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FRIDAY SPORTS NEWS//



WOMEN'S GOLF

Recent Oregon Ducks graduate Caroline Inglis failed to make the cut in the U.S. Women’s Open at CordeValle in San Martin, California.

Inglis shot a 10-over-par 82 in Friday’s second round for a 10-over 154 total, tied for 119th.

Inglis double-bogeyed three par-4s and had five bogeys and one birdie. She hit just four of 14 fairways and made it to seven greens in regulation.

Players still alive were at 148 or better.

Sung Hyun Park leads at 136 after a 66. Two strokes back are Amy Yang (71) and Mirim Lee (74).

World No. 1 Lydia Ko shot 66 to move up 48 spots into a tie for fourth at 139.

Brooke Henderson, winner of last week’s LPGA Cambia Portland Classic at Columbia Edgewater Country Club, made the cut after a 71 put her at 147.

Stacy Lewis, runner-up at CECC, and Suzann Pettersen each had a 74 and were tied for 29th at 145.

VOLLEYBALL

COURTESY: USA VOLLEYBALL - HILLOutside hitter Kim Hill from Portland helped lead the No. 1-ranked U.S. women’s volleyball team to a victory over No. 2 China on Friday in the FIVB Grand Prix pool play finals at Bangkok, Thailand.

The U.S. won 25-21, 26-24, 25-22 in the sport’s premier annual international event.

The U.S. will play in Saturday’s 4 a.m. PT semifinals against Russia.

The 6-4 Hill, from Portland Christian High and Pepperdine University, had four kills on 10 errorless attacks, with two blocks.

Hill also had produced seven kills, two blocks and an ace in a three-set Wednesday win over the Netherlands to open the finals round. The U.S. won that match, 25-21, 25-17, 25-23.

Coach Karch Kiraly’s U.S. team has won eight in a row, including two straight versus China, since losing to the Chinese on June 12.

In Friday's match, Kiraly used multiple lineup combinations and got balanced scoring up front, with former UCLA star Karsta Lowe notching a team-high 12 kills on 28 swings, with four errors.

HOPS

A walk-off single by third baseman Josh Anderson in the 11th inning lifted Hillsboro to a 2-1 home win over the Tri-City Dust Devils (13-9) in Northwest League baseball play.

Anderson finished 1 of 4 with both RBIs for the Hops (10-12). The Dust Devils dropped to 13-9.

Hillsboro took the series 3-2 and went 4-4 on its homestand.

The Hops will open a three-game series at the Eugene Emeralds (16-6) with a 7:30 p.m. Saturday game.

GREYWOLVES

Gresham (14-16 overall) stayed undefeated in the second half of its West Coast League wood-bat season with a 3-1 road win over Kelowna on Friday.

The GreyWolves are 3-0 in the second half after completing a three-game sweep of the Falcons.

Right-hander David Wallum, from Hudson’s Bay High and Linn-Benton Community College, pitched a complete game, allowing three hits.

Next for Gresham is a three-game road series with the Wenatchee AppleSox. The first game is 7 p.m. Saturday.

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