By Tim Clinton
Giomi opens strong for Oregon
West Seattle High School graduate Lydia Giomi hauled down a team-high 13 rebounds and swished in 15 points as the University of Oregon opened with a 116-51 win over Seattle University this past Saturday.
Giomi saw 14 minutes of playing time off the bench in the non-league women's basketball game played in Eugene.
Smalls gets in on five tackles
Kennedy Catholic graduate Sav'ell Smalls recorded five tackles including three solos as the University of Washington football team came from behind for a 24-21 home victory over Utah on Saturday.
Smalls is a true freshman outside linebacker.
Kelemete, Texans win two in a row
With Evergreen High School graduate Senio Kelemete on the offensive line the Houston Texans have won back-to-back National Football League games.
The Texans knocked off New England by a 27-20 score Sunday, Dec. 22 with the 6-3, 302 pound Kelemete starting at left guard and followed up four days later by defeating Detroit, 41-25, in a Thanksgiving morning game.
Next up for Houston is a 10 a.m. Sunday home game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Pryor scores four in Husky opener
West Seattle graduate Nate Pryor finished with four points as the University of Washington men's basketball team dropped its non-league season opener to No. 2 Baylor on Sunday.
The 6-4 point guard played 11 minutes in the action in Las Vegas.
Bwana's new team takes a pair
Ballard graduate Handwalla Bwana and the Nashville SC team won their first two Major League Soccer playoffs before bowing out with a 2-0 loss to Columbus on Sunday.
Nashville blanked Miami, 3-0, on Friday, Nov. 20 before knocking off Toronto, 1-0, in overtime Tuesday, Nov. 24.
Nashville is an expansion team that picked up Bwana in a recent trade with the Seattle Sounders.