Cameron Moore earned all-conference honors by finishing second in the triple jump and helped the Eastern Washington Eagles to a school-best third-place finish at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Flagstaff, Ariz.
Moore jumped a personal-best 48 feet, 71/2 inches but finished behind Montana State’s Kevin Ludwig (48-113/4).
Moore now ranks fifth on Eastern’s all-time list.
Ben Cogdill also earned all-conference honors for his third-place finish in the pole vault (15-11).
The Eastern men accumulated 81.5 points, trailing host Northern Arizona (184 points) and Idaho State (86). Eastern’s previous top finish was fourth in 2006.
On the women’s side, Krystal Deyo established a school record while finishing second in the 60-meter dash in 7.55 seconds.
The women’s team finished seventh with 48 points. Northern Arizona also claimed the women’s team title.
•Senior Lorraine King won the 60-meter hurdles with a lifetime best of 8.46 seconds and also captured fourth in the 400 meters to highlight Washington State University’s competition at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships at Seattle.
The Cougars men scored 18 team points in the high jump on their way to a tie for second with California with 78.5 points. UCLA won the men’s title with 83.5 points.
Junior Trent Arrivey finished second in the high jump with a personal-best 7 feet, 3 inches. Freshman Shawn Swartz was third and sophomore Ryan Deese was fifth, both jumping 6-103/4.
The WSU men’s 1,600-meter relay team of Barry Leavitt, Reny Follett, Justin Woods and Jeshua Anderson took second place in 3:08.80, breaking the school indoor record of 3:08.86 run by the same foursome in 2008.
On the women’s side, Lisa Egami finished fifth in the mile in 4:44.92, breaking her own school indoor record set two weeks ago on the same University of Washington track.
Sara Trane broke the school indoor record in the 3,000 meters (4:44.92) while finishing in fifth place.
The Cougars women tallied 51.5 points to finish in eighth place. Stanford won the team title with 115 points.
•The University of Idaho had two more individual champions as the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championships wrapped up at Nampa, Idaho.
Lucas Pope led a 1-2-3 Vandals finish in the men’s pole vault with a height of 16-3/4. Mike Carpenter was second (15-9) and Jeremy Klas was third (15-5). Idaho’s men took third place in the team race.
Mychal Bothum won the women’s shot put with a school-record throw of 55-3/4. Allix Lee-Painter followed her Friday title effort at 5,000 meters with second-place finishes in the mile and 3,000-meter runs.
The Vandal women, who also got a 2-3 finish in the 60 hurdles by Christie Gordon and Heather Bergland, finished second in the team race by six points, being overtaken by sprint power Louisiana Tech in the day’s final event, the 1,600-meter relay.
Boise State won the men’s team title, helped along by a victory in the 800 meters by Timberlake High School graduate Caleb Cazier, who clocked a lifetime-best 1:53.43.
The Idaho Vandals swam to an eighth-place team finish at the Western Athletic Conference Championships, which concluded Saturday at San Antonio.
•Washington State Cougars finished ninth at the Pacific-10 Conference Championships in Federal Way, Wash.
The Nelson Leafs scored three goals in the second period and cruised to a 6-2 Kootenay International Junior Hockey League playoff victory over the Spokane Braves at Eagles Ice-A-Rena.
Nelson leads the best-of-7 series 3-0 with Game 4 today at Eagles at 2:15 p.m.
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