Central Washington falls in triple overtime at Western Oregon
The Wildcats had their five-game winning streak snapped in the loss.
MONMOUTH, Ore. — It took three overtimes and a late barrage of three-pointers, but Central Washington saw its five-game winning streak snapped in a 118-113 loss to Western Oregon on Saturday.
Junior Mark McLaughlin, senior Brandon Magee and junior Dom Williams all tied or set new career scoring highs in the loss, which dropped the Wildcats to 5-2 overall and 1-1 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference play.
Western Oregon's Jordan Wiley forced overtime with a tying three-pointer — the third Wolves three-pointer in as many possessions over the final 14 seconds.
Neither team was able to stay ahead until the third overtime period, when Western Oregon outscored the Wildcats 8-1 in the final two minutes.
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Former Washington golfer Richard H. Lee fired a hot round to move up at Q-School in Palm Desert, Calif.
Lee shot an 8-under 64 on the TPC Stadium Course and moved up 29 spots. He is tied for second out of 168 competitors at 17-under overall (66-67-74-64-271).
Lee will enter the fifth round Sunday two strokes off the lead with 36 holes left to see if he can earn one of the 25 top spots that ensures a 2013 Tour card.
Jeff Gove, out of Kenmore, is tied for 10th after an impressive 67.
Tacoma brothers Andrew (tied for 61st) and Michael Putnam (tied for 109th) are farther down the list.
Alex Prugh, another former Husky, is tied for 135th.
Anya Alvarez, a former UW women's golfer, shot 2-over 74 Saturday and is now 5-over (75-75-69-74-293) at the LPGA Final Qualifying tournament in Daytona, Fla. She is tied for 59th with one round left to play. Former Washington State golfer Kim Welch is tied for 30th after a 75.
No. 6 Western Washington defeated host Simon Fraser, 93-76, behind 19 points from guard Richard Woodworth to remain undefeated at 6-0 (1-0 GNAC).
No. 8 Western Washington defeated Saint Martin's, 75-51, at home to remain unbeaten at 6-0 (2-0 GNAC).
• Seattle Pacific (5-1, 2-0 GNAC) got a career-high 20 points from Suzanna Ohlsen in its 65-48 win over Central Washington (3-4, 0-2).
Washington State was in sixth place out of eight teams at the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa, with one day remaining in the three-day event.
From team reports.