UP men's soccer wins home finale
PORTLAND 1, Gonzaga 0
Concordia 2, WESTERN WASHINGTON 1
• At Merlo Field, Rey Ortiz scored in the 35th minute as Portland kept alive its chance of repeating as West Coast Conference champions by beating Gonzaga in the Pilots' last home match.
Portland (9-6-1, 4-1-1 WCC) sits on top of the standings with 13 points. But San Francisco (12 points) and Pacific (10 points) have two games remaining while the Pilots finish their schedule next Saturday at Saint Mary's.
Ortiz hit a side volley from near the penalty spot for the goal off a cross from Spencer Myers, who worked a passing exchange with Erik Edwardson to the left of the penalty area.
Portland goalkeeper Paul Christensen made one save for his sixth shutout of the season. Gonzaga (6-8-2, 0-5-1 WCC) managed only two shots.
• At Bellingham, Wash., Concordia (5-10-2, 4-7-1 GNAC) closed the season with a win by scoring twice in the first 16 minutes.
Kieran McMinn scored in the 11th minute and Brady Sanders made it 2-0 in the 16th minute. The Vikings scored their goal 30 seconds later.
Western Washington 1, CONCORDIA 0 (2OT)
PEPPERDINE 4, Portland 0
PACIFIC 1, Lewis & Clark 0
• In the Great Northwest Athletic Conference championship match at Tuominen Field, Gabriela Pelogi scored a golden goal ion the 104th minute to give Western Washington its third consecutive GNAC championship.
No. 12-ranked Western Washington (17-1-0) earns the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division II West Regionals. No. 17 Concordia (15-3-0) will find out on Monday if it gets an at-large bid.
The loss ended a 12-game winning streak and a 14-match unbeaten streak for the Cavaliers and it was their first loss to a conference opponent. Concordia handed Western Washington its only loss on the final day of the regular season.
Pelogi scored the winner by following up a shot from Emily Webster. It was the third consecutive year that Pelogi has scored the GNAC championship winning goal for the Vikings.
Western Washington outshot Concordia 21-10 (6-2 on goal. Cavaliers goalkeeper Anna Miller made five saves.
The NCAA Division II women's soccer tournament field will be announced at 3 p.m. on Monday.
• At Malibu, Calif., the Waves (14-2-3, 8-0-1) clinched the West Coast Conference championship by blanking the Pilots (5-13-1, 2-7-0). Pepperdine scored twice in each half and converted two penalty kicks. Portland junior goalkeeper Rachel Lusby made five saves before leaving with an injury in the 27th minute. Freshman Madison Zamora took over. Lusby had played every minute this season.
• At Forest Grove, Adina Goodwin scored the only goal in Pacific's 1-0 win over Lewis & Clark (3-14-2, 2-12-1 NWC). It was the first win of the season for the Boxers (1-14-4, 1-11-3).
Sacramento State 3, PORTLAND STATE 2
Concordia 3, MONTANA STATE BILLINGS 2
WARNER PACIFIC 3, Evergreen State 1
Northwest 3, MULTNOMAH 0
Puget Sound 3 LEWIS & CLARK 1
• At Concordia University, Sacramento State rallied from two sets down to defeat Portland State 26-28, 18-25, 25-16, 25-21, 15-7.
The Hornets (22-8, 13-1) clinched the Big Sky Conference regular-season title with the win. PSU (19-7, 10-4) was led by 17 kills and 11 digs from Caitlin Bettenay and 17 kills from Sarah Brennan.
In the Viking's final home match of the season, setter Erin Clark had 50 assists and Tasha Bojanic had 26 digs.
• At Billings, Montana, Concordia won in five sets. Scores were 20-25, 25-22, 24-26, 25-17, 15-12.
Lindsey Dorsey had 19 kills and four blocks, Colby Barnette 18 kills and eight blocks, Karly Ernster 12 kills and Tori Johnson 10 kills and six blocks for the Cavaliers (11-12, 6-10 GNAC).
• At C.C. Perry Gym, senior Janessa Mast had 23 kills as Warner Pacific beat Evergreen State 25-16, 14-25, 25-13, 25-16.
• At Pamplin Sports Center, Lewis & Clark (2-21) completed its season with a 25-14, 25-27, 25-22, 25-19 loss to Puget Sound.
• At Jim Skagen Court, Multnomah (8-21) ended its season with a 25-17, 25-15, 25-12 loss to Northwest University.
Cal State Maritime 89, MULTNOMAH 79
• Darius Redrick scored 16 points to lead five Multnomah Lions in double figures in a 10-point home loss to Cal State Maritime. Ben Grandle had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Multnomah.
PORTLAND 73, Western Oregon 72
Westmont 86, MULTNOMAH 44
• At the Chiles Center a put-back basket by Ashley Gray in the final minute allowed the Pilots to edge Western Oregon in an exhibition game.
Freshman Josie Matz scored 14 points off the bench and Darian Slaga had 14 points for the Pilots.
Portland was up six with 1:40 left but Western Oregon took a one-point lead with 38 seconds left before Gray's put-back delivered the win.
ITA Fall Nationals
At Palm Desert, Calif.
• Oregon's Thomas Laurent fell in the singles semifinals to the No. 3-ranked player in the country, Petros Chrysochos of Wake Forest. Scores were 6-2, 6-2. Laurent and Cormac Clissold advanced to the consolation doubles final.
• Portland's Michail Pervolarakis lost in the consolation semifinals, falling 6-1, 6-2 to Alex Knight of Michigan.
Pacific Lutheran 130, LEWIS & CLARK 74
Pacific Lutheran 137, LEWIS & CLARK 68