Washington junior Chris Williams shot 67 on Saturday in the second round of the Bandon Dunes Championship to take over the tournament lead...
BANDON, Ore. — Washington junior Chris Williams shot 67 on Saturday in the second round of the Bandon Dunes Championship to take over the tournament lead and help the Huskies stay atop the team standings.
Williams enters Sunday’s final round at the Bandon Trails Course with a two-shot advantage over Oregon’s Rak Cho. A win for the all-American would give him a school-record fifth medalist honor.
Williams’ round was the lowest in the field. He entered the day tied for seventh after a 71 in Friday’s first round.
Cheng-Tsung Pan shot an even-par 71 and is third among the 85-player field at 1-under 141. Washington leads Long Beach State by seven shots in the team standings.
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UW baseball splits
The Washington baseball team split a doubleheader with No. 17 Oregon, winning the opener, 5-0, and falling 3-2 in 13 innings in the nightcap at Husky Ballpark.
In the opener, the Huskies (12-7, 2-1 Pac-12) scored four runs in the first inning and used a strong starting performance from Tyler Davis to pick up the shutout victory.
Davis (1-0) stretched his streak of consecutive scoreless innings to 15-2/3 with six innings of shutout pitching. He allowed three hits and a walk for his first college victory.
In the nightcap, Ryan Wiggins’ two-out, pinch-hit RBI single in the bottom of the ninth sent the game into extra innings, but Oregon scored in the 13th to get the win.
Seattle University split a doubleheader with Brigham Young, winning the opener 2-1 before losing the nightcap 9-2 in Provo, Utah. Riley Tompkins was 4 for 8 with two runs scored and an RBI in the two games for the Redhawks (10-8).
• Host Arizona came from behind in both games of a doubleheader against Washington State (10-8, 1-2 Pac-12), winning 8-7 and 12-9 in Tucson.
• Kyle Long threw a complete-game shutout for Central Washington, leading the Wildcats to a 2-0 win over Saint Martin’s to complete a doubleheader sweep in Ellensburg. The Wildcats (6-8, 2-0 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) won the opener, 11-5.
• Marco Gonzales (3-0) struck out eight batters in a complete-game effort for Gonzaga (11-5), which defeated University of the Pacific 2-0 in Spokane.
Washington’s game against Oklahoma at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif., was canceled because of rain.
• Seattle University’s doubleheader at Loyola Marymount was canceled because of rain.
Track and field
The Washington State women captured seven wins and the Cougars men tallied five victories at the Dusty Lane Open in Spokane.
Among the Cougars’ highlights were a first-through-fourth finish in the women’s 100-meter hurdles (Shaquana Logan, 14.25 seconds; Morgan Clem, 14.58; Devin Brooks, 14.71; and Andrea Smith, 15.43); and a first-through-fourth finish in the men’s 800 (Todd Wakefield, 1:53.93; Andrew Kimpel, 1:55.47; Matt Cronrath, 1:56.98; and Nick Smith, 1:57.29).
Seattle Pacific won four of five races, led by a come-from-behind victory from the women’s varsity eight, in its season-opening regatta against Pacific Lutheran on American Lake.
The Falcons’ varsity eight women covered the 2,000-meter course in 7:33.4, finishing three seconds ahead of the Lutes. PLU’s lone victory came in the men’s varsity eight, its time of 6:43.7 easily outpacing that of SPU (7:07.1).
• Washington’s Brady Clark rink began its quest for a fourth straight title at the USA Curling Mixed National Championship with a 13-7 victory over Ohio’s Nik Geller rink in the first round in Portage, Wis.
Compiled from sports-information reports
and other sources.