Local Sports 1/29/19

AT LEAST ONE PENN STATE FOOTBALL PLAYER HAS DECIDED TO STAY. REPORTS INDICATE THAT LAMONT WADE HAS DECIDED NOT TO TRANSFER FROM THE FOOTBALL PROGRAM. THE 2016 CLAIRTON GRADUATE SAYS HE HOPES TO GET MORE PLAYING TIME AS A STARTER. WADE WAS THE NUMBER 2 RECRUIT FROM PENNSYLVANIA DURING THE 2015 SEASON.

 

WHAT A NIGHT FOR THE ST. FRANCIS LADY FLASH. THE FLASH HIT 5, 3 POINT FIELD GOALS IN THE FIRST 5 PLUS MINUTES OF THEIR GAME AGAINST WAGNER, AND RODE THAT HOT SHOOTING TO A CONVINCING 107-70 WIN AT THE STOKES COMPLEX. ST. FRANICS HIT AN INCREDIBLE 18 3 POINT FIELD GOALS FOR THE GAME. THE FLASH WERE LED BY JESS KOVATCH’S 30 POINT EFFORT. SHE NEEDS JUST 4 POINTS TO BECOME THE NORTHEAST CONFERENCE’S ALL TIME LEADING SCORER FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN.

 

BELLWOOD AND HOLLIDAYSBURG PICKED UP WINS IN BOYS BASKETBALL ACTION LAST NIGHT. BELLWOOD BEAT GLENDALE 65-48 IN ICC ACTION, WITH NATHAN WOLFE LEADING THE WAY FOR B.A. WITH 20 POINTS AND 15 REBOUNDS. WHILE HOLLIDAYSBURG RODE THE SCORING OF OWEN BATZEL, MITCH BARTON AND SAM SERVELLO TO A 66-62 WIN OVER MIFFLIN COUNTY. THE TRIO COMBINED FOR 44 OF THE TIGERS 66 POINTS, PICKING UP THEIR 9TH WIN OF THE SEASON.

 

BELLWOOD ANTIS AND JUNIATA VALLEY PICKED UP WINS BEFORE THEIR SHOWDOWN ON THURSDAY NIGHT. BELLWOOD DEFEATED GLENDALE 76-33 AT HOME LAST NIGHT, WHILE JUNIATA VALLEY HAMMERED WILLIAMSBURG 71-28. BOTH B.A. AND J.V. ARE NOW 15-2 AND WILL CLASH THURSDAY NIGHT IN ALEXANDRIA, WITH THE LEAD IN THE INTER COUNTY CONFERENCE ON THE LINE. BELLWOOD WON THE FIRST MATCHUP.