Seattle Pacific places second in gymnastics meet
Kai Tindall tied for first place in the floor exercise for the second straight week for Seattle Pacific, which placed second to host Lindenwood on Friday night in a four-team women’s gymnastics meet at Hyland Arena in St. Charles, Mo.
The Falcons compiled 190.450 team points. They surpassed the 190-point plateau in the first two meets of the season for the first time since 2006. SPU posted a winning score of 190.750 in the season opener on Jan. 10 at home.
Host Lindenwood rode a sweep of the top-four places on the balance beam to a first-place mark of 191.575.
Tindall’s winning floor score was 9.750. The senior from Mountlake Terrace High School is the daughter of 39th-year SPU head coach Laurel Tindall.
Kozun again leads T-birds
Recently acquired goaltender Taran Kozun continued his mastery in his second start with the Seattle Thunderbirds, stopping 26 shots in a 2-0 win over Tri-City in a Western Hockey League game in Kent.
In his first start for the Thunderbirds on Tuesday, Kozun stopped 28 shots as Seattle won 1-0 with a goal in the final minute of overtime.
Russell Maxwell gave Seattle a 1-0 lead just 1:23 into the game Friday. Sam McKechnie, Roberts Lipsbergs and Jaimen Yakubowski scored in the third period.
Spokane scored twice in the first period and that was all it needed in a 2-1 win over host Everett in a WHL game.
Logan Aasman scored the Silvertips’ lone goal, in the second period.
• The Washington State women lost to visiting UCLA 133-67. Ali Mand won the 50-yard freestyle for the Cougars in 24.25 seconds.
• The Washington State women opened its dual-match season with a 7-0 win over Montana State followed by a 5-0 victory over Idaho in Portland.
Compiled from sports-information reports.