June 14, 2006

Lewis just wants to win

The Rivals250 is out and Oxnard, Calif., Rio Mesa athlete Malachi Lewis made the list. At 6-foot-3, and 215 pounds with sub-4.5-second speed in the 40-yard dash, Lewis holds scholarship offers from teams around the nation. Is Oregon among his top choices? Duck Sports Authority talked with Lewis recently.

Spring practice is still in progress for Lewis and his Rio Mesa teammates. He told us that he has had a busy spring both with football practice and on the track where Lewis had a successful season capped by his 400-meter relay team finishing third in the state.

"I did the 100 in 10.8 (seconds) and I ran 22.0 (seconds) in the 200," he said. "I used to be the fastest in the state when I was younger, back in Junior Olympic meets."

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