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College Notebook: Talavera brothers make impact for Southern Oregon wrestling

By , Columbian Sports Editor
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The Talavera brothers have wasted no time pinning down key roles on the Southern Oregon wrestling team.

Freshman Noah Talavera improved to 3-1 with a major decision in a dual meet against San Francisco State last weekend. The 15-6 victory at 165 pounds saw the Union graduate improve to 3-1 in dual matches this season.

He joins older brother JJ Talavera, who leads Southern Oregon with 11 wins this season including a second-place finish at the Spokane Open last month. Though he didn’t wrestle against SF State, the 157-pounder was set to return to the mat Thursday against No. 13-ranked Menlo.

Over his two seasons at Southern Oregon, the elder Talavera is 23-7 including a 5-1 dual record.

Women’s Basketball

Beyonce Bea, a freshman from Washougal, scored 12 points and played a team-high 40 minutes in Idaho’s 67-64 loss to South Florida on Sunday. Bea is averaging 12.1 points and 6.8 rebounds while starting all eight games for the Vandals (4-4).

Courtney Clemmer, a sophomore from Camas, has helped Oregon Tech to an 8-4 record as the Owls’ starting forward. She had four poins and five rebounds in a 60-52 win over Simpson University on Saturday.

RaeAnn Allen, a senior from Washougal, is averaging 6.6 points and 5.9 rebounds as a starting guard for Puget Sound, helping the Loggers to a 5-2 start.

Men’s Basketball

Seth Hall, a junior from Prairie, scored a career high 21 points in Pacific Lutheran’s 91-84 loss to Northwest Christian on Saturday. After playing two seasons at Lower Columbia College, Hall has started the last two games for the Lutes (3-5).

Alex Schumacher, a freshman from Skyview, is averaging 14.6 points per game for Saint Martin’s (4-4). He scored 12 points in the Saints’ most recent game, a 79-76 win over Central Washington on Dec. 7.

Trevor Jasinsky, a senior from Camas, is averaging a team-high 17.0 points for Western Washington (6-4). He scored 15 points in the Vikings’ 126-72 win over Capilano on Sunday.

Know of a notable performance from by a collegiate athlete from Clark County? E-mail Sports Editor Micah Rice at micah.rice@columbian.com

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