Sports agate — Dec. 7, 2017

Published Dec 7, 2017 at 4:00pm

BASKETBALL

Girls

Liverpool 73, RFA 44

RFA scoring: Hunzinger 12, Wilbert 9, Hamid 8, McCaskill 5, Taylor 4, Samad 2, Gotch 2, Faraino 2.

Halftime: Liverpool 39, RFA 20.

VOLLEYBALL

Whitesboro 25-25-25, VVS 15-21-21

Whitesboro leaders: Herrmann 2 aces, 2 kills, 25 assists; Blaszak 2 aces 8 kills, 9 digs; Buczek, 2 aces, 7 kills, 3 digs; Burke 6 kills, 2 digs.

VVS leaders: Baker 9 assists, 3 digs; Frank 5 assists, 14 digs; Warne 3 kills; Roberts 4 kills, 12 digs.

Holland Patent 20-25-25-25,

Remsen 25-16-17-18

HP leaders: Adamo 4 assists; Dorsino 3 aces, 8 assists; Bartell 5 aces, 4 digs; Buck 7 aces, 2 kills; Burnham 5 kills; Homer 5 aces, 5 kills, 5 digs; Plunkett 4 kills.

Remsen leaders: Fransman 11 assists; McCormack 8 kills, 6 digs; Cable 4 digs; O’Brien 2 aces, 4 kills; Jones 2 aces.

Westmoreland 25-25-25,
Waterville 6-13-7

Westmoreland leaders: Pastorella 2 aces, 3 kills, 16 assists, 2 digs; Kleaka 3 digs; Granza 5 digs, 3 aces; I. Ricci 3 kills 2 aces; Rubino 4 kills, 5 assists; Golden 2 assists, 15 kills; G. Ricci 2 aces, 7 digs; Taverne 7 digs, 2 blocks, 5 kills.

KING PIN LANES

Autobody Excellence League

in Memory of Marty Rieck

Brent Joy, 279 and 769. Mike Lewandrowski, 737; Gary Jordan, 733; Chris Brockway, 693; Scott Fehlner, 692; Dave Goralczyk, 671; Chuck Shlotzhauer, 668; Rob Taylor, 666; Zach Kierpiec, 654; Rob Dionne and Eric Van Slyke, 652s; Mike Ferlo, 647; Kevin Kotary, 644; Rick LaGoy, 642; Jason Burning, 621; Aaron Finster, 620; Frank Zammiello, 616; Chet Andrewski, 611; Charlie Kipp, 604.

Kait DeLett, 630.

Happy League

Evelyn Hluska, 239 and 644.

National Football League

American Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 10 2 0 .833 348 223

Buffalo 6 6 0 .500 227 283

N.Y. Jets 5 7 0 .417 266 288

Miami 5 7 0 .417 209 298

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Tennessee 8 4 0 .667 266 282

Jacksonville 8 4 0 .667 299 178

Houston 4 8 0 .333 296 309

Indianapolis 3 9 0 .250 205 330

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Pittsburgh 10 2 0 .833 281 213

Baltimore 7 5 0 .583 280 207

Cincinnati 5 7 0 .417 219 238

Cleveland 0 12 0 .000 176 308

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Kansas City 6 6 0 .500 303 274

L.A. Chargers 6 6 0 .500 268 212

Oakland 6 6 0 .500 249 278

Denver 3 9 0 .250 206 315

National Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Philadelphia 10 2 0 .833 361 215

Dallas 6 6 0 .500 286 284

Washington 5 7 0 .417 272 314

N.Y. Giants 2 10 0 .167 189 291

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 9 3 0 .750 353 243

Carolina 8 4 0 .667 269 238

Atlanta 7 5 0 .583 274 244

Tampa Bay 4 8 0 .333 243 288

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Minnesota 10 2 0 .833 285 204

