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Idaho colleges (May 6): College of Idaho baseball drops playoff opener

Tyler Enns hit a walk-off RBI single in the 11th inning to give British Columbia a 4-3 victory over the Yotes (35-19) in the teams’ first game at the NAIA West Grouping Championships. The C of I will face Marymount at 11 a.m. Saturday in an elimination game. If it beats Marymount, then Corban at 5 p.m., it will advance to the NAIA National Championship Opening Round.

BOISE STATE TRACK AND FIELD: Jeff Lautenslager earned the program’s third-best 1,500-meter time (3 minutes, 44.77 seconds), placing third at the Oregon Twilight in Eugene and tentatively moving into a qualifying position for the NCAA West Regional Championships. He is 47th in the region; the top 48 times advance.

BSU SOFTBALL: The Broncos (13-34, 5-14 Mountain West) lost to San Jose State 17-9 in six innings in Boise, despite hitting five of the game’s nine home runs. Makenzie Sullivan went deep twice and had three RBIs. Rebekah Cervantes, Teauna Hughes and Morgan Lamb also homered for Boise State.

IDAHO WOMEN’S GOLF: The Vandals are 15th after two rounds at the NCAA Stanford Regional, nine positions and 13 strokes out of a national tournament berth. Freshman Sophie Hausmann is tied for 24th individually at 5-over 147.

IDAHO MEN’S TENNIS: Odon Barta and Felipe Fonseca were named to the All-Big Sky first team. Mark Kovacs was a second-team selection.

IDAHO WOMEN’S TENNIS: Marianna Petrei was named Big Sky MVP. Belen Barcenilla made the All-Big Sky first team, Maria Tavares was voted to the second team and Lucia Badillos received honorable mention.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE BASEBALL: The Crusaders (28-20, 23-15 GNAC) swept Concordia in Nampa, winning 9-8 and 16-6. Earlier Friday, senior 2B Tyler Davis was selected as one of 40 semifinalists for the Tino Martinez Award as the top NCAA Division II player. Davis has a .322 average and leads the GNAC with 13 homers and 37 RBIs.

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