Track and Field
Our area will be well represented at the state high school track & field championships which begin Friday and conclude Saturday afternoon at Shippensburg University. One of the busiest local athletes will be Southern Columbia freshman Julian Fleming who will compete in four events. Fleming will compete in the long jump, the 200 meter dash and the 400 meter and 16 hundred meter relays.
In major league baseball yesterday afternoon, the Phillies salvaged the final game of their series with Colorado with a 2-1, 11 inning win over the Rockies. Friday night the Phil's open a weekend series at home against the Cincinnati Reds starting at 7:05. Coverage on the WHLM stations begins with the pregame show at 6:30.
In other games Thursday, the Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4. and it was the San Diego Padres over the Mets 4 to 3. The Yankees home game against the Kansas City Royals was postponed by rain.
In the 7th and deciding game of the National Hockey League’s Eastern Conference final series, it took two overtimes... but the Pittsburgh Penguins just got by the Ottawa Senators 3 to 2.
In the NBA’s Eastern Conference final series... the Cleveland Cavaliers downed the Boston Celtics 135 to 102. Cleveland clinches the series four games to one.