PULLMAN — Byron Wesley scored 20 second half points — ending the night with 31 — as Southern California beat Washington State 79-68 on Thursday to end a 10-game losing streak. Southern California (11-19, 2-15 Pac-12) outscored Washington State 40-20 in the paint and out-rebounded the Cougars 40-34.
YAKIMA — It’s a sister act that will be showing this year only for the Cashmere girls basketball team, but Bulldogs senior Lauren Johnson and her younger sibling, freshman Abbie Johnson, are bound and determined to make it a memorable one.
YAKIMA — Justin Rivas had no idea how much time was on the clock when he stole the ball away from a Cedar Park Christian player near midcourt with two seconds left in a tied game Thursday at the Yakima SunDome in a 1A Hardwood Classic quarterfinal contest.
The Seattle Sounders’ central defense could take on an Eastern tilt this season, with new goalkeeper Stefan Frei and center backs Chad Marshall and Jalil Anibaba all apparently in the running for starting roles.
Jason Monda threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings in Washington State’s loss to Cal State Northridge on Thursday. Though the Cougars (2-7) could have used the win, it was a victory to have Monda on campus and eligible to play.
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Russell Wilson ranged to his left, twirled and threw a strike — or first down — to shortstop Elvis Andrus to start a double play. In that moment, he was neither a baseball nor a football player. He was simply a marvelous athlete making the incredible look routine.