Emmorton rallies to win at Cal Ripken World Series

August 18, 2010|By Sports Digest

Five runs in the last two innings helped the Harford County champions from Emmorton to a 9-7, come-from-behind win over Mineral Area, Mo., 9-7, at the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen. Collin Zamerski tied the score at 7 on a balk after hits by Jeremiah Blake and Trae Singleton had pulled Emmorton to within one. In the last inning, Nicolas Logue singled to right field, advanced to second on a single by Matthew Ferretti and scored the go-ahead run on a single down the third base line by Jack Sheenan.

White Plains 10, Norwalk (Conn.) 2: The Maryland state champions from Charles County improved to 3-1, first place in their division, by beating previously undefeated New England. Six players had a hit, including outfielders Kyle Sisolak and Chase Childers, who finished with two RBIs apiece. Winning pitcher Jack Pilkerton allowed two runs in five innings, striking out seven.

Japan 13, Dominican Republic 2: Yudai Ino, Ritsuki Ohnishi and Kazuni Yano homered and Japan (4-0) defeated its opponent in four innings for the fourth consecutive time.

Australia 8, Canada 1: Third baseman Gavin Dixon's pinch-hit homer sparked a four-run rally in the fifth inning.

Ocala Highlands (Fla.) 6, Bear (Del.) 2: The Southeast champions used back-to-back three-run innings to improve to 3-0.

Mexico, 6, Republic of Korea 3: Humberto Moreno hit a three-run home run during a four-run third inning to propel Mexico.

Willamette Valley (Ore.) 5, Bakersfield (Calif.) 3: The Pacific Northwest champions scored five runs in the first three innings.

Terps' Moten, Wujciak, Smith on football watch lists

Maryland senior linebackers Adrian Moten and Alex Wujciak were named Monday to the Butkus Award watch list, while junior wide receiver Torrey Smith is up for the Paul Hornung Award. Moten and Wujciak were among the 51players nominated for the Butkus Award, given to the top linebacker in the country. The Hornung Award goes to the most versatile player in the nation.

Men's lacrosse: Mike Plantholt, a Cockeysville native who attended high school at Loyola, has been named coach at Ohio Wesleyan. Plantholt spent the past four seasons at Randolph-Macon, leading the Yellow Jackets to their first three appearances in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament.

Women's soccer: Loyola was named the preseason favorite in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coaches' poll, receiving 96 points. Fairfield was second with 89. Senior forward Kelly Farrell, senior midfielder Lina Staropoli and sophomore midfielder Gianna Mangione were named to the All-MAAC preseason team, voted on by coaches and sports information directors. … Navy was picked second in the Patriot League preseason poll, receiving 77 points. Colgate led with 92.

Men's soccer: Towson senior midfielder Marco Mangione (Calvert Hall), senior defender Scott Horta and junior forward Liam Maloney were named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association preseason team. … Mount St. Mary's was picked to finish fifth in the Northeast Conference preseason coaches poll. Monmouth is the favorite.

Crystal Palace Baltimore game shifted to Loyola

Because of delays in the turf renovation at Paul Angelo Russo Stadium at Calvert Hall, Crystal Palace Baltimore (6-10-6) has moved tonight's USSF D-2 Pro League game against the Rochester Rhinos (12-5-6) to Ridley Athletic Complex at Loyola. Kickoff was moved from 5 p.m. to 7p.m.

WNBA: Crystal Langhorne (Maryland) had 21points and 12 rebounds, leading the visiting Washington Mystics (20-12) to a 76-66 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars (12-20).

—From Sun staff and news services

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