Idaho colleges roundup: Boise State softball beats UNLV with grand slam


LAS VEGAS - Freshman Makenna Weir hit a sixth-inning grand slam and drove in a school-record-tying six runs in a 9-7 victory at UNLV (20-28, 6-8 Mountain West) on Saturday. Weir's blast came with two outs and the Broncos (23-24-1, 7-7) trailing by a run. Weir, who has four home runs this season, also had a bases-loaded double that produced two runs in the first inning.

BSU MEN'S GOLF: Senior T.K. Kim fired a 2-under 69 in the second round of the Mountain West Championships in Tucson, Ariz., and enters the final round one stroke back of the leaders. Kim opened with an even-par 71 on Friday, and at 2-under through 36 holes, is tied for fourth place. He is one of 10 golfers under par at the 7,144-yard Catalina Course at OMNI Tucson National. Boise State is in eighth place with a two-day total of 598 (300-298, plus-30). San Diego State and New Mexico are tied for first at 563.

COLLEGE OF IDAHO SOFTBALL: Nickayla Skinner (Mountain Home) was named the Cascade Collegiate Conference Pitcher of the Year. The junior leads the league in wins (23), ERA (1.78), innings pitched (204‚) and strikeouts (222). Skinner, first baseman Alexis Macias and outfielder Molly Mills made the all-conference first team. Catcher Rachael Strong received honorable mention.

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