LOCAL NOTES : Warady Loses Overall Lead in Cross-Country Run

David Warady of Huntington Beach lost his lead in the Runner's World Trans America Footrace, after finishing more than 90 minutes behind Tom Rogozinski in the 43.5-mile stage from Cuba to Marysville, Kan.

Warady completed the distance in seven hours 39 minutes 24 seconds, finishing in sixth place. Rogozinski won the stage in 6:05:18.

Warady is second overall, 27:24 behind the runner from Hagerstown, Md.

The 64-stage, 3,000-mile race continues today with its 37th stage, from Marysville to Hiawatha, Kan., a distance of 58.85 miles.

Sandy Zubrin of the Mission Viejo Nadadores won her second title in as many days, and teammates Tyce Routsen and Kenesha Jespersen also were winners at the U.S. Diving Zone D Championships in Beaverton, Ore.

Zubrin took the girls' 16-18 one-meter springboard title with 395.20 points after winning the three-meter springboard Friday. Darcy Stuart of Mission Viejo also qualified for next month's Junior Olympics by finishing seventh.

Routsen won the boys' 16-18 three-meter with a personal-best 499.85 points; Jason Hubbart was fourth and Jeff Nichols sixth.

Jespersen led four Nadadores in qualifying for the Junior Olympics in the girls' 14-15 platform. She will be joined by Amy Sloan (third), Cassie Day (fourth) and Summer Brown (fifth).

Erica Sorgi (third) and Kristen Marquis (sixth) qualified in the girls' 13-and-under three-meter.

Nicole Elliott of Dana Point teamed with Vera Vitels of Russia to defeat Iwalani McCalla and Jennifer Nguyen, 7-5, 7-5, to win the women's doubles title at the $75,000 Safeway Challenger tennis tournament in Aptos, Calif.

Shane Beschen of San Clemente, Terence McNulty of San Juan Capistrano and Pat O'Connell of Laguna Niguel were among the surfers advancing to today's quarterfinals of the $22,000 Body Glove Malibu Pro tournament. Mike Parsons of San Clemente was eliminated after finishing third in his heat.

Cyclist Rob Kish of Port Orange, Fla., led the men riders as they passed through the Race Across America's seventh time station in Holbrook, Ariz. In the women's division, Seana Hogan of San Jose kept the women's lead after the third day of the race, which began in Irvine.

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