Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Pilots romp past Marlins; Gwinnett shuts out Tides

Compiled by Daily Press

BASEBALL:

Coastal Plain League:

The Peninsula Pilots (19-14, 4-4 in the second half) won their second game in a row, routing the Morehead City Marlins 12-1 Thursday night at War Memorial Stadium.

The Marlins fell to 12-21, 1-6.

International League:

Gwinnett (43-44) ended a six-game losing streak with a 1-0 home matinee win against Norfolk (49-36) as Tyrell Jenkins pitched seven innings, striking out six for the win in his Triple-A debut.

He was one of the players who came from St. Louis in the offseason deal that sent outfielder Jason Heyward to the Cardinals and pitcher Shelby Miller to the Braves.

Joey Terdoslavich tripled down the right-field line off Tyler Wilson (3-5) in the fourth inning and scored on Adonis Garcia’s groundout to shortstop.

Dariel Alvarez had two of the South Division-leading Tides’ seven hits. Terdoslavich was 2-for-3.

Eastern League:

Matt Lujan pitched six innings of two-hit ball and singled home in a run in Richmond’s four-run second inning as the Flying Squirrels (44-40) beat Harrisburg 5-1. The Senators fell to 43-44.

American Legion:

Sean Hughes drove in four runs as Williamsburg Post 39 earned a 10-4 win against Poquoson Post 273 at Poquoson High.

Christopher Jones and Luke Patterson each had three hits, and Brad Vandygriff improved to 3-0.

WILLIAMSBURG POST 39 10, POQUOSON POST 273 4

Williamsburg 210 142 000 -- 10 15 4
Poquoson 000 202 000 -- 4 7 3

WP: Brad Vandygriff (3-0). LP: Barrett. Standouts: Williamsburg, Christopher Jones 3-3, Luke Patterson 3-6, Roger Romero 2-4 (1 RBI), Sean Hughes 2-5 (4 RBI), Kent Klyman 2-5 (1 RBI); Poquoson, Hunter 1-5 (1 RBI), Hoepfner 1-4 (1 RBI), Collins 2-4 (1 RBI). Record: Williamsburg 10-1.  

 

COLLEGES:

Football:

Three William and Mary players were selected to the STATS FCS Preseason All-America teams: linebacker Luke Rhodes (first team), defensive back DeAndre Houston-Carson (second team) and center Andrew Jones (third team). Norfolk State senior linebacker Deon King was named to the second team.

Richmond fullback Seth Fisher made the first team, as did three Liberty players: place-kicker John Lunsford, offensive lineman Jonathan Burgess and wide receiver Darrin Peterson.
James Madison quarterback Vad Lee was on the second team, as was Liberty defensive lineman Chima Uzowihe.

Men’s gymnastics:

William and Mary hired Mike Powell as an assistant coach to Cliff Gauthier.

 A 2004 graduate, Powell was a four-year member of the Tribe team and helped it win four USA Gymnastics Collegiate Championships. He has coached in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, and in Minneapolis.

Honor:

Carlos Lopez Villa, who won the award in men’s tennis, was the Old Dominion standout named among Conference USA’s Scholar-Athletes of the Year in each of its 18 sports.

 

BASKETBALL:

The CP3 team of North Carolina defeated Boo Williams' 16-and-under squad 87-66 at the AAU Peach Jam in North Augusta, Ga., dropping Boo's team to 1-1.

CP3, a program named after Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul, led by as many as 29 points. ...

Richard Washington, who has played for Menchville and then Walsingham Academy, had 17 points and four assists to help Team Loaded edge Dream Vision 74-72.

Mamadi Diakite added 15 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks. ...

Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon was named as one of 16 finalists for the U.S. team that will play in the Pan American Games this month. The roster will be trimmed to 12 by Sunday.

 

GOLF:

VSGA Super Senior:

Defending champion Harry Cain of Williamsburg beat Walter Anderson of Afton 1-up to advance to the age 75-and-over final of the VSGA Super Senior Amateur Championship in Hot Springs.

Cain, 77, will face qualifying medalist Jack Vardaman, 75, of Washington, D.C., at 8:20 a.m. Friday. Vardaman coasted past James Naylor of Waynesboro 5 and 4.

Eastern Amateur:

Colorado State player Colton Yates of Scottsdale, Ariz., shot a 6-under-par 64 to take the lead in the annual 72-hole Eastern Amateur at Elizabeth Manor Golf and Country Club in Portsmouth.

Robert Bradshaw and Chase Duffy, both of Virginia Beach, were in a group of five sharing second place at 66. Mike Askew of Hampton was at 67.

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