The Washington baseball team squandered a 6-0 lead and a pair of two-run home runs from Michael Camporeale as Cal State Northridge came...
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — The Washington baseball team squandered a 6-0 lead and a pair of two-run home runs from Michael Camporeale as Cal State Northridge came back to beat the Huskies, 8-7, Monday at Matador Field.
Tied 7-7 going into the bottom of the ninth, the Matadors loaded the bases on a walk, a single and an intentional walk. Chester Pak dropped a single to shallow right-center, driving in the winning run.
The Huskies (8-22) got a solid effort from freshman Troy Rallings, who was making his first college start. In four-plus innings, Rallings allowed three runs (only one of them earned) and struck out seven.
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Washington State is in third place with a 1-over-par 577 at the Mizzou COG Intercollegiate in Columbia, Mo. Hank Frame is tied for fifth at 3-under 141.
• Gonzaga is second at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic at Talking Stick Golf Club North Course in Scottsdale, Ariz. Only one of two scheduled rounds was played because of high winds. The Bulldogs shot a 299 and trail Wichita State (294).
Western Washington’s Claire Rachor is tied for ninth and the Vikings are seventh after the first day at the Tarleton State Golf Invitational at the Harbor Lakes Golf Club in Granbury, Texas. WWU shot 327, one stroke behind sixth-place Western New Mexico.
• Eastern Washington was in a four-way tie for seventh place at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic in Chandler, Ariz. After batting severe winds at the Ocotillo Golf Resort, the Eagles shot a first-round total 325. Seattle University is tied for 12th at 43-over 331.
Washington State (13-11) fell 4-3 at Brigham Young (8-9).
Compiled from sports-information reports.