UW gymnasts post new high | NW Briefs
Washington posted the highest score by a Huskies gymnastics team in the modern scoring era (since 2005) to win a three-team meet.
Washington posted the highest score by a Huskies gymnastics team in the modern scoring era (since 2005) to win a three-team meet at Alaska Airlines Arena Friday night.
In the final home meet for Huskies seniors, Washington scored 196.625 points, Brigham Young 195.250 and Seattle Pacific 193.150. SPU's total was also a season high.
Allison Northey of the Huskies was the all-around champion with a score of 39.3.
Lauren Rogers won the floor with a career-best 9.9, and Washington teammate Megan Whitney tied her career high (9.9) to win on vault. Paige Bixler also had a season high (9.85) to share first place on beam with UW teammates Aliza Vaccher and McKenzie Fechter.
A BYU gymnast, Haylee Rollins, won bars (9.925).
VICTORIA, B.C. — Everett clinched its 10th consecutive Western Hockey League playoff spot despite losing 4-1 at Victoria. A Prince George loss to Kamloops put the Silvertips in.
Everett (24-40-2-4) can still finish as high as seventh in the Western Conference.
Joshua Winquist scored the only Everett goal 13:05 into the third period.
T-birds give up
8 goals in loss
PORTLAND — Oliver Bjorkstrand's goal broke a 3-3 tie with two minutes remaining in the second period in Portland's 8-4 WHL victory over Seattle before a crowd of 10,947 in Portland.
It tied a season high for goals allowed by Seattle.
Seth Swenson, Justin Hickman, Roberts Lipsbergs and Adam Kambeitz scored for the Thunderbirds (24-38-7-2).
Eastern Washington erased an 11-point deficit in the final six minutes of regulation before losing 70-64 in overtime to Northern Colorado Big Sky women's tournament semifinals in Missoula, Mont. Carrie Ojeda had 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Eagles (19-12). Northern Colorado plays Montana for the title on Saturday.
• Washington's Pac-12 opener at UCLA was suspended in the fourth inning due to fog with the Huskies leading 2-0. It will resume Saturday. UW starter Nick Palewicz pitched 3-1/3 scoreless innings.
• Collin Slaybaugh had four hits and Joe Pistorese pitched into the seventh inning as Washington State opened Pac-12 play with a 15-4 victory over No. 14 Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz. The Cougars (10-6, 1-0) battered pitcher Trevor Williams, who had allowed just three earned runs in 30 innings for the Sun Devils (10-3, 0-1).
• Seattle U split a nonleague doubleheader against UC Davis at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue, losing 7-4 and winning 10-9. Sean Narby homered and drove in four runs for the Redhawks (7-12) in the opener. Nate Roberts' two-run double capped a five-run eighth for Seattle in Game 2.
• Texas pitcher Blaire Luna struck out 16 in a two-hitter as the ninth-ranked Longhorns beat Washington 4-1 at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif. Texas is 25-4, Washington 20-7.
• Southern Oregon swept a Cascade Collegiate Conference doubleheader from visiting Northwest University of Kirkland, 9-2 and 6-3. Hannah Ganfield hit a solo homer for the Eagles (2-16, 0-6).
• Washington State's men are ninth after two rounds of the Border Olympics in Laredo, Texas. WSU's Blake Snyder shot a 2-under-par 70 and an even-par 72 and is tied for third.
Snoqualmie skier Anna Mounsey of Team Alpental won Super G, downhill and overall titles at the U-18 national ski championships at Mammoth Mountain, Calif. Last year, Mounsey won the slalom title.
The Washington Stealth will play two additional regular-season games next year, as the National Lacrosse League expands its season from 16 to 18 games.
From sports-information reports.