Sports agate — Jan. 11, 2018

Published Jan 11, 2018 at 4:00pm

BOWLING

Boys

at CAC

VVS 8, New Hartford 3

VVS high game and series: Bechtel and Marris, 267 and 655s. Other scores: Marris, 228; Casler, 237 and 646.

NH high game and series: Bennett and Tehan, 252 and 665. Other scores: Tehan, 233; Bennett, 611.

Girls

Camden 7, New Hartford 4

Camden high game and series: Bourgeois, 217 and 583.

NH high game and series: MacDonald, 236 and 554.

VOLLEYBALL

Boys

Westmoreland 3, Herkimer 1

Westmoreland leaders: Sweeney 22 assists, 4 kills; Matteson 9 kills, 2 blocks; Daskiewich 2 assists, 3 kills, 10 digs; Sill 6 kills, 2 blocks; J. Schreck 6 kills, 3 digs; Rothdiener 5 digs; Alloggio 15 digs; R. Schreck 6 kills.

Herkimer leaders: Klock 16 kills, 2 blocks; Gurtowski 15 assists, 10 digs; Thompson 5 kills, 4 blocks; Luppino 2 kills, 2 blocks, 3 kills; Bala 3 kills, 5 digs; Parese 12 digs; Maiorano 4 digs.

Girls

Westmoreland 25-22-25-25,
Stockbridge Valley 12-25-15-23

Westmoreland leaders: Pastorella 2 ces, 4 kills, 9 assists, 6 digs; VanDevsen 5 digs; Jones 6 digs; Rubino 3 aces 8 kills, 14 assists; Golden 3 aces 13 kills, 3 digs; G. Ricci 2 aces, 11 digs; Taverne 2 acesm 3 kills, 9 digs.

SV leaders: Frederick 4 digs; Collins 6 kills, 2 digs; Deleston 5 aces, 2 kills, 8 digs; Tucci 3 aces, 7 kills, 4 digs; M. Eaton 3 digs; Green 2 aces, 4 digs; H. Eaton 4 aces, 6 digs; Cross 15 assists, 9 digs.

VVS 19-25-25-25,
Clinton 25-16-15-12

VVS leaders: Baker 2 aces, 9 assists; Brewster 4 aces, 4 kills, 13 digs; Wayland-Smith 2 aces, 12 kills, 2 blocks, 3 digs; Frank 3 kills, 9 digs; Danella 4 digs; Starke 2 aces, 22 assists, 9 digs; Fox 2 kills, 2 digs; Roberts 3 aces, 11 kills, 7 digs; Lowery 5 kills 2 blocks.

WRESTLING

RFA 51, Little Falls 22

99 pounds: Thompson, RFA, def, LF, forfeit.

106: Wright, RFA, def. LF, forfeit.

120: Craft, RFA, pinned, Miller.

132: Faso, RFA, def. Stowell, dec. 8-4.

145: Donnelly, RFA, def. LF, forfeit.

152: Darcangelo, RFA, pinned, Rando.

160: Hildenbrandt, RFA, def. Servidone, dec. 9-3.

170: Walston, RFA, def. LF, forfeit.

182: Desai, RFA, def. Marroni, dec. 7-6.

285: Pisaneschi, RFA, def. LF, forfeit.

VVS 66, New Hartford 24

99 pounds: Munz, VVS, def. NH, forfeit.

106: Swarts, NH, pinned Moir, 1:24.

113: Hyman, VVS, def. NH, forfeit.

120: Falchi, NH, def. VVS, forfeit.

126: Burback, VVS, pinned, Wlnn, 3:38.

132: Muessig, VVS, pinned, Mikahalevich, 3:10.

138: McKenna, NH, pinned, O’Neil, 1:56.

145: Talbot, VVS, pinned, Winn, 1:33.

152: Decker, VVS, pinned, McKenna, 1:32.

160: Brunje, VVS, pinned, Tauroney, 3:35.

170: Forbes, VVS, def. NH, forfeit.

182: Cumber, VVS, def. NH, forfeit.

195: Audette, VVS, def. NH, forfeit.

220: Collins, VVS, def. NH, forfeit.

285: Bennett. NH, pinned, Fort, 2:21.

