Community Colleges of Spokane athletes swept the top spots at the NWAACC Multi Event Championships at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore., as the two-day competition concluded on Tuesday
Sophomore Spencer Wordell scored 6,403 points in the decathlon, outdistancing David Formolo of Lane, who had 6,171. Wordell, a North Central HS graduate, had three personal records in the long jump, high hurdles and pole vault. He won the 100 meters (11.35 seconds) and high jump (6 feet, 1 1/2) inches.
Freshman Shayle Dezellem, a Shadle Park HS graduate, scored 4,244 points in the decathlon. Addie Gallagher of Clackamas was second at 4,022. Dezellem was fourth coming into the final day of the competition but soon took over the lead. She had wins in the 100 hurdles (15.27) and 800 meters (2:20.60) among the seven events.
Idaho Vandals sophomore Damian Telles is making a run at winning the Western Athletic Conference tournament championship.
Telles, who grabbed the first-round lead on Monday by shooting a 6-under-par 66 at Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, Nev., carded a 1-over 73 in the second round.
His two-round total of 139 is three strokes better than Bryan Hogan of Fresno State heading into today’s final round. San Jose State’s Mark Hubbard is third at 143.
New Mexico State leads the team race with a 7-over 584, nine shots in front of second-place Fresno State. Idaho and Louisiana Tech are tied for fourth at 605.
The Spokane Shock announced that defensive lineman Terrance Taylor has been activated from the injured reserve list and DL Lance Witherspoon has been activated from the other league exempt list.
The Shock placed DL Jonathan Williams and defensive back Josh Ferguson on injured reserve.
Taylor and Witherspoon, a former Eastern Washington Eagle who signed to play in the Canadian Football League at the end of training camp, are eligible to play on Saturday when Spokane travels to Pittsburgh to take on the Power at 5 p.m.