Cougars Beat Huskies, 14-13, in 10 Innings
May 2, 1999
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State catcher Jeff Scherers 10th-inning single drove home Dusty Edler with the winning run as the Cougars beat Washington, 14-13, in a rain- soaked, four and a half our marathon at Bailey Field.
Scherers hit dropped by out-stretched glove of UW center fielder Tyson Boston, who was nearing the wall in his run to make the catch. Just before the hit, UW reliever Ken Ferugson had coaxed a bases-loaded, no-out double play Steve Curran to nearly get out of the jam. Ferugson (2-3) suffered the loss.
The Huskies, still in third place in the Pac-10 despite losing two of three to the Cougars, dropped to 10-8 in the conference and 28-15 overall. WSU moved into an eight-place tie while upping their record to 20-25 overall and 3-15 in the Pac-10.
Washington third baseman Kevin Ticen went 5-for-6 with two home runs and four RBI on the day. UW catcher Dominic Woody hit his 15th home run and also doubled while right fielder Bryan Williamson went 3-for-6 with two doubles.
WSU right fielder Jason Grove led the Cougar offense with three hits, including a second- inning grand slam, and five RBI. Reliever Matt OBrien, who gave up a leadoff double in the top of the 10th but didnt allow the runner to score, picked up the win to go to 6-4..
The Huskies return to Seattle for their next seven games. Tuesday and Wednesday nights, the UW takes on Portland. Thursday through Saturday, Arizona State comes to Husky Ballpark for a three-game Pac-10 series.
LINESCORE Pac-10 Conference Washington State 14, Washington 13, 10 innings Washington 240 113 011 0 -- 13 17 1 Wash. St. 260 030 011 1 -- 14 19 1 Travis Anderson, Shawn Kohn (2), Daniel Jahn (5), Taylor Grant (8), Matt Massingale (8), Mike Bomar (9), Ken Ferguson (10) and Dominic Woody. Wade Parrish, Tyson Thompson (2), Jamaal Gaines (6), Matt OBrian (10) and Jeff Scherer. W - OBrien (6-4). L - Ferguson (2-3). 2B - UW, Brent Robertson, Bryan Williamson 2, Woody; WSU, Zach Bode 2, Steve Curran 2, Jason Grove, Ray Hattenburg. 3B - UW, Dwight DeMar. HR - UW, Kevin Ticen 2 (13), Richard Hall (1), Woody (15); WSU, Grove (12), Ray Hattenburg (7). T - 4: 25. A - 406.