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Hartley’s Sports Shorts; Wednesday, March 15th

Sports by Hartley Wednesday, March 15th as of 12:05 a.m.

World Baseball Classic: (in Phoenix)

Canada  5  Colombia  0

Jared Young of Prince George went 1-for-4 at the plate for Canada.

He batted 4th and played both left field and first base.

In the tournament, the 27-year-old Young is batting .200 (2-for-10) with a pair of RBIs.

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The box score is right here.

Canada is 2-1 and will continue the round-robin today (Wednesday noon) against Mexico in Phoenix.

Earlier, the Canadian team beat Great Britain 18-8 on Sunday and lost 12-1 to the USA on Monday.

Quarterfinals in Miami will be played on Friday, and Saturday followed by the semis on Sunday and Monday with the final on Tuesday (4 pm PT).

The WBC results can be found right here or here.

The WBC schedule is right here.



The (33-24-6) Prince Cougars play their 5th last regular season game when they host the (26-34-3) Kelowna Rockets tonight.

The Cougars are 6-2 this season against the Rockets with P.G. winning the last five games (by a total score of 30-7).

Prince George is 4th in the Western Conference, six points ahead of the (29-26-5-3) Tri-City Americans and seven in front of the (31-29-2-1) Everett Silvertips.

Kelowna is 8th, three points back of the (25-29-5-3) Vancouver Giants.

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Tri-City and Everett also have five games left.

The schedule for the Cougars can be found here.

The WHL standings can be found here.


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NHL: (12 Tuesday games with Toronto the only Canadian team idle)

Vancouver  5  Dallas  2

The (29-32-5) Canucks posted their season-high 5th consecutive victory.

Vancouver will hit the road and play Thursday in Arizona, Saturday in LA and Sunday in Anaheim.

Edmonton  6  Ottawa  3
Arizona  4  Calgary  3 
Carolina  5  Winnipeg  3
Montreal  6  Pittsburgh  4

There are 4 Wednesday games in the NHL including Colorado at Toronto as the Maple Leafs are the only Canadian team in action.

The Canucks regular season schedule/results are right here.

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The NHL regular season schedule/results are right here.

The NHL standings are right here.



The (25-20-4-1) Prince George Spruce Kings host the (26-17-4-2) Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Friday and Saturday before closing out their regular season with a doubleheader in Cranbrook against the (34-13-1-2) Bucks on March 24th and 25th.

Prince George is 5th in the 9-team Interior Division, one point behind West Kelowna, three back of Salmon Arm and just one ahead of Vernon, and two in front of Wenatchee.

Cranbrook has clinched second behind the (45-3-0-1) Penticton Vees.

The Spruce Kings schedule can be found here.

The BCHL standings can be found here.





Toronto Raptors  125  Denver Nuggets  110

The (33-36) Raptors continue a 3-game homestand Thursday night (4:30 PT) against the (34-35) Oklahoma City Thunder.

The Raptors are 9th in the Eastern Conference.

The Toronto Raptors schedule can be found right here.

NBA results can be found right here.

The NBA standings can be found right here.

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