Elkridge Club's Hutsell wins MAPGA pro crown

August 19, 2010|By Sports Digest

David Hutsell, PGA teaching professional at Elkridge Club, shot a final-round 8-under-par 64 Wednesday to win his first Middle Atlantic PGA Professional Championship at The Golden Horseshoe in Williamsburg, Va., with a 10-under-par 205. Hutsell started the third and final round three strokes behind Rick Schuller, PGA (Swader's Sports Park), the second-round leader and two-time defending champion. Hutsell birdied six of the first eight holes at the Green Course, giving him a lead he would never relinquish. Schuller finished second at 7-under after a final-round 70. Dirk Schultz, PGA (Beaver Creek CC), was third at 5-under.

Ocala Highlands wins battle of unbeaten teams, 14-8

In a showdown of undefeated teams, the Southeast Regional champions from Ocala Highlands, Fla., topped the Ohio Valley champs from Lexington, Ky., 14-8, to improve to 4-0 on the fifth and final day of pool play at the Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen. Florida got five RBIs from Brandon Reitz. Elimination play will begin Friday.

Northwest Bakersfield (Calif.) 14, Mountain Home (Ark.): 6: The Pacific Southwest champs improved to 2-2 with a nine-run sixth-inning rally to beat the Southwest champions, who fell to 0-4. Colby Freeman and Elias Legorreta each had two RBIs during the rally. on a pair of singles.

Norwalk (Conn.) 10, Eugene (Ore.) 2: The New England champions, improved to 3-1 with a rout of the Pacific Northwest champions.

Bear (Del.) 9, Mineral Area (Mo.) 8:

The Mid-Atlantic champs trailed 7-3 heading into the top of the fifth inning, then scored five runs on four hits to take an 8-7 lead.

Japan 1, Mexico 0: Satoshi Fujita doubled to left-center in the fourth inning for Japan's first hit, stole third and then scored on a groundout to improve his team's record to 5-0. Mexico's Gerardo Haro struck out 10.

Korea 8, Australia 0: SW Lee didn't allow a hit in three innings as the Republic of Korea improved to 3-2 .

Dominican Republic 3, Canada 0: The Dominican Republic improved to 3-0 and kept the Canadian team winless.

Elsewhere: Meg Giusti put on a record-shattering show Tuesday over her home course of Montgomery Country Club, setting a women's course record of 71 and a Maryland State Senior Women's Amateur tournament mark of 144. Giusti shot 73-71 for her third title in four years. She was followed by Lisa Schlesinger of Norbeck Country Club, 79-73—152. The eight-shot margin was one off Giusti's record set in 2007.

Rhinos top Palace Baltimore

Adam West scored in stoppage time to seal the visiting Rochester Rhinos' 2-0 USSF D-2 Pro League win over Crystal Palace Baltimore. Rochester (13-5-6) scored its first goal when Andrew Hoxie's shot deflected in off Palace Baltimore defender Daniel Lader in the 78th minute. Palace Baltimore is 6-11-6.

Indoor soccer: The Major Indoor Soccer League has added a yet-to-be-named team in Omaha, Neb., for the 2010-11 season, joining the Blast, La RaZa de Monterrey, Milwaukee Wave, Philadelphia KiXX, Rockford Rampage and new Missouri Comets.

More colleges: Two former All-Americans — lacrosse defenseman Carl Beernink (1989-1992), a Loyola High alumnus, and football quarterback Dan Crowley (1991-1994) — join gymnast Nancy Kearns (1973-1977), a Dulaney alumna, and cross country standout Maureen Shaneman Hall (1986-1989), a Seton alum, as this year's inductees into the Towson University Athletic Hall of Fame. The 1980 Tigers women's lacrosse team, which played for the U.S. Women's Lacrosse Association national championship, will be honored as a Team of Distinction. Induction ceremonies will be Oct.29. For information, call 410-704-3284 or go to towsontigers.com. … Johns Hopkins named Mike Mattia associate director of athletics.

—From Sun staff and news services

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