College cross country
Columbia University's Linnaea Kavulich, a sophomore from Scappoose High, ran second-fastest for the Ivy League Lions as they placed fifth in the Princeton Invitational on Oct. 19 at Princeton, New Jersey.
Kavulich ran a personal-best 21 minutes, 45.6 seconds for 3.83 miles and was 12th overall.
Columbia's women's team is ranked 24th in the nation.
• John Kavulich, a Scappoose High grad and sophomore at the University of Portland, ran eighth for the Pilots and 15th overall in the Oct. 19 Warner Pacific XC Classic at Lents Park in Portland. Kavulich finished the 8K circuit in 25 minutes, 45 seconds. Teammates Joe Horen (25:02.9), Joey Duerr (25:03.0) and Michael Teran-Solano (25:03.1) gave UP a 1-2-3 finish en route to the team title with 18 points to runner-up College of Idaho's 57. Eleven men's teams competed.
Sophomore Hannah Galey from Scappoose High is back with the Oregon Ducks and contributing at the plate and in the field.
Oregon just completed its fall season, in which Galey played in different spots, including as a designated hitter, right fielder and left fielder. In wins of 3-0 and 13-3 against visiting Southern Oregon, she was a combined 2 for 3 with a double, six RBIs, two runs scored and two walks. Galey also had a big hit on Oct. 12, homering as the Ducks in a 5-5, seven-inning tie at Boise State, which went 36-16 and reached the NCAA tournament last season.
Freshman Connor McNabb of Linfield College helped the Wildcats take sole possession of first place in the Northwest Conference as they beat host Pacific Lutheran 42-10, and Puget Sound knocked off visiting Whitworth 34.23.
McNabb rushed six times for 26 yards and caught one pass for five yards in Saturday's victory at Tacoma, Washington.
Linfield improved to 5-1 overall and 4-0 in the NWC. The Wildcats are ranked 20th in NCAA Division III by the coaches and 24th by d3football.com. Puget Sound and Whitworth are 3-1 in the NWC. Linfield owns a 77-22 win over UPS and will play Whitworth on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Spokane, Wash.
McNabb had scored three touchdowns in Linfield's previous three games. The third came on a 26-yard pass from quarterback Wyatt Smith in the 77-0 win over Willamette on Oct. 19.
New York Giants linebacker David Mayo, a fifth-year pro out of Scappoose High, started at linebacker and had one tackle as New York fell 31-26 at the Detroit Lions. New York dropped to 2-6.
The Giants' next game is Monday, Nov. 4, with a 5:15 p.m. PT kickoff at home against the Dallas Cowboys.
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