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SUNDAY COLLEGE SOFTBALL ROUNDUP/Arizona takes third in a row from Oregon State; Simon Fraser wins two at Concordia

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Oregon 5, WASHINGTON 3

• Oregon completed a three-game sweep in Seattle and pulled into a tie for first place in the Pac-12.

Megan Kleist (17-5) allowed 10 hits and three runs in six-plus innings, with two walks and five strikeouts.

Oregon took a 5-1 lead with a five-run third inning. Key blows in that frame were Jenna Lilley's two-run double and DJ Sanders' two-run home run.

Washington loaded the bases with one out in the fifth, then hit into a second-to-short-to-first double-play.

The Huskies scored in the sixth, but stranded runners on second and third.

Washington got a leadoff double in the seventh, which brought on Miranda Elish for her second save of 2018.

A single to left cut Oregon's lead to 5-3 with no one out. But the next batter hit into another 4-6-3 double-play, and then a grounder to shortstop ended the game.

The No. 2 Ducks improved to 41-7 overall and 15-3 in the Pac-12.

No. 1-ranked UCLA also is 15-3 in the conference.

The No. 4 Huskies fell to 41-8, 12-8.

ARIZONA 9, Oregon State 1 (6 innings)

• UA completed a three-game sweep of the visiting Beavers, pulling away with five runs in the sixth inning.

Michelle Sass had two of OSU's five hits, and Hope Brandner hit a solo home run for the visitors.

The Beavers fell to 26-22 overall and 7-11 in the Pac-12.

The Wildcats, who finished with eight hits, raised their record to 35-13, 11-10.

Simon Fraser 4, CONCORDIA 3 (8 innings)

Simon Fraser 11, CONCORDIA 0 (5 innings)

• Simon Fraser won Sunday's opener in an extra inning, then scored three runs in the top of the first and five in the fourth en route to the nightcap victory.

Concordia slipped to 7-19 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference and 20-28 overall.

The Clan zipped to 15-13 GNAC and 19-17 for the year.

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