Former Sehome distance running standout Annie Moore has traded uniforms and moved closer to home.
After spending two years at the University of Montana, Moore is now running track for the University of Washington, where her older sister Alli competed in the pole vault.
Moore got her track career with the Huskies off to a good start on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the UW Indoor Preview at Dempsey Indoor in Seattle. She ran the second leg on the Huskies' 4x800 relay race and helped it to a win with a time of 9 minutes, 1.01 seconds, beating the University of Victoria (9:)3.85) and Stanford (9:14.31).
Former Blaine standout Shayne Moore, also got his senior season at UW off to a good start on Saturday at the meet, as he finished second in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.18 seconds, only one thousandth of a second behind teammate Chris Williams.
SHINE LIFTS CENTRAL
Central Washington redshirt freshman Hannah Shine (Lynden) scored a team-high 14 points to lead the Wildcats to their first Great Northwest Athletic Conference victory of the season, 60-49 over Western Oregon on Saturday. She went 4 for 7 from 3-point range and had six rebounds.
"Hannah Shine had a great game," Central coach Shawn Nelson said in a press release. "Every time we needed a basket, she came up with one."
BOWER RECORDS DOUBLE-DOUBLE
Pacific University senior Dustin Boweser (Bellingham) recorded 11 points and 14 rebounds to notch his second double-double of the season in a 69-53 win over Linfield on Saturday.
Bowser was 5 for 7 from the field, pulled down six offensive boards and also logged three assists and two blocks in the game.
Bowser also recorded a highlight-reel dunk off a miss by teammate Mitch Wettig. The video can be viewed at youtu.be/MdO6pbITYMk.
Bowser stands sixth in the Northwest Conference with 6.5 rebounds per game and is tied for ninth with 10 blocks this season.
Portland State senior Courtney VanBrocklin (Mount Baker) hit a free throw with two seconds left to cap a 60-59 comeback victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday.
VanBrocklin picked up a key steal in a tie ballgame and then was fouled. She hit one of two and grabbed the rebound on her miss to end the game.
She finished with a game-high 20 points and five steals and hit the Vikings' only three 3-pointers, including one during a crucial run to tie the game late in the second half.