Black Knights rally past Buffalo Science...Fredonia drops to 0-2 with blowout loss...and the Pine Valley boys and girls come away with victories. Greg Larson runs down all Friday's local high school basketball action and has other sports news on this Saturday Sports Update...
Saturday Sports Update
Top: A fitting pose for Lamar Jackson? The Louisville quarterback took the nation by storm this season, and as a result, is heavily favored to win the 2016 Heisman Trophy tonight. In 2016, Jackson has thrown for 3,390 yards and 30 touchdowns, while adding 1,538 rushing yards and 21 rushing touchdowns. Jackson and the four other finalists -- Deshaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers, Baker Mayfield, and Dede Westbrook -- will be gathered in New York City for tonight's presentation. Photo by USA Today
Bottom left: Silver Creek sophomore Brady Woleben goes up for a shot against the Buffalo Academy of Science on Friday. Woleben notched a double-double with 27 points and 14 rebounds, as he helped spur a 4th-quarter comeback. The Black Knights won 76-70 to improve to 3-0 on the season. Photo by the Observer
Bottom right: Jacob Haynes skates with the puck for the Fredonia State Blue Devils Friday night at Steele Hall against Oswego State. The Blue Devils managed to get a 2-0 lead against the top-ranked Division III hockey school in the country, but the Lakers stormed back with four unanswered goals to defeat the Blue Devils 4-2 and remain unbeaten. Photo by the Observer