Washington softball wins two at Louisville Slugger Invitational
The fourth-ranked Washington softball team picked up two wins Saturday at the Louisville Slugger Invitational, defeating Pacific 5-4 and...
STOCKTON, Calif. — The fourth-ranked Washington softball team picked up two wins Saturday at the Louisville Slugger Invitational, defeating Pacific 5-4 and Delaware 5-0.
In the first game, the Huskies scored the winning run in the seventh inning on Pacific's third error of the game.
Kaitlin Inglesby (10-0) got the start in the circle and pitched a complete game, allowing three earned runs on four hits, with three walks and three strikeouts.
Later, Washington posted its second win in two days over the Blue Hens, with Nikia Williams chipping in a two-run homer.
Washington (18-1) will play Pacific for the tourney title at 12:15 p.m. Sunday.
Washington pitchers limited Saint Joseph's to one run and five hits over two games as the Huskies (7-3) swept a doubleheader, 1-0 and 9-1, at Husky Ballpark.
• Trent Oleszczuk was 3 for 5 as Seattle University (6-5) earned a 6-3 victory over Saint Martin's at Bannerwood Stadium.
• Northern Colorado knocked off Washington State (6-3) 7-3 in nonconference action in Pullman.
• Tyler Olson pitched a complete-game gem to help Gonzaga (9-0) the Bulldogs to a 4-1 victory over host Texas-San Antonio at the UTSA Classic.
Allegra Wilde went 5 for 8 with five runs batted in for Seattle University (4-7), which swept its home-opening doubleheader with British Columbia, 8-0 and 12-1.
• Central Washington (6-9, 5-5 Great Northwest Athletic Conference) split a doubleheader with Saint Martin's in Ellensburg, dropping the first game 5-1, before winning Game 2, 8-7.
Track and field
Washington's Elisa Bryant won the weight throw with a toss of 61 feet, 9 inches at the UW Final Qualifier at Dempsey Indoor.
• Seattle Pacific's Brittany Aanstad won the javelin with a throw of 141-4 at the season-opening UPS Outdoor Preview.
Other Falcons winners were Robyn Zeidler (3,000 steeplechase, 11:30.00) and Nate Johnson (javelin, 185-7; long jump, 21-2).
Western Washington's Michael Hoffman won three events — the hammer (185-7), shot put (44-8) and discus (139-5).
Washington, ranked No. 24, secured the Great Northwest Shootout title with a 4-0 victory over Louisville at the Nordstrom Tennis Center. Kyle McMorrow clinched the win for the Huskies (10-2) with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Andrew Carter at No. 1 singles.
• Seattle University lost 5-2 to Utah State in Logan, Utah. The Redhawks got points from Kyle Rapp at No. 5 singles and Jason Bediones at No. 6.
Seattle University dropped a 6-1 decision to Utah State in Logan, Utah. Corrine Wurden earned the Redhawks' point with a victory at No. 6 singles.
Britt Harris had game highs of 21 points and 12 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as the Western Washington women (21-7) fell to Alaska Anchorage, 67-52, in the GNAC tournament championship game in Lacey.
• Montana State Billings defeated Alaska Anchorage 74-70 in the GNAC men's basketball championship game in Lacey.
• The Eastern Washington women lost their regular-season finale 63-58 to Idaho State in Pocatello, Idaho. The Eagles (16-13, 10-6) earned the No. 3 seed in the Big Sky tournament and will play No. 6 Sacramento State in the quarterfinals at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Seattle University's Caitlin McCleary shot an shot even-par 72 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Red Rocks Invitational in Sedona, Ariz.
• Poulsbo's Ryan Villopoto raced to his fifth victory in the first nine AMA Supercross events of the season, holding off Ryan Dungey in front of 59,742 fans at Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
• Monroe's Alex Love defeated Lisa Ha 26-13 to win the light-flyweight title at the USA Boxing National Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo.
• Kasey Keller, former Sounders FC goalkeeper and University of Portland standout, and ex-Gonzaga men's basketball great Blake Stepp were among the inductees to the West Coast Conference Hall of Honor in ceremonies in conjunction with the WCC Basketball Championships in Las Vegas.
Compiled from sports-information reports and other sources.