iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Friday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEPhiladelphia 3 Toronto 2L.A. Angels 5, San Francisco 5Chicago Cubs 11, Chicago White Sox 9L.A. Angels 2, Arizona 1Colorado 2, Kansas City 1Houston 5, St. Louis 0Houston 11, St. Louis 2Tampa Bay 6, Pittsburgh 6AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 12, Baltimore 9N.Y. Yankees, 14 Boston 1Tampa Bay 7, Detroit 3Texas 5, Cleveland 2NATIONAL LEAGUEMiami 7, Atlanta 6Washington 11, N.Y. Mets 3Milwaukee 6, San Diego 2L.A. Dodgers 8, Cincinnati 1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONPhiladelphia 123, Sacramento 114Charlotte 116, Washington 110Detroit 111, L.A. Lakers 97Houston 108, Phoenix 102Portland 122, New Orleans 110Milwaukee 113, Miami 98San Antonio 109, N.Y. Knicks 83L.A. Clippers 128, Chicago 121NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEColumbus 3, Carolina 0Toronto 7, Philadelphia 6Vegas 2, Dallas 1Anaheim 5, Colorado 3Calgary 5, N.Y. Rangers 1SO New Jersey 3, Vancouver 2TOP 25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL(12) Florida St. 69, (2) Virginia 59(5) Duke 74, (3) North Carolina 73(4) Kentucky 73, Alabama 55(6) Michigan St. 77, Ohio St. 70(8) Tennessee 83, Mississippi St. 76Florida 76, (9) LSU 73(10) Michigan 74, Iowa 53(11) Houston 84, UConn 45Minnesota 75, (13) Purdue 73San Diego St. 65, (14) Nevada 56Iowa St. 63, (15) Kansas St. 59(17) Kansas 88, West Virginia 74(18) Buffalo 85, Cent. Michigan 81(19) Wisconsin 66, Nebraska 62(22) Auburn 73, South Carolina 64Seton Hall 81, (23) Marquette 79(24) Cincinnati 82, SMU 74OT (25) Villanova 71, Xavier 67Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
DNY59/iStock(GORDON, Wis.) — Jayme Closs vowed to never let her kidnapper take her freedom or her spirit from her in a powerful statement read at the sentencing hearing of Jake Patterson, the 21-year-old Wisconsin man who pleaded guilty to abducting 13-year-old Closs, killing her parents and then holding her captive until she escaped.“I was smarter,” Closs said through a statement read in court on her behalf Friday. “I watched his routine and I took back my freedom. I will always have my freedom and he will not. Jake Patterson can never take my courage. He thought he could control me, but he couldn’t.”Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide for shooting and killing Closs’ parents on Oct. 15, 2018, and one count of kidnapping for taking the couple’s only child from her home in rural Barron, Wisconsin.He faces up to life in prison.“I was brave and he was not. He can never take away my spirit,” Closs said in a statement read by an attorney on her behalf Friday. “He can’t ever change me or take away who I am. He can’t stop me from being happy and moving forward with my life. I will go on to do great things in my life and he will not.”Patterson is accused of shooting and killing Closs’ mother at point-bank range in front of the 13-year-old.“I loved my mom and dad very much… he took them away from me forever,” Closs’ statement read. “I felt safe in my home and I loved my room and all of my belongings. He took all of that, too. I don’t want to even see my home or my stuff because of the memory of that night. My parents and my home were the most important things in my life.”“I have to have an alarm in the house now just so I can sleep,” Closs said. “It’s too hard for me to go out in public. I get scared and I get anxious.”However, the teen insisted, “Jake Patterson will never have any power over me.”“I feel like I have some power over him because I get to tell the judge what I think should happen to him,” her statement read. “For 88 days he tried to steal me and he didn’t care who he hurt or who he killed to do that. He should stay locked up forever.”Closs’ relatives, including aunt Sue Allard and cousin Lindsey Smith, also spoke in court Friday, urging the judge to sentence Patterson to the maximum for each count.“My sister and brother-in-law were such loving and giving and beautiful people,” Allard said at Friday’s sentencing. “It was senseless.”“Oct. 14 was a typical family event with nothing but happiness,” said Smith. “We spent the next 88 days living in fear, pain and not knowing what happened to our family.”“On the 88th day we were finally told that Jayme would be coming home,” Smith said. “We were so glad that Jayme was home… but you took so much from Jayme. You took her parents, her home, her childhood and all of her happiness.”“You took so much from all of us. You took my aunt and uncle from me,” Smith said. “The last moments of my aunt’s life were the worst and scariest moments of her life. No one should leave this earth in such a horrible way.”Patterson held Closs captive in his home in Gordon, Wisconsin, for 88 days, until she escaped on Jan. 10, according to court documents.Patterson confessed to investigators that he targeted Closs after seeing her board a school bus, according to a criminal complaint.After Patterson fled with the girl to his home, he created a space for Closs under his bed. When he would leave the house, he would put barbells and free weights around the bed so she couldn’t escape, according to the complaint.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.