Local Sports 11/7/18

COLLEGE BASKETBALL GOT UNDERWAY LAST NIGHT, BUT IT WAS A ROUGH START FOR ST. FRANCIS. THE FLASH WERE BEATED BY BUFFALO 82-67 IN THE SEASON OPENER. KEITH BRAXTON LED THE FLASH WITH 19 POINTS, FOLLOWED BY MYLES THOMPSON WITH 16 AND JAMAAL KING ADDED 14. THE FLASH OPEN THE HOME SEASON ON FRIDAY HOSTING MORGAN STATE AT 7:00.

 

THE LADY RED FLASH GOT OFF TO A SLOW START AND NEVER RECOVERED. ST. FRANCIS FELL BEHIND RUTGERS 50-24 AT HALFTIME AND WOUND UP WITH A 96-52 OPENING LOSS ON THE ROAD. SENIOR JESS KOVATCH LED ST. FRANCIS WITH 12 POINTS. ST. FRANCIS TRAVELS TO BAYLOR FOR A GAME TOMMORROW NIGHT.

 

BISHOP CARROLL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM HAS MOVED ON TO THE NEXT ROUND OF THE PIAA TOURNAMENT. THE LADY HUSKIES DEFEATED CARMICHAELS 3-0 LAST NIGHT IN 1ST ROUND ACTION. CARROLL WILL NOW MEET DISTRICT 10 CHAMPION COCHRANTON ON SATURDAY.

 

NORTHERN CAMBRIA ALSO ADVANCED TO THE QUARTERFINAL ROUND OF THE VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT BY BEATING WPIAL CHAMPION BISHOP CANEVIN 3-1. NORTHERN WILL NEXT MEET DISTRICT 9 CHAMPION CLARION ON SATURDAY.

 

CENTRAL CAMBRIA SAW THEIR SEASON COME TO AN END AT THE HANDS OF DELONE CATHOLIC