Briefs: W&J women win tournament

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W&J women win tournament

Five double-digit scoring performances led the Washington & Jefferson to an 89-62 victory over Lehman in the championship game of the Lehman College Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Classic Sunday afternoon.

Senior forward Chelsea Apke was named the tournament MVP, and sophomore frontcourt mate Beka Bellhy earned All-Tournament distinction.

Junior center Valerie Dunlap led all scorers with a game-high 18 points on 6-of-14 shooting and a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line. Dunlap also collected 10 rebounds.

The Presidents held Lehman to just 19 percent (6 of 31) shooting in the first half. An 18-0 run gave W&J a 27-point lead with two minutes left until halftime.

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Brendan Howard won the 113-pound title and was named OW. Joining him as champions were John Demaske at 132, Jason Miller at 138 and Bill Bowlen at 170.

The Rockets scored 155.5 points, good enough for third behind Butler and Greenville, which tied for first with 166.

Trinity’s Mike Kolosky won the 106-pound title and Burgettstown’s Austin McDermitt captured the 120 weight class.

In the NHL

Kevin Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal 4:49 into overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars.

• Ryan Miller made 49 saves, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 2-1.

• Brian Campbell, Aleksander Barkov and Dmitry Kulikov each scored goals to lift the Florida Panthers over the Montreal Canadiens 4-1.

In the NBA

Stephen Curry scored 29 points and made a clutch jumper with 13.5 seconds left as the Golden State Warriors opened a long road trip with their fifth straight victory, 108-104 in overtime against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

• Arron Afflalo scored 20 points and the Orlando Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-102 to give them back-to-back victories for just the third time this season.

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