College Baseball


Jags get victory on walk-off hit

Brac Barton drove in the game-winning run on a single in the bottom of the ninth inning, leading Augusta State to a 10-9 win over Georgia College on Sunday at Jaguar Field.

Jeff Rice homered and Justin Appel had two RBI for the Jaguars (13-31, 4-23 Peach Belt Conference), who won for just the second time in their past eight games.

Bryce Williams homered and Patrick Daugherty had three RBI for the Bobcats (25-16, 15-8).

• In Aiken, Eitan Maoz was 3 for 5 with four RBI, helping UNC Pembroke (28-15) salvage the last of a three-game series with an 8-2 win over USC Aiken.

Josh Miller had two hits and an RBI for the Pacers (28-14).

• In Winston-Salem, N.C., Carlos Lopez drove in three runs, powering Wake Forest (22-15, 7-11 Atlantic Coast Conference) to an 11-3 win over Georgia Tech.

Brandon Thomas had a home run for the Yellow Jackets (21-16, 7-11).

• In Columbia, Joey Pankake had two RBI, helping South Carolina complete a three-game sweep of Mississippi State (21-15, 5-10 Southeastern Conference) with a 6-4 win.

Evan Marzilli added three hits for the Gamecocks (27-10, 8-7).

• In Clemson, S.C., Ryan Mathews drove in three runs, leading North Carolina State (24-10, 11-7 ACC) to a 6-3 victory over Clemson.

Thomas Brittle had two hits and an RBI for the Tigers (20-17, 9-9).


Monaco downs ex-Dog in final

In Houston, Juan Monaco defeated John Isner 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in the final match of the U.S. Clay Court Championship.

Isner, a former Georgia star, would’ve moved up to No. 8 in the rankings with a victory, but the Argentine broke Isner’s serve three times to hand the American his first clay loss of the year.

Monaco won on clay for the second time this year and improved to 11-2 on the surface this year overall.

• In Casablanca, Morocco, Pablo Andujar successfully defended his Grand Prix Hassan II title, beating Albert Ramos 6-1, 7-6 (5) in the rain-delayed all-Spanish final.

College Football

Gunshots wound two Hilltoppers

Two Western Kentucky football players were recovering Sunday after being wounded by gunshots outside a bar.

A statement from the school’s athletic department says defensive lineman Tevin Holliman and defensive back Ricardo Singh were each hit once, and their wounds weren’t life-threatening.

The shooting early Sunday outside the Lava Lounge in Bowling Green, Ky., happened hours after the team played its annual spring game.


Italian squad mourns tragedy

Livorno players and fans gathered at the team’s stadium Sunday to pay their respects, a day after midfielder Piermario Morosini collapsed and died after suffering a cardiac arrest during a Serie B match at Pescara.

Morosini, who was on loan from Serie A side Udinese, collapsed in the 31st minute of the match on Saturday and tried unsuccessfully to get up several times before receiving urgent medical attention on the pitch.

The Livorno players along with thousands of fans arrived at the team’s Armando Picchi stadium to lay flowers, scarves and banners under Morosini’s shirt, which has been placed on the main gate.

An autopsy will be carried out today.



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