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Sports: December 12, 2018

12 December 2018 Sports

Caps Rout Wings, Area HS Hoop Results, Free SU Basketball

There was plenty of area high school basketball last night. In boys action:
Warren County nipped Sherando 50-49 on NBC SportsRadio 1450
Millbrook defeated Dominion 64-60
Strasburg beat Moorefield 65-56
Wakefield shaded Seton 66-61
and East Rockingham outscored Page 86-81

In girls basketball:
it was Handley beating Turner Ashby 57-51
Millbrook routed Dominion 80-60
Sherando had little trouble with Warren County 64-32
East Rockingham defeated Page 61-48
and Rappahannock beat Faquier 33-22

The Shenandoah University athletic department announced yesterday that they’ll be offering free admission to the December 17th men’s basketball game against Mary Washington. Tip off will be at noon at the Wilkins Center. In addition to the normal concession fare, fans will also be allowed to bring in food from outside vendors.

Alex Ovechkin had a hat trick last night as the Washington Capitals disposed of the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 in DC. Nick Backstrom added 4 assists for the 18-9-3 Caps, who sit atop the NHL’s Metro Division. Next up is a Friday skate against the Hurricanes. Air time is 7:15 on NBC SportsRadio 1450.

And, the Baltimore Orioles have hired Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde to be their next skipper. The 45 year-old Hyde replaces Buck Showalter, who was let go after the O’s worst-ever finish at 47-115.

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