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Sports Digest

Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2010

Rhea scored double figures in two straight Oregon State losses

Haiden Palmer and Talisa Rhea combined to score 30 points, though it it wasn't enough as Arizona State topped Oregon State 62-49 in Pac-10 women's basketball on Thursday in Corvallis.

Rhea, a Juneau-Douglas graduate, connected on three shots from the field and six from the free throws line for 12 points, her 14th straight game in double figures.

Rhea played 38 minutes, leading the Beavers with five rebounds.

On Saturday, Rhea 16 points to lead the Beavers, though it wasn't enough as Arizona edged Oregon State 60-55.

Rhea also had three rebounds, two assists and a steal, though she turned the ball over four times.

Rhea has scored in double figures for 15 straight games, and she is just 11 points behind Felicia Ragland for the most in school history. Rhea also has made a school record 167 3-pointers

Oregon State (9-14, 1-11) hits the road next for a pair of games in teh Bay Area. OSU opens with a California on Thursday.

Univ. of Oregon softball starts 2-2

The University of Oregon Ducks softball team started its season on a winning note Friday, defeating Notre Dame 4-1 in the seaon opener, and then dropping Creighton 8-2.

Ducks senior and JDHS graduate Hannah Barril scored in the third inning as a pinch runner against Creighton.

UO returns Saturday for second-day action in the three-day Kajikawa Classic and faces returning NCAA qualifier San Diego State and Texas Tech at 2 and 4:30 p.m., respectively, at the Tempe Sports Complex.

On Saturday, the Ducks dropped two straight games, falling 4-3 to San Diego State before dropping the night cap to Texas Tech, also 4-3.

Barril had a run scored as a pinch runner in the eighth inning and struck out in her only at bat against Sand Diego State.

Barril scored a run as a pinch runner in the seventh inning as the Ducks rally came up short in the final inning of play.

Oregon fell to 2-2 on the season.



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