3 from Blast make All-MISL first team
Four Blast players were chosen to the 2011-12 All-Major Indoor Soccer League first and second teams. Goalkeeper Sagu, defender Mike Lookingland and midfielder Max Ferdinand were named to the first team, and forward Machel Millwood earned second-team honors. Defender Stephen DeRoux was named to the rookie team. The Blast will play the Milwaukee Wave in the first game of the MISL finals Friday at 7:35 p.m. at 1st Mariner Arena. The second game will be played at 4:10 p.m. Sunday in Milwaukee with a 15-minute mini-game to follow immediately if the series is tied.
Morgan's Thompson among players honored by NABC
Morgan State senior forward Kevin Thompson (Walbrook) and junior forward Dewayne Jackson have been selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 14 team. It was the third consecutive season Thompson had been selected to the first team, and it was Jackson's third time being selected to the team, but his first time earning first-team honors. Coppin State senior guard Michael Harper made the first team, and Eagles senior guard Tony Gallo was chosen to the second team. Loyola junior forward Erik Etherly made the All-District 2 second team; he's the second Greyhound to earn NABC All-District honors at the Division I level, joining Mike Powell, who made the first team in 1998.
Men's lacrosse: Denison (5-0) scored twice in the final seven minutes, including Cory Couture's unassisted game-winner with 3:40 left, to win, 7-6, over St. Mary's (2-3) at Collegiate School in Richmond, Va. ... Rory Averett scored the unassisted game-winner 41 seconds into overtime as visiting Goucher (7-1) won, 7-6, and handed the first loss of the season to host Mary Washington (4-1). ... Matt Gonzalez scored the game-winner with two seconds left as Misericordia (2-1) won, 8-7, over Hood (2-6), which squandered a two-goal lead in the fourth quarter. Hood never trailed in the game until the last goal. ... Host Elizabethtown (3-2) broke a tie at 7 with seven minutes left in the third quarter by scoring five straight goals and won, 12-8, over Frostburg State (2-5). ... Visiting Salisbury's defense held Washington & Lee (4-3) scoreless for three straight quarters. The Sea Gulls (8-0) won, 13-3, and Erik Krum scored a game-high four goals. ... Host Lynchburg (6-1) went on a 3-0 run in the first quarter to take charge and won, 11-5, over McDaniel (4-3). ... Kenny Whittaker had a hat trick to power host Stevenson (5-1, 1-0 Capital Athletic Conference) to a 7-5 victory over York (3-3, 0-1).
Baseball: Alfredo Rodriguez broke a scoreless tie with a single in the bottom of the seventh that scored Ryan Holland and lifted Maryland to a 1-0 victory over Saint Peter's. The victory gave the Terps (13-4) a sweep of their doubleheader with the Peacocks. Maryland, which beat Saint Peter's, 9-0, in the first game, is 6-0 in doubleheaders this season. ... George Washington (4-11) rallied from a one-run deficit by pushing five runs across the plate in the final three innings to defeat host Towson, 8-4. The Tigers fell to 6-9. ... Tom Healy hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Mount St. Mary's (5-9) to a 10-9 win over Georgetown (10-7). The Mount scored the final six runs.
Delgado returns from suspension with winner
Alberto Delgado returned from a riding suspension with a victory aboard Holiday Dreaming ($5.20) in Wednesday's second race, his first mount since Feb. 11. The Maryland Racing Commission suspended Delgado 30 calendar days for his ride aboard My Sweet Nenana at Laurel Park on Feb. 1. The 47-year-old has been a regular rider in the Maryland colony since 1982, the year he earned an Eclipse Award as Outstanding Apprentice. Delgado, who has 2,868 career victories (175th on the all-time list), is best known for guiding Oliver's Twist to a second-place finish in the 1995 Preakness for trainer Bill Boniface.