WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Brewers win eighth straight
MILWAUKEE - Sparked by a Carlos Gomez home run in the first inning, the Milwaukee Brewers got a close 3-2 win over Pittsburgh yesterday.
With the game tied at two in the bottom of the eighth inning, catcher Jonathan Lucroy hit an RBI-single. Ryan Braun scoring the game-winning run. Milwaukee has now won eight-straight games. Prior to the game, Gomez received his National League Gold Glove award for center field last season.
A pair of Jack Russell field goals was all the points scored in yesterday’s University of Wisconsin spring football game in Madison. Russell hit a 41-yard and 30-yard field goal in the third quarter, sealing a 6-0 win for the Cardinal team. Austin Ramesh rushed for 71 yards in 12 carries for the Cardinal, while Tanner McEvoy threw for 55 yards in four completions. All of this took part in the second of half of the game which featured live tackling which the first half did not. When asked if there was the possibility of McEvoy and Joel Stave battling for the starting quarterback spot, Head coach Gary Andersen says he proud of both quarterbacks and “it will be a fight”.
Steve Stricker posted a one-over 73 in yesterday’s third-round of The Masters. The Madison native is now two-over for the tournament, seven shots back from the lead. At the top of the leader board, Bubba Watson and Jordan Spieth are tied at five-under for the tournament. The final round gets underway this morning, with Stricker scheduled to tee-off at noon.
Bradley Beal led six Washington players in double figures with 26 points as the Wizards cruised to a 104-91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday. John Wall added 15 points and eight assists and Marcin Gortat finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Wizards, winners in four of their last six games. Trevor Ariza scored 13 points while Al Harrington and Trevor Booker finished with 12 and 11 points, respectively, in the win. The Wizards currently hold a one-game lead over the Charlotte Bobcats for the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference. Both teams have two games remaining. Washington also trails the Brooklyn Nets by 1 1/2 games for the fifth spot in the East. Brooklyn has three games remaining. Ramon Sessions and Khris Middleton scored 20 points apiece, with Sessions also handing out eight assists, and John Henson donated 13 points and seven boards off the bench for the Bucks.
University of Wisconsin Spring Game:
Cardinal 6, White 0
Milwaukee 3, Pittsburgh 2
Minnesota 7, Kansas City 1
Cleveland 12, Chi. White Sox 6
St. Louis 10, Chi. Cubs 4
West Michigan 8, Beloit 1
Wisconsin 6, South Bend 4
Washington 104, Milwaukee 91
Milwaukee 4, Chicago 1