Seattle U belts UW in baseball, 10-4 | NW Briefs
Landon Cray went 3 for 3 with a home run and five runs batted in, leading Seattle University's baseball team to a 10-4 nonleague victory over Washington at Husky Ballpark Tuesday night.
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Landon Cray went 3 for 3 with a home run and five runs batted in, leading Seattle University to a 10-4 nonleague baseball victory over Washington at Husky Ballpark Tuesday night.
The Redhawks (13-22) beat the Huskies (9-25) for the first time in three meetings this season. They play once more, on May 7 at Husky Ballpark.
Seattle U took an early lead in the second inning when Sean Narby and Ryan Somers opened with back-to-back singles. After a strikeout, Cray homered over the right-field fence, his third of the year.
Nick Latta added a two-run homer in the eighth for the Redhawks. Latta finished 2 for 5 with three RBI.
Reliever Andrew Olson (2-4) picked up the victory with two no-hit innings. Eric Yardley got the final four outs for a save.
In Spokane, Marco Gonzalez hit a bases-loaded single to key a three-run fifth inning as 24th-ranked Gonzaga won its ninth straight home game, 4-3 over Washington State. Billy Moon (1-1) got 13 of his 17 outs via fly balls to earn the victory. The Zags (24-10-1) swept the three-game season series from the Cougars (18-16).
In Kirkland, Concordia hit five home runs in an 8-4 victory in Game 2, sweeping a Cascade Collegiate Conference doubleheader from Northwest University (7-27, 4-16). Concordia (31-14, 16-4) won the opener 7-3. Lauren Robinson was 3 for 4 with a home run in the opener and 2 for 4 in the nightcap for the Eagles.
• In Bremerton, Gonzaga's men are sixth heading into Wednesday's final round of the West Coast Conference championships at Gold Mountain's Olympic course. Gonzaga sophomore James Fahy shot a 2-under 70 and is 13th overall.
In the women's championships, led by Raychelle Santos in third, the Zags are second at 23-over 599.
• In Turlock, Calif., Mark Strickland of Western Washington fired a 1-under 71, the best round of the day, to finish runner-up at 4-over 220 in medalist play at the Cal State Stanislaus Invitational.
From sports-information reports.