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Sports: Thursday, March 7, 2019

7 March 2019 Sports


Wins For SU Lax…Caps Hold Off Flyers…Mounties Win Home Finale

The Shenandoah University men’s lacrosse team scored 9 first period goals on the way to a dominating 19-7 win over Alvernia last night. All 39 men saw action for the Hornets, who improved to 4-1 on the season.

Meanwhile, SU women’s lacrosse scored an 18-11 non-league win over Widener on the Sprint Field of Shentel Stadium yesterday. After the Pride scored the game’s initial goal, the Hornets tallied the next 6 to take a lead they would not surrender. With the win, Shenandoah improved to 3-2 on the season.

The Washington Capitals built a 5-0 lead and held off the Philadelphia Flyers last night for a 5-3 road win. With the victory, Caps goalie Braden Holtby became the second fastest goaltender to record 250 wins, as Washington won it’s fifth straight game. The Caps entertain New Jersey tomorrow on CBS Sports Radio 1450. Air time is 6:45.

In college basketball, WVU posted 54 first half points and cruised to a 90-75 win over Iowa State last night in Morgantown. It was the home finale for the 12-18 Mounties, whose only hope at an NCAA berth this year is to win next week’s Big 12 Tournament. West Virginia will wrap up it’s regular season Saturday at Oklahoma State.

And the Washington Wizards pulled away late to beat the Dallas Mavericks 132-123 in DC. The win marked the first time the Wizards have scored 130 points in back-to-back games since 1978. Bradeley Beal had 30 for Washington.


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