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Sunday, September 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Area roundup: James Ruffin, Terrance Sanders named All-Arena Football League

Spokane’s James Ruffin and Terrance Sanders have been named to the All-Arena Football League first-team defense.

Ruffin led the AFL with 14 sacks. He finished with three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception. The 6-foot-4, 263-pound defensive end recently signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Sanders was honored as a kick returner for the second straight season. The veteran defensive back led the league with 1,687 return yards. He returned four kicks for touchdowns and also returned a missed field goal 56 yards for a TD.

Golf

Gonzaga junior Raychelle Santos won Event 20 of the Cactus Tour at Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Arizona.

Santos, playing as an amateur, shot 74-67-70 to finish at 5-under-par 211. She topped Sammi Stevens and Brittany Yada by seven strokes.

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