No. 1 USC awaits unbeaten Cougars
Washington State University’s 11-game winning streak to open the season will be severely tested on Friday night when the Cougars visit top-ranked USC.
The 18th-ranked Cougars will take a 32-game winning streak into the match in Los Angeles. The Cougars last lost a game on Aug. 30 during a four-game victory against Nevada.
Adrian Hankoff, a senior outsider hitter from South Lake Tahoe, had seven kills, nine digs and two aces in the Cougars’ 30-27, 30-19, 30-18 victory against Oregon on Friday night in Pullman, Wash.
The Cougars completed a sweep of the Oregon schools with a 30-24, 30-27, 30-21 win over Oregon State on Saturday. Hankoff produced 10 kills, six digs and an ace.
In addition to the showdown with 8-0 USC on Friday, the Cougars will play 17th-rated UCLA (7-5) on Saturday at Pauley Pavilion.
Romagnolo’s Toreros stingy
The 11th-ranked San Diego Toreros shut out Drake and Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis and last weekend to improve their season record to 7-1.
Alex Romagnolo, a former Northern Nevada League defensive player of the year, played midfielder in the 6-0 win over IUPUI on Friday and defender in the 3-0 triumph over Drake on Sunday in San Diego.
Apocotos 5 for 5
Whittell High grad Dusty Apocotos was 5 for 5 in extra-point tries in U.C. Davis’ 35-7 romp over North Dakota State on Saturday in Davis, Calif.
Quarterback Ryan Flanigan threw for 230 yards and three touchdowns – two to wide receiver Michael Oliva — and the UC Davis defense held North Dakota State to just 207 yards in total offense.
The 10th-ranked Aggies travel to Western Oregon for a 12:30 p.m. game Saturday in Monmouth, Ore.
Wooster grad leads Jacks
Former South Tahoe High quarterback Tim Sprinkles didn’t see any action in Humboldt State’s 42-28 victory over Willamette, Ore., on Saturday in Arcata, Calif.
Wooster High grad Mitch Jones sealed the Jacks’ win with a 59-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter. The former Colt scored three touchdowns and rushed for 91 yards.
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