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UO recruit third at cross country regional.

Byline: The Register-Guard

WALNUT, Calif. - Galen Rupp, a University of Oregon recruit from Central Catholic High School, finished third on Saturday in the Western Regional of the 2003 Foot Locker Cross Country Championships at Mount San Antonio Junior College.


Rupp was timed in 15 minutes, 37 seconds, just ahead of Beaverton High School's Stuart Eagon, who finished fourth. It was the second time Rupp has qualified for the Foot Locker national meet, which will be held next Saturday in San Diego's Balboa Park.

Shadrack Kiptoo of Albuquerque, N.M., won the boys event in 15:32. Mohamed Trafeh of Duarte, Calif., was second in 15:35.

Erin Gray of South Eugene High School placed 54th in the girls race with a time of 19:43.

The event was won by Zoe Nelson of Kalispell, Mont., with an18:07 time, two seconds ahead of Lindsay Flacks of Calabasas, Calif.

NCC men crush

Multnomah Bible

PORTLAND - Northwest Christian College's men's basketball team rolled over Multnomah Bible College 96-44 on Saturday to finish third in the Concordia Tournament.

Kyle Wortman had 15 points to lead Northwest Christian (7-4), which got 14 points from Jesse Taylor and 11 each from Matt Simonson and Aaron Hegge.

Samuel Duke's 19 points led Multnomah Bible (2-10), which shot just 21.1 percent from the field. The Crusaders, who led 47-22 at halftime, made 48.6 percent of their field-goal attempts.

Albertson takes big early lead to beat NCC

Albertson College jumped out to a 43-19 first-half lead and easily defeated host Northwest Christian College 72-46 in a women's basketball game Saturday.

Heidi Goicoechea had 12 points, and Krystal Thacker and Dani Copperell added 11 each for Albertson. Stacy Cordell and Rose Eiler led Northwest Christian with 12 points each.

Lane beats Edmonds

at women's tournament

EVERETT, Wash. - Domonique King scored 18 points to help Lane Community College edge Edmonds 65-64 in the semifinals of the Everett Women's Basketball Tournament

Kelsey Brock and LeeAnn Genovese added 11 points apiece for the Titans. Shirley Spears and Katie Arnstead led Edmonds with 14 points apiece.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Dec 7, 2003
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