Boise Hawks beat Hops
BOISE 6, Hillsboro 4
Eight of the nine Hillsboro batters had at least one hit, but the Hops lacked the timely hit in Sunday's loss at Memorial Stadium in Boise.
The Hops were 3 for 12 with runners in scoring position, leaving 11 on base (seven in scoring position).
Catcher Lyle Lin went 2 for 3 with an RBI and run scored for Hillsboro. Corbin Carroll hit his fourth triple of the season and scored a run. Jorge Barrosa and Tristin English had two hits apiece.
Hops starter Marcos Tineo (6-4) took the loss, allowing five runs (three earned) in 4.2 innings.
Boise took the lead with three runs on four hits in the fourth inning. Two of the hits were RBI doubles by Trey Jacobs and Trevor Boone.
In the top of the fifth, the Hops hit four singles but managed only one run to tie the score 3-3. The Hawks scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead.
Hillsboro took a 2-0 lead in the top of the third. With two out, Boise pitcher Breiling Eusebio issued consecutive walks and made a throwing error on a pick-off attempt. Barrosa hit an RBI single and a wild pitch brought home the second run.
The Hops (47-28, 23-14 second half) and Hawks (27-48, 12-25) conclude the Northwest League regular season with a 4:15 p.m. Monday game at Boise.
Hillsboro opens the best-of-three South Division playoff series against Salem-Keizer at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Game 2 is Thursday at Volcanoes Stadium in Kaiser, and Game 3, if needed, is on Friday in Keizer.
Tri-City 3, Portland 2
At Everett, Sasha Mutala's hat trick lifted the Americans to the preseason win. Mutala scored once in each period, breaking a 2-2 tie at 11:48 of the third period.
Seth Jarvis scored his second goal of the weekend for Portland in the first period and Robbie Fromm-Delorme got his third of the weekend 8:30 into the third period.
Defenseman Nick Cicek had two assists for the Winterhawks.
Dante Giannuzzi, 17, stopped six of seven shots in goal for the Hawks in the first period. Lachlan Gordon, 16, made 16 saves on 18 shots over the final 40 minutes.
The Winterhawks were 0 for 4 on the power play and the Americans 1 for 3.
Portland had one win, one shootout loss and one loss over the three days in Everett. The Winterhawks will play three more preseason games this week at Kennewick, Washington. Portland plays Tri-City at 7 p.m. Thursday, Spokane at 3 p.m. Friday and Seattle at 3 p.m. Saturday.
The regular-season opener is Sept. 21 at home against Tri-City.
COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER
Coastal Carolina 1, PORTLAND 0
Emile Rzepecki scored with a flick header in the 76th minute to give the Chanticleers the win over the No. 20 Pilots at Merlo Field.
Portland is 0-1-1. Coastal Carolina is 2-0-0, including a win on Friday over Oregon State.
The Pilots out-shot the Chanticleers 12-7, including nine attempts in the second half, but couldn't find any big scoring chances against a well-organized back five for the visitors.
The goal came from a free kick off the foot of Archie Filliter, whose left-footed service from deep on the right wing was flicked toward goal by Rzepecki. Portland goalkeeper Nico Campuzano got a hand on the ball, but the header had enough power to find the goal.
Campuzano made two saves, one on a penalty kick by Tyrone Mondi in the 57th minute.
Portland created several looks late but couldn't find the final touch to break through. The Pilots took 10 corner kicks. Coastal Carolina goalkeeper Alberto Ciroi made six saves.
Portland remains at home next weekend, facing George Washington at 7 p.m. Friday and Davidson at 6 p.m. Sunday at Merlo Field.
OREGON STATE 2, Colgate 1
Alex Cover scored in the 86th minute to lift the No. 22 Beavers to the win at Paul Lorenz Field in Corvallis.
The Raiders took the lead on a fifth-minute penalty kick from Drew Fischer. The Beavers tied it in the 31st minute on a goal from Eric Diaz.
Adrian Crespo had two assists for Oregon State (1-1-0).
The Beavers play host to Davidson at 7 p.m. Friday.
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER
North Carolina 4, Portland 0
At Seattle, the No. 2-ranked Tar Heels scored twice in each half to hand the Pilots their first loss.
Portland is 1-1-1 and had not been scored against before Sunday's match played at the University of Washington.
Rachel Jones, Brianna Pinto and Isabelle Cox scored unassisted goals and Alexis Strickland headed home a corner kick as North Carolina improved to 4-0-0.
The Tar Heels outshot the Pilots 21-2. Portland goalkeeper Jenny Wahlen made four saves.
Next for the Pilots is a 1 p.m. match on Sept. 8 against Denver at Merlo Field. On Thursday, Denver will play Washington at Merlo.
SEATTLE 1, Portland State 0
At Seattle, Bailey Hall scored in the 78th minute to lift the Redhawks (2-1-1) past the Vikings (0-3-0). Freshman goalkeeper Enya Hernandez made seven saves for Portland State in her first college match.
OREGON STATE 3, Saint Mary's 0
Kaillen Fried and Abby Schwartz scored in the first 20 minutes and Taylor Lemmond converted in the 79th minute as the Beavers improved to 2-0-0 with the win at Paul Lorenz Field in Corvallis. Saint Mary's did not register a shot on goal.
OREGON 4, Villanova 0
At Pape Field, the Ducks scored twice in each half to run past the visiting Wildcats. Ally Cook, Jordan Wormdahl, Maya Hahn and Maggie Lacey scored for Oregon (2-1-1). Wormdahl became only the third Duck to score in four consecutive games and Oregon posted its first shutout of the season.
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