Sasquatch’s nine-game streak.

The doubleheader was originally scheduled for Tuesday.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.