Matt Winaker went 3 for 6 with a home run and four RBIs and visiting No. 8 Stanford (39-14, 18-9) handled Washington State (24-28, 10-17) 13-2 in the first game of a Pac-12 regular season-ending three-game series on Thursday.
The Cardinal jumped on Cougars starter Trenton Dupre for six runs on five hits and three walks in 1 1/3 innings. Stanford led 11-0 after five.
WSU’s Shane Matheny went 3 for 4 with a double while Andres Alvarez, Cory Meyer and Blake Clanton had two hits apiece.
Stanford starter Kris Bubic tossed seven shutout innings with six strikeouts.
Washington 11, USC 10: K.J. Brady scored on a full count sacrifice bunt by A.J. Graffanino in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Huskies (27-25, 12-15) topped the Trojans (20-33, 7-19) in the first of a three-game pac-12 series in Seattle.
Greg Minier picked up the win pitching three innings of relief and allowing one run – unearned – on one hit and a walk. Joey Morgan went 2 for 5 with a grand slam and five total RBIs.
Track and Field
NCAA Division I Regional: Washington State’s Brock Eager qualified for the national championships on the first day of the NCAA Division I West Preliminaries at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.
Eager placed third in men’s hammer. The top 12 in each discipline advance to the NCAA Division I National Championships in Eugene on June 7-10.
Other WSU finishers were: Cole Smith 13th in men’s javelin, Brad Stevens 42nd in men’s javelin, Sam Levora 15th in 10,000-meter run, Travis Pickett 45th in men’s hammer, Atina Kamasi 19th in women’s javelin, Kelsey Kehl 41st in women’s javelin, Katie Wardsworth 39th in women’s hammer and Regyn Gaffney 31st in women’s 100-meter dash.
For Eastern Washington, Trenton Osborn finished 34th in men’s long jump, Kaile Keefe 14th in women’s 1,500-meter run, Sarah Reiter 18th in women’s 10,000-meter run and Samantha Baker 35th in women’s javelin.
Idaho’s Mack Baxter finished 38th in the 400-meter hurdles and Rechelle Meade claimed 32nd in the long jump.
Gonzaga’s Jessica Mildes placed 31st in women’s 10,000-meter.
Oregon’s Tanner Anderson (North Central) finished third in men’s 10,000-meter run to qualify for the NCAA National Championships.
NCAA Division III Championships: Whitworth’s Andrew Bloom, the defending national champion heading into the day, finished third in men’s javelin on the opening day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
Kayla Leland took second place in her heat of women’s 1,500-meter run and qualified into the finals on Saturday. Sarah Martinez finished fourth in her heat of women’s 400-meter hurdles and just missed qualifying for Saturday’s finals.
The meet will continue on Friday as Leland, who is competing in three events this weekend, competes in the trials of women’s 800-meter run. Martinez will race in the heats of women’s 400-meter dash.
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