KING PIN LANES

Auttobody Excellence League in Memory of Marty Rieck

Ben Enea and Zach Kierpiec, 279s. Rick Adams, 761.Kevin Kotary, 721; Kierpiec and Mark Rundle Sr., 715s; Enea, 690; Brent Joy, 678; Chris Brockway, 677; Steve Long, 676; Jeff Harrington, 673; Paul Fiorini, 662; Mike Lewandrowski, 660; Gene Clark Jr., 653; Charlie Kipp, 652; Mark Rundle Jr., 646; Nate Smith, 639; Scott Salisbury, 635; Steve Francis, 634; Aaron Finster, 627; Chris Muraca, 623; Hal Arsic, 622; Jason Burning, 614; Frank Zammiello, 606; Chuck Shlotzhauer, 605.

Happy League

Evelyn Hluska, 222 and 605.

NFL Playoffs

Wild-card Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 6

Tennessee 22, Kansas City 21

Atlanta 26, Los Angeles Rams 13

Sunday, Jan. 7

Jacksonville 10, Buffalo 3

New Orleans 31, Carolina 26

Divisional Playoffs

Saturday, Jan. 13

Atlanta at Philadelphia, 4:35 (NBC)

Tennessee at New England, 8:15 (CBS)

Sunday, Jan. 14

Jacksonville at Pittsburgh, 1:05 (CBS)

New Orleans at Minnesota, 4:40 (FOX)

