Sports : Wednesday, 3/29/17
Tuesday’s High School Results:
High School Baseball:
Waupun 4, St. Mary’s Springs 2
Oakfield 7, Horicon 2
Mayville 12, Ripon 4
Campbellsport 7, Kewaskum 5
Campbellsport 4, Lomira 1
Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ was recognized as a Third-Team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday. Happ is the sixth Badger to be given AP All-American honors since the award was first handed out in 1948. Happ led Wisconsin in all five categories during conference play, averaging 14.8 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.2 blocks and 1.8 steals per game. Happ is Wisconsin’s first All-America selection since Frank Kaminsky in 2015.
The Associated Press All-America First Team included Frank Mason III of Kansas who was a unanimous selection. Villanova’s Josh Hart, Caleb Swanigan of Purdue, Lonzo Ball of UCLA and Justin Jackson of North Carolina.
NBA: Milwaukee 118, Charlotte 108
–Tony Snell scored 26 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo 20 as the Bucks rolled past the Hornets in Charlotte. Milwaukee travels to Boston tonight, coverage starts at 6:10 this evening on KFIZ.
The Cincinnati Reds have claimed Scooter Gennett off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers, giving them another option at second base and a utility player off the bench. The Reds made the move Tuesday. Gennett grew up in Cincinnati and will make $2,525,000 this season. The 26-year-old Gennett also has played in the outfield. Gennett played four seasons with Milwaukee. He batted .263 with a career-high 14 homers and 56 RBIs last season, but the Brewers decided to go with Jonathan Villar at second base this season.
MLB: Milwaukee 13, Cleveland 12
–The Brewers wrap up play in Arizona today with a game against the LA Angels before returning to Milwaukee for exhibition games against the White Sox on Friday and Saturday at Miller Park.
NFL replay decisions could take less time this season after owners approved having referees use a hand-held tablet for video reviews. The referees had been going to a sideline camera for reviews and would have final say on confirming or reversing a call. Now, league officiating chief Dean Blandino and his staff in New York will make those decisions with input from the referee.