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Byline: The Register-Guard

Jeanine Menzies, 13, and Mandy Mueller, 14, are two of 11 National Academy of Artistic Gymnastics athletes who have competed in the USA Gymnastics Junior Olympics Region II Level 8-9-10 regionals in Honolulu the past three days. Both eighth graders are level 8 gymnasts attending their first regional competition. Menzies, a sixth-year gymnast whose favorite events are the bars and beam, attends Shasta Middle School. Mueller, who prefers the beam, attends Roosevelt Middle School. The NAAG regional qualifiers also include level 9 athletes Tracie Britfus, Juliann Johnston, Kira Oldham-Curtis, Ashley Potter and Brittany Roy, and level 10 veterans Becky Colvin, Jami Lanz, Casey Jo Magee and Eryn Stubblefield.

NOTES & ANNOUNCEMENTS

OTCM to meet: The April general membership meeting of the Oregon Track Club Masters is Tuesday, 7 p.m., at Gill Sports Equipment, 525 Conger St., Eugene. The featured speaker is Dick Brown, local running coach for the past 35 years with athletes in the last five Olympic Games. He will announce plans for the Health and Performance Foundation. The public is invited.

Pop Warner Football notes: An organizational meeting for O'Hara and St. Paul school players and parents interested in the fall tackle football program is Tuesday, 7 p.m., in the O'Hara school cafeteria. Contact: 998-7933.

The South Eugene area Pop Warner program is looking for head coaches, assistants and any supporters for the area's teams. A meeting is scheduled Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Edgewood Elementary School cafeteria. Citywide player registration for the fall tackle football season begins April 19. The program is open to ages 7-15, depending upon the player's weight. For more information, contact Paul Kiesse, 687-5848, or Dan Banducci, 683-1603.

Laurelwood golf opener: The Laurelwood Men's Golf Club season opener is Saturday with a 7:45 a.m. meeting and first tee time at 8:20. Players of all levels are welcome. Contact Rob Bressi at 554-1643 or the pro shop at 484-4653.

Marist softball camp: Space still remains in the April 12-13 Marist High School softball camp. Sessions are 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday. Open to girls in grades 3-8, registration is $40 at the high school. Contact: Bob Hammitt, 688-6084.

OTCM sets pole vault clinic: The Oregon Track Club Masters free clinic for April 13 is a pole vault presentation by Dan West. The 2 p.m. clinic at Hayward Field is open to high school age-and-older athletes. Contact: Dave, 343-5536.

ASA softball openings: The Eugene Panthers 14U fastpitch softball team is a new B-level program with openings for a few more players. Prospects interested in tryout details may contact Jo Patterson, 484-2321.

Klassic soccer openings: Any fifth or sixth grade boys seeking a Kidsports U12 spring Klassic soccer team may contact Pam Pulliam at 345-9078 regarding openings.

Middle school mile run: Oregon Track Club's seventh annual Middle School Mile will be run at the University of Oregon's Twilight Meet on May 3 at Hayward Field. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade boys and girls will run in six separate races. Fields will be limited to 40 runners in each race with entries accepted until May 1 or until fields are filled. There is no entry fee and exact race times have not yet been announced. To register, call 344-0498 or e-mail keepingtrack@hotmail.com.

Boys basketball tournaments: The BCI Northwest Championships will be April 25-27 at Gresham High School. The qualifier for BCI's national tournament is open to U12 through U16 boys teams. The entry fee is $225 before April 15 and $275 afterwards. Contact Nick Larsen at 517-4160 or e-mail oregonbci@hotmail.com.

Hidden Valley evening golf: Hidden Valley golf course in Cottage Grove will again offer Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening leagues beginning the first week of May. Ten to 12 four-person teams can be accommodated each day and the leagues fill up quickly. Players of all levels are welcome and no handicap is necessary. Contact Hidden Valley Golf Course at 942-3046 before April 19.

Baseball players and coaches sought: The American Amateur Youth Baseball Alliance is seeking both players and coaches for its 2003 All-Star Nationals program. The AAYBA is seeking the "best of the best" players age 9-16 and invites interested individuals to visit www.aayba.com and click on the All-Star Nationals link. Questions may be directed to clwjr28@aol.com.

