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Scoreboard

Spring schedule
Major League Baseball
Spring Training Standings
All Times EDT
AMERICAN LEAGUE
W    L    Pct.
New York    4    0    1.000
Boston    4    0    1.000
Houston    4    1    .800
Kansas City    2    0    1.000
Chicago    3    1    .750
Detroit    3    1    .750
Minnesota    2    1    .667
Seattle    2    1    .667
Oakland    2    1    .667
Tampa Bay    3    2    .600
Los Angeles    2    2    .500
Cleveland    1    2    .333
Texas    1    2    .333
Toronto    1    3    .250
Baltimore    0    4    .000
NATIONAL LEAGUE
W    L    Pct.
Milwaukee    4    1    .800
Miami    3    1    .750
Chicago    2    1    .667
Arizona    3    2    .600
New York    2    2    .500
Los Angeles    2    3    .400
St. Louis    1    3    .250
San Francisco    1    3    .250
Colorado    1    3    .250
San Diego    1    3    .250
Philadelphia    1    3    .250
Atlanta    1    3    .250
CINCINNATI    1    3    .250
Washington    1    3    .250
Pittsburgh    0    3    .000
Monday’s Games
Boston 13, Pittsburgh 2
Detroit 8, Baltimore 6
Miami 11, Houston (ss) 0
Minnesota 5, St. Louis 4
Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 4
Atlanta 2, Washington 1
Houston (ss) 8, N.Y. Mets 7
Arizona (ss) 5, CINCINNATI 2
Milwaukee 7, Cleveland 6
Kansas City 10, San Francisco 6
L.A. Dodgers 9, Texas 6
Chicago White Sox 7, Oakland 6
Seattle 9, Chicago Cubs 9
San Diego 10, L.A. Angels 4
Arizona (ss) 7, Colorado 4
N.Y. Yankees 4, Philadelphia 3
Tuesday’s Games
Baltimore vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Detroit vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Miami vs. Washington at West Palm Beach, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
St. Louis vs. Boston (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:07 p.m.
Houston vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 1:10 p.m.
Arizona vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
CINCINNATI vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m.
Oakland vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Seattle (ss) vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Texas vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
L.A. Angels vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
San Diego vs. Seattle (ss) at Peoria, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
Boston (ss) vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 6:05 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
Detroit vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
St. Louis vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota (ss) at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Washington vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Minnesota (ss) vs. Houston at West Palm Beach, Fla., 1:05 p.m.
Philadelphia vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 1:07 p.m.
CINCINNATI vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Oakland vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
San Francisco vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 3:05 p.m.
Seattle vs. Cleveland (ss) at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Texas vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m.
Colorado vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.
Cleveland (ss) vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 3:10 p.m.

MLB free agents
NEW YORK (AP) — The 56 remaining free agents (q-rejected qualifying offer):
AMERICAN LEAGUE
BALTIMORE (4) — J.J. Hardy, ss; Jeremy Hellickson, rhp; Ubaldo Jimenez, rhp; Seth Smith, of.
CHICAGO (2) — Mike Pelfrey, rhp; Geovany Soto c.
HOUSTON (2) — Carlos Beltran, dh; Tyler Clippard, rhp.
KANSAS CITY (3) — Melky Cabrera, of; Trevor Cahill, rhp; q-Mike Moustakas, 3b.
LOS ANGELES (5) — Andrew Bailey, rhp; Yunel Escobar, 3b; Ricky Nolasco, rhp; Brandon Phillips, 2b; Huston Street, rhp.
MINNESOTA (1) — Glen Perkins, lhp.
NEW YORK (1) — Matt Holliday, dh.
SEATTLE (2) — Carlos Ruiz, c; Danny Valencia, 1b-3b.
TAMPA BAY (3) — q-Alex Cobb, rhp; Lucas Duda, 1b; Logan Morrison, 1b.
TEXAS (3) — Carlos Gomez, of; Jason Grilli, rhp; Mike Napoli, 1b.
TORONTO (2) — Brett Anderson, lhp; Jose Bautista, of.
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NATIONAL LEAGUE
ATLANTA (1) — R.A. Dickey, rhp.
CHICAGO (4) — q-Jake Arrieta, rhp; Jon Jay, of; John Lackey, rhp; Koji Uehara, rhp.
CINCINNATI (3) — Bronson Arroyo, rhp; Scott Feldman, rhp; Drew Storen, rhp.
COLORADO (4) — Carlos Gonzalez, of; q-Greg Holland, rhp; Jonathan Lucroy, c; Mark Reynolds, 1b.
LOS ANGELES (2) — Andre Ethier, of; Franklin Gutierrez, of.
MIAMI (2) — Mike Aviles, inf; Ichiro Suzuki, of.
MILWAUKEE (2) — Matt Garza, rhp; Neil Walker, 2b.
PHILADELPHIA (1) — Clay Buchholz, rhp.
PITTSBURGH (1) — John Jaso, 1b.
ST. LOUIS (1) — q-Lance Lynn, rhp.
SAN FRANCISCO (2) — Matt Cain, rhp; Michael Morse, ib-of.
WASHINGTON (5) — Joe Blanton, rhp; Alejandro De Aza, of; Stephen Drew, 2b; Adam Lind, 1b; Jayson Werth of.

