Tri-City next for Hops
TRI-CITY 3, Spokane 2
The Dust Devils advanced to the Northwest League championship series in walk-off fashion, scoring the winning run on a bases-leaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning to win the North Division.
The best-of-5 Northwest League championship series begins at 7 p.m. Saturday at Ron Tonkin Field. Game 2 is at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Tri-City scored single runs in the first and second innings. Spokane scored twice in the top of the ninth to force extra innings.
Three walks (one intentional) and a single produced the winning run for Tri-City in the bottom of the 10th.
Portland 4, Spokane 3
Gabe Klassen and Tyson Kozak scored third-period goals to lift Portland to a preseason Western Hockey League win at Kennewick, Washington.
Cross Hanas and Jaydon Dureau also scored for the Winterhawks.
Portland finished 1 for 7 on the power play, but Kozak's second goal of the preseason with 1:22 left in the third period came on the power play and gave Portland a 4-2 lead.
Klassan broke a tie with his first goal of the preseason early in the third period.
Michael King scored twice for Spokane.
Rooked goalie Lochlan Gordan stopped 16 of 19 shots for the win.
The Winterhawks (2-2-0-1) outshot the Chiefs 44-19.
Portland concludes the preseason at 3 p.m. Saturday at Kennewick against Seattle.
COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER
PORTLAND 3, George Washington 0
At Merlo Field, the Pilots (1-1-1) rode two early goals to their first win of the season.
Rey Ortiz assisted on goals from Luke Heldel in the 14t minute and Gio Magana-Rivera in the 20th minute.
Ben Ortiz capped the scoring in the 85th minute, breaking behind the defense for a pass from Yusef Cueceoglu and dribbling around the goalkeeper.
George Washington is 0-2-1.
Portland goalkeeper Nico Campuzano made four saves in the shutout win.
The Pilots play host to Davidson at 6 p.m. Sunday
OREGON STATE 2, Davidson 0
At Corvallis, the Beavers scored two second-half goals to improve to 2-1.
Kolade Salaudeen scored in the 64th minute and Adrian Crespo capped the win in the 88th minute.
Crespo also had an assist on the first goal.
Oregon State outshot Davidson 24-8 (7-2 on goal).
COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER
CLEMSON 1, Oregon 1
In South Carolina, the Ducks (2-1-2) took a first-half lead on a goal from Maya Hahn then survived a strong push from the 19th-ranked Tigers (4-0-1) who finished with 25 shots and 10 corner kicks. It was the third game in a row with a goal for Hahn.
UC Davis 2, PORTLAND STATE 0
At Hillsboro Stadium, the Aggies scored once in each half to improve to 3-1. UC Davis outshot Portland State (0-4) 23-8 (11-1 on goal).
INDIANA 3, Oregon State 0
Oregon State 3, Yale 1
The Beavers began the day with a 25-17, 25-17, 25-18 loss to the host team in the Hoosier Invite at Bloomington, Indiana.
OSU (3-2) then defeated Yale 25-22, 25-20, 22-25, 25-17 as Cecilee Max-brown recorded a career-best 21 kills.
In the Indiana match, junior Maddie Goings led the Beavs with 15 kills.
UTAH VALLEY 3, Portland State 2
Utah 3, Portland State 0
In the Wyndham Invitational at Orem, Utah, host Utah Valley rallied from an 0-2 hole to win the opener 20-25, 21-25, 25-21, 25-16, 15-6.
Toni McDougald (16 kills, 14 digs) and Jasmine Powell (12 kills, 14 dgs) had double-doubles for the Vikings.
In PSU's second Friday match, 19th-ranked Utah prevailed 25-13, 25-11, 25-20. The Utes had 52 kills to 25 for the Vikings.
PORTLAND 3, Idaho 0
Washington State 3, PORTLAND 0
The Cougars won the Portland North Marriott Invite title with a 25-17, 25-17, 25-17 win over the host Pilots (3-2).
Portland opened the day at the Chiles Center with a 25-14, 26-24, 29-27 win over Idaho. Shayla Hoeft had 13 kills and Kellie Hughes 37 assists for the Pilots against the Vandals.
Washington State 3, Utah State 1
Idaho State 3, Utah State 1
Cal State Monterey Bay 3, CONCORDIA 2
MSU Denver 3, CONCORDIA 0
At the Concordia Classic, the host Cavaliers lost twice to open their season.
In the opener Concordia rallied from a two-set deficit but lost 25-23, 25-22, 23-25, 18-25, 15-13 to Cal State MB. In the second match, Metropolitan State of Denver swept Concordia 25-20, 25-22, 25-23.
Lewis & Clark 3, Illinois Tech 1
At Denver, the Pioneers won 25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 25-21.
Evergreen State 3, MULTNOMAH 0
In the Cascade Collegiate Conference opener, the Geoducks prevailed 25-22, 26-24, 25-15.
Northwest 3, WARNER PACIFIC 0
In the Cascade Collegiate Conference opener, the Eagles prevailed 25-15, 25-14, 25-18.
Jeff Coston of Semiahmoo Golf & Country Club in Blaine, Washington, won the Pacific Northwest PGA Professional Championship at Bear Creek Country Club in Woodinville, Washington.
Coston finished the 36-hole tournament at 1-under-par 143, one stroke better than Brent Murray of Oswego Lake Country Club.
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