FRIDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/Warner Pacific men's basketball edges Puget Sound; Tennant, O'Donnell win OGA Golfer of the Year honors


Oregon State 93, Eastern Washington 45

The Eagles stayed with the eighth-ranked Beavers for one quarter at Lahaina, Maui.

Then it was all Oregon State.

After playing the Beavs to a 13-13 tie through 10 minutes, the Eagles fell behind 36-23 at the half, then trailed 67-38 after three quarters.

OSU finished the game at 57.9 percent from the field and held EWU to 32.1 percent.

The Beavers hit 14 of 27 shots from 3-point distance, while the Eagles were 6 of 21.

Aleah Goodman came off the bench for a game-high 22 points for Oregon State. Starting point guard Destiny Slocum had 17 points, Mikayla Pivech 14 with a game-high nine rebounds, and Kat Tudor scored 12 points.

Oregon State improved to 8-1.

Eastern Washington fell to 1-7.

The Beavers will play at 9:30 p.m. PT Saturday against Texas A&M before returning to the mainland.

Walla Walla 72, MULTNOMAH 63

The host Lions fell to 6-6 overall and 2-2 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.

Walla Walla (2-10, 1-2 CCC) outscored Multnomah 21-9 in the fourth quarter, after trailing by nine points late in the third period.

The Wolves scored 20 points off turnovers and hit 19 of 23 free throws.

Erykah Campbell led MU in scoring with 14 points and added 12 rebounds.


WARNER PACIFIC 82, Puget Sound 76

Collin Malcolm had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help the Knights improve to 10-3.

The Loggers slipped to 3-5.

UPS trailed 51-36, but opened the second half with a 15-1 run.

The Knights came back, though, with Jalen Ballard scoring 17 of his 19 points after halftime.

Brandon Bell added 14 points and eight rebounds for Warner Pacific.

Stellan Roberts, a Cleveland High grad, had 14 points and a team-high 10 rebounds for Puget Sound, along with a team-best four assists.


Joe Bushman, who was coaching Clackamas High, has been named offensive coordinator at Lewis & Clark. He replaces Isaac Parker, who left to become head coach at Willamette.


Lara Tennant of Portland and Pat O'Donnell of Happy Valley have been named the Oregon Golf Association's golfers of the year.

Tennant also won the women's award in 2017.

O'Donnell won the men's honor in 2009 and 2016.

Tennant, 52, won the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur, along with the Oregon Senior Women's Amateur and Oregon Women's Mid-Amateur. She was second in the California Senior Women's Am.

O'Donnell, 65, won the Oregon Senior Men's Stroke Play Championship for the fourth year in a row and ninth time overall. He also won the OGA Tournament of Champions senior title and was runner-up in the Oregon Mid-Am. He qualified for the U.S. Senior Amateur, tied for third in the Washington Senior Open and tied for fourth in the Senior Oregon Open.


Portland's United Soccer League team will open its 2019 season on Saturday, March 9 at the Tulsa Roughnecks.

The T2 home opener at Merlo Field is March 23 against the Las Vegas Lights.

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