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September 10, 2000


Morrisey wins Wamego race

Wamego Ottawa High freshman Lisa Morrisey won her second consecutive cross country race, capturing the Class 4A portion of the Wamego Invitational on Saturday at Wamego Country Club.

Morrisey completed the two-mile course in 12 minutes, 16 seconds. Baldwin senior Megan Noonan placed second in 12:23.25. The Bulldogs finished third in the team standings.

In the 4A boys race, Baldwin junior Matt Noonan finished second in 16:36.82. Clay Center junior Joe Moore won the five-kilometer race in 16:14.86 to help his team win with 64 points. BHS finished second with 68 points.

Pembroke blanks LHS

Kansas City, Mo. Pembroke Hill blanked Lawrence, 4-0, in boys soccer on Saturday. Lions' Joey Kelly and Arda Altun were cited for their play. LHS (2-3) will play host to Shawnee Mission East at 7 p.m. Thursday at YSI.

Former LHS standout takes fourth at Fordham

Bronx, N.Y. Duke freshman Chris Williams, a three-time Class 6A state champion in cross country while at Lawrence High, placed fourth at the Fordham Invitational on Saturday.

Williams completed the Van Cortlandt Park course in 26:06.9. Duke, which had eight of the top-10 placers, won the 12-team meet with 20 points.

KU golf tumbles in South Carolina

Myrtle Beach, S.C. Kansas University's women's golf team fired a 313 on Saturday, dropping to 16th place after two rounds of the Unlimited Potential/Bay Tree Classic at the par-72 Silver Course.

The Jayhawks, who had carded a 303 after the first 18 holes, were led by senior Ashely Bishop's 78, good for a tie for 33rd at 155.

"Our team is staying optimistic," KU coach Nicole Hollingsworth said. "The tournament isn't over yet, and we have one more day to pick it up."

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