SATURDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/Portland State men lose at home to Sacramento State; PSU, UP women win

TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Kenny Wooten of Oregon slams for two points against Oregon State.COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL

OREGON 66, Oregon State 57

• The Ducks built a big first-half lead at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday night, then got conservative and cold. But they held on to knot the season Civil War regular-season series at 1-1.

Elijah Brown of Oregon led all scorers with 20 points. Paul White added 17.

Stephen Thompson Jr. led OSU with 16.

Oregon was up by 21 points late in the first half and 41-25 at intermission.

Oregon State, which led for only 2:03 of the game, got within eight points with four minutes to go, but no closer.

Oregon, which has won six in a row at home in the series, improved to 12-8 overall and 4-4 in the Pac-12. Oregon State, which was 3 of 17 from 3-point range, fell to 13-8, 3-5.

Sacramento State 71, PORTLAND STATE 61

• PSU made 18 turnovers and shot only 34.4 percent from the field (28.1 percent in the second half), and the Vikings wound up with their season scoring low.

Bryce Canda had 19 points for Portland State, but was 5 of 17 from the floor at Lewis & Clark, the Viks' temporary home this season.

PSU fell to 13-8, 3-5 Big Sky. Sac State is 6-15, 3-5.

SAINT MARY'S 72, Portland 55

• The 16th-ranked Gaels led 44-22 at the half and got their 16th consecutive victory, improving to 21-2, 10-0 West Coast Conference.

UP fell to 8-15, 3-7. The Pilots got 15 points from JoJo Walker and 12 points each from Malcolm Porter and Marcus Shaver Jr.

ALASKA 63, Concordia 62

• At Fairbanks, Alaska, the Cavaliers rallied but came up just short.

Jarret Gray of Concordia had a game-high 19 points as the Northeast Portland school NCAA Division II school fell to 4-16, 0-12 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

Alaska hiked its record to 9-9, 7-5 GNAC.

LEWIS & CLARK 62, Willamette 57

• Lewis & Clark won the Northwest Conference game behind three double-figure scorers: Nico Bricker (14 points), Kyle Owens (13) and Andrew Vickers (11).

The Pioneers improved to 7-12 overall and 3-7 in the NWC.

Southern Oregon 89, WARNER PACIFIC 80

• SOU's 60.3-percent field-goal shooting sparked the Raiders (15-7, 10-3 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference) to the road win.

The 15th-ranked Knights slipped to 16-7, 10-4 CCC.

Xavier Cannefax of WPC scored a game-high 27 points, and teammate De'Jon Bowman had 22 points and a game-leading 17 rebounds.

Oregon Tech 93, MULTNOMAH 67

• Max Upchurch had a team-high 14 points for the host Lions, who fell to 6-17 overall and 3-11 in the CCC.

OIT is 17-8, 10-5.


Portland State 81, SACRAMENTO STATE 72

• Courtney West scored a career-high 25 points and added a team-high 12 rebounds, pacing the Vikings to their first season sweep of the Hornets since 2010-11.

PSU climbed to 11-8 overall and 5-3 in the Big Sky, as Sac State slipped to 3-16, 1-7.

PORTLAND 68, Saint Mary's 65

• Julie Spencer's double-double (16 points, 14 rebounds) helped the Pilots knock off the Gaels, beating them for the first time since 2009.

UP went to 5-16 for the season and 1-9 in the West Coast Conference, while Saint Mary's dropped to 13-8, 6-4.

Northwest Nazarene 75, CONCORDIA 71

• Kizzah Maltezo had 20 points and Bailey Cartwright 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Cavaliers, who slipped to 11-9 overall and 5-7 in the GNAC.

Northwest Nazarene is 14-3, 10-2.

Willamette 71, LEWIS & CLARK 51

• The Bearcats outscored L&C 25-13 in the first quarter and cruised to the win at Pamplin Sports Center.

Miyah Leith came off the bench to lead the Pioneers with 18 points.

LC fell to 10-9 overall and 5-5 in the Northwest Conference, while Willamette went to 11-8, 7-3.

Southern Oregon 88, WARNER PACIFIC 54

• Deepika Kapil of WPC had 11 points in the homecourt defeat.

SOU, ranked ninth in NAIA Division II, climbed to 20-1, 12-1 in the CC, while the Knights dropped to 10-14, 6-8.

Oregon Tech 79, MULTNOMAH 54

• In MU's loss at home, Bethany George scored a game-high 21 points for the Lions.

The Owls improved to 16-8, 9-5 CCC. Multnomah fell to 1-22, 1-12.


Chaquinn Cook, a former Benson High and Portland State track standout, set the University of Oregon triple jump record at the Dr. Sander Invitational in New York City.

Cook, the reigning Pac-12 champion, went 42 feet, 11 inches in her 2018 event debut. The old UO mark was 42-8, set by Sasha Wallace.


OREGON STATE 196.975, Stanford 195.550

• The 18th-ranked Beavers beat the No. 23 Cardinal before 4,064 fans at Gill Coliseum.


Portland led 2-0 after one period but lost 4-2 at Kamloops. The Blazers will look for three wins in three nights over the Hawks when the teams play at 5 p.m. Sunday at Moda Center.


Former University of Oregon sprinter Deajah Stevens was part of a 4x200-meter relay that set a U.S. record of one minute, 32.67 seconds at the Dr. Sander Invitational in New York City. She ran the second leg; Kyra Jefferson led off, Asha Ruth ran third and Daina Harper had the anchor. The old mark of 1:33.24 had stood since 1994.


Eugene's Caroline Inglis, launching her rookie season, shot a second-round 77, 4-over-par, but might make the cut with a 6-over 152 total at the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic. The second round, suspended on Saturday, will resume Sunday, followed by the cut and then an 18-hole final round.

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