SUNDAY COLLEGE SOFTBALL ROUNDUP/Arizona State ends marathon game with winning run at Corvallis


OREGON 8 Arizona 0 (6 innings)

OREGON 10, Arizona 0 (6 innings)

• The No. 5 Ducks completed a three-game sweep of the No. 9 Wildcats, first winning a game that was suspended Saturday, then scoring six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to end Game 3.

Mary Iakopo's three-run, walk-off home run capped the day.

Oregon got its run-rule win in the completion of a suspended game when Shannon Rhodes scored on a wild pitch.

UO pitcher Miranda Elish, who was leading 5-0 when Saturday's game was postponed in the sixth inning after a two-hour rain delay, struck out the side in Sunday's sixth inning to start the day. She improved to 13-1, totaling 13 strikeouts and no walks in the three-hitter.

The series finale victory went to Megan Kleist (12-4). She allowed one hit and struck out 10 in five innings. Elish relieved and pitched a hitless sixth.

The Ducks improved to 32-6 overall and 7-2 in the Pac-12.

Arizona, which won the conference title a year ago, fell to 27-9, 6-6 (all the losses on the road).

Oregon's next series is Friday-Sunday at Arizona State.

Arizona State 2, OREGON STATE 1 (15 innings)

• Seventh-ranked ASU used a leadoff double, hit batter, sacrifice bunt and sacrifice fly in the 15th inning to score the winning run at the OSU Softball Complex.

The Beavers had tied the game with a run via pinch-hitter Alyssa Pelegrin's RBI single in the bottom of the seventh, and they had the bases loaded with one out in the 13th.

It was the longest game in OSU softball history; the previous longest was 13 innings.

Mariah Mazon (9-10) pitched 15 innings for Oregon State, a school record by two innings. She gave up 10 hits and seven walks, with 11 strikeouts.

Jessica Garcia had three hits and Alysha Everett two for Oregon State.

The Beavers slipped to 4-8 in the Pac-12 and 21-17 overall, while the Sun Devils climbed to 7-2, 33-4, taking the series, 2 games to 1.

OSU will play at Stanford three times next week, with games Friday-Sunday.

WHITWORTH 7, Lewis & Clark 2

WHITWORTH 10, Lewis & Clark 2

• The host Pirates completed a four-game, weekend sweep in which they outscored the Pioneers 29-9.

L&C fell to 8-20 overall and 7-17 in the Northwest Conference, while Whitworth went to 20-13, 13-8.

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