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Idaho’s Lang posts personal-best jump during 1st day of heptathlon

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Ryan Lang of the University of Idaho stands in second place after the first day of the men’s heptathlon at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championships at the Idaho Sports Center at Nampa.

Lang recorded 2,769 points in the first four events on Wednesday. He won the long jump with a personal-best effort of 23 feet, 2 1/2 inches.

Idaho’s Marcus Luckstead won the shot put (41-7 3/4 ) and is in fourth place with 2,650 points. Utah State’s Reece Hulbert (2,932 points) is the leader.


Leadoff hitter Caleb Reaber drove in four runs, including a three-run homer in the fourth inning, to lift Whitworth (2-1) to a 9-7 win over host Central Washington in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader at Ellensburg.

Adam Kemp (1-0) threw five scoreless innings and Troy Martin had a two-run single in a five-run fourth as CWU (3-6) won the second game 7-2.


Washington State’s women notched season-best times in the 200-yard medley relay (1 minute, 44.76 seconds) and 800 freestyle relay (7:29.15) during the first day of the Pacific-10 Conference championships at King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.

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