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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, December 3, 2005

McLachlin shares 54th place in PGA Q-School

Advertiser Staff and Wire

Hawai'i's Parker McLachlin shot a 1-under 71 yesterday and remained tied for 54th place halfway through the PGA Q-School at Winter Garden, Fla.

The Punahou School alum played the Crooked Cat Course at Orange Country National and is at 2-under 214 for 54 holes. Former Hawai'i resident Keoke Cotner shot 70 at the Panther Lakes Course and is tied for 105th place at 216.

Second-round leader Michael Allen shot a 71 at Crooked Cat for a 13-under 203 total and a three-shot lead. Danny Ellis shot a 67 at Crooked Cat and joined D.A. Points and John Holmes, who each shot 68 at Crooked Cat, at 10-under 206.

The top 30 and ties after Monday's final round earn full-exempt status on the PGATour.



Chaminade's Zack Whiting just missed a triple-double with 28 points, nine rebounds and 13 assists, but the Silverswords lost to Central Washington, 105-96, in the Red Lion Hotel Classic last night at Monmouth, Ore.

Lance Den Boer scored 25 points and Chris Bannish added 24 for Central Washington (4-2).

Dylan McCune scored 21 points for Chaminade (1-4), which led 46-43 at halftime.



David Chang, of Kailua, Kona, raced to a bronze medal yesterday in the Youth A (17-under) men's singles luge World Cup race held on the 1994 Olympic track in Lillehammer, Norway.

Chang, 16, in his first-career international race, clocked runs of 50.683 seconds and 50.744 en route to a combined time of 1 minute, 41.457 seconds.

Italy's Daniel Hoellrigl won in 1:39.666, while Addison Dailey, of the United States, was second in 1:40.823.



The University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team is predicted to place fifth in the 12-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation in 2006, according to polling of league coaches.

The Warriors received 49 points and no first-place votes.

In the lowest-points-is-best format, Brigham Young is picked first, with 28 points and six first-place votes. UCLA is second, followed by Long Beach State and defending national champion Pepperdine.

The Warriors lost one starter (opposite hitter Pedro Azenha) from a team that finished third in the MPSF in 2005.