Yovan lifts Ducks
OREGON 9, USC 2
• Behind the pitching of sophomore Kenyon Yovan from Westview High, the Ducks snapped a six-game losing streak with a win at PK Park.
Yovan (4-2) struck out 15 batters without a walk, fanning the first six Trojans. He allowed five hits and two runs in eight innings.
On a rainy day, USC pitchers issued 13 walks and hit two Ducks.
The Ducks had eight hits, two apiece by Jakob Goldfarb, who doubled, and Spencer Steer.
Oregon improved to 20-20 overall, while USC fell to 19-20. Both clubs are 7-13 in Pac-12 play.
The series is 1-1 with a noon Sunday game remaining.
Arizona State 8, OREGON STATE 5
• The fifth-ranked Beavers will need a win in the 1 p.m. finale on Sunday to pull out the series at Goss Stadium against the Sun Devils.
OSU fell on Saturday, with ASU scoring the final four runs.
Brandon Eisert (3-3) took the loss, after giving up three runs in 1 1/3 innings.
Starter Bryce Fehmel had allowed eight hits and four runs in five innings.
Steven Kwan and Cadyn Grenier each had three hits for OSU (31-7 overall, 11-6 Pac-12).
The Sun Devils improved to 18-24, 10-10, with the third game of the series set for 1 p.m. Sunday.
Pacific 14, PORTLAND 7
• The Tigers won at Joe Etzel Field for the second day in a row to assure themselves of a series victory.
The teams were tied at 0-0 when Pacific got seven runs in the fifth inning.
UP fell despite a pair of two-run home runs, one each by Cody Hawken and Hunter Montgomery, who each had there RBIs.
The Tigers will take a 17-24 overall record and 8-12 West Coast Conference mark into the noon Sunday game.
The Pilots are 16-26, 8-12 WCC.