The Washington softball team split two games Friday during the opening day of the San Diego State tournament. The Huskies (5-3) beat Notre...
SAN DIEGO — The Washington softball team split two games Friday during the opening day of the San Diego State tournament.
The Huskies (5-3) beat Notre Dame 5-2 and lost to Kentucky 3-2.
Bryana Walker (3-1) got the complete-game victory over Notre Dame (2-3), allowing two runs on four hits with six strikeouts.
The Huskies never trailed, going up 2-1 after three innings and adding two in the seventh. Sophomore Kimberlee Souza had three of the 11 Washington hits and senior Shawna Wright added two.
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In the second game, Kentucky (7-2) went up 3-0 and held on.
Kasey Stanchek (1-1) allowed three runs on five hits in four innings. Kaitlin Inglesby pitched three innings of relief, allowing two hits and two walks.
No. 23 Washington and No. 6 Utah tied with scores of 195.975 at Alaska Airlines Arena.
Lauren Rogers shattered her career high in the all-around to win her third such title of the season with a 39.275. She tied for third on vault (9.875) and third on floor (9.875) and posted a career high of 9.800 on beam.
Aliza Vaccher won her third floor title of the year (9.925) and also posted a season high on vault of 9.875 to tie for third.
Allison Northey competed in the all-around for the first time as a collegiate and placed third with a 39.075. She tied for second on bars (9.800) and beam (9.850).
• Stephanie Wagner delivered Seattle Pacific’s best individual balance beam performance since 2011 with a 9.85 as the Falcons (192.125) finished second to UC Davis (194.30) in their final regular-season home meet.
Washington lost its season opener 8-4 at UC Davis. The Huskies gave up three runs in the first inning and were never able to draw even. Huskies center fielder Jayce Ray went 3 for 5 with a run and a run batted in.
• Washington State lost its season opener 8-5 at Western Carolina in Cullowhee, N.C. Yale Rosen went 3 for 4 with a home run and four RBI for the Cougars.
• Host Santa Clara beat Seattle University 7-6 in both teams’ opener. Landon Cray had two hits, three runs and an RBI for the Redhawks.
• Gonzaga opened the season with a 6-2 loss to Utah Valley at a tournament in Palm Springs, Calif. Gonzaga beat UC Riverside 6-3.
• Skye Adams pitched a complete-game two-hitter to lead Central Washington over Lewis-Clark State 2-1 in Lewiston, Idaho. CWU beat College of Idaho 8-7.
Seattle U lost to Long Beach State 16-9 but fought back to beat Utah 10-0 in five innings at the Easton Desert Classic in Las Vegas.
Track and field
Katy Gross of Seattle Pacific won the first four events of the pentathlon at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference indoor meet in Nampa, Idaho, then ran a personal-best time in the 800 to claim her third straight multievent title.
Gross tallied 3,505 points to break her meet-record and personal-best score of 3,469.
Western Washington’s Emily Warman won the women’s long jump (18-9 ¾) for the second time, tying the meet record. The Vikings lead the men’s and women’s team standings.
• Washington State’s Drew Jordan won the men’s mile in a personal-best time of 4:04.64 at the Idaho Collegiate II meet in Moscow. Aric Walden won the men’s 60 hurdles (8.25). The men’s 4×400 relay team of Terrance Chambers, Andre McBride, Byron Howell and Matthew Swanson won in 3:18.88.
Shaquana Logan won the women’s 60 hurdles (8.72). Bree Winfrey won the women’s 400 (56.27). The women’s 4×400 relay squad of Dominique Keel, Christiana Ekelem, Andrea Smith and Kris Tollefson won in 3:50.08.
Mark Matthews scored six goals as the host Edmonton Rush beat the Washington Stealth 15-10 in the National Lacrosse League. Rhys Duch scored four goals for Washington (4-4). Edmonton (2-4) got its first home win of the season.
Washington State (6-6) ended the regular season with a 157-105 loss to Utah in Pullman.
Seattle University beat host Lewis-Clark State 5-2. Lindsey Newman, Sarah Lucas and Corinne Wurden each won their singles and doubles matches for the Redhawks. Gabriella Weissmann also won her singles match.
• Greg Brisbon was named head men’s soccer coach at Western Washington.
From sports-information reports and other sources.