|Sports Briefs: 2-18-14|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune|
|Tuesday, 18 February 2014 09:23|
BGSU womenÂ earn votes in AP poll
The Bowling Green Falcon women's basketball team received eight points and is tied for 32nd in the Associated Press women's basketball poll.
The poll is on page 12 today.
Halfhill earns MAC honor
CLEVELAND - Bowling Green's Jillian Halfhill has been selected the Mid-American Conference women's basketball player of the week.
Halfhill led the Falcons in scoring and had a double-double in the team's lone game last week, a 61-56 win at Eastern Michigan Saturday.
Halfhill had a game-high 21 points along with 10 rebounds, two assists and three steals against the Eagles.
Lake boys ranked 6th in final state poll
COLUMBUS - Lake's boys basketball team finished in a tie for sixth in the final Associated Press state media poll.
Lake, 19-1, and Dayton Thurgood Marshall, 16-5, each had 65 points. The Flyers were eighth last week.
After two losses last week, Perrysburg dropped out of the Division I ratings.
The final poll of the season is on page 12 today.
Falcon baseball goes 1-2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Belmont beat the Bowling Green Falcon baseball team, 3-1 Sunday.
BG, 1-2, had two errors leading to two unearned runs.
Seven different Falcons had hits in the game with Jesse Rait driving in BG's only run
Starter Andrew Lacinak pitched five strong innings for the Falcons, allowing three hits and one walk.
The teams split a doubleheader Saturday, with BG posting an 8-3 win in Game 2 after Belmont was a 2-1 winner in Game 1.
In Game 2, Brien Bien had three hits for BG, and T.J. Losby and Andrew Kubuski each had two. Losby also had three runs battedin.
In Game 1, Kubuski had two hits. BG's Cody Apthorpe held Belmont to two runs (both unearned) on three hits over the first 51â€šĂ‘3 innings.
BG softball now 1-6-1
ATLANTA - On Sunday, the Bowling Green Falcon softball team played to a 6-6 tie with Tennessee-Martin, in a game called after eight inning due to travel plans, and lost 3-0 to Georgia Tech.
Against Tennessee-Martin, Erica Stratton was 2-for-2 with a three-run home run, Katie Yoho was 4-for-4, and Chelsea Raker was 2-for-4.
Against Georgia Tech, BG was held to four hits. Braoden Dillow and Jamie Kertes combined to allow just six Yellow Jackets' hits and only one earned run.
But the Falcons were unable to take advantage of opportunities with runners in scoring position in four different innings. Yoho had two hits for the Falcons.
On Saturday, the Falcons split two games, winning 5-4 against East Tennessee State in Game 2 after losing an 11-1, five-inning decision to Georgia State in Game 1.
Against ETSU, Amanda Durham's pinch-hit single with two out scored Madison Schrock, who had walked, with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh.
BG had two singles against GSU.
The Falcons are 1-6-1.
Falcon gymnasts split
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Bowling Green's gymnastics split a three-team meet Saturday. Maryland won with a 194.675 total, while BG was second with 193.875 and Yale was third with 188.545.
BG is 6-5 overall.
BG's top score in each event was: bars, Jamilah Ali, Alyssa Noclella, 9.775; floor, Nocella, 98.75; vault, Amanda Lievendag, Lauren Feely, 9.850; bars, Nocella, 9.475; and all-around, Nocella, 38.875.
BG relay team wins
ALLENDALE, Mich. - Bowling Green won the 1,600 relay Saturday in the Grand Valley State Big Meet.
The BG team of Jeanette Pettigrew, Demetra Taylor, Gabrielle Edwards, Brittany Sinclair had a time of 3:49.32.
Owens women win
CINCINNATI - Eboni Adams andÂ Kamilah Carter each scored 22 points Saturday to help sixth-ranked Owens Community College's women's basketball team to an 89-82 win over Cincinnati State.
Ashley Turnstall added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Owens, 21-2 overall and 7-1 in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference. Cincinnati is 16-10, 7-3.
Owens men beaten
CINCINNATI - Eighth-ranked Owens Community College's men's basketball team saw its eight-game winning streak snapped Saturday with an 80-67 loss to No. 2 Cincinnati State.
Andy Bachman led Owens with 17 points, while Tony Boykins had 15, and Bikramjit Gill had 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Owens is 20-5 overall and 7-1 in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference. Cincinnati is 23-3, 9-1.
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