Friday Sports Summary 07-08-22
Fri, 08 Jul 2022 07:14:09 EDT

Center Marco Kasper is the newest Detroit Red Wing. The 18 year old center taken No.8 overall in the first round of the draft GM Steve Yzerman said Kasper has underrated skill as the team adds to their frontline depth with the kid from Austria.

A pair of Wolverine hockey commitments also taken in the draft Frank Nazar III goes to the Blackhawks and forward Rutger McGroarty was taken by Winnipeg.

In Chicago, the Tigers continue to win. Beating the White Sox, 2-1 for their 5th straight victory, their longest winning streak of the year. Detroit held the Sox scoreless until the 9th inning where Gregory Soto would eventually put them away for his 17th save. Spencer Torkelson and Javy Baez drove in the two Detroit runs, with Baez hitting his 8 homerun of the season. The two teams face off three more times, including tonight at 8:10.

And rookie Jaden Ivey led the Pistons to a Summer League victory over Portland with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Their other first rounder Jalen Duren added 9 points and a couple of blocks as they beat the Blazers 81-78 in Las Vegas.

(Info Courtesy of Michigan News Radio and or The Alpena News, MHSAA and Mi Sports Now)


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