Friday, March 29, 2013
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Update….
Sweet 16 action from last night:
Ohio State advanced to the West Regional final with a 73-70 victory over Arizona after a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2 seconds to play by LaQuinton Ross.
Marquette beat Miami 71 - 61
#1 seed Indiana lost to Syracuse 61 - 50
Wichita State beat LaSalle 72 - 58
Paul George had 24 points and eight rebounds and the Indiana Pacers beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-78
Larry Sanders scored 13 of his career-high 21 points in the third quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 113-103
Sacramento beat Phoenix 117 – 103.
The Packers are supposedly nearing a new deal with quarterback Aaron Rogers that would make him the highest paid football player in the league, at an estimated $25-million/year.
Cardinals won 1 – 0 vs. Miami
Seattle beat the Cubs 6 – 4
Cissna Park split a double header with Momence yesterday, losing the first game 13-11. Beau Anderson went 2-4 from the plate with 2 RBIs, Cole Hasselbring added a 3-run homer in the loss. The Timberwolves took the 2nd game 10 -6 behind the hitting of Josh and Jacob Marquez who went 3-3 and 3-4 from the plate respectively. Alex Rabe had a 2-run homer in that game…while Beau Anderson threw 7 strikeouts across 4 innings of work. Cissna Park is 4-1 overall on the season
Congratulations to Watseka junior Devin Curry who was named to the News-Gazette All-Area Girls Basketball 1st team. Curry averaged 17.1 points and an area best 6.2 assists a game this year for the 26-7 Warriors.
That’s your WHPO Sports update….I’m Kevin Jett