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SUNDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/Portland ties with Fresno FC; USA women win again; Hops win; Aaron Wise 38th at U.S. Open


PORTLAND 2, Fresno FC 2

Nathan Smith scored in the second minute of stoppage time to earn T2 a draw with Fresno FC in front of 3,513 fans at Providence Park.

Todd Wharton converted a penalty kick in the 47th minute to put Portland up 1-0.

Fresno responded with goals from Elijah Martin in the 53rd minute and Qudus Lawal in the 68th minute.

Portland is 6-2-6 (24 points), good for fourth place in the USL Championship Western Conference. Fresno FC is 5-2-7 (22) and in sixth place.

It appeared T2 would come up short after Wharton missed just wide on a good chance from 13 yards in the 89th minute. But with just over a minute of stoppage time remaining, Modou Jadama lofted a ball to the top of the 18. An airborne Ryan Sierakowski was able to back-heel the ball into the path of the fullback Smith for a close-range finish.

Portland is 3-1-3 both at home and on the road.

Next for T2 is a June 22 road game against Orange County SC.


United States 3, Chile 0

Carli Lloyd scored twice and Julie Ertz added a goal as the United States beat Chile in its second group stage match at the Women's World Cup.

The win before 45,594 fans at Parc des Princes stadium in Paris clinched a spot in the round of 16.

The Americans lead Group F on goal differential and figure to get their first real test on Thursday, when they conclude group play against Sweden.

Portland Thorns midfielder Lindsey Horan started and played 60 minutes before former Thorn Allie Long came on for the final half hour. Both players drew a yellow card.

Thorns defender Emily Sonnett played 13 minutes off the bench.

Tobin Heath was among seven starters from USA's first match who did not play as coach Jill Ellis rotated her lineup significantly.

Lloyd opened the scoring in the 11th minute and made it 3-0 USA with a header in the 35th minute. She had a chance for a hat trick, but pulled a second-half penalty kick wide.

Ertz made the score 2-0 in the 25th minute with a header.

Tierna Davidson delivered the corner kicks on that goal and Lloyd's second goal.


Hillsboro 4, EUGENE 0

At PK Park, four Hillsboro pitchers combined on the second shutout in as many days as the Hops improved to 2-1 in Northwest League play.

Starter Adrian Del Moral struck out seven and allowed one hit over five innings to earn the win.

Jake Polancic pitched the sixth, allowing one hit and striking out three. Yaramil Hiraldo did not allow a hit in two innings of work, walking one and striking out two. Justin Garcia pitched the ninth, allowing one hit and striking out one.

Hillsboro took a 1-0 lead in the second on an RBI double by Jorge Barrosa.

In the fourth, Jesus Marriaga hit a leadoff single and scored on a Barrosa ground out.

The lead doubled in the seventh, when Kristian Robinson drew a leadoff walk and scored on a sacrifice fly and Barrosa singled and scored on a Joe Gillette double.

Next for the Hops are four games at Tri-City, the first at 7:15 p.m. Monday.


Former Oregon Duck Aaron Wise shot a 2-under-par 69 and finished the 119th U.S. Open in an eight-way tie for 38th at 1-over 285.

A day after a rough third round knocked Wise down the leaderboard at Pebble Beach, he started his final round with birdies on four of the first six holes. Wise made the turn at 3-under 35, then had two bogeys and one birdie on the back nine.

Gary Woodland won his first major championship, finishing at 13-under to win by three strokes over Brooks Koepka. Woodland, 35, played the final five holes in 2-under.

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