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Sports: Thursday, January 16, 2020

16 January 2020 Sports

Area HS Hoop Results, Marlins Spear SU, Cavs Fall At Florida State

On the area boys high school basketball scoreboard:
James Wood 53 Warren County 52
Millbrook 62 Jefferson 53
East Rockingham 76 Page 56

In girls action:
Strasburg 52 Madison 42
Luray 72 Rappahannock 38
Clarke 36 Stonewall 35
Wakefield 32 Foxcroft 32

Number-23 Virginia Wesleyan used a 14-3 first half run to defeat the Shenandoah Hornet men last night at Wilkins Center 71-55. The Hornets, who lost their 23rd consecutive game to the Marlins, fall to 5-10 and 2-4 in the ODAC. Next up for SU, a Saturday trip to W&L. Air time is 1:45 on The River 95-3.

Down by 18 entering the 4th quarter, the Shenandoah women outscored Bridgewater 24-8 in the final stanza, but fell short 67-65 in the nightcap at Wilkins Center. The Eagles drained 9 3-pointers in the first half to build a lead SU could not overcome. The Hornet women now travel to Guilford for a 2pm Saturday tip.

Virginia lost it’s 3rd straight game, falling at 9th ranked Florida State 54-50. Mamadi Diakite had 16 to lead the 11-5 Cavaliers.

And, the Washington Capitals return to the ice tonight to face the New Jersey Devils. The Caps are 37-11-5, and lead the Pittsburgh Penguins by 4 points in the NHL’s Metro Division. Air time is 6:45 on CBS Sports Radio 1450.

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