Send written notices and nominations to Gil Hulin, who can be reached at 338-2338. Items should be delivered to The Register-Guard, 3500 Chad Drive; mailed to P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440; faxed to 687-6674 or e-mailed to ghulin@guardnet.com by Thursday noon for the following Monday's page. Space limitations prevent publication of an announcement more than once.

BASKETBALL

Quaxe win tournament

Local sixth grade boys playing on the Quaxe basketball team won the Oregon Prep Northwest Regional tournament in Boise last weekend. The Quaxe defeated the Salt Lake City Rams and a Kimberly, Idaho, team to reach the championship game, in which they topped the Centennial Patriots of Boise, 47-40. Logan Marks and Eric Knapp led the Quaxe in rebounding, while Jordan Myers led the scoring with a 17-points-per-game average.

Willamalane Park District

Spring Leagues

No standings are included as the following results are the first games of the season.

MEN

MONDAY C RESULTS - Atlas Chiropractic 66, Mill Sprocket 54. True Value #1 94, Sand Clan 89. March Madness 100, Wild Wild West 89.

MONDAY D RESULTS - Miller Paint 91, The Blue 62. Brick Layers 131, Washington Mutual 100. Hammerheads 78, Track Town Pizza 73.

TUESDAY E RESULTS - Ideal Steelers 96, Busy 'B' 51. Y-Refs 76, Barger Pak Mail 70. Riggin Rats 121, Kwikee 38. True Value #2 75, Slipped Disc 40. Postal d Lakers (forfeit).

WEDNESDAY C RESULTS - McKenzie Glass 91, Tire Factory 58. Computer Systems West 72, Home Insulation 65. NPI-Office Exchange 85, Progressive Exterior 83.

WEDNESDAY D RESULTS - Shockers 82, Rugby Ducks 60. Grant's Landscape 63, Kings 48. PCB 96, Dirty Birds 77. Team Scramble 102, Central Auto Body 78. 10-Lbs. Over 71, Generals 69.

BOWLING

Emerald Lanes

WOMEN HIGH GAMES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES - Evelyn Maxey 252, Kim Zitek 236, Jennifer Marks 235, Alice Marks 235, Candy Goble 225, Barb LaChance 224, Robby Schmid 224, Joan Given 223, Kim Hunt 215, Sherrie Kuhl 215. JUNIOR GIRL - Sabrina Black 167.

WOMEN HIGH SERIES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES - Zitek 633, Maxey 628, J. Marks 615, A. Marks 608, Karla Holdridge 607, Hunt 597, Lynda Parsons 593, Given 581, Conet Anderson 574, Eve Shelton 572. JUNIOR GIRL - Black 410.

MEN HIGH GAMES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES - Stan Clark 289, Robert Heisler 289, Tony Corgain 278, Bob Smith 278, Larry Lindberg 277, Sky Duarte 268, Larry Johnson 267, Sam Sansburn 267, Eric Waldahl 267, Bob Newcombe 266. JUNIOR BOY - Brendan Hodges 201.

MEN HIGH SERIES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES - Sean Williams 770, Ernie Banyard 763, Corgain 757, Lindberg 731, Rob Shelton 731, Brian Holdridge 715, Larry Jackson 714, Smith 713, Nathan Philes 711, Waldahl 705. JUNIOR BOYS - Hodges 576, Richard Cornford 532, David Jackson 524, Trevor Baker 511.

Strike City

WOMEN HIGH GAMES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES - Kathi Sutherland 275, Melody Prutsman 237, Hazel Beeley 233, Debbie Marshall 223, Carolee Campbell 218, Karen Buckingham 213, Sue Crane 204, Evelyn Maxey 202, Robyn Warren 200. SENIORS -Lois Reiersgaard 210, Betty Clark 197, Jackie Fleck 194, Doris Forcia 190, Ginny Glassman 190, Betty Kinports 188, Beulah Tweedy 188, Alice Adank 186, Dee Severe 186, Letha Dave 182. BANTAM GIRL - Brittany Farmer 94. JUNIOR GIRLS - Jessie Brumback 213, Christin Cosby 137, Katie Bowles 123, Siarra Fanning 112, Amy Ockfen 111.

WOMEN HIGH SERIES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES - Sutherland 649, Marshall 617, Beeley 589, Karen Buckingham 585, Campbell 579, Prutsman 567, Trena Shequin 565, Linda Wright 555, Sue Crane 547, Lynn Bronson 546. SENIORS - Reiersgaard 558, Glassman 511, Severe 524, Adank 513, Kinports 510, Ordella Curin 500, Tweedy 487, Clark 484, kForcia 483, Fleck 477. BANTAM GIRL - Farmer 251. JUNIOR GIRLS - Brumback 501, Bowles 342, Cosby 326, Ockfen 292, Fanning 252.

