Westervelt's 2 goals, 3 assists not enough for Mammoth on Friday
Forward Drew Westervelt (John Carroll, UMBC) had two goals and three assists, but the visiting Colorado Mammoth lost, 13-11, to the Calgary Roughnecks in the National Lacrosse League on Friday night before an announced 11,232 at Scotiabank Saddledome. Dane Dobbie and Jeff Shattler both scored four goals for the Roughnecks (1-1) in their home opener; the key was a 5-0 run in the second quarter that gave Calgary a 9-5 lead. Westervelt had one word for his team's performance: "disappointed." "We just need to keep our flow moving forward and stay positive, and keep doing what's working for us," he said. "I thought we kind of got off track a bit, and were too slow to get going again." The Mammoth fell to 1-3 on Saturday night, losing, 17-6, at Edmonton (2-0).
National Women's Soccer League: Washington Spirit forward Tiffany McCarty, a Laurel resident, and defender Kika Toulouse were selected during the expansion draft by the Houston Dash. During the Spirit's first season, McCarty, 23, played in 21 matches and started in 12, scoring two goals. She was selected second overall in the expansion draft. Toulouse, 24, played in 16 matches and started in nine, recording a total of 891 minutes.
Laurel Park: Officials canceled live Saturday racing because of condition of the track. "With the temperature going from the single digits early in the week to nearly 60 today, the track has been freezing, thawing and freezing again," Maryland Jockey Club director of racing Georganne Hale said. "The combination of the freezing and the moisture are the contributing factors. We couldn't even get a piece of equipment out on the track. They were just sinking." Live racing is scheduled to resume Wednesday with a 12:35 p.m. post time.
American Professional Basketball League: Terry Hosley (Maryland Bible, Parkville) scored 23 points and Rocky Coleman (Towson University, Walbrook) 22 to lift the Bay Area Shuckers (6-1) to a 126-98 victory over NYC 524, the defending champions from Brooklyn, N.Y.
Major League Lacrosse: The defending champion Chesapeake Bayhawks, who did not have a pick until the third round of Friday night's drat, selected defensive midfielder Matt Harris out of Syracuse 21st overall. Harris ranks third all time with the Orange in turnovers with 47 and was named to the All-Big East second team in 2013. The Bayhawks selected Navy defenseman Pat Kiernan, Hobart attackman Alex Love and Johns Hopkins attackman Brandon Benn in the fifth round, St. John's attackman Kevin Cernuto in the sixth, North Carolina midfielder Mark McNeill in the seventh and Maryland defenseman Brian Cooper in the eighth with the draft's last pick.