NBA standings
National Basketball Association
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Toronto    42    17    .712    —
Boston    43    19    .694         1/2
Philadelphia    32    26    .552      9 1/2
New York    24    38    .387    19 1/2
Brooklyn    20    41    .328    23
Southeast Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Washington    35    25    .583    —
Miami    31    29    .517      4
Charlotte    27    33    .450      8
Orlando    18    42    .300    17
Atlanta    18    43    .295    17 1/2
Central Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Cleveland    35    24    .593    —
Indiana    34    26    .567      1 1/2
Milwaukee    33    26    .559      2
Detroit    28    32    .467      7 1/2
Chicago    20    40    .333    15 1/2
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Houston    47    13    .783    —
San Antonio    36    25    .590    11 1/2
New Orleans    34    26    .567    13
Dallas    19    42    .311    28 1/2
Memphis    18    41    .305    28 1/2
Northwest Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Minnesota    37    26    .587    —
Portland    34    26    .567    1 1/2
Oklahoma City    35    27    .565    1 1/2
Denver    33    27    .550    2 1/2
Utah    31    30    .508    5
Pacific Division
W    L    Pct    GB
Golden State    47    14    .770    —
L.A. Clippers    31    27    .534    14 1/2
L.A. Lakers    26    34    .433    20 1/2
Sacramento    18    41    .305    28
Phoenix    18    44    .290    29 1/2
Sunday’s Games
Charlotte 114, Detroit 98
New Orleans 123, Milwaukee 121, OT
San Antonio 110, Cleveland 94
Houston 119, Denver 114
Monday’s Games
Boston 109, Memphis 98
Brooklyn 104, Chicago 87
Golden State 125, New York 111
L.A. Lakers 123, Atlanta 104
Toronto 123, Detroit 94
New Orleans 125, Phoenix 116
Oklahoma City 112, Orlando 105
Dallas 109, Indiana 103
Houston 96, Utah 85
Minnesota at Sacramento, 10 p.m.
Tuesday’s Games
Brooklyn at Cleveland, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Miami, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.
Sacramento at Portland, 10 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Denver, 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
Milwaukee at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Orlando, 7 p.m.
Charlotte at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Golden State at Washington, 8 p.m.
Phoenix at Memphis, 8 p.m.
New Orleans at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Houston at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

