Idaho colleges roundup: Boise State softball beats Colorado State in nine

STATESMAN STAFFApril 27, 2013 

The Broncos scored on an errant throw on a sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the ninth inning to take a 3-2 win at Dona Larsen Park on Friday. Pitcher Rebecca Patton picked up the victory, striking out a season-best 10 for Boise State (20-23-1, 4-6 Mountain West). Neither team scored until the eighth inning. The teams continue the series at 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

BSU WOMEN'S TENNIS: The Broncos' season ended with a 4-2 loss to Nevada at the Mountain West Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo. BSU (13-10) won the doubles point with victories from Morgan Basil and Sandy Vo, and Megan LaLone and Bobbi Oshiro. LaLone then recorded the Broncos' only singles victory 6-4, 6-3.

BSU WOMEN'S GOLF: UNLV (28-over 604) took over the team lead at the Mountain West Championships on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif. After two rounds, Boise State and Fresno State are tied for second and 10 shots off the lead. BSU's Hayley Young is tied for third place at 6-over 150. The tournament concludes Saturday.

BSU MEN'S GOLF: T.K. Kim (3-under 141) is tied for fifth after the first two rounds of the PING Cougar Classic in Provo, Utah. He is one of four Broncos in the top 25. The Broncos (2-over 578) are in fourth place. Tournament host BYU leads the event at 555 (21-under) going into Saturday's final round.

BSU TRACK & FIELD: The Broncos won four events on the first day of the Idaho-Utah Border Clash at Dona Larsen Park. Alyssa Osai broke a 21-year old school record in the discus, winning at 159 feet, 3 inches. Lauren Lucas (1,500, 4:37.03), Austin Hamilton (javelin, 209-5) and Luke Schafer (pole vault, 16-4.75) also earned wins for BSU. The meet concludes Saturday.

IDAHO WOMEN'S TENNIS: The fifth-seeded Vandals lost to No. 1 Denver 4-0 in the WAC semifinals in Denver.

IDAHO WOMEN'S SOCCER: The Vandals added Katarina Comesana (Sunnyvale, Calif.), Taryn Phillips (Campbell, Calif.) and Kimberly Jaderlund (Mora, Sweden) to their roster.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO SWEEPS CONFERENCE DECATHLON TITLES

Austin Basterrechea (decathlon) and Jasmine Sibert (heptathlon) each won championships at the Cascade Conference meet in Klamath Falls, Ore. Basterrechea won with 6,742 points, while Sibert finished the two-day event with 4,473.

C OF I BASEBALL: The Coyotes split a doubleheader with Concordia in Caldwell, winning 12-4 before losing 4-1. Gregg Simonds went 3-for-4 with four RBIs and the C of I (20-22, 11-15 CCC) scored 11 unanswered runs in the opener.

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