The Federal Hocking Lancers fell to the Belpre Golden Eagles in over time last night in our Athens County Game of the Week, 64-61. Federal Hocking jumped out to the early lead at the half, on top by four, 28-24. The Lancers led by 10 in the second half before Belpre went on a 16-6 run to finish the game and send it to overtime. In overtime, the Golden Eagles outscored Federal Hocking, 13-10 to claim the victory. Max Carney led the Lancers with 20 points and 10 rebounds on the night. The next Athens County Game of the Week features Trimble at Federal Hocking on Friday. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 7:15 and tip off at 7:30.
The Athens Bulldogs edged Gallia Academy last night, 50-47. The Bulldogs started the game with a fast start, taking the early lead and never letting go. The Bulldogs led by double digits after three quarters, but Gallia would come right back. Trailing by seven with 23 seconds to play the Blue Devils cut the lead to just three. However, Gallia’s last second shot was swatted away by Trae Williams to clinch the win for Athens. The Bulldogs were lead by freshman Zacchia Saltzman with 15 points and Ibi Watson with 13 points. Athens will open TVC-Ohio play on Friday as they host Wellston. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 7:15 and tip off at 7:30.
In other Athens county basketball action last night, Trimble topped Miller, 75-64. The Tomcats were led by Jake Kish with 20 points and Jacob Koons with 18.
The Reds and Indians were a part of a three-way deal yesterday that sends outfielder Shin-Soo Choo to Cincinnati. As a part of the deal, the Indians receive top Diamondbacks pitching prospect Trevor Bauer as well as relievers Matt Albers and Bryan Shaw from Arizona and Drew Stubbs from Cincinnati. The Reds will receive Shin-Soo Choo and infielder Jason Donald from the Tribe and Arizona picks up short stop Didi Gregorius from Cincinnati and reliever Tonny Sipp as well as prospect first baseman Lars Anderson from Cleveland. Choo hit .283 last season with 16 homers and 67 RBIs and will possibly be moved to center field for Cincinnati. Donald was a utility player for Cleveland last season.
The Cleveland Cavaliers topped the LA Lakers last night, 100-94. The Cavs dominated the first half, leading by 15 at the half and never giving up the lead. Cleveland was led by Kyrie Irving with 28 points and 11 assists in his return from injury. C.J. Miles also chipped in 28 points for the Cavs who will now head to Indiana tonight at 7.
Elsewhere in the NBA last night, New York edged Brooklyn, 100-97. Denver bested Detroit, 101-94. Washington topped New Orleans, 77-70 and the LA Clippers outlasted Chicago, 94-89.
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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