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Men's relay team sets world record.

Byline: The Register-Guard

A world record was set in the 40-50 age group 4x1,600-meter relay on Saturday at the Hayward Classic masters track meet at Hayward Field.

The team of David Olds, Jamin Aasum, Peter Magill and Tony Young ran the approximately four-mile relay in a time of 17 minutes, 40.64 seconds, bettering the old mark of 17:44.

Young anchored the quartet with a split of 4:16.

In the men's competition, John Keston and Vince Sempronio, both competing in the 70-74 age group, won three events apiece. Keston claimed the mile, 3,000 and 10,000, and Sempronio won the high jump, shot put and weight throw.

Former University of Washington javelin thrower Gary Stenlund won the 60-64 age group in that event with a throw of 185 feet, 11 inches and former world-class hammer thrower Tom Gage took the 55-59 shot put (48-1 1/4) and weight throw (64-6 3/4 ).

In women's action, Olga Kotelko won the 80-84 100-meter dash, long jump, shot put, javelin and weight throw. Triple winners among the women were Carol Finsrud in the 45-49 group and Pat Osmon in the 75-79. Both won the shot put, javelin and weight throw.

Eugene's Becky Sisley won the 60-64 javelin (90-7) and Georgia Cutler, also of Eugene, captured the 55-59 javelin and weight throw.

Auto racing

Main event winners at the Grove 360 Classic at Cottage Grove Speedway on Saturday were Dale Smith of Cottage Grove in the sprint cars, Jesse Williamson of Coburg in the modifieds, Guy Austin of Pleasant Hill in the sportsman, Kyle Miller of Eugene in the 500cc open karts and Jacob Farmer of Cottage Grove in the 5-horsepower karts.

Richard Trickey of Creswell finished second in the second chance division at Woodburn Dragstrip's Chevy Showdown on Saturday.

Trickey finished his race in 10.46 seconds at 127.26 mph to finish behind Adam Paschel.

Softball

The Oregon Reign won their pool at the 12-team Red Hots Open Invitational 18-and-under tournament in Portland with three victories.

The Eugene-Springfield area team opened with a 16-0 victory over the La Pine Spitfire as Sara Lewis, Kira Enlow, Maggie DeWall and Jodi Parmer all hit home runs and Lisa Robbins pitched a perfect game with 10 strikeouts.

Next came an 8-0 win over the Gresham Chaos as Lewis hit her second home run of the day and teammates Stephanie Bour and Cijay Koanui also clubbed home runs.

Robbins went the distance again on the mound, giving up two hits and striking out six.

The Reign (21-6) defeated the Albany Sluggers 8-0 for their third win as Lacey Gorman collected two hits, two RBIs and a run scored. Jackie Kerrigan and Robbins combined on the mound for a two-hitter with eight strikeouts, seven of them by Kerrigan.

Lewis finished with two home runs, two doubles, three singles, seven RBIs and four runs in the three games.

The Eugene NorthStars went 3-0 in first-day pool play at the eight-team Vancouver (Wash.) Invitational to improve to 14-1-1 overall.

The NorthStars opened with a 5-3 triumph over the Keizer Uproar as Ashley Likens led a six-hit attack with two hits, an RBI and a run scored.

In their second game, the NorthStars downed the Portland Red Hots 8-0 with Amy Perkins getting a triple, single and three RBIs. The NorthStars finished the day with a 3-0 victory over the Aloha Rebels as Lisa Dudley picked up two hits and a run scored.

Likens pitched the second- and third-game wins and Kelly Dyer went the distance in the first game. Likens also finished the three games with five hits, three RBIs and two runs scored.

The Elmira Crushers tied the Salem X-press 3-3 but fell to the Beaverton Silver Bullets 9-7 at the 17-team Midnight Sun Invitational 16-and-under tournament in Sherwood.

Andrea Sconce had three hits and a run scored and also came on in relief of Heather Cordell in the second inning of a two-hitter for the Crushers (14-4-2 overall).

In the second-game loss, Sconce, who was 6-for-6 for the day, added three hits and two runs scored and pitched a complete game.

The Crushers also got three hits and three runs scored from Angela Yost.

Baseball

The Pepsi Challengers swept a nonleague doubleheader from the Central Point Comets at Swede Johnson Stadium, winning the opener 9-1 and taking the nightcap 14-2.

In the opener, Zach Bird pitched six innings and Derek Dmochowsky threw the final inning of a two-hitter. The two combined for eight strikeouts, seven by Bird.

Sean Peters had both of the Comets' hits, including a home run.

Scott Nelson led the Challengers in the second game with two home runs, five RBIs and three runs scored. Pepsi also got two doubles, five RBIs and two runs scored from David Fox.

Dane Butler pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts and one walk in the second game.

Football

The Northwest Timberwolves defeated the previously unbeaten Oregon Outlaws 28-22 in overtime in a National Nineman Football League doubleheader at South Eugene High School on Saturday. Both teams are now 9-1.

A 55-yard scoring run by Chris Smith in the overtime period gave the Timberwolves the win. Ryan Fox scored on runs of 20 and 3 yards, and Donald Haynes scored on a 4-yard run and threw a 16-yard touchdown pass.

In the other game, the Springfield Wildcats (5-5) defeated the Cottage Grove Pride (2-8) 30-0 as Joel Eiler scored on runs of 55 and 2 yards.

Golf

Marcia Fisher shot a 1-over-par 75 to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Oregon Golf Association Mid-Amateur Championship in Gearhart on Saturday. In the men's competition, Eric Fiskum shot a 5-under 67 for a two-stroke lead.
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Title Annotation:Regional Roundup: Team betters mark by almost four seconds at Hayward Classic masters meet.; Sports
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Date:Jun 30, 2002
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