The Master’s College women’s basketball team opens the NAIA Division I National Tournament against Carroll College from Montana today in Frankfurt, Ky.
The Master’s College women are ranked 10th in the NAIA and seeded third in their regional bracket.
Carroll College is ranked No. 24 in the NAIA and finished in second place in the Frontier Conference.
The last time the two teams met was in 1996. Carroll College won the game, 78-50, in Helena, Mont.
The Lady Mustangs are making their first trip to the NAIA national tournament since 2008.
In high school softball, Hart lost to El Camino Real, 6-5. Katie Reed hit a home run and drove in two runs for Hart.
In high school golf, Valencia lost by 19 strokes in a match against Oaks Christian at the TPC at Valencia. The Vikings golf team is 0-4.
In high school cheerleading, the Trinity Classical Academy squad won the Spirit Club International State Championship. The Trinity cheerleaders competed against 24 teams in the Spirit Club event. They also won the West Coast Championships last month.
In the NBA, the Lakers beat the Orlando Magic, 106-97. Dwight Howard scored a season-high 39 points and had 16 rebounds in his first return to Orlando since he was traded to the Lakers.
Howard had 39 free throws in the game and made 25 of them. He was 16-for-20 from the free-throw line in the second half.
In spring training, the Dodgers lost to the Cincinnati Reds, 6-2. Dodgers starter Josh Beckett gave up his first run in the Cactus League, a solo homer to Shin-Soo Choo. Beckett gave up only two hits and two walks in 4 1/3 innings against the Reds.
Ted Lilly gave up four runs in the eighth inning. He went 2 2/3 innings and gave up five runs total.
In the NHL, the Kings lost to the Phoenix Coyotes, 5-2. The Coyotes led 4-0 before Mike Richards scored for the Kings in the second period. Dustin Brown scored on a power play in the third period.
Next up for the Kings are the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.
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