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Monday, April 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Area roundup: Whitworth’s Bryan Peterson honored by NWC

Whitworth senior quarterback Bryan Peterson has been named Northwest Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance Saturday when he established new school and NCAA Division III single-game passing records.

Peterson (West Valley) completed 58 of 82 passes for 580 yards and six touchdowns in the 50-48 win against La Verne. He set the NCAA single-game record for most completions and most consecutive passes without an interception.

He also set Whitworth (3-0, 1-0) single-game records for completions, attempts, passing yards and total offence (559 yards). He also tied the school record for most touchdown passes in a game with six.

Cross country

Sarah Reiter of Eastern Washington has been named female Big Sky Conference athlete of the week for her winning performance at the Big Sky Cross Country Triangular Meet last weekend in Portland.

Reiter, a sophomore, finished the 5,000-meter course in 17 minutes, 42 seconds.

Women’s soccer

Eastern freshman Savannah Hoekstra is the Big Sky Conference offensive player of the week after scoring two goals against Colorado State last Sunday.

Hoekstra ranks third overall in the Big Sky for goals per game and is tied for second in game winning goals (2).


The Washington State Cougars women shot a final-round 9-over par 297 and finished with a three-round 3-over 867 to breeze to the championship of the WSU Cougar Cup at Palouse Ridge Golf Club in Pullman.

WSU junior Nani Yanagi garnered medalist honors after her 2-under 70 in the final round left her at 6-under 210.

BYU was the runner-up – 19 shots off the pace.

• The Gonzaga Bulldogs and WSU Cougars men placed eighth and 10th, respectively, after the final round of the Husky Invitational at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Washington.

Sean Walsh and James Fahy each carded 7-over 223s to tie for 27th and pace the Bulldogs, while Sang Lee topped the Cougs with a sixth-place showing at even-par 216.

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