Rock Cats Gain Split
The Rock Cats split a day-night doubleheader against the Flying Squirrels in Richmond Tuesday. In the first game, the completion of a game suspended on May 22, the Flying Squirrels used a four-run fourth inning to beat the Rock Cats 5-3. In the second game, the Rock Cats' offense spread out 12 hits and scored runs in five of the game's seven innings, beating the Flying Squirrels 5-1.
Olender Leads Amateur
David Olender from Ellington Ridge Country Club shot a 4-under par 68 to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Connecticut Mid-Amateur at Hop Meadow CC-Simsbury. Chris Maxwell (Tunxis Plantation CC-Farmington) and Kevin Foster (Hop Meadow CC) were tied for second place at 70. Forty one players who survived the cut of 77 play the final two rounds Wednesday. ... Two-time champion Kelly Whaley of Farmington looks well on her way to winning her third Connecticut Women's State Amateur after shooting a second-round 70, a women's course record at The Farms CC-Wallingford. With a two-round 143 score she holds a 13-shot lead over Danielle Lamy of Weston (81-75—156). Whaley's round was highlighted by an eagle 3 at the par-5 seventh. Whaley, who won in 2011 and 2013, and the rest of the field play the final round Wednesday.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun