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PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bethany’s Stoltzfus makes ESPN Top 10; Bruins win historic game | Sports

GOSHEN — Not even making SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays could get in the way of curfew.

“My parents did not let me stay up to watch it,” Mariah Stoltzfus said.

The Bethany Christian freshman made it onto ESPN’s flagship show in the early hours of Tuesday morning after making a 60-foot shot to end the first quarter of Monday’s game against Central Noble. Stoltzfus made her national television debut at 1:08 a.m. Tuesday, with her shot being the No. 3 play in the Top 10 countdown.

“I woke up and I had a lot of notifications from Twitter,” Stoltzfus said. “It was pretty amazing. I only know one other person who’s ever made it on the Top 10 for ESPN, so it was pretty amazing to me. I didn’t think I was going to get No. 3; I thought it’d be 8th or 9th, but somehow, I ended up in

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Longwood’s Tra’Dayja Smith comes in at No. 5 on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 : Augusta Free Press

Tra’Dayja Smith. Photo by Mike Kropf/Longwood Athletics.

Longwood women’s basketball got a turn in the national spotlight Wednesday morning courtesy of senior Tra’Dayja Smith’s appearance on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays on ESPN.

Smith became the latest Lancer featured on ESPN’s daily countdown of the top 10 plays in all of sports, earning the No. 5 spot for her self-assisted inbounds scoring play in the fourth quarter of the Lancers’ 54-52 win over USC Upstate Tuesday night.

The highlight saw the Lancer point guard showing off her veteran savvy in crunchtime, bouncing an inbounds pass from the baseline off a USC Upstate defender, collecting it and taking it to the basket for a go-ahead layup.

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Marcus Peters’ incredible interception makes SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays

Peters’ incredible interception makes SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

On a day where several Ravens starred in Baltimore’s 33-16 victory over the Houston Texans, it was cornerback Marcus Peters who had the play of the day.

With Baltimore up 20-7 with just a few minutes before halftime, Deshaun Watson and the Texans were driving, hoping to trim the Ravens lead just before the intermission.

On first-and-10 from its own 48, Houston ran a play-action pass where Watson thought he had an open Brandin Cooks across the middle toward the left sideline. Watson fired a strike in Cooks’ direction, but never saw Peters, who came flying across the middle to intercept the pass.

Peters’ interception would not lead to any Baltimore points, but it did halt a Houston drive that perhaps could have changed the outcome of the game if the Texans had found the end

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Worldwide coronavirus cases top 18 million

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 687,000 people worldwide.

Over 18 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some national governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their outbreaks.

Since the first cases were detected in China in December, the United States has become the worst-affected country, with more than 4.6 million diagnosed cases and at least 154,841 deaths.

Sunday’s headlines:

Worldwide coronavirus cases surpass 18 million Philadelphia Eagles head coach tests positive New York Mets oufielder won’t play this season due to COVID-19 concerns Kids make up 10% of new cases in Louisiana If you vacation in

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