Utah rallies by UW softball, 3-2, in nine innings
Kate Dickman’s sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning scored the go-ahead run as the Utah Utes rallied past No. 5 Washington for a 3-2 Pac-12 softball victory at Husky Softball Stadium on Saturday.
The Utes (10-9, 1-1) scored off Huskies starting pitcher Kaitlin Inglesby in the top of the seventh to tie the score at 2-2.
Bryana Walker took the loss to drop to 12-3. Inlgesby allowed two runs (one earned) over seven innings.
Ali Aguilar and Hooch Fagaly had two hits each to lead the Huskies (20-5, 1-1) offensively. Aguilar clubbed two doubles, registering her first collegiate multi-double game.
• Braden Bishop hit a three-run triple in a six-run eighth inning as Washington (11-5-1, 1-1) earned a 9-3 Pac-12 victory at Arizona State (9-7, 1-1). Bishop had three hits and Robert Pehl drove in three runs.
• P.J. Jones hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning as Washington State (5-9, 1-1) rallied for a 6-5 Pac-12 victory at Arizona (11-10, 1-1). Yale Rosen was 4 for 5 with two doubles for the Cougars. Jones was 3 for 5 and drove in three runs.
• Visiting Gonzaga (6-12, 2-0 WCC) earned a 4-3 win at San Francisco (8-8, 0-2).
• Seattle University made several errors to allow unearned runs in a 3-1 loss to Fairleigh Dickinson, and a 6-2 loss to San Diego on the second day of the USD Tournament.
• Western Washington (11-6, 3-3) split a doubleheader with defending GNAC champion Saint Martin’s (9-9, 4-1), winning 1-0 and losing 7-3.
• Nickayla Skinner and Cortni Pena each tossed shutouts, helping the College of Idaho extend its winning streak to seven, sweeping Northwest University, 9-0 and 6-0.
• Central Washington senior Jill McDaniels belted a two-run homer in the second game as the host Wildcats (12-5, 5-1 GNAC) split a doubleheader against Montana State Billings with a 2-1 victory. The Yellowjackets won the opener, 6-4.
Track and field
• Jax Thoirs of Washington tied for eighth in men’s pole vault at 17 feet, 8½ inches at the NCAA Indoor track and field championships in Albuquerque, N.M. Jesse Jorgensen of Washington State placed eighth in the 800 in 1:50.33.
• McKayla Fricker of Seattle Pacific made a big move in the final two laps, reeling in everyone except top seed and favorite Shawnee Carnett of Concord (W. Va.) to finish second in the 800 at the NCAA Division II Indoor track and field championships in Winston-Salem, N.C.
The Falcon senior finished in 2:09.25. Carnett clocked 2:08.76.
Central Washington’s Tayler Fettig finished sixth in the women’s high jump at 5-8.
Western Washington’s Frank Catelli placed 17th in the men’s shot put at 52-2½.
• No. 16 California remained perfect against No. 42 Washington this season at the Hellman Tennis Complex, where the Golden Bears dominated the Huskies, 7-0.
• The Seattle U men rallied with four wins in singles matches to down University of Maryland-Baltimore County, 4-3.
• The Seattle U women surrendered the early doubles point and could not make a comeback as they fell to Montana, 6-1.
• James Stewart won the AMA Supercross race at Detroit’s Ford Field to tie Ricky Carmichael for second place on the career victory list with 48. Poulsbo’s Ryan Villopoto was second. Villopoto leads the season standings by 30 points.
From sports-information reports.