Tyson Carter was the Lions’ only state champion Saturday night. But Payson celebrated as a team on top of the podium thanks to five runners-up and four wrestlers who lost in the semifinals earlier Saturday morning to win.
Yoeli Childs had 18 points, four rebounds and five assists, and Gavin Baxter made all six of his shots for 13 points and seven rebounds as BYU rallied from a 12-point deficit to steal a win from the Lions, 70-62 at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles.
The Bees officially brought back former Major League catcher Lou Marson to the clubhouse in Salt Lake City, naming him the 11th manager in team history Saturday morning in conjunction with the Los Angeles Angels.
Luis Perez threw for 184 yards, former NFL first-round draft pick Trent Richardson ran for 40 yards and a touchdown, and the Birmingham Iron rallied for a 12-9 home win Saturday afternoon at Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama.
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press | Posted Feb 15th - 9:16pm
When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers' Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Boston's Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what's become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear.
Mitchell will play in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night before commentating the NBA Dunk Contest on Saturday. But the most impactful event of the weekend for Mitchell may have already happened.