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All-American runners Marko Cheseto and Ruth Keino led the Seawolves to a season-opening sweep of the team titles and individual victories at the Hawaii Pacific Invite cross country meet Saturday at Honolulu's Sand Island Beach Park.
The Wasilla girls landed four girls in the top six and the Juneau boys boasted four in the top seven Saturday to overwhelm the competition at the Colony Invitational cross country meet in Palmer.
Megan Barnes racked up 23 digs and 13 kills Saturday to lead the Grace Christian volleyball team to a sweep of Nikiski.
Alaska state amateur champion and Anchorage city champion Casey Cusack fired a 67 to take a six-shot lead over second-place Kevin Daniels in the top amateur flight at the Eagleglen Open golf tournament on Saturday.
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At 6-foot-7, 215 pounds, Dimond High's Ryden Hines made his presence known on the basketball court as a third-team all-state performer last winter.Matt Nevala
The fifth-ranked Colony Knights faced the football team with the state's longest losing streak with predictable results Friday night.
Alaska's fourth-ranked football team tumbled, its fifth-ranked team rumbled and its No. 2 and No. 3 teams produced a thriller decided on the final play of the game Friday night.
The defending boys state champion Dimond swimmers showed Eagle River little mercy Friday, winning all but two races. And the Lynx girls swam nearly as well, with a comfortable 133-38 victory.
Close doesn't count in volleyball, at least not for the UAA volleyball team. So don't bother wondering if the Seawolves gained even a small measure of satisfaction Friday by pushing two of the nation's top 10 teams to five sets before losing.Beth Bragg

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