CKXS Sports Briefs: October 19, 2012

MLB

The Detroit Tigers are going to the World Series. The Tigers pounded the Yankees 8-1 to complete the sweep in 4 straight games. Max Scherzer picked up the win in the clinching game, striking out 10 in 5.2 innings. Jhonny Peralta went yard twice, and Miguel Cabrera and Austin Jackson also went deep. DH Delmon Young was named MVP of the ALCS for his 4 game winning RBIs in the series. The Fall Classic is set to start in the National League Park on Wednesday.

In the senior circuit

St. Louis topped the Giants 8-3. They now hold a 3-1 series lead.

Local hoops

A Wallaceburg native is still gathering online votes, in hopes of capturing the Female Baller of the Year Award for Basketball Ontario. Deanna Kerkhof has also been named to the First-Team All-Conference for the pre-season, as her Northeastern squad is ranked sixth in their conference as well. Voting for the Baller of the Year goes until Monday, Oct. 22nd at 6 p.m. Kerkhof says her teammates at Northeastern have helped her get a ton of votes. Some advice for the youth, she says other girls from the Wallaceburg area need soak up knowledge from local coaches, and work extremely hard to get to the level she is at. CLICK HERE TO VOTE FOR DEANNA!

High school action

Senior girls hoops

Wallaceburg beat C-K 37-34.

The first place Panthers beat the Lancers 61-30.

Pain Court topped LK 54-36.

Junior

C-K 33 and Wallaceburg 25
UCC over JMSS 41-28
LK beat PC 33-29
R-Town over Tilbury 27-16

Senior football

C-K topped Blenheim 26-2.

JRB

Leamington beat Lasalle 5-2
London beat Sarnia 4-2
St. Thomas beat Strathroy 5-3

OHL

Missisauga beat Sarnia 5-3
Windsor slipped past Erie 2-1

NHL

DespiteĀ optimismĀ this week, three counter proposals by the Player’s Association were turned down by the league yesterday. Both sides are unlikely to meet again until next week.

NFL

San Fran beat Seattle 13-6.

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