Detroit 6 6 0 .500 314 308

Green Bay 6 6 0 .500 258 281

Chicago 3 9 0 .250 191 267

West

W L T Pct PF PA

L.A. Rams 9 3 0 .750 361 222

Seattle 8 4 0 .667 290 222

Arizona 5 7 0 .417 219 310

San Francisco 2 10 0 .167 202 298

Thursday’s Games

New Orleans at Atlanta, 8:25

Sunday’s Games

Oakland at Kansas City, 1

San Francisco at Houston, 1

Minnesota at Carolina, 1

Chicago at Cincinnati, 1

Green Bay at Cleveland, 1

Detroit at Tampa Bay, 1

Indianapolis at Buffalo, 1

Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 1

Washington at L.A. Chargers, 4:05

Tennessee at Arizona, 4:05

N.Y. Jets at Denver, 4:05

Seattle at Jacksonville, 4:25

Philadelphia at L.A. Rams, 4:25

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 8:30

Monday’s Games

New England at Miami, 8:30

National Basketball Association

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 22 4 .846 —

Toronto 15 7 .682 5

Philadelphia 13 10 .565 7.5

New York 12 12 .500 9

Brooklyn 9 14 .391 11.5

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Washington 13 11 .542 —

Miami 11 13 .458 2

Orlando 11 15 .423 3

Charlotte 9 14 .391 3.5

Atlanta 5 19 .208 8

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 18 7 .720 —

Detroit 14 10 .583 3.5

Milwaukee 13 10 .565 4

Indiana 14 11 .560 4

Chicago 3 20 .130 14

Western Conference

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Houston 18 4 .818 —

San Antonio 17 8 .680 2.5

New Orleans 13 12 .520 6.5

Memphis 8 16 .333 11

Dallas 7 18 .280 12.5

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 15 11 .577 —

Portland 13 11 .542 1

Denver 13 11 .542 1

Utah 13 12 .520 1.5

Oklahoma City 11 12 .478 2.5

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 20 6 .769 —

L.A. Clippers 8 15 .348 10.5

L.A. Lakers 8 15 .348 10.5

Phoenix 9 17 .346 11

Sacramento 7 17 .292 12

Wednesday’s Games

Cleveland 101, Sacramento 95

Indiana 98, Chicago 96

Orlando 110, Atlanta 106, OT

Boston 97, Dallas 90

New York 99, Memphis 88

Golden State 101, Charlotte 87

Milwaukee 104, Detroit 100

New Orleans 123, Denver 114

San Antonio 117, Miami 105

Minnesota 113, L.A. Clippers 107

Thursday’s Games

L.A. Lakers at Philadelphia, 8

Washington at Phoenix, 9

Oklahoma City vs. Brooklyn at Mexico City, 10

Houston at Utah, 10:30

Friday’s Games

Chicago at Charlotte, 7

Cleveland at Indiana, 7

Denver at Orlando, 7

Golden State at Detroit, 7

Dallas at Milwaukee, 8

Sacramento at New Orleans, 8

Toronto at Memphis, 8

Boston at San Antonio, 9:30

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Wednesday’s Scores

Wednesday

East

Albany (NY) 84, Bryant 68

Binghamton 71, Army 66

Buffalo 75, Delaware 72

Duquesne 73, Stetson 59

George Washington 71, Princeton 60

Harvard 47, Fordham 45

Hofstra 85, Monmouth (NJ) 84

Marist 78, Colgate 76

Penn 73, Lafayette 68

Providence 77, Brown 72, OT

Robert Morris 78, Rider 75

St. Bonaventure 73, Canisius 65

St. Peter’s 76, Houston Baptist 74

Temple 59, Wisconsin 55

Towson 82, Morgan St. 78, OT

UMBC 81, Delaware St. 60

UMass 64, Holy Cross 50

Yale 86, Lehigh 77

South

Alabama 68, Rhode Island 64

Auburn 80, Gardner-Webb 55

Coastal Carolina 85, Hampton 81

ETSU 84, N. Kentucky 71

Florida St. 96, Loyola (Md.) 71

Louisiana-Lafayette 98, Loyola (NO) 56

Louisville 86, Siena 60

Loyola of Chicago 65, Florida 59

Middle Tennessee 66, Vanderbilt 63

Navy 70, Coppin St. 53

North Carolina 104, W. Carolina 61

Old Dominion 79, Richmond 60

