Washington scored in the first inning and never trailed on the way to a Pac-12 win over the Cardinal that evened their weekend Pac-12 series.

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Washington scored in the first inning and never trailed on the way to a 6-4 Pac-12 baseball win over sixth-ranked Stanford Friday night at Husky Ballpark.

The victory evened the series between the Huskies (17-10 overall, 4-4) and Cardinal (18-7, 3-5). The series concludes with a 1 p.m. game Saturday.

Tyler Kane (2-0) got the victory in relief, entering the game with two outs in the fifth and getting four outs. Freshman Tyler Davis worked the first 4-1/3 innings, allowing one run on three hits.

Freshman Branden Berry’s second home run of the season, a two-run shot in the third, put UW ahead 3-1.

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In the sixth, the Huskies chased Stanford starter Brett Mooneyham (5-2) with a two-out rally that made it 5-1. Robert Pehl singled, Jacob Lamb doubled and both scored on B.K. Santy’s double when the Stanford right fielder failed to make a diving catch.

The final UW run came in the seventh when Jayce Ray doubled and scored on Caleb Brown’s two-out single.

UW closer Joshua Fredendall got four outs for the save.

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P.J. Jones went 3 for 5 with five RBI, Derek Jones homered and Washington State’s third, fourth and fifth hitters combined to go 8 for 13 in a 19-1 nonleague win over Seattle University (14-12) in Pullman. The Cougars are 15-12.


• Arizona led Washington 5-3 after five innings at Husky Softball Park before their Pac-12 game was suspended after a 61-minute rain delay. It will be finished Saturday before the regularly scheduled noon game.

• Weber State beat Seattle University 5-4 in the first game of a doubleheader in Ogden, Utah. Catcher Bubba Morrow was 2 for 4 with a double and three RBI for Seattle (10-18, 3-2 PCSC). The Redhawks led 11-0 in the second game before it was suspended in the second inning because of weather.

Stephanie Fox pitched her second straight shutout and Rachelle Berry singled home the only run as Western Washington (9-26, 5-13) beat Saint Martin’s 1-0 to split a GNAC doubleheader in Bellingham. The Saints (23-11-1, 13-6) won the opener, 4-1.


Washington’s Cheng-Tsung Pan is tied for fourth, the same position occupied by the Husky men’s team after two rounds in the 17-team ASU Thunderbird Invitational in Tempe, Ariz. Pan shot 69-69-137 over 36 holes and is 5 under par, four strokes behind co-leaders Alex Kang of San Diego State and Austin Quick of Arizona State. Teamates Chris Williams (71-71 — 142) and Charlie Hughes (70-72 — 142) are tied for 17th. UW shot even-par 284 and trails first-place San Diego State by 11 strokes.


• California swept Washington’s men 7-0 in Berkeley. Only freshman Viktor Farkas went three sets in singles for the Huskies (12-6, 0-3 Pac-12).

• The UW women lost only one set in singles and swept Pac-12 newcomer Colorado 7-0 at Nordstrom Tennis Center despite injuries that kept Denise Dy and Capucine Gregoire from playing singles. It was the first conference win for the Huskies (7-9, 1-6).


Eastern Washington’s first spring scrimmage will be at 11:20 a.m. Saturday at Roos Field in Cheney.

From sports-information reports.

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