Eight more Huskies qualified Saturday for the NCAA track and field championships at the NCAA West preliminary meet in Austin, Texas. Washington now has 15...
Eight more Huskies qualified Saturday for the NCAA track and field championships at the NCAA West preliminary meet in Austin, Texas.
Washington now has 15 athletes qualified for the NCAA finals in Eugene from June 5-8.
James Alaka and Chris Williams both made it on the 4×100 relay as well as Alaka making it in the 200 and Williams in the 110 hurdles. Megan Goethals, fresh off a 10K qualifier Thursday, came back to win the women’s 5,000.
Other qualifiers: Carson Fuller, javelin; Joe Zimmerman, javelin; Jimmy Brookman, javelin; Quadelle Satterwhite and Matt Anthony, 4×100 relay; and Christine Babcock, women’s 5,000.
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Qualifying for Washington State was Shawna Fermin in the women’s 400.
Arizona State freshman Ryan Kellogg improved his record to 11-0 as the 19th-ranked Sun Devils beat Washington 14-4 at Husky Ballpark.
ASU (35-19-1 overall, 16-13 Pac-12) drew even in the three-game series after the Huskies (23-32, 14-15) won Friday.
Kellogg, a lefty from Whitby, Ontario, gave up four early runs but settled in to work seven innings, allowing nine hits.
Huskies starter Austin Voth (7-6) took the loss, surrendering eight runs (seven earned) on nine hits over 5-2/3 innings.
For the Sun Devils, Nathaniel Causey hit two solo homers and finished the game 3 for 4 with two walks. Kasey Coffman went 3 for 5 with two RBI, Trever Allen was 2 for 4 with three RBI and Dalton DiNatalie finished 3 for 5 with two RBI.
For UW, Erik Forgione had three hits while three others — Trevor Mitsui, Parker Guinn and Andrew Ely — had two each.
UW closes out its season Sunday with a noon game vs. Arizona State. The game will air live on the Pac-12 Networks.
• Andrew Moore tossed a six-hit shutout to lead No. 3 Oregon State past visiting Washington State 4-0 at Goss Stadium in Corvallis.
Moore (12-1) struck out seven and did not walk a man. The Beavers (44-10, 23-6 Pac-12) clinched a share of the Pac-12 title and the conference’s automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.
Joe Pistorese (5-5) gave up four runs on 10 hits in 6-2/3 innings for the Cougars (23-31, 9-20). The southpaw struck out three and did not walk a batter.
The Beavers scored the only run they needed in the first on three hits against Pistorese. For the next five innings, Moore and Pistorese matched goose eggs on the scoreboard.
In the seventh, Oregon State put together back-to-back singles with two outs and Dylan Davis sealed the victory with a three-run home run to cap his four-RBI day.
The rubber game of the series is scheduled for noon Sunday. It will be the final game of the season for Washington State.
Ryan Villopoto swept the 450 class motos at Thunder Valley Motocross Park in Lakewood, Colo., to remain perfect after two rounds in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. Villopoto, the Monster Energy Kawasaki star from Poulsbo, also swept the motos last week in the season-opening Hangtown event in California.
On Saturday in the Thunder Valley National, Villopoto beat Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey by 10.2 seconds in the first moto, and edged Dungey by 6.9 seconds in the second.
“We got a pair of wins today and we’re really going to try to keep it rolling,” Villopoto said.
The Seattle Pacific 4×400 women’s relay team of Kishia Mitchell, Emily Quatier, McKayla Fricker and Jasmine Johnson raced to a seventh-place finish at the NCAA Division II Championships in Pueblo, Colo. The foursome’s time was 3 minutes, 43.40 seconds, the best ever for that group.
From sports-information reports, The Associated Press and other sources.