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19 April 2017 Sports


Ripon 8, Kettle Moraine Lutheran 7-Jordan Finely came off the bench to hit
a game-winning double for the Tigers in the bottom of the seventh.
Cody Merrill hit a three-run home run in the first inning to get the
scoring started for the Tigers. The Chargers caught up in the third inning
and would lead 7-5 going into the bottom of the seventh.
With two strikes, Braydon Brewer hit a single to tie the game, and
Finley’s double scored Braydon for the Tigers to come away with the win.

Waupun 13, Berlin 0 (5 innings)-Several Waupun pitchers combined to throw
a no-hitter.
Campbellsport 14, Winneconne 7
Laconia 6, Omro 2
Oshkosh North 7, Appleton East 1
Oshkosh West 5, Appleton West 0
Adams-Friendship 6, Nekoosa 1
Mauston 13, Wisconsin Dells 5
Green Lake/Princeton 15, Wayland Academy 2
Aarowhead 3, Beaver Dam 2

Softball

Kettle Moraine Lutheran 21, Ripon 0
Winneconne 12, Berlin 0
Waupun 4, Campbellsport 2
Kewaskum 15, Plymouth
Mayville 12, Winnebago Lutheran Academy 1
Appleton North 13, Fond du Lac 1
Wautoma 3, Westfield 0
Adams-Friendship 27, Nekoosa 5

BREWERS-CUBS

Schwarber, Cubs rally past Brewers to snap 4-game skid

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber and Miguel Montero each hit a two-run homer, Albert Almora Jr. and Jon Jay added run-scoring hits in a four-run sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five down in a 9-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.

Brewers slugger Eric Thames had two doubles and three hits but ended his franchise record-tying homer streak at five games.

Wade Davis got his third save and the bullpen retired 15 of its final 16 batters as the Cubs snapped a four-game skid.

The Brewers staked Jimmy Nelson to a 5-0 lead in the third, but the right-hander couldn’t make it hold, allowing seven runs and nine hits in 5 1/3 innings. Reliever Jared Hughes (1-1) took the loss.

Brett Anderson pitched 3 2/3 innings and allowed six runs and eight hits. Justin Grimm (1-0) worked a scoreless sixth for the win.

BUCKS-RAPTORS

Lowry bounces back, Raptors edge Bucks to even series at 1-1

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, including the clinching basket with less than 10 seconds to play, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-100 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at 1-1.

DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 of his 16 in the second half and Jonas Valanciunas had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who improved to 5-1 when playing Game 2 of a playoff series on their home court.

Game 3 is Thursday night in Milwaukee.

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 15 rebounds for the Bucks. Khris Middleton scored 20 points and Greg Monroe had 18.

Lowry scored just four points in Saturday’s Game 1 loss, missing all six of his 3-point attempts.

He was much better in Game 2, going 6 for 12, including 2 of 5 from long range. His step back jumper with 8.9 seconds remaining gave Toronto a 104-100 lead.

PACKERS-HAWK

AJ Hawk to retire with the Green Bay Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Linebacker A.J. Hawk will retire with the Green Bay Packers.

The 2006 draft pick out of Ohio State ranks first in franchise history with 1,118 career tackles. Hawk played in 142 of a possible 144 regular-season games with Green Bay, appearing in all 16 contests in eight of his nine seasons with the Packers. He played one season with the Cincinnati Bengals and appeared in one game for the Atlanta Falcons last year.

Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy says Hawk’s “leadership and toughness were instrumental” in the team’s success.

NCAA TOURNAMENT-MILWAUKEE

New Bucks arena to host NCAA opening round games in 2022

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee’s new downtown basketball arena will host the opening round games of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament in 2022.

The NCAA on Tuesday announced its future sites for the tournament’s first- and second-round games for 2019 through 2022. A joint bid between Marquette and the Milwaukee Bucks was accepted, and Marquette will serve as official host for the opening round games on March 18 and 20, 2022.

The Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018. Those games will be the first NCAA Tournament games played at the center, future home of the Bucks and the Marquette men’s basketball team.

With Marquette as host, Bradley Center was the venue for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament this past season.

AARON HERNANDEZ DEAD

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts prison officials say former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital. He was 27.

An official with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections says Hernandez was found hanged in his cell just after 3 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities tried to revive the former New England Patriots tight end, and he was pronounced dead at UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster at 4:07 a.m.

Prison officials say the Hernandez was in a single cell in a general population housing unit at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts They say he hanged himself using a bed sheet that he attached to a cell window.

Authorities say Hernandez tried to block the cell door from the inside by jamming the door with various items.

Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a drink spilled at a nightclub.