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Former North runner Jordan triumphs

LOS ANGELES — Washington State senior Drew Jordan, a former North Medford High standout, won the 1,500 meters at the inaugural Jim Bush Team Invitational on Tuesday at Drake Stadium.

The three-way meet was hosted by UCLA and included Long Beach State.

Jordan made his outdoor season debut and posted the nation's eighth-fastest time of 3:46.23, edging UCLA's Daniel Herrera by 3/100ths of a second.

SOU'S REITMAN SIXTH: At McMinnville, Southern Oregon sophomore Anna Reitman placed sixth in the heptathlon at the Linfield Multis at Maxwell Field.

Linfield's Olivia Bannerot won the 13-person competition with 4,049 points and Reitman totaled 3,434.

Reitman — who finished eighth at last year's Cascade Conference Multi-Event Championships — had her best showing in the 800-meter race, placing second in 2:25.79.

She was between sixth- and 10th-place in every other event and posted a CCC qualifying mark in the high jump (4-6.75).


OSU 6, SAN JOSE STATE 1: At Corvallis, Sam Tweedt scattered three hits and a run in eight innings and Caleb Hamilton and Trever Morrison combined for five runs driven in to lead No. 24 Oregon State.

Tweedt, making his third start of the season, retired 15 straight through the middle innings and struck out four before giving way to John Pomeroy in the ninth inning. Tweedt improved to 4-0.

He lowered his earned run average to 2.28 and Tweedt’s batting average against is now .181. He has struck out 21 to just seven walks in 23 2/3 innings.

Kyle Nobach and Michael Gretler each tallied two hits to pace the Beavers, who won their fourth consecutive game to improve to 19-5. San Jose State is 7-17.