South Carolina 80, Wyoming 64

Stephen F. Austin 85, Louisiana Tech 83

Tulane 95, Southern U. 76

Virginia Tech 95, Radford 68

William & Mary 77, George Mason 70

Wofford 63, Georgia Tech 60

Midwest

Akron 83, Fort Wayne 79

Dayton 79, Tennessee Tech 66

DePaul 85, CCSU 57

E. Michigan 95, Oakland 89

Green Bay 59, E. Illinois 57

Ill.-Chicago 76, UW-Parkside 48

Illinois 64, Austin Peay 57

Rio Grande 82, Texas A&M-CC 78

SE Missouri 91, UMKC 87

SIU-Edwardsville 82, IUPUI 81

Saint Louis 74, S. Illinois 69

South Dakota 93, Drake 65

Toledo 89, Detroit 86

W. Illinois 69, American U. 56

W. Michigan 78, Cleveland St. 67

Washington 74, Kansas 65

Xavier 96, Kent St. 70

Southwest

Houston 88, Fairfield 66

North Texas 79, Indiana St. 76, OT

Texas State 100, McMurry 50

Far West

Abilene Christian 62, Air Force 58

BYU 80, Illinois St. 68

Cal St.-Fullerton 76, Portland 66

Cent. Arkansas 96, California 69

Colorado 75, New Mexico 57

Idaho 91, Washington St. 64

Idaho St. 74, CS Northridge 66

N. Arizona 79, San Diego Christian 70

Portland St. 94, Loyola Marymount 85

S. Utah 94, Long Beach St. 89

Sacramento St. 97, University of Antelope Valley 74

San Diego 65, New Mexico St. 60

UC Davis 71, Pacific 67

Utah St. 62, UC Irvine 59

Utah Valley 83, Weber St. 56

Wednesday’s Summary

Marist 78, Colgate 76

COLGATE (3-5)

Rayman 7-12 1-1 17, Swopshire 2-6 2-3 8, Batt 6-8 0-0 12, O’Brien 5-9 2-2 13, Amiel 0-4 0-0 0, Baxter 0-1 0-0 0, Regisford 1-1 5-6 7, Robertson 0-1 0-0 0, Ferguson 1-4 3-6 6, Burns 6-11 0-0 13. Totals 28-57 13-18 76.

MARIST (2-7)

Gummerus 2-6 2-2 7, Sjoberg 6-8 2-3 14, Parker 7-15 1-3 16, Knudsen 2-5 2-2 7, Funk 3-6 0-0 9, Dozic 3-4 0-0 8, Lamb 2-3 6-6 11, A.Williams 1-3 0-0 2, Bernardi 1-1 1-2 4, Palsson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 27-52 14-18 78.

Halftime: Marist 46-34.

3-Point Goals-Colgate 7-18 (Rayman 2-3, Swopshire 2-5, Ferguson 1-2, O’Brien 1-2, Burns 1-3, Baxter 0-1, Amiel 0-2), Marist 10-23 (Funk 3-5, Dozic 2-3, Bernardi 1-1, Lamb 1-1, Parker 1-3, Knudsen 1-4, Gummerus 1-5, Palsson 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Colgate 23 (Rayman 6), Marist 30 (Sjoberg 9). Assists-Colgate 10 (O’Brien 4), Marist 15 (Knudsen 5). Total Fouls-Colgate 20, Marist 16.

A-980 (3,200).

National Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 27 19 6 2 40 101 69

Toronto 29 18 10 1 37 101 85

Montreal 29 13 13 3 29 81 90

Boston 25 12 9 4 28 69 73

Detroit 28 11 12 5 27 79 91

Ottawa 26 9 11 6 24 74 89

Florida 27 10 13 4 24 79 93

Buffalo 28 7 17 4 18 60 96

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

New Jersey 27 16 7 4 36 84 81

Columbus 28 17 10 1 35 80 70

Washington 29 17 11 1 35 90 86

NY Islanders 27 16 9 2 34 101 92

Pittsburgh 29 15 11 3 33 86 95

NY Rangers 27 15 10 2 32 91 81

Carolina 26 11 10 5 27 72 80

Philadelphia 28 10 11 7 27 79 85

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Nashville 28 18 7 3 39 92 80

St. Louis 28 18 8 2 38 92 75

Winnipeg 28 17 7 4 38 95 76

Dallas 28 16 11 1 33 86 81

Minnesota 27 13 11 3 29 80 82

Chicago 28 12 11 5 29 84 79

Colorado 26 12 12 2 26 81 86

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 29 18 8 3 39 90 63

Vegas 27 17 9 1 35 94 85

Vancouver 28 14 10 4 32 78 77

San Jose 26 14 10 2 30 66 61

Calgary 28 14 12 2 30 81 90

Anaheim 29 12 11 6 30 78 86

Edmonton 28 11 15 2 24 80 96

Arizona 30 7 18 5 19 73 104

Note: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.

