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Area roundup: No. 10 Washington State volleyball keeps rolling with win over Oregon State

Kyra Holt had 15 kills with 11 digs, McKenna Woodford added 12 kills and No. 10 Washington State set a school record for its best start in conference, defeating Oregon State in four sets 19-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-18 in Corvallis, Oregon on Friday.

The Cougars (15-2, 5-0 Pac-12) dropped the first set, but benefited from 24 assists and 11 digs by Haley MacDonald to rebound and sweep the next three games to win their fifth match in as many tries this season.

The road trip continues on Sunday against No. 20 Oregon.

Courtney Schwann registered 14 kills with 10 digs and No. 8 Washington (13-2, 3-2 Pac-12) swept No. 20 Oregon (11-3, 4-1) 25-20, 25-18, 25-23 in Eugene.

Kara Bajema added 12 kills while Bailey Tanner had 30 assists and Shane McPherson came up with 22 digs.

Cassandra Mendoza had 10 kills and Whitworth closed out the first half of its 2016 Northwest Conference schedule with a three-set sweep of Lewis & Clark 25-21, 25-16, 25-9 in Portland.

The Pirates (13-4, 7-1) rallied to win the opening set, then cruised to beat the Pioneers (4-10, 3-4). Whitworth has won 10 of its last 11 matches and will finish the first half of conference play at least tied for first place in the NWC standings.

Brenna Bruil added seven kills and was in on four blocks, while Erin White had 28 assists and Taylor Wicht ended with 20 digs.

Baylee Gorder had nine kills and CC Spokane (18-9, 6-2) topped visiting Big Bend (1-23, 0-8) 25-18, 25-15, 25-18 in a Northwest Athletic Conference match at SFCC.

Sam Alumbres had 14 assists and Bianca Sanchez added 25 digs.

Women’s soccer

In a come-from-behind effort, Idaho topped Sacramento State 5-1 in Sacramento, California in a Big Sky matchup.

Emma Eddy scored the first Idaho hat trick since 2000 and just the fifth in program history. The Vandals (7-4-2, 4-1-0) scored five goals for the second straight time.

The Hornets (3-6-4, 1-2-2) scored first, with Rachel Leonard finishing on a free kick.

Clara Gomez drew the Vandals level in the 29th minute.

Gomez converted from the penalty spot in the 36th minute to put Idaho up, then Eddy reeled off three straight for the runaway win.

Junior hockey

Carter Jones scored twice to help the Spokane Braves top the Fernie Ghostriders 5-4 in KIJHL action at the Ice-A-Rena.

Brayden Leifker-Lloyd, Chad Minaker and Nash Tyson added goals for the Braves (4-6-0). Spokane hosts Beaver Valley on Saturday at 7 p.m.

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