Jaguar women tied for fourth

In Orlando, Fla., the Georgia Regents women’s golf team is tied for fourth place after the opening round of the UCF Challenge at Eagle Creek Golf Club.

The Jaguars posted a total of 2-over-par 290 on Sunday to open their first event of the spring season.

Jaguars senior Casey Kennedy is tied for second place individually after shooting 4-under-par 68.

Freshmen Jessica Haig­wood, Josefine Nyqvist, and Eunice Yi each shot 74 for Georgia Regents.

Central Florida, the tournament host, leads after posting 282.

Golden Knights golfer Fanny Cnops (67) grabbed the lead in the individual standings after her 67.

College Baseball

Georgia Regents prevails in finale

In Carrollton, Ga., Frank Warren allowed one run on four hits in seven innings to lead Georgia Regents to a 6-1 victory over West Georgia.

Kevin Dodson was 2 for 3 with two RBI for the Jaguars, who took two of three in the series.

Hunter Boose and Jeff Rice chipped in with a pair of hits and an RBI for Georgia Regents (3-3), which will travel to Erskine for a non-conference game Tuesday.

Jamie Sexton allowed five runs on 10 hits in 6⅓ innings for West Georgia (3-4).

• In Valdosta, Ga., Mike Reed drove in three runs as Valdosta State (5-0) capped a three-game sweep of Paine with an 8-1 win.

Starting pitcher Dalton Self gave up six runs – five earned – on 10 hits in seven innings for the Lions (1-7).

College Softball

Jags end tourney with pair of wins

In Huntsville, Ala., Georgia Regents won two games on the final day of the Charger Chillout.

The Jaguars (3-7) claimed a 12-4 win over Miles and a 3-2 comeback victory over Delta State.


Local stars help lift US to victory

In Arlington, Texas, Greenbrier’s Michael Kay had two tackles as the U.S. Under-17 national team defeated Canada 34-6 in the International Bowl.

Tristan Hawn, of Augusta Christian, also played for the U.S. in the game.

Horse Racing

Lea gets best of Will Take Charge

In Hallandale Beach, Fla., Lea won the $500,000 Donn Handicap on Sunday, breaking the Gulfstream Park record for 1 1/8 miles in a 1 1/2-length victory over Will Take Charge.

The 5-year-old Lea, ridden by Joel Rosario, finished in 1:46.86 to break the record of 1:47.49 set by Quality Road in the 2010 Donn.

Lea paid $13, $4.60 and $4. Will Take Charge returned $3.40 and $2.80, and Viramundo paid $11.80 to show.


Italy tops US in Fed Cup opener

In Cleveland, Karin Knapp won her second match of the weekend and gave Italy a 3-1 win over the United States in their Fed Cup first-round match Sunday.

Knapp defeated American Alison Riske 6-3, 7-5 to give Italy the victory in the best-of-five series.

• In Montpellier, France, Gael Monfils beat Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-4 in the final of the Open Sud de France to claim his fifth career title.

• In Zagreb, Croatia, Marin Cilic overcame problems with his serve to win the Zagreb Indoors, beating top-seeded Tommy Haas 6-3, 6-4.

– From staff and wire reports