Shelia Burrell of Reseda was second after the first day of the heptathlon in the Pan American Games at Winnipeg, Canada, on Tuesday.
Burrell, who won her first USA Track & Field title in Eugene, Ore., last month, had 3,656 points after the first four events to trail Magalys Garcia of Cuba by 40 points.
Burrell, an assistant at Cal State Northridge, had marks of 13.45 in the 100-meter high hurdles, 5-5 3/4 in the high jump, 42-11 1/2 in the shotput and 23.32 in the 200.
* Jeff Sanday of South Pasadena took advantage of a miscue by Jeff Freeman of Palm Desert to win the $140,000 Long Beach Open on Sunday at El Dorado Park Golf Course.
Freeman, who won the PGA of America Club Professional Championship and the Southern California PGA Match Play Championship in recent weeks, had a two-foot putt on the 72nd hole to add the Long Beach title, but missed.
Sanday, a graduate of Cal State Northridge, made a birdie on the first playoff hole, the 570-yard 10th, while Freeman made a bogey.
Sanday finished at 66-66-66-71--269 and collected $26,000. Freeman finished at 64-68-67-70--269.
Joe Acosta Jr. of Visalia was third at 64-69-68-71--272.
* Anthony Kim of Studio City shot 37-37--74, four-over par, and Brian Edick of Valencia totaled 38-36--74 in the first round of qualifying at the 52nd U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Tuesday at the Country Club of York in York, Pa.
* Hana Kim of Encino was four strokes out of the lead after shooting 36-37--73, two-over par, in the first round of the McDonald’s Betsy Rawls Girls’ National Championship at DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Del.
Her sister, Ina Kim, finished at 36-41--77 and Saki Uechi of Panorama City totaled 43-43--86.