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Minor League Baseball

Jackets-Legends suspended by rain

In Lexington, Ky., the Augusta GreenJackets game against the Lexington Legends was suspended in the second inning because of rain Monday night.

The Legends were leading 4-0 when the game was halted. The game will be continued today, with the scheduled contest to follow.

Golf

Pacers tied for 12th in D-II regional play

In DeLand, Fla., USC Aiken is tied for 12th after one round of the Division II South/Southeast Regional at Victoria Hills Golf Club.

The Pacers totaled 6-over-par 298 and are 13 strokes behind West Florida in the 54-hole tournament.

USC Aiken's Hayden Leiten shot 1-under 71 and is tied for eighth, four shots behind Lynn's Richardo Gouveia .

Other Pacers in the field include Mark Dickson (74), Matt Atkins (75), Gaines Milliner (78) and Kyle Godsman (81).

High Schools

Spring sports stats due by Wednesday

Individual player statistics for baseball, softball and soccer are due by 4 p.m. Wednesday, with no exceptions. Nominations for players of the week are also due at this time. The weekly stats and player of the week run each Friday.

Stats can be faxed to (706) 823-3408 or e-mailed to Wayne Staats at wayne.staats@augusta chronicle.com. Call (706) 823-3425 with any questions.

- Leta Andrews , the nation's all-time winningest high school basketball coach, will speak at the Lakeside High School basketball banquet at 6:45 tonight.

The Granbury (Tex.) High School coach has amassed 1,346 career victories in 49 seasons.

The banquet will be held at Be My Guest Catering and Events, 4216 Washington Road, Evans. Tickets cost $12. For more information, call John Kucela at (706) 726-3039.

- Adelphi Christian Academy's Korab Imani signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at Division II Seton Hall (Pa.)

College Baseball

Jags open tourney vs. top-seeded Pats

Fourth-seeded Augusta State will begin play in the double-elimination Peach Belt Conference Tournament against No. 1 seed Francis Marion at 12:30 p.m. Sunday in Columbus, Ga.

The Jaguars and Patriots are paired in the bracket with Georgia College and UNC Pembroke, who play at 9 a.m. Sunday.

On the other side of the bracket, Columbus State plays Lander at 4 p.m. and Armstrong Atlantic State takes on North Georgia at 7:30.

USC Aiken did not qualify.

College Football

Ducks LB suspended after trespass arrest

Oregon has indefinitely suspended linebacker Kiko Alonso after his arrest on burglary and trespassing charges.

The Register-Guard reported that the 20-year-old junior from Los Gatos, Calif., was arrested early Sunday after a Eugene woman called 911 to report a strange man pounding on her front door demanding to be let inside.

Alonso was suspended for the entire 2010 season after a driving while intoxicated citation.

- Ohio State confirmed that linebacker Dorian Bell was suspended for the 2011 season for an undisclosed violation of team rules. The 6-foot-1, 225-pounder played in eight games last season, totaling nine tackles.

- Suspended Notre Dame star wide receiver Michael Floyd has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge.

Tennis

Sharapova moves to 3rd round in Madrid

In Madrid, Maria Sharapova beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in an all-Russian match to advance to the third round at the Madrid Open.

On the men's side, Flavio Cipolla of Italy defeated 12th-seeded American Andy Roddick 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-3.


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