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Yakima Herald-Republic file photo.

The Central Washington volleyball team earned its eighth straight NCAA tournament berth Monday, when the Wildcats were seeded No. 8 in the West Region.

CWU (18-10) will have a steep task in the Dec. 5 opening round with a matchup against the host team Cal State San Bernardino, with is 27-0 and ranked No. 1 in the nation’s top-ranked

team.

Fellow GNAC teams Westewrn Washington (No. 2 seed) and Alaska Anchorage (No. 4) are also in the West Region.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Roots up for Hill Trophy

Central Washington running back Michael Roots is one of 36 players nominated for the 2019 Harlon Hill Trophy, which is given to the top player in Division II.

After regional and national voting, the winner will be announced Dec. 20 and honored at the Little Rock Touchdown Club awards banquet Jan. 9.

Roots led the GNAC in rushing yards (1,515), rushing touchdowns (14), yards per carry (6.9) and rushing yards per game (137.7).

HIGH

SCHOOL BOWLING

CBBN

EISENHOWER 3, SUNNYSIDE 1 At Valley Lanes

Game scores: Eisenhower 737, Sunnyside 569; Eisenhower 688, Sunnyside 548; Sunnyside 160, Eisenhower 138; Eisenhower 135, Sunnyside 111.

Eisenhower highlights: Sydney Turner 308 (175); Kaylynn Jeffrey 179; Sadie Summers 174.

Record: Eisenhower 2-0 CBBN, 4-0 overall.

WEST VALLEY 21∕2, DAVIS 11∕2

At Nob Hill Bowl

Game scores: West Valley 729, Davis 599; West Valley 804, Davis 608; West Valley 141, Davis 141; Davis 124, West Valley 110.

Highlights: Lani Makalii (WV) 389 (199, 190); Nora Cox (WV) 348 (190); Davian McDougall (WV) 290 (158); Kristina Rincon (D) 268; Elizabeth Sutton (D) 163.

Record: West Valley 1-2, Davis 0-2.