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


PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Freshman forward T.J. Leaf scored a season-high 32 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as No. 11 UCLA beat Washington State 95-79 last night to stop a two-game slide. Thomas Welsh added 17 points for UCLA (20-3, 7-3 Pac-12), and Lonzo Ball had 14. Ike Iroegbu scored 20 points for Washington State (11-11, 4-6), which was coming off a win at Arizona State.

SEATTLE (AP) — Bennie Boatwright scored 23 points in his first game in more than two months, De’Anthony Melton added 16 points and Southern California rallied in the second half for an 82-74 win over Washington last night. Markelle Fultz led Washington (9-13, 2-8) with 20 points, but the Huskies lost their fourth straight.

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a Kitsap County businessman who went missing during a kayak trip off the Kitsap Peninsula. The Kitsap Sun reports that the wife of 64-year-old Lance Kahn reported him missing at about 8 p.m. Tuesday. The U.S. Coast Guard says his body was located a little before 11 p.m. The circumstances of his death weren’t immediately known.

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota musher Ryan Anderson has won the John Beargrease sled dog race for the third time. Anderson, of Ray, and his team of 10 dogs crossed the finish line in Duluth at about 10 a.m. yesterday. WDIO-TV reports Anderson said he was using the Beargrease simply as a training run for Alaska’s Iditarod and didn’t expect to be competitive, but his dogs were running well.


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