MONDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/Multnomah guard Sequoia Wheeler collects CCC award; Ducks third, Beavers eighth in women's basketball rankings


Portland captain Cody Glass has been named Western Hockey League player of the week.

He had two goals and six assists, with a plus-five rating, in victories of 8-2 over Spokane and 10-2 against Kootenay.

Glass extended his point streak to 14 games, the second-longest streak in the WHL this season. With 51 points (11 goals, 40 assists) though 24 games, he ranks fourth in scoring and first in assists.

Also Monday, Glass was named to Canada's National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp, Dec. 11-14 in Victoria, British Columbia.

Glass will vie for a spot on Canada's roster, which will be seeking back-to-back gold medals when the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship begins on Dec. 26.


Junior guard Sequoia Wheeler of Multnomah University has been named the Cascade Collegiate Conference player of the week.

A native of Lapwai, Idaho, she hit two game-winning shots in the closing seconds last weekend as the Lions got off to a 2-0 start in CCC play. She averaging 25 points and totaled 10 3-point baskets, including a go-ahead 3 against Evergreen State.

• Oregon remained third and Oregon State moved up one spot to eighth in the Associated Press national rankings.

Connecticut (7-0) and Notre Dame (7-1) are 1-2 ahead of the 7-0 Ducks.

Then come Baylor (7-0), Louisville (8-0), Mississippi State (8-0), Maryland (8-0), OSU (6-1), Tennessee (6-0) and North Carolina State (8-0) in the top 10.

Stanford (6-1) is 11th, California (7-0) is 13th and Arizona State (5-2) is 17th.

Gonzaga (8-1) is 24th.

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