College connections: Eastern's Mahoney solid in debut

March 30, 2013 

Katie Mahoney made the most of her outdoor track and field debut Saturday for Eastern Washington.

The 2011 Richland High graduate qualified for the Big Sky Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, finishing the event in 11 minutes, 11.54 seconds at the Al Manuel Invitational hosted by Montana.

Hermiston grad Cody Humphrey also qualified, throwing a personal best 53 feet, 9 3/4 inches in the shot put. Southridge grad Emma Murillo qualified in the hammer throw, launching it 163-9 for the 10th longest throw in school history.

Stanford Invitational: Washing-ton State’s Garrett Gerling, a Walla Walla graduate, ran a personal best 14.53 to take second in the 110-meter hurdles.

Baseball

Washington State 8, Stanford 5: Brett Jacobs, a Richland grad, was 2-for-4 as the host Cougars (16-10, 3-3) upset the Cardinal in Pac-12 play in Pullman.

Oregon 6, Washington 0: Columbia Basin alum Trevor Dunlap struck out the side in the sixth inning for the visiting Huskies, who were shut out by the Ducks in Pac-12 action.

Loyola Marymount 9-1, Gonzaga 2-2: Warden graduate Arturo Reyes threw a complete game, allowing one run on nine hits to lift the visiting Bulldogs past the Lions.

Whitman 9-3, Lewis & Clark 3-7: Dayton graduate Brett Lambert threw four innings of two-hit relief as the Missionaries won the opener of their Northwest Conference doubleheader in Portland.

Pacific 13, Willamette 3: Trux French, a Kennewick High grad, was 1-for-3 with a run scored as the Boxers cruised to a home victory.

Western Oregon 1-10, Central Washington 0-13: Richland High graduate Stinson Ott induced a pair of fly outs on consecutive pitches to earn his first save of the season, as the Wildcats rallied to force a split in their GNAC doubleheader in Monmouth.

Softball

Central Washington 2-0, Simon Fraser 0-6: Hanford graduate Remy Bradley was 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored in the opener of a Great Northwest Athletic Conference doubleheader for the host Wildcats (12-11, 10-6). Andrea Hamada, a Walla Walla grad, was 1-for-2 in the nightcap.

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