Friday Night Lights 8-9-19


GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO ANOTHER EDITION OF FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE ALLEGHENY HEALTH NETWORK AND ST. VINCENT. I’M JAY PUSKAR, MIKE FENNER HAS THE NIGHT OFF. AFTER TWO WEEKS OF PRACTICE AT ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS KICKED OFF THEIR PRESEASON SCHEDULE TONIGHT BY HOSTING TAMPA BAY. OPENING DRIVE FOR THE BUCCANEERS. JAMEIS WINSTON WITH THE QUICK THROW. CHRIS GOWIN DOES THE REST OF THE WORK AND SCORES ON THE NINE YARD TOUCHDOWN PLAY. NOTHING TAMPA BAY. SAME SCORE IN THE SECOND QUARTER. JOSH DOBBS GETTING THE START FOR PITTSBURGH AT QUARTERBACK SHOWING OFF THE WHEELS. HE KNIFES HIS WAY DOWN THE FIELD FOR 36 YARDS. THAT WOULD LEAD TO A BOSWELL FIELD GOAL. STEELERS DOWN 7 TO 3. MASON RUDOLPH WOULD SEE ACTION LATER IN THE SECOND QUARTER. HERE HE FINDS JAMES WASHINGTON FOR THE 8 YARD TOUCHDOWN. PITTSBURGH WITH ITS FIRST LEAD AT 17. THE DEFENSE WAS SOLID IN ITS DEBUT OVERALL. THE PRESSURE LEADS TO THE FUMBLE AND RECOVERED BY ISAIAH BUGGS. THAT WOULD LEAD TO ANOTHER STEELERS FIELD GOAL. THEY GO ON TO WIN THE GAME 30 TO 28. FIRST ROUND PICK DEVIN BUSH WAS TERRIFIC IN HIS FIRST PROFESSIONAL GAME. HE WOULD RECORD 10 TACKLES ON THE NIGHT IN LIMITED ACTION. PITTSBURGH’S NEXT PRESEASON GAME WILL BE NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN THEY HOST KANSAS CITY. GAME TIME WILL BE AT 7:30PM. LEADING BY TWO GAMES IN THE WESTERN DIVISION STANDINGS, THE ERIE SEAWOLVES CONTINUED THEIR SIX GAME ROAD TRIP AS THEY PAID A VISIT TO NEW HAMPSHIRE. TOP OF THE FIRST INNING ERIE GETS A BREAK EARLY. JOSE ZCAR CHOPS ONE BACK TOTHE PITCHER. THE THROW SAILS INTO CENTER. DEREK HILL SCORES. NOTHING ERIE. TOP OF THE FOURTH. ERIE UP NOTHING WHEN CHASE NUMATA CRUSHES ONE OVER THE FENCE IN RIGHT. HE EVEN FLEXES THOSE MUSCLES AROUND THE BASE PADS. ERIE UP NOTHING. TOP OF THE FIFTH. KODY EAVES POUNDS ONE DEEP TO CENTER. THAT’S GOOD FOR AN RBI TRIPLE. ERIE UP NOTHING. ON THE LEWIS FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE SCOREBOARD, ERIE WINS IT 4 TO 2. MANNING PICKS UP HIS TENTH WIN OF THE SEASON. ERIE IMPROVES TO 35 AND 14 IN THE SECOND HALF. SAME TWO TEAMS AT IT AGAIN SATURDAY NIGHT. STAYING IN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL. ROYALS AT TIGERS. TOP OF THE FIRST AND WHIT MERRIFIELD SMOKES ONE DEEP TO CENTER FIELD. IT GOES OFF THE WALL AND IT’S MISPLAYED. MERRIFIELD GETS ON HIS HORSE AND HE’S THINKING INSIDE THE PARK HOME RUN. HE SLIDES SAFELY IN. NOTHING KANSAS CITY. BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH. FORMER SEAWOLVES CATCHER JAKE ROGERS BOMBS ONE TO LEFT FIELD. HIS THIRD OF THE SEASON. DETROIT BEATS KANSAS CITY 5 TO 2. ON THE LEWIS FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE SCOREBOARD, THE CLEVELAND INDIANS LEAD THE MINNESOTA TWINS 6 TO 2 IN THE NINTH INNING. THE TRIBE WITH A BIG SPARK IN THE FIFTH INNING AS THEY SCORED FIVE TIMES IN THE FRAME. STARTING PITCHER SHANE BEIBER WENT SEVEN INNINGS, SCATTERED SEVEN HITS AND STRUCK OUT 11. IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL, THE PIRATES FREE FALL CONTINUES. THEY LOSE TO THE CARDINALS 6 TO 2. OVER TO AINSWORTH FIELD FOR GAME THREE OF THE GLENWOOD LEAGUE SEMIFINAL SERIES. RAMBLER NINE TAKING ON TESCO. NO SCORE UNTIL THE FOURTH. DUSTIN COLEMAN WITH THE RBI BASE KNOCK. TESCO IN FRONT NOTHING. NOW NOTHING TESCO IN THE SIXTH. RAMBLER NINE GETS THE EQUALIZER. SCOTT HESS JACKS A TWO RUN HOME RUN. WE ARE TIED AT TWO A PIECE. ONTO THE SEVENTH INNING, SAME SCORE. TED DESANTI CHOPS ONE TO SHORT. THE THROWING ERROR TO FIRST ALLOWS THE GO AHEAD RUN TO SCORE. RAMBLER NINE RALLIES BACK AND WINS GAME THREE 3 TO 2. THEY FORCE A GAME FOUR WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT AINSWORTH FIELD. FIRST PITCH IS AT 2PM. DAY TWO OF THE CITY REC TENNIS TOURNAMENT FROM FRONTIER PARK. ACTION IN THE MEN’S SINGLES DRAW. RICK SERTZ MATCHED UP AGAINST PHIL HARDESTY. SERTZ ON SERVE AND THE TWO WOULD RALLY UNTIL HARDESTY COMES UP WITH THE WINNER. IN THE NEXT GAME, SERTZ PLAYING IN THE FAR COURT COMES UP WITH THE WINNER. HE WOULD DEFEAT HARDESTY 1 AND 4. WOMEN’S SINGLES OPEN. NICOLE FREEMAN FACED RAVEN NEPOR. FREEMAN IN THE NEAR COURT WITH THE QUICK FOR HAND WINNER. THEN FREEMAN WINS ANOTHER POINT ON THE BACK HAND. SHE ADVANCES WINNING LOVE AND LOVE. THE TOURNAMENT CONTINUES SATURDAY MORNING STARTING AT 9AM. A RETURNS TO THE BAYFRONT CONVENTION CENTER THIS SATURDAY NIGHT WITH BAYFRONT BRAWL EIGHT. THE LINUP HAS 12 BOUTS ON THE CARD INCLUDING THREE TITLE FIGHTS AND A FEMALE BOUT. LOCAL FIGHTER NOLAN STAHL WLL BE MAKING HIS PROFESSIONAL DEBUT AND WILL BE THE MAIN EVENT. ALL THE ACTION GETS UNDERWAY AT 7PM. STILL TO COME ON FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. THE PITT PANTHERS TOOK

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