Beach Volleyball

Pac-12 Championship Run Ends

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Stanford's season and Pac-12 Championship run ended Friday afternoon with a 3-1 loss to the No. 6 seed Arizona State in the contenders bracket. 
No. 5 seed Stanford's top three flights fought to keep the team alive after the four and five both dropped its matches against the Sun Devils to start. 
The No. 2 pairing, Morgan Hentz and Sunny Villapando, put the Cardinal's lone point on the board after winning in straight sets. Then down 2-1, Stanford needed to win both the one and three flights to advance.
Arizona State clinched the match, 3-1, with a win at the one. 
1. Oluoma Okaro/Ashley Wenz (ASU) def. Tori Ashkinos/Charlie Ekstrom (STAN), 21-14, 21-17
2. Morgan Hentz/Sunny Villapando (STAN) def. Katelyn Carballo/Katie Cross (ASU), 21-16, 21-17
3. Blake Sharp/Amelia Smith (STAN) vs. Emily Anderson/Lauren Weintraub (ASU), 21-15, 20-18, suspended
4. Kate Baldwin/Samantha Plaster (ASU) def. Maddie Dailey/Jordan McKinney (STAN), 21-10, 21-12
5. Cierra Flood/Ellyson Lundberg (ASU) def. Kat Anderson/Chelsea Red-Horse Mohl (STAN) 17-21, 21-14, 15-13
Order of finish: 4, 5, 2, 1*