Washington baseball loses at LSU before 11,483 | Northwest roundup
For the second straight night, Washington rallied for a four-run fourth inning, but it wasn't enough as the Huskies fell to eighth-ranked...
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BATON ROUGE, La. — For the second straight night, Washington rallied for a four-run fourth inning, but it wasn't enough as the Huskies fell to eighth-ranked Louisiana State, 8-4, Saturday night.
The official paid attendance of 11,483 represented the largest crowd ever to watch a Washington baseball game, surpassing the 10,688 at an NCAA regional championship game at Mississippi State in 1997.
Collin Sowers doubled in the only run as Portland defeated Seattle University 1-0 in 10 innings.
Colton McCargar scored a career-high 26 points as No. 6 Whitworth earned an 86-67 victory over visiting Emory to advance to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Pirates (26-3) will play Mary Hardin-Baylor (24-5) on Saturday.
• Scott Bamforth scored 18 points and Weber State closed the game on a 14-7 run to defeat Eastern Washington 65-57. Tyler Harvey scored 17 points for Eastern Washington (10-21, 7-13 Big Sky), which ended its season.
The Whitman Missionaries' historic season came to an end at Williams College as the host Ephs earned a 63-53 victory in the NCAA Division III tournament regional final.
Williams (26-5) blocked 20 Whitman shots.
Whitman (22-6) was led by Sarah Anderegg with 18 points.
• Behind Carrie Ojeda's career-high 27 points, 12 rebounds and career-high five steals, Eastern Washington earned a 70-53 win over visiting Weber State.
A day after finishing 17th out of 18 teams, Washington fired the low round at the Bandon Dunes Invitational. The Huskies opened Friday with a 310, but were 16 shots better on the par-72 Old Macdonald Course in the second round with a 4-under 284. Washington is eighth at 18-over 594.
Chris Williams, the tournament's defending champion, shot 2-under 70 to lead Washington. He is tied for 14th at 146, along with teammate Jonathan Sanders.
Colorado leads the field at 1-over 577. Washington State is tied for 11th at 21-over 597. Gonzaga is 17th at 38-over 614.
Bryana Walker pitched a two-hit shutout in Washington's 8-0 victory over Bradley and allowed one hit in three innings of the Huskies' 12-0 five-inning shutout of New Mexico in the Husky Softball Classic.
Hooch Fagaly hit a three-run homer for the Huskies (17-5) against Bradley and Victoria Hayward was 3 for 3 with a homer and three runs batted in against New Mexico.
• Seattle University (9-13) dropped its first game of the day to Ohio, 5-0, but bounced back with a 6-2 win over Yale in the second game.
• Western Washington (12-8, 4-2 GNAC) split a doubleheader with Central Washington, winning the opener 4-2 and losing the second game 5-0.
• Northwest Christian swept two games from Northwest University 12-7 and 9-5.
McKayla Fricker of Seattle Pacific raced to fourth in the 800 meters in 2 minutes, 10.82 seconds, earning All-American for the second year in a row at the NCAA Division II indoor track and field championships in Birmingham, Ala.
• Washington senior Jeremy Taiwo placed 15th in the high jump at 7 feet, 1/2-inch at the NCAA indoor championships in Fayetteville, Ark.
• Doug Kauffman led his team to the Washington region's first men's USA Curling Club Nationals title in Highland Park, Ill. Kauffman of Edmonds, and teammates John Rasmussen of Edmonds, Ken Trask of Seattle and Liam Barksdale of Seattle defeated Jeff Wright's Illinois rink 9-1.
• J.B. Mauney won Round 1 of the Professional Bull Riders Tacoma Invitational with 86.5 points at the Tacoma Dome.
• Poulsbo's Ryan Villopoto won his third career AMA Supercross victory at Daytona International Speedway, giving him his fifth win of the year and the lead in the championship standings.
Compiled from sports-information departments and other sources.