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Grant High product Donaghu helps Stanford roll in Pac-12 cross-country championships

DONAGHUCollege cross country: Former Grant High star Ella Donaghu finished second in the Pac-12 championships at Monmouth, part of a 1-2-3 finish that propelled Stanford to the conference title with 27 points to runner-up Washington's 55.

Donaghu, a junior, ran 19 minutes, 34.9 seconds, just ahead of junior Jessica Lawson (19:38.1) and behind senior Fiona O'Keeffe (19:32.7).

Stanford was ranked No. 2 in the nation, with Arkansas first, Washington third, BYU fourth and Colorado fifth.

The NCAA meet is Nov. 23 at Terra Haute, Ind., after the Nov. 15 West Regional at Colfax, Wash.

•┬áThe 12th-ranked Portland men finished second to BYU in the West Coast Conference met at Van Nuys, Calif. The UP women also were second to the fourth-ranked Cougars.

Prep boys basketball: Grant, Jefferson, Central Catholic and Jesuit will be among 11 Oregon teams in the 16-team Les Schwab Invitational Dec. 26-30 at Liberty High.

Coming from outside the state are Bishop Gorman of Las Vegas, Nevada; Eastside Catholic of Seattle; Mater Dei of Santa Ana, California; and Norcross of Atlanta.

Other Oregon teams in the field are Barlow, Clackamas, Churchill, Crater, Lake Oswego, West Linn and Wilsonville.

Battle Ground of Washington also is entered.

Junior golf: Kyra Ly, who attends Cleveland High, has been named Oregon Junior Golf Player of the Year, along with Graham Moody of Vancouver, Wash., by the Oregon Golf Association. Ly won in the Girls Open Division at the Oregon Junior Stroke Play, Central Willamette Valley Junior and Klamath Basin Junior major tournaments and the Glendoveer Junior-sanctioned tournament. She also tied for fifth at the Pacific Northwest Girls Junior Championship and earned a spot on the Oregon team that competed in the Girls' Junior Americas Cup. She ranked first in points among all junior golfers in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

WinCo Foods Portland Open: The tournament will be back at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in its customary spot at the end of the Korn Ferry Tour regular season. Tourney dates for 2020 are Aug. 6-9. Purse is $800,000, and after the event the top 25 season money-winners will get PGA Tour cards.


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