NW Sports from the AP

Date: 06/19/2012 05:30 AM

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska news from The Associated Press


PHOENIX (AP) – Aaron Hill hit a solo homer in the seventh inning to become the fifth Arizona player to hit for the cycle, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners last night. Hill hit a single in the first inning off Hector Noesi, added a triple in the third and a double off the Mariners starter in the fifth. He finished it off in style, hitting a one-out, solo homer off Shawn Kelley in the seventh for the majors’ second cycle this season.

PHOENIX (AP) – Hector Noesi was superb in his last outing, even if he ended up with a loss. He never had much of a chance this time around. Lacking the aggressive approach he had less than a week earlier, Noesi gave up the first three hits in Aaron Hill’s cycle, setting the Seattle Mariners up for a 7-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks last night.

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) – Troy Dumais and Kristian Ipsen took control over the last two rounds at the U.S. Olympic diving trials last night and built a 27.33-point lead in 3-meter synchro. Dumais is trying to join Greg Louganis as the only American man to make four Olympic teams. He and Ipsen totaled 876.00 points through the preliminaries and semifinals to advance to Friday’s final.

USA Boxing says lightweight Queen Underwood has been awarded a berth in the first Olympic women’s boxing tournament. The national governing body made the announcement yesterday. The selection of the 28-year-old from Seattle means the American team will have a fighter in each of the three weight classes when women’s boxing is contested for the first time as an Olympic event.


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