National Basketball Association

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 33 10 .767 —

Toronto 28 11 .718 3

Philadelphia 19 19 .500 11.5

New York 19 22 .463 13

Brooklyn 15 26 .366 17

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Miami 24 17 .585 —

Washington 23 18 .561 1

Charlotte 15 24 .385 8

Orlando 12 30 .286 12.5

Atlanta 11 30 .268 13

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 26 14 .650 —

Detroit 22 18 .550 4

Milwaukee 22 18 .550 4

Indiana 21 20 .512 5.5

Chicago 15 27 .357 12

Western Conference

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Houston 29 11 .725 —

San Antonio 28 14 .667 2

New Orleans 20 20 .500 9

Dallas 15 28 .349 15.5

Memphis 13 27 .325 16

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 27 16 .628 —

Portland 22 19 .537 4

Oklahoma City 22 20 .524 4.5

Denver 21 20 .512 5

Utah 17 24 .415 9

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 33 9 .786 —

L.A. Clippers 19 21 .475 13

Phoenix 16 26 .381 17

Sacramento 13 27 .325 19

L.A. Lakers 13 27 .325 19

Wednesday’s Games

Dallas 115, Charlotte 111

Miami 114, Indiana 106

Utah 107, Washington 104

Chicago 122, New York 119, 2OT

Detroit 114, Brooklyn 80

Houston 121, Portland 112

Memphis 105, New Orleans 102

Milwaukee 110, Orlando 103

Minnesota 104, Oklahoma City 88

Atlanta 110, Denver 97

L.A. Clippers 125, Golden State 106

Thursday’s Games

Boston vs. Philadelphia at London, 3

Cleveland at Toronto, 8

L.A. Clippers at Sacramento, 10

San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30

Friday’s Games

Cleveland at Indiana, 7

Orlando at Washington, 7

Utah at Charlotte, 7

Brooklyn at Atlanta, 7:30

Golden State at Milwaukee, 8

New York at Minnesota, 8

Portland at New Orleans, 8

Memphis at Denver, 9

Houston at Phoenix, 10:30

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Major Scores

Wednesday

East

Albany (NY) 78, Stony Brook 65

Duke 87, Pittsburgh 52

Hartford 84, Mass.-Lowell 73

New Hampshire 71, Binghamton 67

Quinnipiac 80, Marist 79, OT

St. Bonaventure 77, Fordham 61

UConn 62, UCF 53

UMBC 72, Maine 67

UMass 86, La Salle 79, OT

Vermont 91, Dartmouth 78

Villanova 89, Xavier 65

South

Davidson 72, George Washington 45

Florida 71, Mississippi St. 54

Furman 73, Chattanooga 55

George Mason 81, Saint Joseph’s 79

Georgia Tech 60, Notre Dame 53

Louisville 73, Florida St. 69

Nicholls 85, McNeese St. 80

Virginia Tech 83, Wake Forest 75

W. Carolina 58, Mercer 56

Wofford 63, Harvard 62

Midwest

Detroit 85, Cleveland St. 84

Evansville 64, Missouri St. 55

IUPUI 72, Milwaukee 71

Ill.-Chicago 84, Green Bay 73

Indiana St. 69, N. Iowa 67

Kansas St. 86, Oklahoma St. 82

Loyola of Chicago 68, Illinois St. 61

Michigan St. 76, Rutgers 72, OT

Missouri 68, Georgia 56

Northwestern 83, Minnesota 60

Oakland 95, Youngstown St. 82

Valparaiso 77, Drake 60

Southwest

Abilene Christian 82, Houston Baptist 74

Cent. Arkansas 92, Incarnate Word 76

LSU 75, Arkansas 54

SE Louisiana 63, Lamar 58

Sam Houston St. 82, Texas A&M-CC 50

Stephen F. Austin 78, New Orleans 68

Temple 66, SMU 64

Texas 99, TCU 98, 2OT

Far West

Colorado St. 84, Utah St. 75

Long Beach St. 80, CS Northridge 70

New Mexico 75, Wyoming 66

Southern Cal 70, Colorado 58

UNLV 81, Air Force 76

National Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 43 31 9 3 65 160 107

Boston 40 23 10 7 53 131 102

Toronto 45 25 17 3 53 146 131

Florida 42 18 18 6 42 120 137

Detroit 41 17 17 7 41 112 127

Montreal 42 18 20 4 40 108 129

Ottawa 42 15 18 9 39 117 149

Buffalo 43 10 24 9 29 96 150

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 43 27 13 3 57 135 121

Columbus 44 25 16 3 53 121 121

New Jersey 41 22 11 8 52 130 125

NY Rangers 42 22 15 5 49 128 117

Pittsburgh 44 22 19 3 47 126 138

Carolina 42 19 15 8 46 119 131

Philadelphia 42 19 15 8 46 123 122

NY Islanders 43 21 18 4 46 146 158

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Winnipeg 44 26 11 7 59 151 121

Nashville 42 25 11 6 56 131 114

St. Louis 46 26 17 3 55 134 122

Dallas 43 24 16 3 51 132 118

Minnesota 44 23 17 4 50 127 127

Chicago 43 21 16 6 48 134 118

Colorado 41 22 16 3 47 135 124

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Vegas 41 29 10 2 60 143 113

Los Angeles 42 24 13 5 53 126 99

San Jose 40 21 13 6 48 110 106

Calgary 42 22 16 4 48 118 121

Anaheim 43 19 15 9 47 117 120

Edmonton 44 18 23 3 39 119 143

Vancouver 43 16 21 6 38 111 143

Arizona 43 10 27 6 26 98 150

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

Ottawa 4, Toronto 3

Minnesota 2, Chicago 1

Thursday’s Games

Carolina at Washington, 7

Columbus at Buffalo, 7

Calgary at Tampa Bay, 7:30

Friday’s Games

Vancouver at Columbus, 7

Calgary at Florida, 7:30

Washington at Carolina, 7:30

Winnipeg at Chicago, 8:30

Edmonton at Arizona, 9

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MINOR HOCKEY

American Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Providence 35 22 10 3 0 47 111 90

WB/Scranton 34 21 10 2 1 45 122 99

Lehigh Valley 37 21 11 2 3 47 130 123

Charlotte 36 21 14 0 1 43 130 110

Bridgeport 35 16 13 4 2 38 105 101

Hershey 38 17 16 2 3 39 102 120

Hartford 38 15 17 3 3 36 107 135

Springfield 38 15 21 1 1 32 106 124

North Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Toronto 37 26 11 0 0 52 118 79

Rochester 37 22 8 4 3 51 115 98

Syracuse 36 21 12 1 2 45 124 101

Utica 36 16 13 4 3 39 105 106

Laval 39 15 17 5 2 37 115 137

Belleville 38 15 20 0 3 33 96 145

Binghamton 36 11 19 4 2 28 92 123

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Manitoba 37 25 7 3 2 55 140 85

Milwaukee 36 19 13 4 0 42 103 108

Chicago 38 18 13 5 2 43 114 108

Rockford 38 20 15 1 2 43 121 116

Iowa 37 16 12 6 3 41 114 118

Grand Rapids 39 18 16 1 4 41 122 123

Cleveland 34 10 18 3 3 26 76 115

Pacific Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Tucson 31 18 10 2 1 39 102 87

