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Golf

Dutch Fork wins the Joe Wyatt Memorial

In Aiken, Dutch Fork High's first-round score of 290 proved to be the winning score, as the Joe Wyatt Memorial at Houndslake Country Club was shortened to 18 holes because of inclement weather.

The Irmo, S.C., school defeated Dorman by two stokes. North Augusta (303), Lakeside (304), Richmond Academy (310), Augusta Prep (318) and South Aiken (319) are competed in the event.

Lakeside's Graham White won medalist honors by one shot after shooting 69. North Augusta's Matt NeSmith tied for second with Dutch Fork's Wesley Bryan .

- In Macon, Ga., Doug Green , of Cumming, and David Noll Jr. , of Dalton, used a double eagle to shoot a second-round, 10-under-par 62 and to vault into a two-shot lead at the Georgia Four-Ball Championship at The Brickyard at Riverside.

Augusta's Jeff Knox and Jack Larkin , of Atlanta, are tied for third after at 11 under par. They are four strokes back after shooting 66.

College Baseball

Pacers hit way past Braves in 12 innings

In Aiken, USC Aiken salvaged a doubleheader split, winning 12-11 in a 12-inning game against UNC Pembroke on Saturday after dropping the first game 3-2.

The Pacers pounded out 20 hits, but arguably the most important was Jamie Benjamin 's game-winning single in the 12th inning that scored Nick Aranas .

Ryne Salmon and Ken Raborn hit home runs for USC Aiken, which had eight different players with multiple hits.

- Augusta State got out to an early two-run lead, but Georgia College & State's offense was too much, as the Bobcats won 14-4 over the Jaguars.

For the Jaguars, Alex Walker hit a two-run homer in the second. He was 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored.

- In Atlanta, Thomas Nichols had a grand slam and Greenbrier graduate Jeff Rowland was 4-for-5 with three runs scored, leading Georgia Tech to a 14-6 win over Wake Forest.

College Basketball

Calipari, Memphis agree to extension

Memphis coach John Calipari signed a contract extension through the 2012-13 season that includes an annual raise of $500,000 and a $5 million bonus if he stays through the end of the contract.

Calipari's new contract will pay him $2.35 million per year.

This season, Calipari took the Tigers to their first national championship game since 1973 and the program's first Final Four since 1985. Memphis lost 75-68 in overtime to Kansas.

- North Carolina sixth man Danny Green declared for the NBA draft but will not hire an agent.

That leaves open the opportunity for Green to return to school.

- Johnny Dawkins , a longtime assistant coach at Duke, has been hired as Stanford's new men's basketball coach.

Dawkins replaces Pac-10 Coach of the Year Trent Johnson , who left for Louisiana State University earlier this month, two people close to the situation said. Both people requested anonymity because Stanford had not made an official announcement.

Tennis

Federer, Nadal will meet in today's final

In Monte Carlo, Monaco, for the third consecutive year, the world's top two players will square off in the final of the Monte Carlo Masters.

In Saturday's semifinals, Roger Federer was leading Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-2 when the Serb retired, while Rafael Nadal handled Nikolay Davydenko 6-3, 6-2.

Nadal is 6-1 against Federer on clay, with Nadal's only loss on the slow surface coming last year at Hamburg, Germany.

- In Moscow, two Russian stars easily won their singles matches against a depleted U.S. team to take a 2-0 lead in the Fed Cup semifinal.

Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Ahsha Rolle 6-2, 6-1, and Anna Chakvetadze defeated Vania King 6-4, 7-5 on indoor clay.

The Americans are without Serena Williams , Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport .


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