SEATTLE, Wash. (WKYT) -- Kentucky left nine runners on base and No. 3 overall seed Washington blanked the Cats 3-0 Friday night to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three Seattle Super Regional.
In the bottom of the first, Washington scored the first run of the game with a sacrifice fly and Sis Bates made it a 2-0 game with a RBI in the bottom of the third.
In the fifth, Morganne Flores hit a solo shot for the third and final run of the game.
Kentucky will look to extend its season Saturday night at 10:00 pm. If Washington wins, the Huskies advance to the College World Series in Oklahoma City.