With the bases loaded in the fifth inning after two hit batters and one walk, Portland’s Ryan Hoogerwerf decided things with a grand slam.
With the bases loaded in the fifth inning after two hit batters and one walk, Portland’s Ryan Hoogerwerf decided things with a grand slam that sent Washington down to a 6-4 defeat in nonleague baseball in Seattle.
The blast put the Pilots (21-28) up 6-1. Levi Jordan had two hits for the Huskies (25-22).
• Gonzaga edged host Washington State 3-2 in 13 innings. Jack Machtolf was hit by a pitch to start the 13th for the Zags (27-21). He advanced on a sacrifice bunt and wild pitch and scored on a balk. Ernie Yake, Austin Pinorini and Jake Vieth each had three hits for the Zags. Ryan Ramsower went 3 for 3 for WSU (15-28-1).
• The Washington women, the defending champs, will be the top seed at the NCAA rowing championships May 25-27 in Sarasota, Fla. Also receiving invitations were Washington State, the No. 15 seed, and Gonzaga, the No. 17 seed.
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