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Area roundup: Whitworth sweeps softball doubleheader to reach 20 victories

UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018

Kaylie Lowery collected five hits, scored five runs and drove in two while Kinsey McNaught had four hits, three runs and an RBI for the Pirates (21-13, 14-8 Northwest Conference) in a 7-2, 10-2 sweep of the Pioneers (8-20, 7-18) in Spokane. The Pirates have had seven straight 20-win seasons.

Kelsey Downey and Sara Gayer hit homers for Whitworth while pitchers Madelyn Carlson (14-6) and Kaylee Rosenbaum (2-2) picked up victories.

Washington 2, Utah 1: Noelle Hee hit a two-run homer and and Taran Alvelo ran her record to 20-1 as the top-ranked Huskies (39-2, 10-2) completed their third consecutive series sweep and took sole possession of first place in the Pac-12 in beating the Utes (17-18, 2-10) in Seattle.


Linfield 9-13, Whitworth 4-0: Linfield (19-14, 13-8) completed a sweep of a Northwest Conference series at Whitworth (14-18, 9-12) in Spokane with a shutout win after earlier winning a game that was suspended on Saturday because of darkness.

Joel Condreay was 3 for 3 for Whitworth in the second game.


NWC Spring Classic: Whitworth’s Keegan Loo took medalist honors by shooting 2-under 142 over two rounds at Hangman Valley Golf Club while the men were 24 over to finish second, two strokes back of Pacific Lutheran.

Maggie Peters led the Whitworth women, tying for fourth at 11-over 155 with the Pirates finishing third at 76 over. George Fox was first at 28 over led by medalist Kristin Elich at 1-over 145.

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