MEN HIGH GAMES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES -Dewey Hill 279, Ken Wick 269, Ryan Bauman 268, Jeff Lutz 268, Ron McKern 267, David Bray 266, Marlin Brown 259, Dale Whittington 259, Richie Carr 258, Mike Ewing 258, Terry Martin 258, Jeff True 258. SENIORS - Richard Rodarte 290, Chuck Walling 243, Clint Danker 234, Mike McIntyre 224, Glen Suchy 222, Bob Jenkins 220, Jim Wilcox 217, Hank Perry 215, Rich Terry 213, Lloyd Severe 211. BANTAM BOYS - Jason Grayson 114, Thomas Ellis 98, Mitchell Crownover 90, Tyler Metteer 88, Devon Drift 83. JUNIOR BOYS - Michael Loucks 211, David Ambrusko 181, Kent Beeley 170, Zack Reed 148, Timothy Bohn 146.

MEN HIGH SERIES

TOP LEAGUE SCORES - Jit Landrum 748, Jim Humbert 717, Larry Lutz 711, Otto Erhardt 707, Hill 702, Ewing 683, Whittington 679, Ed Brett 672, Dave Huston 671, Carr 698. SENIORS - Rodarte 678, Danker 633, Walling 610, Perry 593, Wilcox 590, Terry 574, Chuck Holtze 573, Hale 571, Chuck Kiefer 567, McIntyre 564. BANTAM BOYS - Ellis 279, Grayson 272, Crownover 231, Metteer 215, Taylor Whipkey 206. JUNIOR BOYS - Loucks 582, Ambrusko 427, Reed 405, Phillips 396, Cameron Dahlberg 386.

Firs Bowl

JUNIOR LEAGUE GIRLS

BANTAM - Monique Kiefer 85 game/234 series, Chelsea Lein 63/164, Chalene Parmelee 44/121. PREPS - Ericka Jackson 151/394, Chessica Hagues 138/372, Vanessa Tobon 101/328, Carli Harto 95/250, Cecilia Tobon 84230. JUNIORS - Ainsley Jackson 144/425, Katie Given 118/328. MAJORS - Kimberly Weir 168/477, Lynzi Tracey 168/463, Andrea Stone 119/332.

JUNIOR LEAGUE BOYS

BANTAMS - Andrew Sombs 149385, Ryan Lein 134/328, Kyle Ropchan 116/321, Timothy Downard 89/250, Jeremy Zoll 75/184. PREPS - Matt Nassetta 140/402, Justin Predko 145/339, Marcus Fike 129/338, Paul Smith 128/329, Brett Brown 97/244. JUNIORS - Jake Charlson 194/491, Josh Gukenberger 168/477, Kenny Alvord 182/444, Jerry Brown 165/435, Colby Hale 159/390. MAJORS - Ryan Charboneau 209/590, Eric Given 236/585, Robbie Kortt 224/584, Jason Sprague 199/580, Matt Mathiesen 202/499.

Timber Bowl

JUNIOR LEAGUE GIRLS

BANTAM - Hayley Leno 65/171. PREPS - Kellie Musgrove 174/2418, Shanelle Salazar 128/329, Natasha Myers 99/250. JUNIORS - Ashley Westenhouse 149/399, Heidi Olson 141/381, Kelsee Leno 140/351. MAJORS - Amberle Mathews 210/528, Jessica Meduna 178/502, Jena Anderson 162/452.

JUNIOR LEAGUE BOYS

PREP - Steven Cantrell 152/367. JUNIORS - Michael Lambert 225/529, Travis Bromley 161/455. MAJORS - Danny Zaklan 201/559, Bobby Crossley 193/552, Jerry Millier 220/529, Tyler Smith 1871/488.

GOLF

Winter Championship

At Riveridge Golf Course

Gross Stroke Play

OPEN - 1, Tom Gaskill, 72-73-145. 2, Bill Gass, 78-80-158. 3, John Lorenz, 78-81-159. Senior, Dennis Roberts, 75-77-152. NET - 1, Bob Carlock, 70-65-135. 2, Mike Perino, 67-68-135. 3, Larry Given, 74-68-142.

Senior Tuesday

At Riveridge Golf Course

Four-Man Orange Ball

1, John Witt/John Glancy/Spike Gordon/Jim Green, 132. 2, Clayton Winkle/John Robinson/Terry Platt/Bob Lagerquist, 133.

GYMNASTICS

March Madness

At Salem

NAT'L ACADEMY OF ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS

LEVEL 5, CHILD AGES 7-9

VAULT - 3, Kaytianna McMillan 8.75, Jodie Beechem 8.50, Anais Duret 8.35, Amanda Robert 8.25, Jordan Fisher 7.80, Sophia Jackson 7.75, Courtney Snow 7.05. BARS - 1, Robert 9.25, McMillan 9.00, Jackson 9.00, Snow 8.70, Beechem 8.05, Fisher 8.05, Duret 7.90. BEAM - Robert 8.45, Beechem 8.30, Jackson 8.15, McMillan 8.15, Snow 7.65, Fisher 7.45, Duret 7.20. FLOOR - 3, Robert 9.35, McMillan 9.30, Beechem 9.20, Snow 9.10, Jackson 9.05, Duret 8.70, Fisher 8.30. ALL-AROUND - Robert 35.30, McMillan 35.20, Beechem 34.05, Jackson 33.95, Snow 32.50, Duret 32.15, Fisher 31.60.

LEVEL 5, JUNIOR AGES 10-11

VAULT - Holly Reeves 8.60, Chelsea Horn 8.30. BARS - Reeves 9.10, Horn 8.50. BEAM - Reeves 8.00, Horn 7.30. FLOOR - Horn 9.00. Reeves 8.25. ALL-AROUND - Reeves 33.95, Horn 33.10.

LEVEL 5, SENIOR AGE 12-AND-OLDER

VAULT - Brittney Walker 8.25. BARS - Walker 7.30. BEAM - Walker 8.35. FLOOR - Walker 8.10. ALL-AROUND - Walker 32.00.

LEVEL 6, CHILD

VAULT - Megan Robert 8.875, Alexi Thomas 8.575, Stephanie Daley 8.525. BARS - Robert 7.80, Thomas 7.30, Daley 7.20. BEAM - 2, Robert 9.05, Daley 8.50, Thomas 7.75. FLOOR - 2, Robert 9.30, Thomas 9.15, Daley 8.70. ALL-AROUND - 2, Robert 35.025, Daley 32.925, Thomas 32.775.

LEVEL 6, JUNIOR

VAULT - 1, Alexandra Hogan 9.55, Sammi Poppe 9.45. BARS - Poppe 8.25, Hogan 8.05. BEAM - Poppe 8.20, Hogan 8.10. FLOOR - Poppe 9.00, Hogan 9.00. ALL-AROUND - Poppe 34.90, Hogan 34.70.

LACROSSE

Prep lacrosse

Eugene's three high school lacrosse teams are active this week as today West Salem is at Churchill at 5 p.m. and South Salem is at North Eugene at 6 p.m. On Thursday, the season's first intracity clash takes place as Churchill visits Sheldon at 6 p.m. Meanwhile, North Eugene travels to Salem for a 5:30 p.m. game against Sprague at Wallace Marine Park.

Eugene Lacrosse Club

Following an weekend off, Eugene Lacrosse Club travels to the Seattle area next Saturday and Sunday to face Tentawon of Seattle and Giant's Causeway of Tacoma. Eugene is in second place in the Pacific Northwest Lacrosse Association with a four-game win streak. Standings going into the past weekend find Giant's Causeway at 7-0, Eugene 5-1, Coopers LC (Seattle) 5-3, Bigfoot (Portland) 3-5, Crease Monkeys B (Everett) 1-4, Adecco (Portland) 1-4 and Tentawon 1-6. Eugene's only loss was a 10-7 decision to Coopers a month ago at home.

Eugene's Dan Shepard is tied for the league scoring lead with 26 points on 15 goals and 11 assists through six games, and Lionel Clemons ranks third with 24 points on 14 goals and 10 assists in five games played. Other Eugeneans in the league's top 25 include Pete Dahl in eighth place with 15 points and Marc Graff at 20th with nine points.

POOL

Inter-City Pool League

STANDINGS - Goshen #2 245, Rowdies 245, Fall Creek #1 234, Goshen #1 219, Buckhorn #1 202, Fall Creek #2 196, Round Up 179, Buckhorn #2 172, Pub 164, TJ's 160, The Stones 153.

RUGBY

Local rugby season

in full swing

Local rugby enthusiasts are quick to point out that the Eugene-Springfield area now boasts six teams involving approximately 260 players. Included are prep teams at South Eugene and Thurston high schools, both men's and women's collegiate club teams at the University of Oregon, and the adult Eugene Rugby Football Club men's team and associated Eugene Housewives women's team.

South Eugene High blanked West Linn 26-0 on Saturday at South Bank Field to run its inaugural season record to 3-2. The Axemen are currently ranked fourth in the state. Senior wing Tyler Gray scored two tries and added a conversion kick for 12 points, while fly-half Joey Latteri added ninth points on one try and two conversions and senior wing Andrew Sorg scored the fourth try. South plays at McMinnville next Saturday.

The Eugene Housewives play the remainder of April on the road. Saturday the locals face the Seattle Mudhens and Oregon Sports Union (ORSU) 'B' teams in Portland, and two weeks later the Housewives take on Spokane in Spokane to close the spring season. Megan Chinberg scored Eugene's only try a week ago in the Housewives' 74-5 home loss to ORSU.

Eugene Rugby Football Club travels north to take on the Portland Pigs on Saturday. In their last home game, a 67-7 win over Budd Bay of Olympia, Justin Burgin scored three tries, Chris Hoffman scored two tries and made 4-of-7 conversion attempts. Stefan Alexander, James Alford, Mike Arnold, Dave Bell, Shane Card and Sean Peters added one try apiece, while Phil Kelly punched through two of his four conversion kicks.

RUNNING

Road Run/Walk Calendar

SATURDAY, APRIL 19 - Sponsored by the Oregon Track Club Masters, the Oregon Marathon Relay and Oregon Marathon will be held at EWEB Plaza. Walkers and marathon runners start at 8 a.m. and relay runners start at 9 a.m. Running relay teams are composed of five members, each running a 5.24-mile segment. Walking relay teams are composed of three walkers with each walking 5.24 miles. Entry fees are $50 for running teams, $30 for walking teams and $10 for individual marathon runners through April 13 (Fees increase to $60, $35 and $12 April 14.) Prizes will be awarded in 19 divisions and T-shirts given to all competitors. Contacts: Jack Anderson, 485-6707, or Larry Norris, 687-0588.

SATURDAY, APRIL 19 - The seventh annual CASA Fun Run and Walk is an event of Benton County CASA - Voices for Children. The 9 a.m. event includes 10K and 5K runs and a 5K walk and begins at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Corvallis. Details on www.goodrace.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26 - Lane County WalkAmerica is the 33rd annual benefit for the March of Dimes. The event at Alton Baker Park starts at 9 a.m. with a 10K walk, followed by the 3K Family Wonder Walk at 9:15 a.m. Registration forms are available at local branches of Northwest Community Credit Union, Umpqua Bank, Bi-Mart stores or visit www.WalkAmerica.org. Contact: 686-2170.

SATURDAY, APRIL 26 - The fifth annual Creswell 5,000-meter run and 2-mile fitness walk begins and ends at Ironworks Gym at the Emerald Valley Resort, 600 Dale Kuni Road, Creswell. Registration is $15 with shirt, $10 without. Day of race $5 more. Proceeds benefit the Creswell High School track & field program. Register at Pace Setter Athletic or Run Pro in Eugene. For more information or online registration visit www.goodrace.com. Contact: 343-7414.

Also check the www.goodrace.com website for other runs in May, June and beyond.

SOCCER

City of Eugene

Spring Leagues

WOMEN

RESULTS - Infusion 5, Jitters 1. Killa Beez 2, Chambers 1. Direct Kick 7, DAWTGABATG 0. Papa's Pizza 3, Albatross Pie 3.

STANDINGS - Infusion 2-0, Killa Beez 2-0, Direct Kick 1-1, Jitters 1-1, DAWTGABATG 1-1, Papa's Pizza 0-1-1, Albatross Pie 0-1-1, Chambers 0-2.

MEN

"A" RESULTS - Oregon Club 6, Eurotrashy 1. Flying Dog Brewery 6, The Starz 2. STANDINGS - Flying Dog Brewery 2-0, Oregon Club 1-0-1, The Starz 0-1-1, Eurotrash 0-2.

