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The Guernsey Eagles wrapped up their season yesterday with a 47-37 loss to the Tuscarawas Rockets. The Eagles were led in scoring by Joe Devore with 13 points, Travis Brooks with 12, Adam Finch with 6, Tianna Cruz with 4, and David Bloom with 2 points.
The Eagles end the season with an 8-4 record and runners up in Area 9.
Theairra Taylor scored 21 points and made a go-ahead layup with 1:32 left as fifth-seeded and No. 23-ranked Iowa held on for a 77-73 win over eighth-seeded Ohio State in the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament. Melissa Dixon sunk two free throws for Iowa with a second remaining as the Hawkeyes advanced to the title game for the first time since 2010.
Maurice Ndour and Javarez Willis scored 15 points apiece as Ohio rallied for an 82-76 overtime win in the Battle of the Bricks against Miami (Ohio). Nick Kellogg added 14 points and Antonio Campbell 13. The Bobcats tied the game in the waning seconds on an acrobatic layup from Ndour and nearly stunned Miami in regulation before pulling away during overtime.
Sean Kilpatrick scored 24 points and No. 15 Cincinnati clinched at least a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title with a tough 70-66 win over Rutgers. Kilpatrick converted a three-point play and drove the lane for a layup in the final 68 seconds as the Bearcats rallied from a late deficit against the Scarlet Knights.
Michael Brantley extended his strong start to the spring with four more hits, including two doubles, as the Cleveland Indians tied the San Diego Padres 4-4 in 10 innings. In five Cactus League games, Brantley is hitting .615 (8 for 13) with three doubles.
Nate Schierholtz hit a two-run homer and made a diving catch for the Chicago Cubs in their 9-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Schierholtz's drive off Alfredo Simon followed a walk to Donnie Murphy in the first inning. Schierholtz also singled and scored in the third. Ryan Kalish singled and scored twice for the Cubs.
Artem Anisimov scored with 6:25 remaining in the third period and Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 1-0 victory over the Nashville Predators. It was Bobrovsky's third shutout of the season for Columbus, which has won four of five.
It's not all good news for the Blue Jackets, rookie defenseman Ryan Murray will miss four to six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his knee. The 20-year-old Murray, the No. 2 pick in the 2012 NHL draft, has three goals and 17 assists and a +3 plus/minus rating in 61 games with the Blue Jackets this season.
The Guernsey Eagles fell to the Tuscarawas Rockets on Saturday 47-33. The Eagles were led in scoring by Travis Brooks with 13 points, Robert Covington - 8, Adam Finch - 5, David Bloom - 4, Brett Abrams - 2, and Chelsea with 1 point.
The Eagles next play Wednesday at Coshocton County.