NHL standings
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Tampa Bay    63    43    17    3    89    227    170
Toronto    65    39    20    6    84    216    182
Boston    60    37    15    8    82    195    150
Florida    59    28    25    6    62    175    193
Detroit    62    26    26    10    62    165    183
Montreal    62    23    29    10    56    157    194
Ottawa    61    21    30    10    52    166    216
Buffalo    63    19    33    11    49    151    206
Metropolitan Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Philadelphia    63    34    19    10    78    189    178
Washington    63    35    21    7    77    195    189
Pittsburgh    63    36    23    4    76    206    187
New Jersey    62    32    22    8    72    185    188
Columbus    63    32    26    5    69    168    175
N.Y. Islanders    63    29    27    7    65    207    225
Carolina    62    27    25    10    64    164    189
N.Y. Rangers    63    27    30    6    60    177    201
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Central Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Nashville    61    38    14    9    85    196    155
Winnipeg    62    37    16    9    83    208    164
Minnesota    62    35    20    7    77    188    174
Dallas    62    35    23    4    74    184    164
St. Louis    63    34    25    4    72    173    164
Colorado    61    32    24    5    69    187    185
Chicago    63    27    28    8    62    178    179
Pacific Division
GP    W    L    OT    Pts    GF    GA
Vegas    61    41    16    4    86    215    166
San Jose    63    33    21    9    75    182    176
Anaheim    64    31    21    12    74    176    178
Calgary    63    32    22    9    73    182    185
Los Angeles    62    33    24    5    71    177    155
Edmonton    62    27    31    4    58    177    204
Vancouver    62    24    31    7    55    167    201
Arizona    62    18    34    10    46    148    205
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss..
Sunday’s Games
Nashville 4, St. Louis 0
Buffalo 4, Boston 1
Detroit 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, OT
Minnesota 3, San Jose 2, OT
Edmonton 6, Anaheim 5, SO
Vancouver 3, Arizona 1
Monday’s Games
Columbus 5, Washington 1
Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 3, SO
Philadelphia 2, Montreal 0, SO
Vancouver at Colorado, 9 p.m.
Vegas at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday’s Games
Ottawa at Washington, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Carolina at Boston, 7 p.m.
Toronto at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Nashville at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.
St. Louis at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Calgary at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Edmonton at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Los Angeles at Vegas, 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday’s Games
Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Detroit at St. Louis, 8 p.m.
Calgary at Colorado, 9:30 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Vancouver, 10 p.m.
Thursday’s Games
Carolina at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Boston, 7 p.m.
New Jersey at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Nashville at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Minnesota at Arizona, 9 p.m.
Chicago at San Jose, 10 p.m.
Columbus at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Blue Jackets’ box
Washington    1    0    0    =    1
Columbus    4    0    1    =    5
First Period—1, Columbus, Panarin 18 (Jones, Atkinson), 5:31 (pp). 2, Washington, Ovechkin 39 (Carlson, Oshie), 6:57 (pp). 3, Columbus, Milano 9 (Jones, Wennberg), 7:53. 4, Columbus, Letestu 9 (Sedlak, Calvert), 14:32. 5, Columbus, Jones 9 (Panarin, Atkinson), 18:17 (pp). Penalties—Orlov, WSH, (holding), 5:17; Murray, CBJ, (slashing), 6:54; Backstrom, WSH, (hooking), 9:24; Orpik, WSH, (interference), 17:35; Wilson, WSH, (roughing), 20:00; Calvert, CBJ, served by Milano, Misconduct (misconduct), 20:00.
Second Period—None. Penalties—Connolly, WSH, (slashing), 17:08.
Third Period—6, Columbus, Atkinson 12, 17:18 (sh). Penalties—Anderson, CBJ, (cross checking), 15:39.
Shots on Goal—Washington 7-8-11—26. Columbus 16-9-10—35.
Power-play opportunities—Washington 1 of 3; Columbus 2 of 4.
Goalies—Washington, Holtby 28-14-4 (16 shots-12 saves), Grubauer 7-7-3 (18-18). Columbus, Bobrovsky 27-20-5 (26-25).
A—17,386 (18,500). T—2:27.
Referees—Kevin Pollock, Kyle Rehman. Linesmen—David Brisebois, Lonnie Cameron.

