Seeds holding to form in tennis tournament
Pretournament seedings are playing out perfectly at the ITA National Men’s Team Indoor Championships at the Nordstorm Tennis Center.
Virginia, the top seed, will face USC, the No. 2 seed, for the title at noon Monday on the University of Washington campus. Both teams scored 4-3 victories Sunday, with Virginia beating fourth-seed Ohio State and USC topping third-seeded UCLA.
Top-seeded singles player Alex Domijan of Virginia edged No. 2 Peter Kobelt of Ohio State 6-3, 3-6, 7-5.
In a consolation match, host Washington was a 4-1 winner over Florida.
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• Natali Coronel was the only winner for the Washington women as they lost 6-1 to host Mississippi.
• Holding the lead three different times wasn’t good enough for Washington as the Huskies (1-3) dropped a 7-5 decision to host UC Davis (3-1). Trevor Mutsui had three hits and an RBI for UW.
• A two-run double by Nick Tanielu in the seventh lifted Washington State (1-2) to a 4-1 victory over host Western Carolina (2-1).
• Gonzaga improved to 2-2 as Derek Callahan struck out six batters over seven innings as the Zags were 6-4 winners over Utah Valley (1-3) in Palm Springs, Calif.
• Seattle University (1-2) posted a 15-13 decision over host Santa Clara (2-1). Sean Narby went 4 for 5 with four RBI for SU.
• Central Washington (4-8) lost 14-3 to host Lewis-Clark State (7-1) in a tournament title game.
• Bryana Walker fired a one-hitter as Washington (6-5) scored an 8-0 victory over UC Riverside (2-6) in San Diego.
• In Las Vegas, Oregon State (8-3) was a 6-2 winner over Seattle U (5-5).
• A second consecutive 295 enabled Washington to finish fourth at the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford, Calif. SooBin Kim topped UW with a 3-over 145.
• With three players shooting 74 to tie for second, Gonzaga took the first-day lead at the Folino Invitational in Industry Hills, Calif.
• Three Seattle rowers won at the World Indoor Rowing Championships in Boston. Luanne Mills, competing for Pocock Rowing Center of Seattle, took the women’s title in the 70-74 age group. Ann Wopat of Lake Union Crew was the winner in the 55-59 age group. Robert Meenk of Lake Washington Rowing Club took the 50-54 lightweight division.
From association reports.