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College roundup: Cerrillo’s grand slam sends WSU past No. 10 Oregon State

Freshman Mason Cerrillo slugged a go-ahead grand slam, his first homer of the season, and Washington State defeated 10th-ranked Oregon State 7-5 in Pullman on Friday.

Ian Hamilton went six innings, giving up four runs, two hits, three walks and striking out four. He gave up both hits in the seventh when KJ Harrison hit a three-run homer for the Beavers (23-8, 6-5 Pac-12).

Ryan Walker (5-1) came on for the final three innings for the Cougars (11-20, 4-10), giving up one run on two hits and two walks while fanning one.

Shane Matheny had three hits and three RBIs for the Cougars with Trek Stemp getting two hits.

The series, tied 1-1, concludes today.

San Francisco 9, Gonzaga 1: The host Dons scored five unearned runs in the second inning when the Bulldogs committed two errors as Gonzaga’s seven-game winning streak came to an end.

Taylor Jones, who extended his hitting streak to 11 games, and Patrick Chung had two hits each for Gonzaga (20-11, 9-4 WCC).

Starter Brandon Bailey (5-2) struck out seven but took the loss, giving up six hits and four walks in five innings.

Game 2 of the series is Saturday.

UCLA 1, Washington 0: Griffin Canning struck out 10 in a six-hit shutout as the Bruins (15-16, 6-7 Pac-12) beat the Huskies (17-12, 7-6) in Seattle.

Eric Filia’s sacrifice fly in the sixth inning provided the game’s only run.


Washington 3, Cal 2: Taylor Van Zee led off the bottom of the seventh with a home run to lift the ninth-ranked Huskies (27-8, 8-5) to a victory over the Golden Bears (20-16, 5-6).

After Taran Alvelo gave up two runs in the first inning, Casey Stangel (6-2) took over pitching for Washington and went six scoreless innings, giving up five hits and a walk while striking out two.

Kimberlee Souza also hit a solo homer for the Huskies.

Track and field

The Washington State men’s 400-meter relay team of Zach Smith, Ja’Maun Charles, Terrance Chambers and Jonnie Green ran a season-best time of 40.39 seconds to finish second in the open division at the Mt. SAC Relays being held this year at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California.

WSU women Morgan Willson (36:06.48 in 10,000 meters), Katherine Dittmann (36:33.54, 10,000), Dominque Keel (23.74, 200) and CharLee Linton (16:31.43, invitational 5,000) have all posted marks that rank in the school’s top-10 list. Another top-10 mark was recorded Austin Sodorff in the pole vault at 17-0 3/4.

Eastern Washington’s Kaytlyn Coleman broke her school record in the hammer at 200-7 at the Long Beach (California) Invitational. Katie Mahoney (10:24.48) won the steeplechase. At the Mt. SAC Relays, Berenice Penaloza finished in 35:38.54 in the 10,000, ranking third in school history.

Gonzaga’s Matthew Crichlow set a school record in the 10,000 with a time of 30:07.27 at the Mt. SAC Relays.

Sumner Goodwin (30:07.63), Jack Pearce (30:30.17), Dillon Quintana (30:35.54) also posted school top-10 marks.

Casey Adams ran the seventh-fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase time in program history at 9:25.92.

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