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Sports: Monday, December 10, 2018

10 December 2018 Sports

Skins Embarrassed By G-Men, Hornets Nipped By Quakers, UVA & Tech Win

On the Shenandoah University sports scene,
Visiting Guilford escaped the Wilkins Center Saturday afternoon with a 71-70 win over the Hornets. In a game that saw both teams squander double digit leads, Shenandoah had a chance to win with just under 3 seconds remaining but Jalyn Jarrett’s runner was off the mark at the buzzer. The Hornets return to the Dutton court next Monday the 17th for a noon tip against Mary Washington.

The SU women picked up their first ODAC win on Saturday, as they defeated Randolph 77-69. The 5-5, 1-3 Hornets hit 10 3-pointers to defeat the Wildcats for the third consecutive time. Freshman Sierra St. Cyr led the way with 16 points for Shenandoah, who return to action December 28th when they host Bethany.

The SU Track & Field men and women opened up the indoor slate yesterday at the Holiday Opener, hosted by Christopher Newport University. The 2 teams combined for 12 top-ten finishes.

The Washington Redskins fell to 6-7 yesterday with a 40-16 loss to the New York Giants at Fed-Ex Field. Saquan Barkley accounted for almost 200 scrimmage yards for the G-Men, including a 78-yard touchdown run. Washington quarterback Mark Sanchez threw 2 interceptions, including a pick-6, and was relieved by Josh Johnson, who led the Skins to their only 2 scores on the day.

Elsewhere in the NFL,
The Ravens lost to Kansas City in overtime, 27-24.
Dallas gained control of the NFC East with a 29-23 OT win over Philly
Miami upset New England on the game’s final play 34-33
and Oakland shocked Pittsburgh 24-21.
Last night, Chicago stopped the high-powered Rams 15-6
and tonight, it’s Minnesota at Seattle in a game with wild-card implications.

In college hoop,
Number-4 UVA stayed undefeated with a 57-49 win over VCU
and 15th-ranked Virginia Tech routed South Carolina State 81-44

The Washington Capitals are back on the ice tomorrow when they host Detroit. Air time is 7:15 on NBC SportsRadio 1450.

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