Stockton 33 17 11 2 3 39 106 91

San Diego 33 19 13 1 0 39 108 105

San Antonio 37 20 15 2 0 42 108 109

Texas 38 19 14 4 1 43 111 128

San Jose 32 16 14 0 2 34 84 96

Bakersfield 34 15 13 6 0 36 95 97

Ontario 33 16 15 1 1 34 86 91

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

Wednesday’s Games

Hartford 2, Bridgeport 1, SO

Springfield 2, Hershey 1, OT

Belleville 3, Rochester 2, OT

Syracuse 4, Binghamton 1

Utica 5, Laval 1

Grand Rapids 5, Manitoba 1

Milwaukee 1, Cleveland 0

Bakersfield 2, Texas 1, OT

San Diego 2, Chicago 1

Rockford 5, Ontario 2

Tucson 4, Stockton 2

Thursday’s Games

No games scheduled

Friday’s Games

WB/Scranton at Belleville, 7

Syracuse at Utica, 7

Cleveland at Grand Rapids, 7

Bridgeport at Providence, 7:05

Springfield at Lehigh Valley, 7:05

Binghamton at Rochester, 7:05

Toronto at Charlotte, 7:15

Hartford at Laval, 7:30

Milwaukee at San Antonio, 8:30

Chicago at Bakersfield, 10

Rockford at San Jose, 10

Texas at Stockton, 10

Tucson at Ontario, 10

Wednesday’s Summary

Utica 5, Laval 1

Utica 3 1 1 — 5
Laval 1 0 0 — 1

1st Period-1, Laval, Terry 19 (Scherbak, Cracknell), 7:12. 2, Utica, M. Roy 2 (Brisebois, Arseneau), 8:30. 3, Utica, Holm 7 (Boucher, Cassels), 9:43 (PP). 4, Utica, Comrie 2 (Wiercioch, Blujus), 17:34 (PP). Penalties-Bourque Lav (holding), 9:32; Veilleux Lav (boarding), 17:24; Sautner Uti (cross-checking), 17:48.

2nd Period-5, Utica, Cherniwchan 2 (Chatfield, Dziurzynski), 2:25. Penalties-M. Roy Uti (slashing), 15:31; Demko Uti (delay of game), 17:18.

3rd Period-6, Utica, Cassels 3 (Wiercioch, Comrie), 16:29 (PP). Penalties-Gelinas Lav (hooking), 6:29; MacEwen Uti (holding the stick), 8:18; MacEwen Uti (cross-checking), 14:25; Cracknell Lav (slashing), 14:25; Audette Lav (roughing), 15:06; Broll Lav (misconduct - unsportsmanlike conduct), 17:21; Brisebois Uti (slashing), 18:52.

Shots on Goal-Utica 14-6-10-30. Laval 9-16-12-37.
Power Play Opportunities-Utica 3/4; Laval 0/5.
Goalies-Utica, Demko 13-6-5 (37 shots-36 saves). Laval, McNiven 5-6-1 (30 shots-25 saves).
A-5,655

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Saturday

Divisional Round

Atlanta 3 PHILA

NEW ENGLAND 131/2 Tennessee

Sunday

PITTSBURGH 71/2 Jacksonville

MINNESOTA 4 N. Orleans

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BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Cody Allen on a one-year contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Named Brian Buchanan hitting coach of Omaha (PCL), Mike Rojas manager of Northwest Arkansas (TL), Omar Ramirez manager of Idaho Falls (Pioneer), Brooks Conrad manager and Nelson Liriano hitting coach of Burlington (Appalachian), Jason Simontacchi assistant minor league pitching coordinator and Tim Bavester assistant minor league video coordinator.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Designated LHP Nate Smith for assignment. Agreed to terms with C Rene Rivera on a one-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with OF-DH Khris Davis on a one-year contract.

TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C Mike Ohlman, INF Ryan Brett, RHP Brandon Cumpton and LHP Brandon Mann on minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Named Mike Mordecai quality control coach, Guillermo Martinez minor league hitting coordinator, Huner Mense hitting coach of New Hampshire (EL), Casey Candaele manager of Dunedin (FSL), Matt Young hitting coach of Lansing (MWL), Dallas McPherson manager of Vancouver (NWL), Mark Worrell assistant pitching coach and George Carroll coach of the GCL Blue Jays, Tim Raines special assistant, Chad Uihlein assistant strength and conditioning coordinator, Mauricio Elizondo assistant rehab coordinator, Lauren Poole dietitian, Allison Tropf affiliate dietitian and Casey Callison, Robert Murdock and Justin Batcher strength and conditioning coaches.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to terms with OFs Cesar Puello and Ramon Flores on minor league contracts.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Released RHP Taylor Jungmann. Agreed to terms with LHP Boone Logan on a one-year contract and RHP J.J. Hoover on a minor league contract.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Traded INF Jose Rondon to the Chicago White Sox for cash.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Cleveland G Isaiah Thomas $20,000 for striking Minnesota F Andrew Wiggins above the shoulders. Suspended Miami F James Johnson and Toronto F Serge Ibaka one game for throwing punches at one another. Fined Toronto G DeMar DeRozan $25,000 and Miami G Goran Dragic $10,000 for an altercation.