Wednesday’s Games

Toronto 2, Calgary 1, SO

Washington 6, Chicago 2

Philadelphia 4, Edmonton 2

Anaheim 3, Ottawa 0

Thursday’s Games

N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7

Arizona at Boston, 7

Colorado at Tampa Bay, 7:30

Winnipeg at Florida, 7:30

Calgary at Montreal, 7:30

Dallas at St. Louis, 8

Philadelphia at Vancouver, 10

Ottawa at Los Angeles, 10:30

Carolina at San Jose, 10:30

Friday’s Games

N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 7

Columbus at New Jersey, 7

Vegas at Nashville, 8

Buffalo at Chicago, 8:30

Minnesota at Anaheim, 10

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MINOR HOCKEY

American Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Providence 21 13 6 2 0 28 61 51

WB/Scranton 21 13 6 1 1 28 76 66

Lehigh Valley 24 14 7 1 2 31 88 80

Charlotte 23 14 8 0 1 29 84 70

Bridgeport 22 12 8 1 1 26 71 62

Hershey 24 11 10 0 3 25 66 78

Hartford 24 8 12 3 1 20 63 87

Springfield 25 9 15 1 0 19 69 80

North Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Toronto 23 18 5 0 0 36 75 44

Rochester 22 12 5 3 2 29 77 70

Syracuse 23 11 9 1 2 25 71 71

Laval 25 10 9 4 2 26 79 89

Utica 22 10 10 1 1 22 63 70

Belleville 24 10 11 0 3 23 68 85

Binghamton 22 8 11 3 0 19 59 71

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Manitoba 24 17 5 1 1 36 90 52

Rockford 23 13 9 1 0 27 73 68

Iowa 23 11 8 4 0 26 72 73

Milwaukee 22 11 10 1 0 23 62 66

Grand Rapids 22 9 10 0 3 21 70 71

Cleveland 19 7 8 2 2 18 41 59

Chicago 22 6 11 4 1 17 59 73

Pacific Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Tucson 18 11 4 2 1 25 63 49

Stockton 21 13 6 0 2 28 72 52

Texas 24 14 9 0 1 29 73 82

San Antonio 23 12 10 1 0 25 74 74

Ontario 19 9 9 0 1 19 43 44

San Jose 19 9 9 0 1 19 49 57

Bakersfield 21 9 10 2 0 20 57 62

San Diego 21 9 11 1 0 19 65 77

Note: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss.

Wednesday’s Games

Syracuse 6, Utica 1

Binghamton 2, Laval 1, OT

Lehigh Valley 5, WB/Scranton 0

Chicago 3, San Diego 1

Stockton 6, San Jose 0

Thursday’s Games

No games scheduled

Friday’s Games

Chicago at Cleveland, 7

Rockford at Grand Rapids, 7

Hartford at Providence, 7:05

Hershey at Lehigh Valley, 7:05

Charlotte at WB/Scranton, 7:05

Rochester at Springfield, 7:05

Syracuse at Binghamton, 7:05

Toronto at Laval, 7:30

Bakersfield at Texas, 8:30

Tucson at San Jose, 10

Wednesday’s Summary

Syracuse 6, Utica 1

Syracuse 1 2 3 - 6
Utica 1 0 0 - 1

1st Period-1, Utica, Wiercioch 4 (Megna, Darcy), 9:54 (SH). 2, Syracuse, Erne 4 (Lynch), 17:57. Penalties-Peca Syr (tripping), 3:22; Sautner Uti (hooking), 5:51; Sautner Uti (hooking), 8:23; Cernak Syr (roughing), 19:10; Brisebois Uti (tripping), 19:10; Darcy Uti (roughing), 19:10.

2nd Period-3, Syracuse, Verhaeghe 4 (Masin, Cernak), 9:55. 4, Syracuse, Verhaeghe 5 (Bournival), 11:02. Penalties-Bancks Uti (slashing), 2:36; Bournival Syr (slashing), 11:54; Thomas Syr (cross-checking), 18:49.

3rd Period-5, Syracuse, Spencer 1 (Cirelli, Erne), 7:54. 6, Syracuse, Erne 5 (Bodie, Cirelli), 10:50. 7, Syracuse, Erne 6 (Joseph, Cirelli), 12:48 (PP). Penalties-Wiercioch Uti (hooking), 1:13; Cirelli Syr (hooking), 1:26; LaBate Uti (tripping), 12:03; Masin Syr (holding), 13:58.

