Bruins Downed By Huskies, 9-5

May 5, 2002

SEATTLE - Washington's Greg Isaacson and Jay Garthwaite each hit three-run home runsduring a seven-run fifth inning as the Washington baseball team handed UCLAa 9-5 loss Sunday at Husky Ballpark. With the victory, the Huskies won theweekend series, two games to one, and moved one game behind first-place USC.

UW Sophomore Clay Johnson (Elma) threw a complete game to improve his record to2-1 on the season. The right-hander gave up 11 hits and four earned runs,but walked only one and struck out eight. Washington, which has won threestraight Pac-10 weekend series and nine of its last 12 overall, improved to22-20-1 on the season and 10-5 in Pac-10 play. USC, which was idle thisweekend, has an 11-4 league mark.

UCLA's Doug Silva, who was making only his second start of the season,suffered the loss despite not surrendering either of the Huskies' homers.Silva was relieved with runners at first and third and no outs in the fifthinning. Dan Reid came on to face Isaacson, a sophomore from Aberdeen, whobelted his first career home run over the right-field wall and into LakeWashington, giving the UW a 5-1 lead.

After Isaacson's homer, reliever Wade Clark walked two batters and gave upan RBI double to Tyler Davidson (Edmonds/Meadowdale) before the Bruins'fourth pitcher of the inning, Kyle Wilson, came in. After getting agroundout, Wilson gave up the shot to Garthwaite (Kent/Kent-Meridian), his11th of the year.

The Bruins (21-28 overall, 6-9 Pac-10) got two home runs from catcher JoshArhart, his sixth and seventh of the season, and another from BrandonAverill in the ninth. However, Arhart's first came with no runners on, asdid Averill's. Arhart finished 2-for-4 with three RBI while Ryan McCarthyand Casey Grzecka each added two hits for the visitors.

LINESCOREPac-10 Conference BaseballWashington 9, UCLA 5UCLA    000 102 101 -- 5 11 0Washington    001 170 00x -- 9  9 1Doug Silva, Dan Reid (5), Wade Clark (5), Kyle Wilson (5) and Josh Arhart.Clay Johnson and Aaron Hathaway. W - C. Johnson (2-1). L - Silva (0-3). 2B -UCLA, Casey Grzecka; UW, Tyler Davidson, Taylor Johnson. HR - UCLA, Arhart 2(7), Brandon Averill (5); UW, Greg Isaacson (1), Jay Garthwaite (11). T -2:42. A - 667.
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