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3 Area Golfers Survive Cut

Led by Sun Dance pro Chris Mitchell, four Inland Empire golfers survived the 36-hole cut to advance to today’s final round of the 1995 Ernst Washington Open golf tournament at Glendale Country Club in Bellevue.

Mitchell’s 1-under-par 70 Tuesday gave him a two-day total of 141, tied for fifth, five shots behind leader Jeff Gove of Seattle.

Mark Rohde of Valley View (70-145), Bob Scott of Liberty Lake (76-148) and David Christensen of Indian Canyon (73-148) also made the cut.

Megan Thrash of Community Colleges of Spokane was second at 166 and teammate Megan Field fifth at 178 as the Sasquatch placed second in the women’s division of the NWAACC golf championships at Canyon Lakes Golf Course in Kennewick.

Jennifer Stapleton of Tacoma was medalist with a 157. Lower Columbia was the team winner with a 518 ahead of CCS’ 545.

In the men’s division Jason Allen of CCS was fifth at 158 behind Jake Herron’s winning 153 that led host Columbia Basin to the team title at 622. CCS was seventh with 682.


Hannah Bradford and Beth Palmer, who earned All-Region 18 honors at North Idaho College last season, have signed letters of intent to attend Seattle Pacific.

Bradford, a 5-foot-7 left-side hitter, was a two-time all-region selection after earning all-state and All-Greater Spokane League honors at Shadle Park.

Palmer, a 5-10 setter, was a twotime prep MVP at Post Falls.

Track and field

Molly Moore, the top high school thrower in Montana from Flathead in Kalispell, has signed a letter of intent to attend Washington State.

Moore, who set her school shot put record at 43 feet, 3 inches this season, is a two-time defending state champion in the event. She was second in the state meet in the discus last season with a personal-best 134-8. And she has improved her javelin mark by 12 feet this season to 137-11.

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