Tri-Cities trio boosts WSU offense in Pac-12 baseball loss

By the Tri-City HeraldApril 14, 2013 

Tyler Crawford tossed a complete-game win for No. 25 Arizona in a 7-3 win over Washington State on Sunday at Bailey-Brayton Field. The Cougars trailed 3-1 in the second inning when Richland graduate Brett Jacobs and Patrick McGrath hit back-to-back singles to open the frame. Southridge product Matt Mendenhall moved them both into scoring position and former Kennewick star Trek Stemp delivered a two-run single to tie the score.

Gonzaga: The Bulldogs (23-10-1, 11-4 WCC) trailed 5-2 before exploding for six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning in a 10-6 win over Saint Mary’s in Spokane.

Oregon State: Beau Day hit a two-run double for No. 6 Oregon State (28-6, 10-2 Pac-12) to highlight a 4-1 victory over Utah in Corvallis. Kennewick product Tony Bryant threw 1 1/3 scoreless innings of relief of starter Ben Wetzler.

Central Washington: Former Southridge standout Kyle Sani went 4-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs for the Bulldogs in a 7-3 win over Oregon Tech in Game 1 of a Great Northwest Athletic Conference doubleheader in Ellensburg. Tech won Game 2, 6-2.

Whitworth: Dan Scheibe, a Hanford grad, allowed just one run on four hits over seven innings for Whitworth (10-19-1, 5-12 Northwest Conference) in a 2-1 loss to Pacific in a NWC twinbill Saturday in Forest Grove, Ore. Pacific also won the nightcap 8-1.

Seattle: Kamiakin grad Garrett Anderson tossed 7 2/3 innings for Seattle University during a 7-2 win over Dallas (Tx.) Baptist on Friday, allowing just two runs on six hits to improve to 2-5.

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