WTVA Saturday night sportscast

June 16, 2018

Posted: Sat Jun 16 21:40:04 PDT 2018
Updated: Sat Jun 16 21:40:05 PDT 2018

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follow thelinks... mississippi state opened play in its 10 college world series against an omaha first-timer... the washington huskies are making their first appearance in the college world series... pitching and defense have been the story so far... wtva sports director jim holder joins us once again from td ameritrade park with an update... jim will recap msu/washington game for about a minute then toss back to andy in studio thanks jim... north carolina and oregon state kicked off the college world series with the longest 9 inning game in world series history... a 4 hour, 24 minute affair... oregon state's controversial ace, luke heimlich struggled... top of the 3rd, tar heels take a 3-1 lead on a passed ball... heimlich allows 6 earned runs in two and one-third innings of work, his shortest outing of the year... north carolinajumps out to a 6-1 lead and holds on for an 8-6 victory... the tar heels remain undefeated in the ncaa tournament. after 36 holes at the us open, just one man was under par. world number 1 dustin johnson was 4 under after 2 rounds. dj went to bed friday night with a 4 shot lead over scott piercy and charley hoffman.. d.j. goes to bed tonight in a four way tie for the lead.... the putter let johnson down today... this for bogey on the par 3 2nd hole... wide right, and d.j. drops two shots right off the bat... another par putt at 4... this one comes up short... johnson shoots 77 and is in a four way tie for the lead at 3 over par... despite being at the bottom of the leaderboard, everyone buzzing about phil mickelson... this is lefty's bogey attempt on the 13th hole... he blows is by the hole and decides he'd had enough of shinnecock's greens... mickelson chases his ball down and hits it before it stops... that's a two stroke penalty... lefty takes a 10 on the hole and shoots 81... mickelson explained himself after the round... phil mickelson: 'i know what the rule is, it's a two shot penalty hitting a moving ball. the ball was gonna go off in a bad spot. i didn't feel like continuing my display. i gladly take the two-shot penalty and move on. if anyone is offended by that i apologize to them but toughen up. this is not meant that way. it's just simply i just wanted to get on to the next hole and i didn't see that happening at the time.' here's how the leaderboard shapes up after 54 holes... daniel berger, tony finau, defending champ brooks koepka, and dj all share the lead at three over par. justin rose sits in solo 5th place at plus 4. finally,
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