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS — Signed G DeAndre Liggins to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed S L.J. McCray and LB Xavier Woodson-Luster to reserve/future contracts.

CHICAGO BEARS — Named Harry Hiestand offensive line coach. Signed DB Jonathon Mincy to a reserve/future contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Eliot Wolf assistant general manager and Alonzo Highsmith vice president of player personnel.

DENVER BRONCOS — Agreed to terms with special teams coordinator Tom McMahon. Promoted Chris Strausser to offensive tackles coach. Named Greg Williams defensive backs coach.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed RB Joel Bouagnon.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Signed PK Roberto Aguayo to a reserve/future contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed G Andrus Peat and DT Tony McDaniel on injured reserve. Signed OT Bryce Harris and DT Woodrow Hamilton from the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed RB Jeremy Langford to a reserve/future contract.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Fired offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and offensive line coach Tom Cable.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Acquired F Anthony Duclair and D Adam Clendening from Arizona for Fs Richard Panik and Laurent Dauphin.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Reassigned G Juuse Saros to Milwaukee (AHL). Recalled G Anders Lindback from Milwaukee.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned F Tage Thompson to San Antonio (AHL).

American Hockey League

LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS — Assigned F Alex Krushelnyski to Reading (ECHL).

ECHL

CINCINNATI CYCLONES — Added G C.J. Groh as emergency backup.

FORT WAYNE KOMETS — Loaned D Dan Maggio to Tucson (AHL).

KALAMAZOO WINGS — Loaned D Garret Cockerill to Cleveland (AHL).

RAPID CITY RUSH — Signed F Tom Maxwell.

READING ROYALS — Loaned F Ryan Penny to Binghamton (AHL).

TULSA OILERS — Traded F Mark Bennett to Reading for future considerations.

RODEO

PROFESSIONAL RODEO COWBOYS ASSOCIATION — Named George Taylor CEO.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

FC DALLAS — Signed D Kris Reaves.

LA GALAXY — Signed G David Bingham

MONTREAL IMPACT — Named Joel Bats, Maxence Flachez, Wilfried Nancy and Robert Duverne assistant coaches.

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed F Amando Moreno.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS — Signed M Marco Bustos to an 18-month contract extension and loaned him to Club Atletico Zacatepec (Ascenso MX-Mexico).

United Soccer League

USL — Announced the addition of the Indy Eleven club for the 2018 season.

OTTAWA FURY — Signed M Maxim Tissot and D Nana Attakora.

COLLEGE

ALABAMA — WR Calvin Ridley will enter the NFL draft.

CHOWAN — Named Kylee Polsley assistant softball coach.

CLEMSON — Announced WR Deon Cain will enter the NFL draft.

EMORY — Named Valorie O’Brien assistant women’s soccer coach.

FURMAN_Named Connor Shaw tight ends coach.

INDIANA — Announced LB T.J. Roof is transferring from Georgia Tech.

LSU — Promoted tight ends coach Steve Ensminger to offensive coordinator. RB Derrius Guice will enter the NFL draft.

NC STATE — Announced men’s freshman basketball G Blake Harris has transferred from Missouri. Announced and men’s junior basketball F Shaun Kirk has transferred to UNC Pembroke.

OAKLAND — Announced the resignation of director of athletics Jeff Konya to become director of athletics and recreation at Northeastern.

RUTGERS — Agreed to terms with men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell on a contract extension through the 2023-24 season.

SIENA — Announced men’s basketball G Nico Clareth will transfer after the academic year.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Announced men’s freshman basketball F Brian Bowen Jr. has transferred from Louisville.

STANFORD — S Justin Reid and CB Quenton Meeks will enter the NFL draft.

TENNESSEE — Named Eve Rackham volleyball coach.

WAGNER — Named Maurya Couvares women’s triathlon coach and Brian Hammond assistant women’s triathlon coach.