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Area roundup: Top-ranked Stanford holds off WSU in women’s soccer

Andi Sullivan and Averie Collins scored second-half goals Thursday to guide No. 1-ranked Stanford to a 2-1 win over Washington State in Pac-12 Conference women’s soccer at Stanford, California.

After the Cougars (5-4-1, 0-2-0) nearly scored in the 59th minute, Sullivan scored the first goal 4 minutes later with her fourth of the season. The Cardinal (9-0-1, 2-0-0) added insurance in the 77th minute when Kyra Carusa flicked a pass for Collins.

Cougars freshman Morgan Weaver scored her team-leading seventh goal in the 89th minute. Kaitlyn Johnson’s attempt to tie the match in the 90th minute sailed above the crossbar.

Ifeoma Onumonu scored twice in the first half and Arielle Ship added a pair of second-half goals and the California Golden Bears (9-2, 2-0 Pac-12) rolled to a 4-1 victory over the Washington Huskies (5-5-1, 0-2) in Berkeley, California.


Imani Wimbush totaled 14 kills with a .600 hitting percentage and Tiyana Hallums added 15 digs to propel the Gonzaga Bulldogs (8-5, 1-2) to their first West Coast Conference win of the season, beating visiting Santa Clara 25-18, 25-17, 25-19.

The Broncos (9-7, 0-4) were led by 11 kills apiece from Nikki Hess and Sabrina Clayton.

Courtney Schwan finished with a match-high 18 kills and Bailey Tanner handed out 51 assists to lead the Washington Huskies (12-2, 2-2) to a 25-23, 25-27, 25-12, 25-19 win over the visiting California Golden Bears (6-7. 0-3) in Pac-12 play.

Chelsea Moser and Faith Dooley combined for 23 kills and North Dakota (10-8, 1-1) breezed to a 25-22, 25-18, 19-25, 25-18 win over the Idaho Vandals (6-9, 1-1) in Big Sky Conference play in Moscow, Idaho.

Becca Mau paced the Vandals with a match-high 17 kills, while Terra Varney finished with 20 digs.

Kortney Lockey piled up 14 kills and 15 digs to spark the Northern Colorado Bears (8-7, 2-1) to a 25-21, 25-18, 18-25, 25-15 victory over the Eastern Washington Eagles (7-5, 2-1) in Big Sky Conference play in Cheney.

Eagles senior Sophie Miller and sophomore Ka’iulani Ahuna each posted double-doubles. Miller finished with 23 assists and 11 digs, while Ahuna totaled 14 kills and 10 digs.

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