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Packers, 49ers, Chiefs, Titans advance

THE LINEUP for NFL conference championship games are set (Shutterstock).

The lineups are set for next week’s NFL Conference Championships.

The Green Bay Packers (14-3) will travel to Santa Clara to play the San Francisco 49ers (14-3) in the NFC game, while the Kansas City Chiefs (13-4) will host the Tennessee Titans (11-7) in the AFC, both on Sunday, Jan. 19.

This Sunday (today), the Packers built an early 21-3 lead and hung on to hold off the Seahawks, 28-23. Earlier in the day, the Kansas City Chiefs had a 21-0 first quarter deficit, but rallied to slam the Houston Texans 51-31.

On Saturday, the 49ers defeated the Minnesota Vikings 27-10 and the Titans stunned the Baltimore Ravens 28-12.

The top performers were:

  • DeShaun Watson (Texans) passed for 388 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs) passed for 321 yards, five TDs and 53 yards rushing.
  • Travis Kelce (Chiefs) 10 catches for 134 yards and three TDs.
  • Russell Wilson (Seahawks) passed for 277 yards and rushed for 64 yards.
  • Aaron Rodgers (Packers) passed for 243 yards and two TDs.
  • Davante Adams (Packers) caught eight passes for 160 yards and two TDs.
  • Kirk Cousins (Vikings) passed for 172 yards and one TD.
  • Jimmy Garoppolo (49ers) passed for 131 yards and one TD.
  • Tevin Coleman (49ers) rushed for 105 yards and two TDs.
  • Ryan Tannehill (Titans) passed for two TDs and ran for another.
  • Lamar Jackson (Ravens) passed for 365 yards and one TD. He rushed for 143 yards.

Saturday’s prep basketball results

Here are the scores from Saturday’s local high school basketball contests. These are mostly tournament and non-league games.

BOYS

  • Fairmont Prep 66, Orangewood Academy 64 (San Joaquin League).
  • St. Anthony 81, Westminster 31.

GIRLS

  • Orangewood Academy 59, West Torrance 53
  • Edison 43, La Quinta 38.
  • Corona del Mar 60, Marina 45.

 

 

 

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