Another shutout win for Hops
Hillsboro 6, BOISE 0
In their final regular-season home game, the Hops got a strong pitching performance and posted their 11th shutout.
Former Oregon Duck Ryne Nelson struck out five and scattered two hits over the first three innings.
Wilfry Cruz (5-2) followed with four innings of one-hit ball, with six strikeouts.
Brennan Malone, the 33rd pick in the June draft, made his Northwest League debut with a perfect eighth inning, and fellow 18-year-old Avery Short pitched the ninth with two strikeouts and two walks.
Playoff-bound Hillsboro (46-27, 22-13 second half) scored two runs in the fourth on a Ryan January double.
The Hops made the score 4-0 in the sixth, scoring on a double steal and a sacrifice fly. Hillsboro added a run in the seventh and another in the eighth, when Dom Canzone (2 for 4 with three runs) tripled and scored on a wild pitch.
The teams now shift to Boise for three games to finish the regular season.
Hillsboro will open its best-of-three divisional playoff series at home at 7 p.m. Wednesday against Salem-Keizer.
Portland 6, Spokane 5
Robbie Fromm-Delorme scored two goals and Dawson Pasternak scored the game-winner as the Hawks opened the Western Hockey League preseason with a win over the Chiefs at Everett, Washington.
Pasternak, a 16-year-old, broke a 5-5 tie with just under eight minutes left. The goal came on the power play, with Jonas Brondberg and Matthew Quigley getting assists.
Seth Jarvis and Reece Newkirk each had a goal and one assist for Portland. Lane Gilliss also scored for the Hawks.
Joel Hofer went the distance in goal for Portland, stopping 22 of 27 shots.
Brondberg, Jonah Bevington and Jack O'Brien each had two assists for the Winterhawks.
Bobby Russell scored twice for Spokane, and Eli Zummack had a goal and one assist.
Portland was 3 for 7 on the power play, Spokane 2 for 7.
It was the first of six preseason games for Portland, which remains in Everett for games at 11:30 a.m. Saturday against Vancouver and 3 p.m. Sunday against Tri-City.
Former Jefferson High and Kansas guard Aaron Miles has been named a player-development coach by the Golden State Warriors. Miles had been head coach of the G League Santa Cruz Warriors.
COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER
PORTLAND 0, Colgate 0
At Merlo Field, the No. 20-ranked Pilots had more possession and created a number of half-chances in their season opener.
Portland's best chances came early, with a pair of shots off the cross bar in the first 12 minutes.
The Pilots took 21 shots to 10 for the Raiders, but both teams put three on goal in the 110-minute contest.
Among Nico Campuzano's three saves for Portland was one off his line to deny a Nick Edelstein chance in the 69th minute.
The Pilots played the final 15 minutes up a man after Colgate captain Christian Clarke was shown a red card for fouling Portland's Jacobo Reyes as Reyes was about to break free behind the defense.
Next for the Pilots is a 5 p.m. Sunday home game against Coastal Carolina.
Coastal Carolina 2, OREGON STATE 1
At Corvallis, Claudio Repetto and Tyrone Mondi scored second-half goals to rally the Chanticleers past the 22nd-ranked Beavers. Joel Walker gave OSU a 1-0 lead in the 33rd minute of the regular-season opener.
Colgate visits Corvallis at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Warner Pacific 1, CONCORDIA 0
Oscar Padilla scored in the 60th minute as the visiting Knights won the exhibition match.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER
OREGON STATE 2, Villanova 1
At Corvallis, Mckenzie Weinert scored in the 86th minute to force overtime, then scored the winner 27 seconds into the second 10-minute overtime period.
The Beavers (2-0-0) outshot the Wildcats 19-9, including 9-1 on goal.
OREGON 4, Portland State 2
At Eugene, four players scored for the Ducks (1-1-1).
Portland State (0-2-0) took a 1-0 lead in the second minute on a goal by Sienna Higinbotham, but Oregon led 3-1 by halftime as Jordan Wormdahl, Mia Palmer and Maya Hahn scored.
A Zoe Hasenauer goal made it 4-1 Ducks in the 57th minute.
Rilee Castilla scored for the Vikings in the 71st minute.
Oregon had a 36-5 shots advantage, including 13-3 on goal.
SIMPSON 5, Multnomah 0
Ottawa (Arizona) 3, WARNER PACIFIC 0
OREGON 3, UC Irvine 0
Ronika Stone had 10 kills and hit .769 and Willow Johnson had 12 kills as the Ducks won 25-13, 25-16 and 25-13 in their season opener at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon State 3, UC Irvine 0
Chloe Brown had 12 kills and Cecilee Max-Brown 10 as the Beavers won 25-12, 25-22, 25-11 in Eugene.
Oregon State 3, Boston College 0
Kory Cheshire hit .833 with 10 kills and Chloe Brown had 13 kills as the Beavers won 25-14, 25-11, 25-16 to complete a second sweep of the day in matches at Matthew Knight Arena.
Portland 3, WEBER STATE 1
Kellie Hughes had 47 assists and Katie Barker 15 kills as the Pilots won 17-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-20.
Portland State 3, Southern Illinois 0
Parker Webb had 17 kills as the Vikings opened the season with a 25-19, 25-19, 25-20 win in a tournament at Saint Louis (Missouri) University.
St. Thomas 3, Lewis & Clark 0
Lewis & Clark 3, Hamline 0
LEWIS-CLARK STATE 3, Warner Pacific 0
Warner Pacific 3, Columbia Bible 0
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