NASCAR results
NASCAR Monster Energy Cup\
Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Results
Sunday
At Atlanta Motor Speedway
Atlanta
Lap length: oval, 1.5 miles
(Start position in parentheses)
1. (3) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 325 laps, 0 rating, 56 points.
2. (5) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 325, 0, 53.
3. (9) Clint Bowyer, Ford, 325, 0, 45.
4. (12) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 325, 0, 40.
5. (35) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 325, 0, 39.
6. (16) Joey Logano, Ford, 325, 0, 39.
7. (1) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 325, 0, 43.
8. (7) Kurt Busch, Ford, 325, 0, 41.
9. (8) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 325, 0, 36.
10. (27) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 325, 0, 27.
11. (10) Erik Jones, Toyota, 325, 0, 26.
12. (26) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 325, 0, 25.
13. (11) Aric Almirola, Ford, 325, 0, 33.
14. (25) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 324, 0, 23.
15. (4) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 324, 0, 23.
16. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Ford, 324, 0, 21.
17. (15) Paul Menard, Ford, 324, 0, 20.
18. (23) William Byron, Chevrolet, 323, 0, 19.
19. (13) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 323, 0, 18.
20. (18) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 322, 0, 17.
21. (14) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 322, 0, 16.
22. (2) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 322, 0, 15.
23. (29) David Ragan, Ford, 321, 0, 14.
24. (17) Michael McDowell, Ford, 321, 0, 13.
25. (24) Chris Buescher, Chevrolet, 321, 0, 12.
26. (28) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 321, 0, 11.
27. (22) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 321, 0, 10.
28. (32) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 320, 0, 9.
29. (21) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 320, 0, 8.
30. (34) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 319, 0, 0.
31. (30) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 319, 0, 6.
32. (19) Darrell Wallace Jr, Chevrolet, 319, 0, 5.
33. (36) Harrison Rhodes, Chevrolet, 310, 0, 4.
34. (33) Jeffrey Earnhardt, Chevrolet, 305, 0, 3.
35. (20) Trevor Bayne, Ford, engine, 292, 0, 2.
36. (31) Gray Gaulding, Toyota, accident, 99, 0, 1.
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Race Statistics
Average Speed of Race Winner: 143.071 mph.
Time of Race: 3 hours, 29 minutes, 54 seconds.
Margin of Victory: 2.690 seconds.
Caution Flags: 5 for 0 laps.
Lead Changes: 24 among 8 drivers.
Top 16 in Points: 1. J.Logano, 89; 2. R.Blaney, 83; 3. D.Hamlin, 77; 4. K.Harvick, 75; 5. C.Bowyer, 74; 6. A.Dillon, 70; 7. M.Truex, 69; 8. Ku.Busch, 68; 9. A.Almirola, 66; 10. P.Menard, 66; 11. Ky.Busch, 61; 12. B.Keselowski, 58; 13. K.Larson, 54; 14. M.McDowell, 52; 15. D.Wallace, 52; 16. R.Newman, 49.

AP men’s poll
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 25, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
Record    Pts    Pvs
1. Virginia (48)    26-2    1,608    1
2. Michigan St. (17)    28-3    1,571    2
3. Xavier    25-4    1,422    4
4. Villanova    25-4    1,416    3
5. Duke    24-5    1,362    5
6. Kansas    23-6    1,272    8
7. Gonzaga    27-4    1,231    6
8. Purdue    26-5    1,178    9
9. North Carolina    22-7    1,140    10
10. Cincinnati    25-4    1,013    11
11. Wichita St.    23-5    945    13
12. Texas Tech    22-7    887    6
13. Ohio St.    24-7    791    16
14. Auburn    24-5    781    12
15. Michigan    24-7    753    17
16. Tennessee    21-7    564    19
17. Rhode Island    23-4    558    18
18. Clemson    21-7    499    15
19. Arizona    22-7    450    14
20. West Virginia    21-8    429    21
21. Nevada    25-5    386    20
22. Saint Mary’s (Cal)    27-4    318    22
23. Kentucky    20-9    174    –
24. Middle Tennessee    23-5    144    24
25. Houston    22-6    45    23
Others receiving votes: TCU 41, Butler 34, St. Bonaventure 29, NC State 28, Creighton 26, Loyola of Chicago 8, Southern Cal 7, Florida St. 4, Seton Hall 3, Arkansas 3, Virginia Tech 2, Oklahoma 1, Florida 1, Boise St. 1.

