NW Sports from the AP

Date: 08/26/2012 05:30 AM

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


SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) – Tom Jenkins holed out for eagle on the par-4 third hole and finished with a bogey-free 7-under 65 yesterday to take a three-shot lead in the Boeing Classic. Jenkins had a 9-under 135 total at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. Willie Wood, coming his first tour victory last week in New York in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, was second after a 68.

CHICAGO (AP) – Tyler Flowers hit a tying homer and Dewayne Wise delivered a go-ahead RBI single in Chicago’s two-run sixth inning, lifting the White Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners last night for their fifth straight win. Seattle took a quick first-inning lead on Kyle Seager’s three-run homer before the White Sox rallied to preserve their 2½-game lead over second-place Detroit in the AL Central.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Franck Songo’o scored the go-ahead goal and the Portland Timbers snapped a nine-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory over Pacific Northwest rival Vancouver last night. Songo’o’s goal, his first with the Timbers, came on a free kick in the 55th minute that beat Whitecaps goalkeeper Joe Cannon. Portland had not won since a 2-1 victory over San Jose on July 3. T

CARSON, Calif. (AP) – Fredy Montero scored a hat trick and Mauro Rosales had three assists to help the Seattle Sounders rout Chivas USA 6-2 last night. Brad Evans and Sammy Ochoa also scored for Seattle, which moved into a second-place tie with idle Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference. The Sounders have won four of their last five games.


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