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Area roundup: Cougs blank Huskies in soccer

From staff reports

The Washington State Cougars dominated the first half of play and cruised to a 2-0 victory over the Washington Huskies in a Pacific-12 Conference regular-season women’s soccer finale on Thursday in Pullman.

Alysha Overland’s sixth goal of the season came at 14 minutes, 29 seconds of the first half to stake the Cougars to a 1-0 lead.

Kaitlyn Johnson took a pass from Morgan Weaver and buried a shot in the net in the 39th minute to cap the scoring for WSU. The goal was Johnson’s third of the season.

Men’s basketball

Dominic Green scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help the Washington Huskies hold off the pesky Western Washington Vikings in an exhibition game in Seattle.

David Crisp buried 13 of 15 free throws and scored 23 for Washington, while Matisse Thybulle chipped in with three 3-pointers on his way to 17 points.

Jeffrey Parker led all scorers with 28 points for the Vikings. Taylor Stafford added 23 points.

Men’s soccer

Henry Wingo’s first goal of the season carried the Washington Huskies (13-4, 6-2) to a 1-0 victory over the UCLA Bruins in Pacific-12 Conference action in Seattle.

Wingo’s unassisted tally came just 80 seconds into the match.

Volleyball

Faith Dooley had a match-high 12 kills and the Big Sky Conference North Division-leading North Dakota Fighting Hawks (20-9, 11-2) breezed to a 25-19, 25-21, 25-23 sweep over the visiting Eastern Washington Eagles (11-11, 6-7).

Ashley Seiler notched 11 kills to pace the Eagles.

Kim Weissmann finished with a match-high 16 kills, Alex Kloehn added 14 kills and two blocks and the Northern Colorado Bears (16-9, 10-3) dropped the first set before rallying for a 23-25, 25-14, 25-23, 25-16 victory over the Idaho Vandals (9-16, 4-0) in Big Sky Conference play in Greeley, Colorado.

Kaela Straw led the Vandals with 12 kills, while Terra Varney and Klaree Hobart combined for 27 digs.

Jamie Lea, Sasha Dominique and Savannah Slattery combined for 32 kills to power the visiting Loyola Marymount Lions (16-9, 7-6) to a 25-18, 25-19, 25-18 sweep over the Gonzaga Bulldogs (13-9, 6-6) in West Coast Conference action.

Emmy Allen tallied a match-high 15 kills for Eastern.

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