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Northwest Notes Dec. 22, 2020

| December 22, 2020 1:00 AM

Bayley's team tops PGA, Korn Ferry pros to win scramble

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Derek Bayley of Rathdrum teamed with Chase Carlson to shoot a 17-under-par 55 on Monday to win the Pard'ner Shootout #2, an Outlaw Tour event at Arrowhead Country Club with a field that included PGA Tour and Korn Ferry Tour players.

Bayley, the former Lakeland High and Washington State standout, and Carlson, who played at Colorado Christian and hails from Puyallup, Wash., totaled 15 birdies and an eagle in the one-day, two-man scramble event.

Joel Dahmen, a PGA Tour member from Clarkston, teamed with Brandon Harkins to finish second at 16-under 56.

The event also included other PGA Tour players including Max Homa and Alex Cejka, and former PGA Tour player Gary Hallberg, now playing on PGA Tour Champions.

Suggs sweeps WCC weekly honors

SAN MATEO, Calif. — The West Coast Conference has named Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs its men’s basketball Player and Freshman of the Week.

Suggs scored a career-high 27 points in just his fourth collegiate game, a 99-88 win against No. 3 Iowa on Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D. Seven of his eight made shots from the field were from 3-point range, going 7 of 10 from behind-the-arc. The West St. Paul, Minn., native added seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block.

For his efforts, Suggs was also named NCAA “March Madness” National Player of the Week.

EWU's Tanner Groves wins Big Sky Player of the Week honors

Junior Tanner Groves sank 82 percent of the shots he took last week for the Eastern Washington men's basketball team, and for his efforts he was selected Monday as the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week for the first time in his career. He earned the same honor from College Sports Madness.

Groves, from Shadle Park High in Spokane, averaged a double-double as he equaled, then broke, his career high in scoring in two games last week — an 80-75 loss at Saint Mary's and then an 80-64 win at Northern Arizona to open the league season.

In the two games combined, Groves averaged 21.5 points and 10.0 rebounds, while also contributing four assists and two blocked shots. He sank 16 of 23 field goals for 69.6 percent and 11 of 13 free throws for 85 percent — a combined 27-of-33 for 81.8 percent.