Northwest Nazarene’s Payton Lewis (Nampa Christian High) claimed the second Great Northwest Athletic Conference title of his collegiate track and field career Tuesday, winning the decathlon with a record effort and an NCAA national provisional mark. Lewis, the reigning GNAC champion in the indoor pole vault, cleared 15 feet, 1 inch in the event Tuesday, vaulting him into the lead and on his way to victory with 6,595 points at the GNAC Multi-Events Championships. His score broke the school record of 6,506 points set by Grayson Kilgore last year and won by 54 points.
NNU GOLF: Samantha Miller was named to the women’s All-GNAC first team, while Keynan Fanslow was named the men’s GNAC Newcomer of the Year.
IDAHO MEN’S GOLF: The Vandals lead the Big Sky Conference Championship in Angels Camp, Calif., by 12 shots heading into Wednesday’s final round. Idaho shot a 3-under 285 on Tuesday, led by Jared du Toit, who carded a 3-under 69 and holds a two-shot lead at 2-under 142.