Wildcats beat Zags, tune up for Cardinalby Citizen Staff Report on Apr. 21, 2009, under Sports
The University of Arizona baseball team managed to salvage one win on its trip to Washington.
UA suffered a three-game sweep to Washington State over the weekend, but held on to beat Gonzaga 8-7 in Spokane, Wash., on Monday in a nonconference game.
Shaun Cooper had three hits for Arizona (17-19); Dillon Baird, Jett Bandy and Steve Selsky each had two.
Hunter Pace and Bandy homered for the Wildcats.
Joe Allison (3-0) picked up the win in relief, and Cory Burns picked up his first save.
Burns allowed the first two hitters to reach base in the bottom of the ninth, but got out of trouble without allowing a run.
Gonzaga fell to 25-13. Ernesto Ortiz had three hits and scored three runs for the Bulldogs.
UA visits Stanford for the start of a three-game series at 5 p.m. Friday.