Substitute Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez scored twice in the second half to help the Tacoma Defiance end a 14-match winless streak with a 4-1 victory over the Lights FC in a United Soccer League match Wednesday in Tacoma, Washington.
Ty France smacked a three-run blast and Esteban Quiroz and Michael Gettys added solo shots as the El Paso Chihuahuas scored all their runs Wednesday on home runs in a 5-3 Pacific Coast League victory over the Aviators before 7,665 at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The 27-year-old could miss all of training camp with the injury, giving rookie Alec Ingold an opportunity with the first team.
The 225-pounder had a breakout season last year, completing 64 percent of his passes for 3,567 yards and 32 touchdowns with six interceptions for a team that went 11-2.
The 37-year-old defenseman is excited to stay in Las Vegas after signing a one-year, $700,000 contract that can reach up to $1.5 million with incentives.
The league is congregating at Mandalay Bay Events Center for the All-Star Game and corresponding festivities, including a 3-point shooting contest and skills challenge.
Moving game to Las Vegas stadium for 2020 and 2021, in a time when National Finals Rodeo owns the city in early December, won’t guarantee a spike in interest.
Aviators players visited patients at the Children’s Medical Center at Sunrise Hospital on Wednesday.
* Lake Mead — Anglers have shifted to fishing at dawn and dusk to beat the heat. Stripers are hiding near drop-offs with deep water and waiting for bait fish, though you may see some boils early in the morning. A Zara Spook, Jumpin’ Minnow, Super Fluke or similar bait will catch boiling stripers. Black bass are active in many coves throughout the Government Wash area. Water levels are up. Keep an eye out for submerged hazards.
The conference is considering moving the game to a neutral site, and the stadiums being built in Las Vegas and the Los Angeles area would be the most likely locations.