No. 6 Washington volleyball sweeps California
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The sixth-ranked Washington volleyball team swept past California 3-0, winning 25-23, 25-21, 25-20 at Alaska Airlines Arena on Wednesday night.
Krista Vansant had 14 kills and 14 digs for the Huskies (14-1, 6-1 Pac-12).
Kaleigh Nelson also had 14 kills. Jenna Orlandi had 15 digs.
Adrienne Gehan had 16 kills and 11 digs for Cal (10-6, 3-4). She entered averaging 4.42 kills per set, third in the Pac-12.
Junior opposite hitter Christina Higgins had 15 kills and three blocks while hitting for a .371 percentage.
The Huskies will host No. 7 Stanford at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Kamloops hands T-birds 3-1 defeat
Tim Bozon scored two goals to help the host Kamloops Blazers to a 3-1 victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds before 3,827 at Interior Savings Centre.
The loss snapped the T-birds’ five-game winning streak.
After Shea Theodore gave the T-birds (8-3-0-0) a 1-0 lead with a slap shot past Bolton Pouliot, Bozon scored unassisted 10:53 into the first, tying the score at 1.
Bozon scored his second goal in the second and Chase Souto closed out the scoring. Cole Ully had two assists.
Justin Myles made 25 saves for the T-birds.
Pouliot made 31 of 32 saves for the Blazers (4-7-0-0).
• Former Washington Huskies Chris Williams and Derek Berg are tied for second at 4-under-par 140 at the first stage of Q school qualifying in Dayton, Nev.
Williams had six birdies and a bogey for a 5-under 67 at the Dayton Valley Golf Club. Berg shot a 4-under 68. Both golfers are one stroke out of the lead behind Tyler Weworski of Carlsbad, Calif.
The tournament consists of four days of stroke play. The top 32 players and ties will continue to Stage 2 of Q School at one of six locations around the country.
• Gonzaga (7-2-3, 2-0-3) moved into sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference with a 1-0 victory over Portland (7-6, 2-3) at Gonzaga Soccer Field.
Jakob Granlund scored the decisive goal at 81:11 on a cross from Conner Bevans. Bevans broke down the right side and sent the cross to the near post where Gonzaga’s Granlund and Clark Phillips were both breaking toward the goal. Granlund slid into the ball, which ricocheted off the near post and into the wide-open right side.
From sports-information reports.