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Cougars Drop Boeing Apple Cup Series Finale in Seattle


SEATTLE (March 30, 2024) – Washington State dropped an 11-5 decision to Washington in The Boeing Apple Cup Series finale at Husky Ballpark Saturday afternoon. The Cougars won Thursday’s opener 4-0 but the Huskies won the final two games to claim the series.
WSU (16-11, 6-6 Pac-12) saw leadoff hitter Max Hartman double twice, second baseman Crew Parke added two hits and centerfielder Alan Shibley homered.
UW improved to 8-12-1 overall and 3-6 in conference play after scoring twice in the second, four in the fourth and pulled away with four runs in the eighth inning.
UW took the early lead with a two-run double in the second inning but Max Hartman and Jacob Morrow put the Cougars on the board with back-to-back doubles in the fourth inning. UW pushed their lead to 6-1 with an opposite-field three-run home run to right field in their half of the fourth.
In the fifth, Hartman doubled home a pair of runs but UW answered again with an RBI-single in the bottom of the inning.
In the seventh inning, Jack Weise worked a walk and Parke followed with a long RBI-double to left-centerfield to make it a three-run game. With runners on first and second and two outs, UW went to the bullpen and ended the threat with a fielder’s choice groundout to…

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