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Lost weekend: UA swept by Wash. St. in baseball series

Citizen Staff Report

Citizen Staff Report

The University of Arizona baseball team had a weekend to forget in Pullman, Wash.

The Wildcats (16-19, 3-12) were swept by Washington State, losing three one-run games – including an 8-7 decision in 11 innings Sunday.

UA, in last place in the Pac-10, will visit Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash., for a noon nonconference game Monday.

Cody Bartlett doubled in Garry Kuykendall with the winning run for Washington State with one out in the 11th.

Matt Veltman (2-5) took the loss for UA, allowing one run in 1 1/3 innings. Starter Kyle Simon went five innings and gave up four runs, only one of which was earned.

Dillon Baird was 2 for 5 for UA and hit his fifth homer of the year to go with a stolen base. Jett Bandy and Kyle Stiner also had two hits, while Hunter Pace stole three bases.

UA women’s tennis

The Wildcats ended their regular season with a 5-2 loss at Arizona State on Saturday.

UA (11-10) will compete in the Pac-10 Championships in Ojai, Calif., starting Thursday.

Danielle Steinberg won at No. 1 singles for UA against the Sun Devils, and Ariane Masschelein won at No. 4 for the Wildcats.

Pima baseball

The Aztecs split a doubleheader with host Arizona Western on Saturday in Yuma, winning 2-0 and losing 9-8.

Mike Lachapelle (Sahuaro High) went the distance in the first game to post his third shutout of the year. He improved to 5-4 in striking out eight and allowing five hits.

Justin Zumwalde (Sabino) had five hits on the day, including two homers.

Pima (30-19-1) visits Cochise College for a doubleheader at noon Tuesday in Douglas.

Pima softball

Pima fell to 47-15 after losing twice to visiting Yavapai College on Saturday.

The No. 3 Roughriders won 2-1 and 10-2 over the No. 16 Aztecs.

Pima visits Arizona Western for a doubleheader starting at noon Tuesday.

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