Coastal Plain League:
The Peninsula Pilots (4-7) lost 6-5 at Edenton despite solo home runs by Jamestown High graduate Scott Burkett of Longwood, Bradon Reitano of Mount Olive and Josh Silver of Lee (Tenn.) University. Peninsula miscues contributed to a three-run Edenton seventh that gave the Steamers (9-4) a 6-4 edge.
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Richmond lost 2-1 at Harrisburg as Ryan Tatusko pitched seven innings for the win, bringing the Senators (34-31) to within a game of the Western Division-leading Flying Squirrels (34-29).
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Longtime Peninsula star Allen Barber of Yorktown placed second among players of age 50-54 at the Virginia Senior Stroke Play Championship in Danville.
Barber shot a 7-over-par 147 for two days at Danville Golf Club, trailing winner Keith Decker of Martinsville by six strokes.
In the 55-59 division, Vienna’s Pat Tallent won at 143, followed by Virginia Beach’s Billy Jahn at 145. Williamsburg’s Dave Pulk was among three golfers at 146.
Jockeys Horacio Karamanos, Xavier Perez and Forest Boyce each rode two winners during Wednesday night's thoroughbred card at Colonial Downs.
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The Syracuse Crunch fell behind 3-0 in the American Hockey League's best-of-7 Calder Cup finals, losing 4-2 at Grand Rapids.
The Crunch, a Tampa Bay Lightning affiliate, includes many personnel associated with last year’s Cup-winning Norfolk Admirals.
Former VCU defensive wizard Larry Sanders of the Milwaukee Bucks was among 27 players invited to the USA Basketball mini-camp July 22-25 in Las Vegas.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun