Lane rolls to title.
Lisa Fernandez scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lane Community College women to a 76-58 victory over Lower Columbia in the championship game of the Lane Crossover Tournament on Sunday.
Kellie Griner added 14 points and five assists for the Titans (11-0), who won despite shooting 33 percent from the field and committing 20 turnovers.
Kristin Nelson scored 12 points and Ashley Sequeira had 10 points and seven rebounds.
Lacey Nobles led Lower Columbia with 12 points, and Sara Burgoyne added 10.
Fernandez was named tournament MVP and was joined on the all-tournament team by teammates Griner and Cora McVey, Big Bend's Mara McPartland, Lower Columbia's Nobles and Jessica Grubb, Wenatchee Valley's Amber Harmon and Whatcom's Sara Hawson.
Wenatchee Valley defeated Big Bend 61-54 in the third-place game, and Whatcom defeated Clark 67-33 for the consolation trophy.
BMCC knocks off Titans in third-place game
ONTARIO - Justin Neuss scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Blue Mountain Community College to a 76-60 victory over Lane in third-place game of the Treasure Valley Crossover men's basketball tournament.
Owen Newman scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Bryan Martin also had 16 points for the Titans. Joshua Akwenuke added 14 points for Lane.
Jacob Swartzendruber added 13 points for the Timberwolves, who also got 12 points and eight assists from North Eugene product Rusty Cotrell.
Oregon wrestlers take fourth at Reno tourney
RENO, Nev. - Oregon's Scott Barker finished second at 197 pounds to lead the Ducks to a fourth-place finish at the Reno Tournament of Champions wrestling meet on Sunday.
The Ducks finished with 81 points, just behind Fresno State (82) and ahead of Cal State Fullerton (80). Top-ranked Oklahoma State won the meet with 147 1/2 points, well ahead of second-place Arizona State, which finished with 99.
Barker was pinned in the championship match by top-ranked Jake Roshalt of Oklahoma State after winning his first four matches, three by pin.
Martin Mitchell finished third for the Ducks at 133 pounds, and Joey Bracamonte was third at 165. Cody Parker finished fifth at heavyweight.
Oregon's Shane Webster reached the quarterfinals at 174 pounds before having to retire due to illness.
Beavers split matches in trip to Michigan
YPSILANTI, Mich. - Oregon State won the final five matches of the meet to earn a 28-11 victory over Eastern Michigan in a nonleague dual wrestling meet on Sunday.
Travis Gardner earned a major decision at 197 pounds to start the winning streak, and heavyweight Ty Watterson, 125-pounder Eric Stevenson, 133-pounder Bobby Pfennigs and 141-pounder Clint Leonard finished it off.
Earlier Sunday, Tony Hook earned OSU's only victory, at 157 pounds, as the Beavers dropped a 36-4 decision to 14th-ranked Central Michigan in Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Hook won a 20-7 major decision over Central Michigan's Eric Neil. Both Watterson and 184-pounder Dan Pitsch, the Beavers' two ranked wrestlers, lost their matches.
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|Title Annotation:||Sports; Lisa Fernandez leads the way as the Titan women improve to 11-0|
|Publication:||The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)|
|Date:||Dec 20, 2004|
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