Kane blanks Lady Rovers

KANE — The Kane softball team scored four runs in each of the first two innings Tuesday on its way to a 10-0, 5-inning victory against visiting Brockway.

The Lady Rovers had just one hit — a double by Mackenzie Overbeck.

Brockway (0-7) travel to Redbank Valley on Thursday.

Islanders sweep Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Islanders’ turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs.

Jordan Eberle scored for the fourth straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Islanders finished off Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins with a clinical 3-1 win in Game 4 on Tuesday night to pull off a stunning sweep.

Josh Bailey set up Brock Nelson’s go-ahead goal late in the first period and added an empty-net score with 38 seconds remaining as the Islanders easily captured the franchise’s second playoff series victory in 26 years.

The Islanders trailed for less than five minutes across four games against the Penguins, whose 13th straight postseason appearance ended quietly.

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