Booker, Brown star in Tiger Bowl II

April 22, 2012|Sports Digest

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Booker, Brown star in Tiger Bowl II

Senior running back Dominique Booker scored two touchdowns as a member of the Black team and Navassa Brown (Franklin), normally a wide receiver, had a game-high 141 rushing yards for the White team, as the Black won Towson's Tiger Bowl II, 21-7. The program's annual spring game was played Saturday before an announced 1,564 at Johnny Unitas Stadium. Sophomore running back Terrance West (Northwestern) added a 7-yard touchdown run for the Black team. West, who ran for 1,294 yards and 29 touchdowns as a freshman, had nine carries for 28 yards in the game; Booker ran seven times for 45 yards. The White team scored with 13:48 remaining in the third quarter when redshirt freshman quarterback Price Litton connected with tight end Daniel Vaughan for a 2-yard touchdown pass, bringing the White team to within 14-7. It was one of four passes Litton completed in the game. Redshirt freshman quarterback Connor Frazier completed 14 of 25 passes for 167yards for the Black team.

College baseball: Clemson (24-17, 12-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) scored three runs in the seventh inning and one in both the eighth and ninth to pull away for a 7-2 victory over host Maryland (25-17, 7-14). The Tigers won the first game of the doubleheader, 5-3, and took Friday night's game, 5-4. Maryland's Phil Cleary 9-for-12 in the series to raise his batting average to .329. ... Jonathan Kolowich had four hits and drove in three runs as Georgia State (18-24, 9-9 Colonial Athletic Association) handed host Towson (20-20, 10-8) a 14-5 loss in the third and final game of the teams' three-game weekend series. The Tigers won the completion of Friday's suspended game, 11-1. ... Ian Arciaga and Alex Brown each had three RBIs, but host Norfolk State (14-21, 10-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) swept a doubleheader from Coppin State (0-38, 0-14) on Saturday, 9-1 and 8-6. ... Jason Allinder hit a line drive in the bottom of the 10th that ricocheted off first base and into right field, enabling Curtis Schickner and Michael Pesci to score the winning runs and give host UMBC a 5-4 win over Albany in Game 2 of a doubleheader Friday night. The Retrievers ended a 14-game losing streak that dated to March 28.

College track and field: Zack Ray scored in both hurdle events and Jon Hill went a career-best in the men's high jump to lead Maryland men to eighth place at the Atlantic Coast Conference championships in Charlottesville. Ray was third in the 400-meter hurdles with a career-best mark of 51.76 seconds, moving into seventh all-time at Maryland. He also scored four points in the 110 hurdles with a career-best of 14.10 to finish fifth in the final. Hill went 7 feet, 1.50 inches in the high jump to finish third. The Terps women finished ninth with 49 points, including 16 in the women's high jump as Amina Smith led four Maryland scorers with a second-place finish of 5-9.25. Kiani Profit, who won the heptathlon Friday, placed third in the 400-meter hurdles at 58.36.

Squash: Eleonore Evans of Baltimore, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at McDonogh, was honored at Meadow Mill Athletic Club in Baltimore as Harrow Sports' junior champion. Evans, who has been playing competitive squash since the age of 10, has finished this season ranked third in the nation in her first of two years of girls Under-15 competition. Evans was chosen for her success as a competitor and attitude on and off court.

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