Jeffrey Bohling had two hits, including a triple, scored three runs and drove in two as Gonzaga rallied for a 14-5 victory over Portland on Sunday in Spokane to sweep the three-game series and notch its seventh consecutive victory.
Gonzaga (20-10, 9-3) moved into a first-place tie in the West Coast Conference.
The Bulldogs, trailing 5-1, scored four runs to tie the game in the third inning, added three in the next inning and broke it open with five in the sixth. Each team had 13 hits but Portland (13-19, 1-8) gave up 11 walks.
Hunter Wells gave up all five Portland runs over two innings before Calvin LeBrun (2-1) came on to throw five scoreless innings and get the win.
Sam Brown and Taylor Jones also had two hits each for the Bulldogs with Justin Jacobs, Patrick Chung and Jake Roberts all adding two RBIs apiece.
Bohling went 8 for 15 in the series with two doubles, three triples, a homer and eight RBIs.
Arizona 6, Washington State 2: The Wildcats (20-12, 5-7 Pac-12) collected 11 hits in taking the rubber game of the three-game series with the Cougars (10-19, 3-9) in Tucson, Arizona.
Ty Johnson had three hits for WSU.
The Cougars had a 2-0 lead when Arizona came up with three runs in the second inning against Trenton Dupre (0-2) on a pair of two-out RBI doubles and a wild pitch.
Washington 6: Arizona State 1: Three Huskies pitchers combined to hold the Sun Devils (17-12, 4-8 Pac-12) to two hits and UW (16-11, 7-5) batted around in the fifth and eighth innings – scoring three runs both times – to give coach Lindsay Meggs the 800th win of his 22-year career.
The Huskies clinched just their third series win on the road against Arizona State in team history. They have won the last two road series against the Sun Devils.
Whitworth 11, Pacific 9: The 10th-ranked Pirates (23-7, 15-6) scored seven runs in the fifth inning and rallied for the victory over the Boxers (20-13, 12-9) in Spokane to take the rubber game of the series and clinch a berth in the Northwest Conference tournament.
Whitworth has a two-game lead in the conference standings with three regular-season games remaining at Willamette next weekend.
Trailing 5-2 the Pirates scored seven times in the fifth, two coming home on a double by Matthew Nelson and two more on Tyler Bailey’s homer.
Nelson, Bailey, Jeremy Druffel, Jordan McGowan, Joel Condreay all had two hits each for Whitworth.
T.J. Orchard (5-1) started and went five innings for the win, giving up seven hits and five unearned runs but no walks.
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