Bowie State men fall in NCAA D-II Atlantic Region semifinal

Lehrer leads Mount men to 16-9 men's lacrosse win over Jacksonville

March 14, 2011|By Sports Digest

College basketball

Bowie State men fall in NCAA Atlantic Region semifinal

Bowie State (23-6) took a 14-point lead in the first seven minutes but couldn't hold on, falling, 94-81, to Indiana University of Pennsylvania (26-5) in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region semifinals Sunday in West Liberty, W.Va. Darren Clark led the Bulldogs with 20 points, followed by Eric Vann with 15 and Jay Gavin and Bryan Wilson with 12. Travis Hyman (Old Mill) added nine points and four rebounds.

Division III men Saturday: Despite a game-best 16points, five assists and four steals from senior guard Alex Franz (Cardinal Gibbons), No.13 St. Mary's (25-6) was eliminated, 65-50, by No. 2 Middlebury College (28-1) in the Rochester, N.Y., sectional. Sophomore guard Chris Hutchinson (New Town) added 10 points and five rebounds for the Seahawks. St. Mary's led 27-25 at halftime.

Division I women: Navy fans can join the Patriot League champion Midshipmen at Federal House Bar & Grill tonight at 7 to watch the NCAA tournament selection show on ESPN. Federal House is at 22 Market Space in Annapolis.

College lacrosse

Lehrer leads Mount men to 16-9 victory over Jacksonville

Cody Lehrer (Dulaney) scored a season-high six goals to lead host Mount St. Mary's (2-2) to a 16-9 victory over Jacksonville (2-4). Lehrer, who entered the game with two goals this season, scored four of his six goals on extra-man opportunities. The junior attackman led the Mount with 48goals last season.

More state men: Senior midfielder Shane Kaski scored three goals and assisted on one as host Washington College (2-2) earned a 12-6 win over Wesley (2-4). Sophomore attackman Matt Lewis (Glenelg) had two goals and one assist.

National men: Kyle Bergman's goal with 38seconds to play in the fourth overtime gave host Drexel (3-3) an 8-7 win against Bryant (2-3). … Senior attackman Jesse Fehr scored five goals to lead No. 11 Duke (4-2) to an 18-5 victory over visiting Mercer (0-9). … Sophomore attackman Garrett Thul had a hat trick to lead No. 10 Army (4-2) to a 14-1 rout of visiting Wagner (0-5).

Saturday night men: A career-high three goals from sophomore attackman Ryan Foley helped No. 3 Notre Dame (4-0) escape with a 10-9 win over No. 18 and host Denver (3-2).

State women: Senior midfielder Amanda Pappas (Chesapeake-AA) scored a game-high six goals as host UMBC (5-2) rolled to a 20-6 victory over Manhattan (2-3). Senior attacker Erika Braerman (Fallston) had two goals and a career-best five assists, and junior attacker Emily Coady (Westminster) had a career-high six points on three goals and three assists. … Salisbury (7-0), ranked No. 1 in Division III, earned a 15-8 victory over host Roanoke. Senior attacker Trish DiGirolomo (Archbishop Spalding) led the way with four goals (on four shots) and four assists.

Saturday night Varsity

No. 1 Patterson boys, No. 2 Aberdeen girls lose in finals

No. 1 Patterson (25-2) rallied from a 16-point second-half deficit to take the lead on a 3-pointer by senior forward Rickey Meekins with 3:21 left in Saturday night's Class 4A state championship game in College Park, but the Clippers couldn't hold on, losing, 76-72, to North Point (27-0) from Charles County. Aquille Carr, Patterson's All-Metro sophomore guard, finished with 27 points, including two free throws with 1:05 to play that cut the Eagles' lead to 74-72.

Girls: No. 2 Aberdeen (23-2) took the lead in the final minute of Saturday night's Class 3A state title game at UMBC but then turned the ball over three times, missed a few potential game-tying shots and watched Frederick (22-4) score the game's final six points to capture a 76-71 victory. Eagles center Bri Jones had 27 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks.

Et cetera

Zbikowski wins in first round Saturday night in Vegas

Baltimore Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski returned to professional boxing Saturday night in Las Vegas and produced a first-round technical knockout over Richard Bryant. Zbikowski, 25, pounded a left hook to Bryant's belly, and the 235-pound man lost his breath and slumped to the canvas. Referee Russell Mora stopped the fight at the 1:45 mark of the first round. "I knew I hurt him," said Zbikowski, who weighs 193. "I love that I got a body shot for a knockout." In the main event, super-welterweight world champion Miguel Cotto stopped Ricardo Mayorga in the 12th round.

College baseball: No. 25 Georgia Tech (12-4, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored six runs off senior left-hander Eric Potter (Arundel), who entered the day with a 0.89 ERA, in a 6-2 win over visiting Maryland (8-7, 0-3).

College softball: Kerry Hickey's three-run home run broke a scoreless tie in the top of the eighth inning as Maryland (13-9) earned a 4-1 victory over Quinnipiac at the Under Armour Showcase in Clearwater, Fla.

—From Sun staff and news services

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