SATURDAY LOCAL SPORTS NEWS/Cheserek wins indoors; Former Oregon Ducks golf star Aaron Wise tied for 17th at Pebble Beach


Mike James, a guard who played for Grant High, has been waived by the New Orleans Pelicans after playing in four games for them.


Portland 4, SEATTLE 1

• Three second-period goals gave the visiting Winterhawks a 3-0 lead, and they went on to the win at Kent, Washington.

Cody Glass got the first goal on a power play seven seconds into the second period. Keoni Texeira scored at 8:37, and Ryan Hughes found the net at 13:58.

Cole Kehler went the distance in goal for the Hawks and made 26 saves, including some key ones that deterred the Thunderbirds' attack in a solid third period for Seattle.

Skyler McKenzie's empty-net goal closed the scoring, as Portland went to 6-1 in its last seven games.

The teams will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Coliseum.


Edward Cheserek, former UO track star, won the 3,000 in a personal-best 7 minutes, 38.74 seconds at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix at Boston.

Ex-Ducks Phyllis Francis and Raevyn Rogers were second in the women's 400 and 800, respectively.


Aaron Wise, the first-year PGA Tour pro who led Oregon to the 2016 NCAA championship, is tied for 17th going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Wise played Spyglass Hill on Saturday and shot a 2-over-par 74 for a 7-under 208 total.

Another former Ducks golf, Ben Crane, had a 5-over 76 at Monterey Peninsula and missed the cut, tied for 103rd at 216.

The co-leaders are Dustin Johnson and Ted Potter Jr., both at 14-under 201.


At Bogota, Colombia, former Jesuit High golfer Scott Harrington is tied for 34th with one round remaining in the Club Colombia Classic.

Harrington's 1-under 70 on Saturday gave him a 54-hole total of 3-under 210.

The leader, Ben Taylor, is at 201.

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