Games to watch

April 16, 2008

BASEBALL

No. 5 Centennial @Oakland Mills

WHEN -- Tomorrow, 4 p.m.

OUTLOOK -- Defending county champ Centennial, which reached the Class 3A state title game last year and was the preseason favorite this season, is off to a 6-1 start. Senior left-handed pitcher Ben Winter, last season's coun ty Player of the Year, has carried much of the load for the Eagles while a num ber of first-year starters find their way. Oakland Mills is one of the county teams trying to catch up with the Ea gles. Senior P Jeff Randolph leads the way on the mound and at the plate, with fellow pitchers Ricky Kersey and Brian Widmayer giving coach Rod Clif ford quality options.

THE SUN'S PICK -- Centennial

BOYS LACROSSE

Centennial @No. 7 Glenelg

WHEN -- Friday, 7 p.m.

OUTLOOK -- The teams last met in the Class 3A-2A South regional title game last year when Glenelg came away with a last-minute 9-8 win on its way to the program's first state championship. Many of the promi nent players on both sides have re turned, and a couple new ones have emerged to add to the rivalry. The Gladiators, who went into the week with a 6-0 mark, rely on senior A Chris Gotschall (two goals, three as sists in the playoff win) for offense and senior G Jon Selfridge. Centenni al has been getting consistent scoring from Mount Hebron transfer Harris on Chaires, with a stingy defense that boasts three three-year starters. Expect another game that could go down to the final minute.

THE SUN'S PICK -- Glenelg

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