Centrowitz seventh in 1,500 at world indoors

McDonogh girls top Spalding again, this time at Walsh

March 11, 2012|Sports Digest

Track and field

Centrowitz seventh in 1,500 at world indoors

Reigning U.S. outdoor champion Matt Centrowitz (Broadneck) finished seventh in the men's 1,500-meter race at the world indoor championships Saturday in Istanbul. Morocco's Abdalaati Iguider won in 3 minutes, 45.21 seconds, followed by Turkey's Ilham Tanui Oezbilen in 3:45.35. Centrowitz, a former Oregon star, finished in 3:47.42.

Et cetera

McDonogh girls top Spalding again, this time at Walsh

No. 2 McDonogh (28-2) and No. 5 Archbishop Spalding (19-11) had a girls basketball rematch in the consolation championship of the Bishop Walsh Tournament in Cumberland. And history repeated itself for the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference champions. Danielle Edwards scored 16 points and the Eagles won, 54-49. McDonogh beat Spalding in the A Conference finals. The Cavaliers drew to within one point three times Saturday, but McDonogh never trailed. Spalding's Jade Scaife finished with a game-high 20 points.

College baseball: Host Wake Forest (13-4, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) twice rallied from a deficit, scoring three runs in both the fifth and sixth innings, and outlasted Maryland (11-3, 0-2 ACC) for a 9-6 victory. Reliever Michael Boyden (2-1) took the loss after allowing three runs — two of them earned — on three hits in 12/3 innings. ... Brandon Gonnella lined a two-run single to left field in the top of the ninth inning as Towson (6-6, 1-1 Colonial Athletic Association) came from behind to hand Virginia Commonwealth (9-6, 1-1) a 3-2 loss. ... Jake Barnes and Max Himmelstein had three hits each as host UMBC (2-7) rallied from a one-run deficit heading into the bottom of the sixth inning for a 15-6 rout of Navy on Friday night.

College wrestling: Johns Hopkins freshman Paul Bewak (125 pounds) placed seventh and junior Reid Mosquera (197) finished eighth on the final day of the NCAA Division III championships in La Crosse, Wis. The wrestlers earned All-America honors with their top-eight finishes to become the second and third All-Americans in school history. Hopkins earned a program-best 27th-place finish in the team standings with 13.0 points.

Women's college gymnastics: Senior Kacy Catanzaro closed out the meet with a 9.875 vault score as Towson (16-5) edged host Rutgers by 0.25 of a point, 193.45 to 193.20.

Women's college soccer: Maryland announced its signing class for the 2012 season, which includes midfielder Riley Barger (Bryn Mawr), forward Alexis Prior-Brown (Mercy) and midfielder Ashley Spivey (McDonogh).

College acrobatics and tumbling: Host Maryland (2-0) earned the best overall score in National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association history Friday night, earning a 290.560 to 283.00 victory over Quinnipiac. The Terps' tumbling score of 58.05 is also an NCATA record.

Women's college indoor track and field: Johns Hopkins' Bobby Van Allen has been named Mideast Region US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Coach of the Year.

Minor league basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers (5-7) fell, 121-114, to the visiting Beltway Bombers (7-3) despite 41 points, eight rebounds and seven assists from Adrian Bowie (Maryland). Terry Hosley (Maryland Bible) added 26 points and Eric Bigby (Liberty) had 15 points, seven rebounds and four blocks in just his third game for Bay Area.

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