NW Sports from the AP

Date: 08/14/2015 04:59 AM

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

UNDATED (AP) – Quarterback Vernon Adams passed the math class he needed to graduate from Eastern Washington and join the Oregon Ducks. The star quarterback needed to complete his coursework – specifically, a final math class – to transfer from Eastern Washington. NCAA rules allow players who have graduated to transfer to another school without having to sit out a season.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Hannah O’Sullivan routed two more opponents yesterday to advance to the U.S. Women’s Amateur quarterfinals at Portland Golf Club. The 17-year-old O’Sullivan, from Chandler, Arizona, beat France’s Justine Dreher 7 and 6 in the second round, and topped Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster, Colorado, 4 and 3 in the third.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Amy Anderson and Sandra Changkija shared the first-round lead at 7-under 65 yesterday in the LPGA Tour’s Cambia Portland Classic. Canadian teen star Brooke Henderson was a shot back along with Alison Lee and Julieta Granada.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco answered right back after Yunel Escobar hit the game’s first pitch for a home run, Ryan Vogelsong settled in to win for the first time in more than seven weeks, and the Giants beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 last night. Matt Duffy and Buster Posey hit RBI singles in the bottom of the first against Stephen Strasburg (6-6).


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