Local Sports 11/16/18

  1. FRANCIS MENS BASKETBALLA TEAM WILL GET SOME NATIONAL EXPOSURE DURING THE NEXT 8 DAYS. THE RED FLASH ARE EMBARKING ON A NATIONAL ROAD TRIP THAT WILL SEE THEM PLAY AT UCLA TONIGHT, THEN ONTO NORTH CAROLINA MONDAY NIGHT, THEN FINISHING UP AT VIRGINIA TECH NEXT SATURDAY. ALL THREE OPPONENTS ARE RANKED IN THE TOP 20. THE RED FLASH IS 1-1 ON THE YOUNG SEASON.

 

IT’S A 4-0 START FOR THE OTT PANTHERS. PITT ROUTED CENTRAL ARKANSAS LASTNIGHT 97-71. THE PANTHERS HIT 26 OF 35 FREE THROWS TO EARN THE WIN. JARED WILSON FRAME LED PITT BY SCORING 20 POINTS COMING OFF THE BENCH. PITT LOOKS FOR ITS 5TH STRAIGHT WIN TOMORROW BY HOSTING NORTH ALABAMA TOMORROW.

 

A TOUGH NIGHT FOR THE PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS. THE LIONS DROPPED A 72-70 OVERTIME DECISION TO DEPAUL LAST NIGHT IN THE DAVE GAVITT TIP OFF CLASSIC IN CHICAGO. LAMAR STEVENS LED PENN STATE WITH 25 POINTS. PENN STATE WILL HOST WRIGHT STATE NEXT TUESDAY AT THE BRYCE JORDAN CENTER.

 

MOTHER NATURE HAS FORCED ONE CHAMPIONSHIP FOOTBALL GAME TO BE MOVED THIS WEEK. THE DISTRICT 6 CLASS 2A CHAMPIONSHIP BETWEEN UNBEATENS RICHLAND AND LIGONIER VALLEY HAS BEEN MOVED TO TOMORROW NIGHT AT MANSION PARK.

 

OTHER GAMES INVOLVING AREA TEAMS…TONITE

 

CLASS 1A SEMI-FINALS

UNITED vs NORTHERN CAMBRIA @ PENNS MANOR H.S.  7:00

 

CLASS 3A PIAA 1st ROUND

BALD EAGLE AREA vs BEDFORD @ WINDBER STADIUM  7:00

 

CLASS 4A PIAA 1st ROUND

CLEARFIELD vs CATHEDRAL PREP @ CLARION UNIV  7:00

 

SATURDAY….DISTRICT 6

 

CLASS 1A SEMI-FINAL

BISHOP GUILFOYLE @ JUNIATA VALLEY 7:00

 

CLASS 5A PIAA 1st ROUND

HOLLIDAYSBURG vs WALLENPAUPACK @ DANVILLE H.S.  1:00