"B" RESULTS - OHM Boys 2, CM Reincarnated 1. Furious-14 1, Wingnuts 1. Smith Family 1, Grassroots Crew 1. Vintage 5, Equilibrium 0. STANDINGS - Vintage 2-0, Smith Family 1-0-1, Wingnuts 1-0-1, OHM Boys 1-1, Furious-14 0-0-2, Grassroots Crew 0-1-1, CM Reincarnated 0-1-1, Equilbrium 0-2.

"C" RESULTS - Eugene Bible College 2, Flying Monkeys 1. Pleasant Hill 6, Johnny Lasso 4. Strikers 4, TNT FC 0. Borden 2, PH United 1. STANDINGS - Strikers 2-0, Borden 1-0-1, Eugene Bible College 1-0-1, Pleasant Hill 1-1, Flying Monkeys 1-1, TNT FC, 1-1, Johnny Lasso 0-2, PH United 0-2.

VOLLEYBALL

Eugene Women's

Volleyball League

RESULTS - Wild Thing d Taco Time 15-4, 15-13, 15-8. Track Town Campus d Fubar Squad 15-5, 15-11, 13-13. MIA d Smack 15-3, 15-3, 15-4. Cafe Yumm! d Papa's II 15-2, 15-6, 15-9. Moffet Logging d Sturdy Built 15-7, 15-10, 15-5. Amerispec d Vertical Jump 16-14, 15-2, 12-15. Pepsi d Armadillo Roofing 15-5, 15-13, 15-6. POINT STANDINGS - Amerispec 46, Track Town Campus 45, Pepsi 40, Cafe Yumm! 36, Fubar Squad 33, MIA 37, Wild Thing 28, Papa's II 22, Moffet Logging 26, Smack 20, Armadillo Roofing 18, Vertical Jump 8, Taco Time 7, Sturdy Built 5.

City of Eugene

Spring Leagues

No standings are included as the following results are the first matches of the season.

WOMEN

A-1 RESULTS - Life is Good d Selectemp Spikettes 15-8, 15-13, 7-9. Crush d Chick Squad 15-7, 15-5, 25-15. Papa's Pizza d Quick Hitters 15-7, 15-5, 25-17.

A-2 RESULTS - Blockheads d Belly Button 15-13, 15-4, 25-18. Whamo! d Thud Monkeys 15-4, 15-4, 25-12. Whatever Works d Papa's Diving Devils 15-17, 15-4, 25-13.

B-1 RESULTS - Grape Crush d Dream Team 15-5, 15-8, 25-13. Papa John's d Net Set 15-5, 9-15, 25-15. Net Gliders d Volley Girls II 15-12, 16-14, 19-22.

B-2 RESULTS - Ladybugs d Trend Setters 15-8, 15-1, 25-13. Spiked Punch d Net Monkeys 15-1, 15-8, 25-7. Can You Dig It? d Girls Night Out 15-5, 15-4, 25-15. Relco Roof & Floor d Pretty Funny 15-11, 15-9, 16-14.

B-3 RESULTS - Courtjesters d Spike Girls 0-15, 15-5, 25-14. Live to Serve d Silver Bullets 3-15, 15-10, 25-15. Adventures d Babes Against Bombs 15-3, 12-15, 25-18.

C RESULTS - Salty Crackers d The Volley Girls 15-6, 1-15, 25-22. Church Ladies d Oregon Metro CU 7-15, 15-6, 25-12. Mike Doesn't Know d Just Ducky 15-12, 3-15, 25-13.

WEIGHTLIFTING

Sarah Bertram

wins bronze medal

Competing in the 63kg category last weekend at Altamont Springs, Fla., Eugene's Sarah Bertram became the first female weightlifter from Oregon to be a medalist at the National Junior Championships. The 19-year-old University of Oregon sophomore's lifts of 65 kg. in the snatch and 85 kg. in the clean and jerk matched her own state records. A graduate of North Eugene High School where she qualified for the district meet in the javelin, Bertram got into Olympic style weightlifting in an effort to improve her javelin performance. She now lifts for Heavy Athletics weightlifting club, based at Ironworks Gym in Creswell. Although she will graduate from the "junior" ranks this year, Bertram plans to continue lifting with an eye on qualifying for the 2008 Olympic Games.
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