* Capsules of yesterday's events on the third day of the...


August 06, 1991

* Capsules of yesterday's events on the third day of the Pan American Games:


* Michelle Granger of Placentia, Calif., pitched the second no-hitter of the games for the U.S. women's team in a 10-0 victory over Puerto Rico. On Saturday, Debbie Doom had a perfect game.

Granger struck out 10 and the Americans blew open the game with four runs in the fourth and six more in the sixth.

In other women's play, Lori Sippel pitched a three-hitter and struck out 11 to lift Canada past Antilles 4-0. The Bahamas beat Nicaragua 12-8 and Cuba defeated Venezuela 10-1.

Bill Olson's two-out single broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning and the United States added four runs in the seventh for a 6-1 win over Argentina. Trent Rubley and Steve King had home runs.

Also in men's play, Antilles beat Aruba 4-3, Canada took the Bahamas 6-1, and Mexico took Panama 5-0.


* Cuba continued its longball show with four home runs, including two grand slams, in routing Mexico 22-0. The game was stopped after seven innings by the international 10-run rule.

Aruba beat the Netherlands Antilles 6-4 prior to the U.S. victory, 6-1, over the Dominican Republic. Nicaragua edged Puerto Rico 5-4.


* Janet dos Santos had 17 points as Brazil, conqueror of the United States the previous day, beat Canada's women 74-66. In the earlier game, the Americans routed Argentina 97-40.

In men's play, Brazil beat Canada 85-55. The United States beat Venezuela 91-66.


* The Cuban men routed Jamaica 6-1 as Juan Carlos Benavides scored three times. Canada then beat Barbados 9-0, Argentina beat Chile 5-2, and Trinidad 1, Guyana 0.


* Steve Snow scored with five minutes left to lift the United States past Surinam 1-0. The Surinam goalie made several saves, including one on a penalty kick, but could not stop Snow's winning kick.

In the other game, Honduras beat Canada 3-1.


* Guill Betancourt of Cuba won the men's individual foil and countryman Elvis Gregory of Cuba was second. Nick Bravin of Los Angeles and Nicolas Bergeron of Canada each got bronze medals.


* The United States beat Barbados 3-0 on victories by Sean

O'Neill of McLean, Va., Jim Narotan of Iowa City, Iowa, and Dhiren Narotan of Ames, Iowa.


* The United States won the silver medal behind Cuba and Mexico got the bronze. The Cubans had 580.55 points to 575.45 for the Americans.


* Brazil, which plays the United States on Wednesday, took Canada 31-18. Gilberto Cardoso and Ivan Maseiro each had six goals. Cuba defeated Argentina 35-12, boosting the hosts into first place with a 2-0 record.


* William Vargas of Cuba swept all three titles at 56 kilograms. Cuba's Hector Arzola won two golds. He took the 52-kilogram clean and jerk and total lift titles.

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