The Trimble Tomcats blew past Eastern last night to move to 2-0, 1-0 in the TVC Hocking with a 68-56 win in the Athens County Game of the Week. The Tomcats jumped out to a big lead after the first quarter, 22-6. At the half, Trimble led by 16 behind a stellar effort from Jake Kish, who finished with 19 points on the night. The Tomcats would pull away in the second half with help from Cody Bragg, who finished with 15 points and Konner Standley, who ended up with 11. Trimble has already matched their regular season win total from a year ago and will now host Belpre on Friday. Our Athens County Game of the Week on Friday night features Alexander as they host Nelsonville-York. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 7:15 and tip off at 7:30.
In other area high school basketball action last night, Alexander topped River Valley for their first win of the season, 46-42. Mason Chapman led the Spartans in scoring with 19 points and Braden Jones added 11. Nelsonville-York fell to Amanda-Clearcreek, 41-35. Marc Carter led the Buckeyes with 11 points and Jacob Blake added 10. Federal Hocking claimed their first win of the season, 64-58 over Miller. Wellston topped New Boston Glennwood, 60-43 and Vinton County ousted Waverly, 47-32.
Ohio basketball returns to action tonight, facing possibly their toughest test of the non-conference slate as the Cats head to Memphis. The Bobcats are coming off a tough first loss on the road at Robert Morris, while the Tigers have struggled slightly this season after starting the season in the Top 25. The game can be heard on Power 105 tonight with pre game at 6:30 and tip off at 7.
In NCAA basketball Top 25 action last night, #3 Michigan blasted Western Michigan, 73-41. #12 Missouri handled Southeast Missouri, 85-61. #13 Illinois bested Western Carolina, 72-64. #14 Minnesota toppled San Diego State, 88-64. #15 Georgetown dominated Texas, 64-41 and #5 Louisville blew past College of Charleston, 80-38.
In NBA play yesterday, Oklahoma City outlasted Brooklyn, 117-111. Washington upset Miami, 105-101. Minnesota handled Philadelphia, 105-88. Indiana ousted Chicago, 80-76. Houston bested the LA Lakers, 107-105 and Memphis edged out Phoenix, 108-98 in overtime.
Cincinnati Reds GM Walt Jocketty told media that the team met with free agent left fielder Ryan Ludwick yesterday morning and he was very optimistic about the Reds signing Ludwick. The Reds’ offer is a two-year deal and Cincinnati is now waiting on the response from Ludwick.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:06 to 7.
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