The Washington softball team made its home debut Friday, beating Ohio State 3-0 and Northern Illinois 8-0 in six innings.
In their first home game of the season, the No. 6 Washington Huskies blanked the Ohio State Buckeyes 3-0 on Friday.
Gabbie Plain (7-0) allowed two hits and struck out 12 for the Huskies (18-3).
Offensively, Sis Bates led the way with two hits, scoring the game’s first run. Taryn Atlee drove in two, while Kaija Gibson scored a run and drove in another.
In the second game, Washington beat Northern Illinois 8-0 in six innings. Washington’s patient lineup drew six walks and forced five wild pitches. Noelle Hee and Taryn Atlee had two hits each, with Atlee also scoring two runs.
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Taran Alvelo (9-2) also pitched a two-hitter for UW, striking out 11.
Whitman knocked off
CLINTON, N.Y. — The No. 2 Whitman College men’s basketball team was upset by No. 19 Williams College 84-81 in the third round of the NCAA Division III tournament.
Austin Butler had 18 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Whitman (28-2). Jack Stewart also had 18 points for the Blues.
Pauly Milto threw eight shutout innings, allowing one hit, as Indiana (7-5) beat Washington 1-0 at Husky Ballpark. David Rhodes pitched six innings for the Huskies (8-3), allowing just three hits and one run.
• UT Arlington (10-5) scored three runs in the eighth and beat Seattle University 6-5 at Bannerwood Park in Bellevue. Jacob Harayda had two hits and an RBI for SU (4-9).
• Washington State won its home opener 3-1 over Cal State Northridge at Bailey-Brayton Field. Four Cougars (5-7) pitchers combined to hold CSUN (7-7) to one run on five hits and struck out 11.
McDonald’s All-American Jaden McDaniels from Federal Way High School can add another honor to his growing collection. The five-star recruit, named the No. 5 player in the nation by 247Sports.com, was named to the Jordan Brand Classic on Friday. McDaniels, a 6-foot-11 forward, was named to the “Away Team” for the game which is April 20 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
• Gavin Long poured in a career-high 27 points, sparking second-seeded Seattle Pacific’s 89-81 victory over Northwest Nazarene in the semifinal round of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference tournament in Bellingham. SPU (20-6) won its 11th consecutive game, earning a berth in Saturday’s championship game.
Noah Philp scored two goals and Roddy Ross made 19 saves as the Seattle Thunderbirds (46-14-2-2) defeated the Victoria Royals 2-1 at ShoWare Center in Kent.
• Dustin Wolf and Max Palaga combined for 26 saves as the visiting Everett Silvertips (27-28-6-2) blanked the Tri-City Americans 3-0.
Host Washington took home four event titles and had their second-best team score of the year, putting up a 196.750 for the tri-meet win over Sacramento State and Iowa. Madison Copiak earned two event titles, on bars and beam, splitting her beam title with teammate Malory Rose. Kristyn Hoffa also earned a title on floor.
• Seattle Pacific had its highest road score of the season, tallying 192.475 points in a three-way meet at UC Davis.
Track and field
Allie Schadler, Imani Apostol, Hannah Derby and Lilli Burdon all secured first team All-America honors as well as a couple of team points for the Huskies as they took seventh in the women’s distance medley relay final in 11:10.94 at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Ala.
• Freshman Peace Igbonagwam of Seattle Pacific became an All-American by placing sixth in the long jump at the NCAA Division II Indoor Championships in Pittsburg, Kan. Igbonagwam leaped 19 feet, 2¾ inches.
Washington (11-1, 1-0 Pac-12) beat host Colorado 4-1.