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2 Eagles win indoor titles

Sat., Feb. 26, 2011

Eastern Washington’s Erica Chaney and Kyle King won titles Friday at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships in Pocatello, Idaho.

Chaney, a senior, placed first in the weight throw with a toss of 57 feet, 6½ inches. King, a junior, won the 5,000 with a time of 15:23.63.

Senior Krystal Deyo placed second in the long jump with a season-best mark of 18-10.

The Eastern women are fourth with 31.5 points. Idaho State leads with 50. Northern Arizona and Sacramento State are tied for first in the men’s field with 40. EWU is sixth.

• Idaho senior Eugenio Mannucci hurled a career-best 59- 1/4 in the men’s shot put to claim the Western Athletic Conference indoor title at Nampa, Idaho.

Junior Markus Geiger won the men’s 5,000-meter run with a time of 14:43.49.

Idaho’s women’s distance medley relay team took the title in 11:48.25.

The Vandals men are third with 36 points, 18 behind leader Boise State. The UI women are eighth with 16 points, 44 behind Utah State.

• Washington State’s women’s distance medley relay team recorded the second-best time in WSU history and placed second at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships at the University of Washington.

The relay team of Courtney Zalud, Shawna Fermin, Anna Layman and Ruby Roberts were runners-up with a time of 11:18.14. Oregon’s DMR team won in 11:09.75.

Stephan Scott-Ellis placed second in the long jump with a lifetime-best of 24-3 3/4.

College baseball

Gonzaga left-hander Ryan Carpenter took a no-hitter into the sixth inning but couldn’t get run support in a 1-0, 11-inning loss to Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.

With runners on second and third with one out, Texas A&M (5-0) broke the scoreless tie with an RBI single up the middle by Brandon Wood off relief pitcher Andy Hunter.

Carpenter allowed one hit in 7 1/3 innings. He matched his career high in strikeouts with 10.


Blake Meredith went 8 for 8 on the day and Shelby Gonzales finished 6 for 11 with six runs batted in as North Idaho (15-10, 8-6 Scenic West Athletic Conference) swept host Western Nevada (2-7, 2-7) 11-9, 21-5 to run its winning streak to nine.


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