Shots on Goal-Syracuse 8-12-8-28. Utica 9-7-9-25. Power Play Opportunities-Syracuse 1 / 6; Utica 0 / 5. Goalies-Syracuse, Domingue 5-2-0 (25 shots-24 saves). Utica, Bachman 2-5-0 (28 shots-22 saves).
A-3,917

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

New Orleans 1 ATLANTA

Sunday

TAMPA BAY OFF Detroit

CINCINNATI 61/2 Chicago

BUFFALO OFF Indianapolis

JACKSONVILLE 21/2 Seattle

KANSAS CITY 4 Oakland

Minnesota 21/2 CAROLINA

Green Bay 3 CLEVE

HOUSTON 3 San Fran

LA CHARGERS 6 Washington

NY Jets 1 DENVER

Tennessee 3 ARIZONA

LA RAMS 2 Philadelphia

Dallas 4 NY GIANTS

PITTSBURGH 5 Baltimore

Monday

New England 111/2 MIAMI

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Saturday

Lincoln Financial Field

Philadelphia

Navy 3 Army

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

PHILADELPHIA 71/2 LA Lakers

Washington 71/2 PHOENIX

Oklahoma City 71/2 BROOKLYN

Houston 51/2 UTAH

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

PURDUE 151/2 Valparaiso

MARYLAND 151/2 Ohio

LA SALLE 9 Drexel

NO. IOWA 31/2 UT Arlingtn

IOWA ST 61/2 Iowa

NC GREENSBORO 41/2 Elon

SAN FRANCISCO 7 E. Wash

GEORGETOWN 21 Howard

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

BOSTON 1/2-1 Arizona

PITTSBURGH Even-1/2 NY Island

Winnipeg Even-1/2 FLORIDA

TAMPA BAY 1-11/2 Colorado

MONTREAL Even-1/2 Calgary

ST. LOUIS Even-1/2 Dallas

VANCOUVER Even-1/2 Philadelphia

L. ANGELES Even-1/2 Ottawa

SAN JOSE Even-1/2 Carolina

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BASEBALL

American League

MINNESOTA TWINS — Acquired OF Jacob Pearson from the Los Angeles Angels for $1,000,000 in international bonus pool cap space money.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Acquired international slot money from Minnesota for C David Banuelos.

TEXAS RANGERS — Signed LHP Mike Minor to a three-year contract.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Memphis C Marc Gasol $15,000 for using a profanity during a live television interview after a Dec. 4 game. Fined Brooklyn G-F Allen Crabbe $15,000 for violating the rule prohibiting players from throwing any item, including the game ball, at the basket stanchion.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL — Signed commissioner Roger Goodell to a five-year contract extension through 2024. Cincinnati S George Iloka had his one-game suspension overturned on appeal, leaving him with a $36,464.50 fine for his hit on Pittsburgh WR Antonio Brown.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed WR John Ross on injured reserve. Signed DT Josh Tupou from the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Activated CB Demetri Goodson from the PUP list. Placed CB Kevin King on injured reserve.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Suspended CB Marcus Peters for his actions during a Dec. 3 game against Oakland.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed LB Jonathan Freeny.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — OL Cameron Jefferson to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

COLORADO AVALANCHE — Reassigned F Rocco Grimaldi to San Antonio (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Reassigned D Vili Saarijarvi to Grand Rapids (AHL) from Toledo (ECHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Signed G Marek Mazanec and assigned him to Hartford (AHL). Assigned G Alexandar Georgiev to Hartford (AHL).

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS — Recalled F Mike Borkowski from Toledo (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Reassigned G Joe Cannata to Colorado (ECHL).

ECHL

READING ROYALS — Signed G Brian Matesevac. Announced G John Muse was recalled by Lehigh Valley (AHL).

MOTOSPORTS

WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL — Named Andrew Smith vice president of sales and marketing, Tina Simpson director of ticketing, Chris Banker director of public relations, Robert Murphy director of sales, Tyler Hokes senior manager of marketing and community relations, Robert Roessel business development manager, Mike Eckert director of business development overseeing a partnership management team, and Cindy Lewis-Black senior manager of partnership development.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Acquired M Artur on a permanent transfer from Sao Paulo FC (Brazil).

National Women’s Soccer League

WASHINGTON SPIRIT — Named Briana Scurry first assistant coach and technical advisor for the Spirit Academy programs in Maryland and Virginia.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS — Named Chad Morris football coach and agreed to terms on a six-year contract.

PITTSBURGH — Signed football coach Pat Narduzzi to a contract extension through the 2024 season.

RICE — Named Mike Bloomgren football coach and agreed to terms on a five-year contract.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Fired co-offensive coordinator Kurt Roper.

TEXAS-EL PASO — Named Dana Dimel football coach.

WEBER STATE — Signed football coach Jay Hill to a two-year contract extension through the 2023 season.