Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) – Kyle Seager homered, tripled twice and doubled, leading Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners past the New York Yankees 10-2 last night. Hernandez (8-1) won his fifth straight start to match a career high. The Mariners broke open a game of odd bounces with a four-run seventh inning, and Seager hit a three-run homer in the ninth.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Grant Palmer singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and UC Irvine went on to upset No. 1 national seed Oregon State 4-2 last night to win the NCAA Corvallis regional. The Anteaters (38-23) advance to the super regional round for the fourth time in school history, and will face Oklahoma State.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – Sikes Orvis hit a run-scoring triple in the top of the 10th inning to push Mississippi past Washington for a 3-2 victory in the championship game of the NCAA tournament’s Oxford Regional. Ole Miss (44-18) will either travel to Louisiana-Lafayette or host Mississippi State in the Super Regional round this weekend. Washington (41-17-1) threw five pitchers in the game. Alex Nesbitt (0-1) took the loss.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Russell Wilson’s offseason included events on both coasts wedged between preparations for trying to defend a Super Bowl title. It’s been hectic, but Wilson said yesterday after the Seattle Seahawks began week two of organized team activities that it hasn’t been difficult balancing offseason commitments with the need to get ready for the upcoming season.
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