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Golf

Mobley tied for Ga. Junior lead

Waynesboro’s Carter Mobley is tied for the lead after two rounds of the 54-hole Georgia Junior Championship at The Farm in Rocky Face.

Mobley is a 3-under 141 after rounds of 71-70. He shares the lead with Marcus Byrd, of Dunwoody, who has fired 70-71.

Salil Ghamande, of Evans, has shot 79-77 and is tied for 39th place at 156.

Russell Sabol (79-82), of Martinez, and Jay Mobley (87-74), of Waynesboro, are tied for 57th place at 161.

• In Johns Creek, Evans’ Eunice Yi is still in third place in the 54-hole Georgia Girls Junior Championship, but she lost ground Tuesday.

Yi, who trailed Tardy Baily, of Norcross, by six shots after the first round, is now 10 back after Bailey had 71 on Tuesday. Yi, who opened with 74, had 75 on Tuesday.

Megan Sabol, of Martinez, has shot 80-82–161.

• In Indianapolis, Ind., Evans’ David Hemann shot 6-over-par 77 in the opening round of the Western Junior Championship at Meridian Hills Country Club.

Hemann is tied for 112th place in the 156-player tournament. Chase Hanna, of Leawood, Kan., is the leader at 63.

Hemann, a former Greenbrier golfer who is headed for the golf team at Georgia College & State in the fall, shot 7-over 42 on the front nine but came back with 1-under 35 on the back nine.

Soccer

Altidore’s goal lifts US to win

In Sandy, Utah, Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night.

Before 20,250 fans at Rio Tinto Stadium, the Americans remained atop the six-team CONCACAF group. The United States
(4-1-1) won three consecutive games this month, all since a 0-0 draw at Mexico gave it a boost toward the top.

It has also shut out its last two opponents, Panama and Honduras.

College Baseball

Tar Heels oust Tigers in Omaha

In Omaha, Neb., Brian Holberton homered, Trent Thornton pitched a strong seven innings and No. 1 national seed North Carolina extended its stay at the College World Series with a 4-2 victory over Louisiana State University on Tuesday.

The Tar Heels (58-11) play North Carolina State or UCLA in an elimination game Thursday.

The No. 4-seeded Tigers (57-11) went 0-2 in their first College World Series appearance since winning the 2009 national title.

Tennis

5-time winner to miss Wimbledon

After 16 consecutive years of always showing up at Wimbledon, winning five titles along the way, Venus Williams pulled out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament Tuesday, citing a lower back injury.

Williams, who turned 33 on Monday, never had missed Wimbledon since making her debut there in 1997.

Williams has been dealing with a bad back for a while, playing only three matches in the last two-plus months.

• In Eastbourne, England, American qualifier Jamie Hampton upset top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 7-6 (2), 6-2 in the first round at Eastbourne.

• In Rosmalen, Netherlands, French Open finalist David Ferrer lost his first-round match at the Topshelf Open, losing to Xavier Malisse of Belgium 7-6 (3), 6-3.


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