USA Today poll
The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 25, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
Record    Pts    Pvs
1. Virginia    26-2    785    2
2. Michigan State    28-3    781    1
3. Duke    24-5    690    5
4. Xavier    25-4    683    4
5. Villanova    25-4    670    3
6. Kansas    23-6    644    8
7. Gonzaga    27-4    593    6
8. Purdue    26-5    587    9
9. North Carolina    22-7    550    10
10. Cincinnati    25-4    492    11
11. Wichita State    23-5    436    12
12. Texas Tech    22-7    421    7
13. Michigan    24-7    384    16
14. Ohio State    24-7    378    15
15. Auburn    24-5    316    13
16. Rhode Island    23-4    301    18
17. Tennessee    21-7    290    19
18. Clemson    21-7    248    17
19. West Virginia    21-8    223    21
20. Saint Mary’s    27-4    195    20
21. Nevada    25-5    170    22
22. Arizona    22-7    166    14
23. Middle Tennessee    23-5    81    24
24. Creighton    20-9    66    NR
25. Kentucky    20-9    60    NR
Others receiving votes: Houston 51; Arizona State 22; TCU 17; Butler 14; Virginia Tech 12; Florida 10; North Carolina State 10; Nebraska 8; Florida State 7; Loyola Ill. 7; New Mexico State 7; Miami Fla. 6; St. Bonaventure 6; Oklahoma 4; Louisiana-Lafayette 3; Arkansas 2; Seton Hall 2; Texas A&M 2.

AP women’s poll
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 25, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
Record    Pts    Pvs
1. UConn (32)    28-0    800    1
2. Mississippi St.    30-0    765    2
3. Baylor    27-1    733    3
4. Louisville    29-2    697    4
5. Notre Dame    27-2    685    5
6. Oregon    27-4    627    8
7. Texas    23-5    611    6
8. South Carolina    23-6    542    7
9. UCLA    23-6    511    10
10. Oregon St.    23-6    496    12
11. Florida St.    24-5    457    9
12. Tennessee    23-6    452    15
13. Ohio St.    24-6    398    14
14. Missouri    23-6    381    11
15. Texas A&M    22-8    338    17
16. Stanford    20-9    333    16
17. Maryland    23-6    280    13
18. Duke    22-7    247    20
19. Georgia    24-5    246    19
20. South Florida    24-5    243    18
21. Green Bay    26-3    119    22
22. Belmont    28-3    110    23
23. NC State    22-7    101    21
24. LSU    19-8    85    24
25. Mercer    27-2    25    –
Others receiving votes: Iowa 18, Oklahoma St. 15, Michigan 15, Gonzaga 11, Dayton 9, Syracuse 8, Arizona St. 7, DePaul 6, California 6, Quinnipiac 5, Minnesota 5, Cent Michigan 4, Oklahoma 3, Buffalo 2, Florida Gulf Coast 2, Miami 1, UC Davis 1.

H.S. basketball
Ohio High School Athletic Association
Monday’s Boys’ Basketball Scores
Division II
Bloom-Carroll 57, Cols. Bexley 51
Cols. Beechcroft 85, Utica 21
Cols. Centennial 76, Newark Licking Valley 65
Cols. DeSales 86, Cols. Linden McKinley 75
Cols. Eastmoor 81, London 40
Cols. South 88, Delaware Buckeye Valley 51
Day. Dunbar 66, Day. Thurgood Marshall 54
Middletown Fenwick 67, Clinton-Massie 40
Division III
Cols. Africentric 68, Cols. Horizon Science 28
Cols. Grandview Hts. 49, Milford Center Fairbanks 36
Cols. Wellington 61, Heath 45
Galion Northmor 54, Worthington Christian 28
Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 101, Cols. International 36
Gahanna Cols. Academy 59, Richwood N. Union 40
Johnstown Northridge 57, Marion Elgin 46
Marion Pleasant 63, Amanda-Clearcreek 44
Division IV
Cardington-Lincoln 58, Sugar Grove Berne Union 50
Centerburg 65, Granville Christian 58