No. 18 Washington State snapped a three-game losing streak by notching a 25-21, 25-18, 25-20 victory over Arizona State in Pac-12 volleyball Wednesday in Tempe, Arizona.
Kyra Holt led the Cougars with 13 kills on .393 hitting while Taylor Mims had seven blocks against the Sun Devils (8-13, 1-8).
The three-set sweep was the Cougars’ 10th this season.
Halle Hess had 14 kills on .480 hitting and North Idaho College (14-12, 9-2 NWAC) took a 25-8, 25-13, 25-10 victory over Big Bend (1-25, 0-10) in Coeur d’Alene.
Arielle Van Peursem scored a golden goal off an assist from Jenna Morris in the 100th minute to give Whitworth (7-8, 6-5) a 1-0 victory over Whitman in a Northwest Conference match in Walla Walla (1-12-2, 1-8-2).
Jenna Rogers and Sienna Tanner finished with saves apiece for the shutout.
Meg Lowery scored for North Idaho College (9-0-2, 11-1-2) in the 50th minute but Columbia Basin (2-8-1, 3-11-2) scored in the 88th with the NWAC match ending in a 1-1 tie in Coeur d’Alene.
Breno Rocha scored two second-half goals and CC Spokane (10-1-1, 10-3-3 NWAC) went on to a 4-1 victory over host Wenatchee Valley (5-6-1, 6-7-1).
North Idaho College’s Muganza Katanga and Alec Maldonado scored the match’s first two goals but Columbia Basin (2-5-5, 4-5-6 NWAC) rallied to tie 2-2 in Coeur d’Alene. The Cardinals are 5-5-2, 5-7-4.
Idaho’s Victor Sanders was named to the six-player Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team. Sanders, a junior, averaged 15.9 points per game last season.
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