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The men’s quadruple sculls crew that includes Seattle’s Christopher Wales advanced to Saturday’s semifinals of the World Rowing Junior Championships on Wednesday on Lake Galve, Trakai, Lithuania.

Federal Way’s Kathryn Brown finished second but advanced to Friday’s semis in the women’s pairs.

The women’s junior four crew that includes Seattle’s Sylvie Sallquist finished second and will race in a repechage Thursday.

In West Windsor, N.J., the Seattle Rowing Center crew of Helen Tompkins (Friendswood, Texas), Nancy Miles (Bainbridge Island), Rachel Stortvedt (Long Beach, Calif.) and Hillary Saeger (Ambler, Pa.) won at the U.S. trials to earn a trip to the World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea.

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Also qualifying for worlds: Rob Munn of Redmond (men’s coxed pair) and Dave Smith of Seattle (lightweight men’s quad).


• Washington outside hitters Krista Vansant and Kylin Muñoz were voted to the preseason All-Pac-12 volleyball team, while the Huskies were predicted to finish third behind Stanford and USC.

• Washington State’s men’s basketball’s schedule will feature 13 home games at Beasley Coliseum, including six nonconference games.

The Cougars’ home nonconference schedule will include: Texas Christian, CSU Bakersfield, Lamar, Pepperdine, UTEP and Mississippi Valley State.

Washington State will open the Old Spice Classic at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla., against Big East member Butler, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, with its next two opponents (Friday, Nov. 29 and Sunday, Dec. 1) yet to be determined.

• The West Valley Junior League baseball team saw Abbott-O-Rabbit from Anchorage, Alaska, rally for an 11-10 victory in the Western Regional consolation final in Vancouver.

From sports-information reports.