Washington loses 7-1 to ASU in televised game
TEMPE, Ariz. — Washington saw its eight-game Pacific-12 winning streak come to an end Saturday as Arizona State posted a 7-1 softball victory on ESPN2.
Washington (32-11, 10-4 Pac-12) got its lone run in the seventh on a home run by sophomore Kylee Lahners.
Six of the seven ASU (37-5, 8-3) runs were unearned off Husky pitcher Bryana Walker, who allowed five hits and struck out four.
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• Seattle U (17-23, 6-6 WAC) completed a home series sweep of Utah State (8-33, 2-10) with an 8-0 victory. Isabella Geronimo had four hits for the Redhawks.
• Central Washington (18-13, 12-6 Great Northwest) scored 3-2 and 7-2 road victories over Northwest Nazarene (5-35, 0-20 GNAC). Maikala Galusha had six hits in the two games, including a homer.
• Northwest University (7-23, 4-12 Cascade Conference) doubled its conference victories by taking two extra-inning decisions — 5-4 and 4-3 — from Southern Oregon (14-19, 10-10) in Portland. In the first game, Ricki Tacdol won it with a single in the eighth inning.
• Austin Voth improved to 4-4 for Washington (9-23, 3-8 Pac-12) as he limited host Stanford (18-11, 6-5) to just two runs on five hits in eight innings of the Huskies’ 11-3 victory. He struck out nine and walked just one. Michael Camporeale drove in four runs with a pair of doubles for UW.
• Washington State and Arizona split a pair of games in Pullman. The Cougars (18-14, 5-6 Pac-12) scored a 9-5 victory in a game suspended from Friday because of rain. The Wildcats (22-12, 7-7) came back with a 6-5 victory.
• Clayton Eslick hit a two-run pinch-hit triple in the seventh to push Gonzaga (22-10-1, 10-4 West Coast) to a 4-2 home victory over Saint Mary’s (11-24, 2-6).
• Dallas Baptist (20-16, 7-5 Western Athletic Conference) scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth to break a tie and score a 9-4 home victory over Seattle University (12-22, 3-8 WAC). Ryan Somers and Nick Latta each had two hits for Seattle U.
• Central Washington (22-14) took a home doubleheader from Oregon Tech (15-29) with 6-1 and 9-8 victories. Marc Garza had five hits on the day for the Wildcats.
• Western Washington won the men’s team title for the 16th consecutive year and the women’s title for the seventh time in eight years at the 32nd WWU Ralph Vernacchia Meet in Bellingham. WWU’s Cheyenna Pinley and Karis Anderson each reached the NCAA provisional standard in the women’s pole vault, Pinley clearing 12-1 ½ to win the event, and Anderson clearing 11-7 ¾ for second. Ryan Macdonald set another provisional mark by winning the men’s discus with a toss of 163-1.
• Central Washington’s Tayler Fettig took the heptathlon and Michael Holland of Saint Martin’s won the decathlon at the Western Washington Multi-Events meet.
• Sophie Curatilo broke an eight-year-old Seattle U record in winning the women’s 5,000 in 17:33.25 at WAR VI meet in Spokane. Zach Stanfield won the 200 meters (21.95) for the men.
• Seattle Pacific had winners in Tasia Baldwin in the 100 meters (12.78) and Emily Quatier in the 800 (2:14.70) at War VI meet.
• The women’s team at Seattle U continued its impressive first year of varsity competition as its novice eight crew finished first and its varsity eight crew took fourth at the Covered Bridge Regatta in Lowell, Ore. Western Washington took second in the varsity eight and junior varsity eight and were winners in the varsity four and junior varsity four.
• Gonzaga’s women closed out the George Washington Invitational in Washington, D.C., by winning all six races it participated in.
• Chris Williams is sixth individually, and his Washington team is sixth as well at the Western Intercollegiate at the Pasatiempo Golf Course in Santa Cruz, Calif. Williams had a 68-70 — 138.
• The Washington women are 12th out of 17 teams after two rounds of the PING/ASU Invitational in Tempe, Ariz. Sophomore Jennifer Yang is tied for ninth after a 67-74 — 141.
• Quarterbacks Connor Halliday (25 of 36, 249 yards, three touchdowns) and Austin Apodaca (19 of 34, 228 yards, two touchdowns) were the leaders for Washington State in the first full football scrimmage of the spring. Gabe Marks had 11 receptions for 123 yards and two touchdowns.
• Ryan Dungey won in AMA Supercross’ return to his home state of Minnesota, beating Ryan Villopoto of Poulsbo. Dungey ended Villopoto’s win streak at five.
From sports information reports.