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Area roundup: Cougars, Huskies split doubleheader

Scotty Sunitsch pitched 7 1/3 strong innings in Washington State’s 4-1 victory before the Washington Huskies bounced back for a 6-5 victory in the second game of a Sunday doubleheader in Seattle.

Sunitsch (5-1) allowed one run on four hits while striking out eight and walking only one with Ryan Walker finishing to pick up his fifth save.

Blake Canton slugged a two-run homer and Justin Harrer hit his 10th of the season, a solo shot, in the win.

Washington rallied with a run in the eighth and four runs in the bottom of the ninth to take the second-game win. Walker gave up three runs in the ninth and a wild pitch by Cody Anderson (1-7) sent the winning run home.

Clanton hit his fifth homer of the year in the loss with a three-run blast.

The Cougars are 14-23 overall, 6-12 in the Pac-12. Washington is 20-19, 11-7.

Men’s golf

Enrique Marin tied a Big Sky Conference Championships record with a 7-under 65 in the final round to lead Idaho to a third-place finish in Boulder City, Nevada.

Marin finished third at 6-under 210 over three rounds, two shots back of Andrew Romano of Northern Colorado and Southern Utah’s Fidel Concepcion. Romano won the individual title in a playoff and his Bears took their first Big Sky title at 10 under, three strokes better than Southern Utah.

Idaho finished at 14 over.


No. 2 Oregon (41-7, 15-3 Pac-12) scored all five of its runs in the third inning and went on to a 5-3 victory and a series sweep of No. 4 Washington (41-8, 12-8) in Seattle.