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Monday, March 4, 2013 - Page updated at 09:30 p.m.
Washington baseball falls to Cal Poly at home, dropping series
A four-run fourth inning proved the difference as the Cal Poly baseball team beat Washington 5-1 on Sunday in the final game of a three-game series at Husky Ballpark.
Poly (9-1) starter Bryan Granger improved to 3-0 with the win, allowing one unearned run on three hits over five innings.
UW (3-8) sophomore starter Tyler Davis (0-1) took the loss as the Huskies went 1-2 on the weekend. In his 3-2/3 innings, he gave up five runs on five hits. Reliever Zach Wright worked 3-1/3 scoreless innings and Tyler Kane pitched the final two without allowing a run.
With the scored tied at 1-1 in the fourth, Denver Chavez hit a two-out single to drive in a Cal Poly run. After a walk loaded the bases, Jimmy Allen cleared them with a double down the left-field line that made it 5-1.
A five-run third inning helped Cal State Northridge (5-6) earn a 5-3 win over Washington State (8-3) in Pullman.
• Seattle U won its second game in three days, beating Long Beach State, 8-3, on the road.
Gonzaga center Kelly Olynyk was named one of 14 finalists for the Oscar Robertson National Player of the Year Trophy, which is selected by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
No. 18 Washington won the Colorado State Classic in Fort Collins, Colo., recording a 10-2 win over Nebraska-Omaha and a 6-3 win over Colorado State.
• Seattle University (8-9) played its final game of the weekend at the UC Santa Barbara Invitational, falling to the host Gauchos, 4-0.
Seattle University finished 12th out of 21 teams at the Red Rocks Invitational at Oakcreek Country Club in Sedona, Ariz.
Eastern Washington earned its best finish of the season at the same tournament, finishing eighth.
• Western Washington fell three spots to finish seventh at the Pioneer Shootout in Vallejo, Calif., which ended Sunday at the Hiddenbrooke Golf Course.
The Vikings shot 347 for a 36-hole total of 667.
Ryan Villopoto got his fourth career 450SX Class victory in an AMA Supercross race Saturday night in front of 60,178 fans at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
The Kawasaki rider moved to 12 points behind series leader Davi Milsaps.
Honda's Wil Hahn won the Eastern Regional 250SX Class for the second straight week to move into the series points lead.
From sports-information reports.
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