Eastern Washington University’s Katie Mahoney (Richland) and Kaytlyn Coleman (Kennewick) were named Big Sky Track and Field Athletes of the Week for their performances at last weekend’s Stanford Invitational.
Mahoney set the EWU steeplechase record of 10 minutes, 10.33 seconds to place first in her section of the race. She ranks sixth in the West Region and 10th nationally.
Coleman took fourth in the hammer throw with her personal-best mark of 194 feet, 9 inches, which leads the Big Sky Conference and ranks 13th in the West Region and 27th nationally.
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The Lewis-Clark State men’s and women’s golf teams won the Frontier Conference Meet No. 3 in Lewiston, Idaho, and secured both regular-season conference titles.
It’s the third time in program history that LCSC has won the men’s and women’s regular-season championships in the same season, joining the 2006 and 2013 teams.
Chris Lien of Heppner took men’s medalist honors with an even-par 216 (67-74-75), while LCSC teammate Cole Lorenzo (Richland) was second at 221 (73-77-71).
With his final-round 71, Lorenzo finished his nine regular-season rounds with a score of 654, beating Lien by two strokes for Frontier Conference Men’s Golfer of the Year honors.
Lorenzo was named to the all-conference first team, while teammate Kurt Simmons (Hermiston), who finished sixth at 234 (76-78-80), was named to the second team.
In the 36-hole women’s tournament, LCSC’s Janci Spoo (Hermiston) tied for fourth at 166 (82-84), and Allison Kadinger (Kennewick) was eighth at 171 (88-83).
Kadinger made the all-conference first team, while Spoo was recognized on the second team.
▪ Kristin Strankman (Richland) tied for sixth with a 54-hole total of 2-over-par 218 (75-69-74) to lead the Idaho women to a win at the 19-team Wyoming Cowgirl Classic in Maricopa, Ariz.
The Vandals finished at 9-over 873, followed by Santa Clara (881) and Washington State (885).
Shaylee Kieffer (Hanford) was on the Gonzaga women’s team that rowed to fourth place in Sunday’s second varsity eight grand final at the San Diego Crew Classic.
West Richland’s Eli Harris, 13, took second, and Richland’s Kaydn Spooner, 8, was third in the kids division of the annual Goodwill Cup Tournament. The U.S.-Canada competition was held Saturday in Seattle.