LOCAL SPORTS | APRIL 16, 2018

LOCAL SPORTS | APRIL 16, 2018

LOCAL SPORTS | APRIL 16, 2018

The Phillies and Pirates both earned Sunday wins. Bucs over Miami, 7-3, while the Fightin’s downed Tampa Bay, 10-4. Today, Pittsburgh returns home to play Colorado. Philadelphia travels to Atlanta.

In the NHL, the Penguins cruised past Philadelphia, 5-1. Game Four of this best of seven, which Pittsburgh leads, two games to one, is also in Philly, on Wednesday night.

The Sixers will try and make it a two to nothing series lead when they host Miami again tonight. Philly easily won Game One of the first round best of seven on Saturday, 130-103.

Greenwood’s girls track & field team took first place at Saturday’s Mustang Invitational. The Wildcats’ Mallory Kauffman won Girl’s Field MVP after taking the shot put and discus competitions. Greenwood also won the Girl’s Track MVP award, as Amiyah Priebe won the 1,600- and 3,200-mater races, as well as anchoring the winning 4×800 relay. Also winning MVP Field honors for Greenwood was Damian Fisher. He took gold in the javelin and shot put. The Wildcat boys placed fourth overall.

Also Saturday, Juniata’s baseball team won, taking down Carson Long, 15-0.

Penn State’s football team named its captains for the upcoming season. Trace McSorley, Nick Scott and Blake Gillikin all earned the honor, as voted on by their teammates.

And NASCAR’s running of the Food City 500 will resume today at one after getting postponed yesterday. Kyle Larson is the current leader.

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