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Roundup: Huskies lead Pac-10 men’s golf

Tue., April 28, 2009, midnight

Freshman Trent Sanders leads the Washington State men’s golf team after the second round at the Pacific-10 Conference Championships in Seattle.

Sanders is tied for 13th at 2-over-par 146 after a 2-over 74 on Monday at Seattle Golf Club, two strokes out of the top five.

The Cougars are 10th at 768, 43 shots back of first-place Washington’s 725.

The Huskies have two of the top three individuals, Darren Wallace at 2-under 142 and Chris Killmer tied with Oregon’s Daniel Miernicki at 143.

WAC Men’s Championship: Idaho is third with an even-par 288, six strokes back of leader New Mexico State, after the first round in Henderson, Nev.

Vandals’ junior Brad Tensen shot a 2-under-par 70 to tie for fourth, three shots back of a pair of coleaders. Idaho freshman Jarred Bossio shot 71.

New Mexico State’s Travis Reid and Fresno State’s Grant Doverspike matched 5-under 67s.

Bigfoot Invitational: The Community Colleges of Spokane men and women won their divisions in the 36-hole tournament that wound up at The Links in Rathdrum on Monday.

CCS had three in the top six in the men’s competition, led by Kyler Gable of Coeur d’Alene. His 2-over 146 was good for second behind Matt Epstein of Bellevue, the medalist with a par 144.

The Sasquatch had a 595 team score for a seven-shot margin over Bellevue.

North Idaho was eighth in the 11-school field at 653. Will Mathews led the Cardinals with a 158, tying for 24th.

The CCS women put four in the top eight, led by Katie Sorenson in third at 167, as they fashioned a nine-shot victory over Green River, 503-512.

Amy Chong of Skagit Valley was medalist with a 162.

North Idaho (553) was fourth in the event that attracted nine schools. NIC’s Cara Hayman tied for 10th at 179.

College track

NWAACC: Taylor Cook of Community Colleges of Spokane is fourth in the heptathlon with 2,323 points after the first day of the multievents championships at Mt. Hood. Crystal Sims of Mt. Hood leads at 2,696.

Tim Armstrong of CCS, who won the shot put, is fifth in the decathlon with 3,247 points. Dominick Walker of Clackamas leads with 3,475.

College baseball

West Coast Conference: Gonzaga’s Ryan Wiegand earned his third career player of the week accolade after a 10-for-17 week, which included a grand slam.

Wiegand, who shared the award with Sean Nicol of San Diego, had 10 RBIs and scored six runs in four games.

Boys high school golf

Inland Empire tournament: Peter Gullickson of Lewis and Clark shot a par 71 to lead the Tigers to victory in the annual event at Spokane Country Club.

Hank Frame of University and Samson Martinez of Pasco shot 72s for second. Chad Smith of Central Valley had 73.

The team race was equally tight. LC had a one-shot margin over Coeur d’Alene, 314-315, with Hanford and Kamiakin sharing third at 318.

The Coeur d’Alene (Zach Davis), Hanford and Kamiakin leaders all shot 77s.

Great Northern League: Aaron Bryd of Cheney shot a 3-under 69 to claim medalist honors in the event at The Fairways, but Clarkston got a 70 from Tyler Carlson and a career-best 71 from Britt Knapp for the team victory, 390-402 over Colville.

High school track

Intermountain League: The Priest River boys and St. Maries girls were double winners in a double-dual at Priest River that also included Kellogg.

Kyle Tipton of Priest River was a triple winner (110 and 300 hurdles and high jump), and teammate Ryan Ewing (200 and 400) and Adam Denham of Clark Fork (1,600 and 3,200) won twice.

On the girls side, Taylor Stewart of Priest River won three (200, shot put and discus) and teammate Janel Hamdan was a double winner (800 and 1,600).

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