Jade McNorton had 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Pepperdine women's basketball team defeated Seattle University 70-64 Friday night in...

MALIBU, Calif. — Jade McNorton had 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Pepperdine women’s basketball team defeated Seattle University 70-64 Friday night in the schools’ first meeting.

Kacie Sowell scored 20 points for the Redhawks (3-5), who led 36-33 at halftime but were outscored 37-28 in the second half.

Ashley Ward scored 14 points and Sylvia Shephard had 13 for Seattle U.

T-birds lose 6-2 lead, fall in shootout

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SPOKANE — Mitch Holmberg and Brenden Kichton scored in the shootout as the Spokane Chiefs rallied from a 6-2 deficit to beat the Seattle Thunderbirds 7-6 in Western Hockey League action.

Holmberg had a hat trick for Spokane (23-8-1-0) and Kichton had four assists.

Luke Lockhart scored two goals for Seattle (16-15-1-1). Connor Honey had a goal and two assists, Roberts Lipsbergs had a goal and an assist and Justin Hickman scored the other goal.

Seattle had a 6-2 lead early in the third period before the Chiefs pounded out four goals, getting the equalizer with 55 seconds left.

Silvertips lose

PORTLAND — Taylor Leier and Nicolas Petan each had a goal and an assist as the Portland Winterhawks defeated the Everett Silvertips 4-2.

Brendan Burke made 24 saves for Portland (26-5-1-0), which scored three power-play goals to take a 3-0 lead early in the second period. Landon Oslanski scored both goals for the Silvertips (13-21-0-2).


• Junior Ally Schmitt set a Central Washington and Great Northwest Athletic Conference record with 16 assists, helping lead the host Wildcats women’s basketball team (4-4) to a 79-57 victory over Evergreen State.

Briana Ledoux from Holy Names Academy in Seattle and Meghan McCallum from Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie have signed letters of intent with the Gonzaga women’s rowing team.

• Pacific Lutheran defensive lineman Mychael Tuiasosopo was named a second-team All-American by D3football.com.

• Whitworth defender Balin Larson, a transfer from Bellevue College, was selected to the D3soccer.com All-America third team.

Compiled from sports-information reports and other sources.