Thursday's local college variety roundup: Apprentice wins twice on first day of tournament in Florida

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Apprentice School began its stay in Vero Beach, Fla., with a pair of victories in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association Invitational. The Builders posted an 8-6 victory over Penn State Greater Allegheny, then a 4-2 triumph against West Virginia Tech.

Playing at the Los Angeles Dodgers’ former spring-training home, the Builders (8-1) won against Greater Allegheny as Trevin Wilson was 2-for-3 with three runs, Stuart Harris was 3-for-3 with a run, and Chris Scarola and Devorn Lake drove home two runs apiece.

David Sebera earned the victory by yielding one unearned run and one hit in 4 2/3 innings of relief, striking out five.

Against West Virginia Tech, Chris Aldridge was 2-for-4 for the Builders. Winner Ryland Edwards struck out seven in 7 2/3 innings, and Sam Massie got a save by striking out three, stranding two runners.

More baseball:

N.C. Central (8-5) scored three first-inning runs and went on to win 6-1 against Norfolk State (3-8) at Durham Athletic Park.

Jordan Quinn (3-0) yielded just three hits for the win, and the Eagles' Dylan Drayton was 3-for-5 with three RBIs, two steals and a run.

Kyle Vaas was 2-for-3 for the Spartans.

Men’s lacrosse:

Christopher Newport (3-2) upended Hampden-Sydney 7-6 in dramatic fashion. Billy Crist scored with four seconds left in regulation, and Alex Barber netted the winner in overtime.

The Tigers fell to 3-2 as Barber and John Thompson scored two goals each for the visiting Captains.

Men’s tennis:

No. 62 Georgia Tech beat William and Mary 4-1 in Atlanta.

The Tribe (6-9) concluded a withering five-day stretch when it lost four road matches to nationally ranked opponents: 5-1 at No. 22 Wake Forest, 7-0 at No. 9 Georgia and 4-0 at No. 20 Clemson before facing the Yellow Jackets.

W&M won the doubles point at Georgia Tech, thanks to triumphs by the teams of Anton Andersson-Aaron Chaffee and Adrian Vodislav-Ben Hoogland. ...

Niagara beat host Hampton 4-0.

Women’s tennis:

Like the Pirates’ men, Hampton lost 4-0 at home to Niagara.

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