Dylan Anthony

Loren Orr/UAA athletics Dylan Anthony holds up a trophy after the University of Alaska Anchorage captured its first Great Northwest Athletic Conference indoor track and field title Saturday, in Idaho.

Kodiak’s own Dylan Anthony helped secure the first Great Northwest Athletic Conference indoor track and field title in University of Alaska Anchorage history.

The senior produced a pair of top-five finishes as the Seawolves finished six points ahead of runner-up Western Washington University Saturday in Nampa, Idaho.

Anthony placed fourth in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15 minutes, 1.77 seconds and fifth in the 3,000 with a mark of 8:35.39.

Both races were won by freshman teammate Henry Cheseto.

UAA was predicted to finish third, but was able to knock off four-time champion WWU with 142 points.

Qualified individuals will compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships March 13-14 in Birmingham, Alabama.

College hoops

Jerica Nelson was part of another title-winning team Saturday in Bellingham, Washington.

The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team clinched the GNAC regular-season title with an 81-78 victory at Western Washington University.

The title is UAA’s third in the 14-year-old league and first since 2012.

The freshman Nelson, who was a standout on the 2014 Kodiak’s undefeated state-winning team, played six minutes in the win.

UAA started the two-game road trip with a 63-59 victory at Simon Fraser on Thursday. Nelson played one minute.

The nationally top-ranked Seawolves (25-1, 15-1 GNAC) conclude the regular season on Thursday against Seattle Pacific and Saturday against Montana State Billings.

Adriane Horn and Wenatchee Valley split a pair of Northwest Athletic Conference women’s basketball games last week in Washington.

Horn sank one 3-pointer and played nine minutes in a 71-69 loss to Blue Mountain on Friday.

On Saturday, Horn played 15 minutes and tallied two points and two rebounds in an 82-75 victory over Treasure Valley.

With the split, Wenatchee Valley (17-8, 8-4 NWAC) clinched a playoff berth and is the third-best team in the East Division.

Swimming

Laura Griffing of the University of Idaho and Jori Lindquist of Northern Arizona University will compete in the Western Athletic Conference swimming championships that begin Wednesday in San Antonio, Texas.

This will be Griffing’s fourth appearance, while Lindquist will be making her second.

Pro hoops

Osnabruck’s Alysa Horn nearly recorded a double-double in an 86-54 trouncing of Hagen Phoenix in a Bundesliga second division women’s game Sunday in Germany.

Horn powered in 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 22 minutes. The forward nailed 6 of her 8 shots, was 3 for 4 from the free-throw line and raised her scoring average to a team-best 13.2 per game.

Second-ranked Osnabruck (14-4) plays Saturday against 10th-ranked Braunshweig (8-10).

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