Cougars hammered hard by UC Riverside in baseball
Washington State gives up 10 consecutive runs to lose 12-7.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Washington State gave up 10 consecutive runs in dropping a 12-7 baseball decision to UC Riverside on Monday.
The Cougars (1-3) were leading 5-2 in the fourth inning before the Highlanders (3-1) scored three runs in the fourth, four in the fifth, one in the sixth and two in the seventh to take command at 12-5.
The Highlanders had 17 hits to the Cougars’ nine. David Andriese had five hits for UCR and Francisco Tellez had five RBI.
For the Cougs, designated hitter Patrick McGrath had three hits, including a double. Trek Stemp added two hits and Ian Sagdal two RBI.
• Washington stands tied for fifth after the first round of The Prestige at PGA West. The Huskies are tied with Louisiana State after a 2-over 286 at the Greg Norman Course at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif. Stanford leads the 12-team tournament with a 15-under 269. Corey Pereira was the top Husky with a 69 to tie for seventh. Chris Babcock had a 71, tied for 15th.
• David Downs, who averaged 32 points in two home victories for Seattle Pacific, was named the men’s basketball player of the week for the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
• Seattle University left-hander Connor Moore was named the pitcher of the week in the Western Athletic Conference.
• Northwest University basketball player Michael Greene has been named a college division academic all-American for the third time. A graduate student from Bellingham, Greene carries a 3.90 GPA and is seeking his master’s in business administration.
From sports-information reports.