Oregon women rout Cal; Beavers fall to Stanford
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
OREGON 91, California 54
• The sixth-ranked Ducks stayed in first place in the Pac-12, raising their record to 10-1 in conference and 21-3 overall with a rout at Matthew Knight Arena.
California, ranked 25th, fell to 6-5, 15-7.
UO guard Sabrina Ionescu had a game-high 27 points.
Oregon trailed much of the early going before taking a 16-11 lead after one quarter.
In the second quarter, Ionescu keyed a 10-0 run that was part of a big stretch for the Ducks, who were able to go in front by 18 points before going to the locker room with a 46-29 edge.
Ionescu played 35 minutes and was 9 of 13 from the field. She had a game-high 11 assists and five rebounds.
Ruthy Hebard added 18 points and a game-leading 11 rebounds for the Ducks.
Stanford 60, OREGON STATE 57
• The Cardinal led for 32 minutes at Gill Coliseum and withstood a late burst by the Beavers.
Stanford outscored Oregon State 11-0 in opening four minutes. The Beavers, after missing their first seven field-goal attempts, scored the next eight points, but trailed 21-15 after the first quarter.
At the half, the Cardinal were on top 28-27.
OSU took its first lead 25 seconds into the second half, but Stanford surged in front again, leading 47-40 through threee quarters, and held off the Beavs the rest of the way.
Oregon State made a stop and got the ball back with 19.4 seconds to go, down 59-57. OSU center Marie Gulich missed a quick shot inside, and the Beavers fouled after failing to get the rebound.
Stanford missed two free throws but grabbed its 17th offensive rebound and went back to the line with 8.7 seconds remaining. The Cardinal made the first of two, giving OSU a chance to tie with a 3.
But Stanford stole in the inbound pass in front court and ran out the clock.
The 16th-ranked Beavers (16-6, 7-4) got 16 points from Katie McWilliams, 15 from Mikayla Pivec and 12 from Taylor Kalmer. Kat Tudor was scoreless in 32 minutes, going 0 for 2, both 2-point tries.
No. 24 Stanford raised its record to 15-8 overall and 9-2 in the Pac-12, despite missing 17 of 19 attempts from 3-point range.
Whitman 75, LEWIS & CLARK 55
• Miyah Leath paced the host Pioneers with 17 points, a game high.
L&C fell to 10-10 overall and 5-6 in the Northwest Conference.
Whitman, ranked No. 2 in NCAA Division III, jumped to 19-1, 11-0 NWC.
NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN 76, Warner Pacific 67
• Bailey Allen of WPC had 14 points, and teammate Deepika Kapil had 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Warner Pacific slipped to 10-15 overall, 6-0 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.
Northwest Christian went to 18-3, 11-3.
CORBAN 75, Multnomah 47
• Faith Kraatz the visiting Lions' bid with 15 points and seven rebounds, but MU shot 27.3 percent from the field to Corban's 45.5 percent.
Multnomah dropped to 1-24 for the season and 1-14 in the CCC .
Corban is 11-12, 7-9 CCC.
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL
Whitman 74, LEWIS & CLARK 60
• Whitman, ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division III, improved to 20-0, 11-0 atop the Northwest Conference.
L&C is 14-6, 8-4, third in the NWC.
The Pioneers led by six points early and trailed 32-24 at the break.
L&C's scoring leader, Nico Bricker, finished with 17 points.
Warner Pacific 86, NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN 81
• De'Jon Bowman had 24 rebounds (eight on offense) and 21 points (9 of 14 from the field), and Collin Malcolm scored 16 points, as the visiting Knights prevailed in Eugene.
The Knights led 49-41 at halftime, but couldn't shake their opponent in the second half.
The Beacons pulled even at 77-77 with 2:51 remaining and went on top 79-77 with 1:59 left. Bowman's layup tied the score with 59 seconds to go, and he rebounded a NCU miss moments later.
Xavier Cannefax got a layup with 24 seconds to go for a two-point Warner Pacific lead.
The Beacons missed and fouled with 14 seconds to play. WPC's Kadeem Minor made one of two free throws.
The Knights fouled, and Spencer Mattox sank two foul shots.
Morris Bethea of Warner Pacific then made two free throws, and Minor added a layup.
WPC improved to 17-7 overall, 11-4 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.
Northwest Christian dropped to 10-11, 6-8.
CORBAN 84, Multnomah 60
Beau Shockley's 16 points and nine rebounds led the way for visiting Multnomah.
Corban improved to 14-10, 8-8 CCC.
MU fell to 6-18, 3-12 CCC.
TORONTO 135, Portland 105
DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points to lead the home team at Toronto.
Damian Lillard had 32 points, CJ McCollum 21 and Jusuf Nurkic 20 as
Portland fell to 29-23, while Toronto improved to 35-16.
At Tri-City, the Americans broke a 3-3 tie with 4:24 to go and went on to win 6-3 over the Hawks.
Portland fell to 30-18-1-3 (64 points), while Tri-City improved to 27-16-7-0 (61). They are second and third in the Western Hockey League U.S. Division, behind Everett, which is 33-17-1-2 (69) after a 3-2 win over Kelowna.
The rejuvenation of the Portland Timbers continued on Friday with the official announcement that the club has acquired midfielder Cristhian Paredes on loan from Mexico's Club America.
Paredes, 19, has been training with the Timbers in Tucson. He is expected to provide depth in defensive midfield, where Diego Chara is coming off a broken foot and David Guzman is likely to play for Costa Rica at the World Cup this summer.
At 6-0, Paredes adds size to the Portland midfield. At 19, he continues a youth movement heading into the 2018 MLS season.
Paredes was acquired on loan with a purchase option using Targeted Allocation Money. He will occupy an international roster spot.
Paredes has made 30 professional appearances, most of them in his native Paraguay. He has made one appearance for Paraguay's national team after playing extensively for Paraguay's youth international teams.
Scott Harrington, a veteran pro from Jesuit High, had an up-and-down day in the second round of the Panama Championship in Panama City.
He had the lead for a while at 7-under-par but wound up tied for ninth when play was suspended because of darkness just short of the midway point of the 72-hole tournament.
Harrington finished 16 holes of the second round and was 3-over for the day, 1-under for the tournament.
The leader, Nelson Ledsema, is at 5-under, after a second-day 71.