Digest: Terps drop series finale to N.C. State in baseball

Baltimore Sun columnist Schmuck to be part of Ruth Foundation roundtable April 16

Colleges

Terps drop series finale to N.C. State in baseball

Maryland surrendered seven runs in the first two innings and lost to host North Carolina State, 9-4, in the series finale Sunday. The Terps (15-12, 4-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) were undone by nine Wolfpack hits and three errors in the first two innings. N.C. State (19-10, 5-7) recorded 18 hits compared to the Terps' 10. Matt Bosse and Charlie White each had two hits for Maryland. Blake Schmit went 2-for-5, including a solo home run, his team-leading second of the year. White added two stolen bases to raise his ACC-best total to 25.

More baseball: On Saturday, Brady Kirkpatrick allowed two runs in seven innings as Maryland earned a 3-2 victory at North Carolina State. Kirkpatrick improved to 3-3, and Kevin Mooney (North Harford) earned his third save.

Softball: Host Maryland (17-18, 4-2 ACC) scored six late runs, but Florida State (28-12, 6-2) took the series finale, 14-9. The Terps will host Coppin State (8-15, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference ) in a 4 p.m. doubleheader Wednesday. … Macie McGeehan had two RBIs, and Delanie Dunham added two hits, an RBI and a run scored for visiting Towson (15-21-1, 0-6 Colonial Athletic Association), but Delaware (25-6, 6-0) defeated the Tigers, 5-3, in the final game of a series Sunday.

Women's swimming: Mount St. Mary's sophomore Erin Regan was named to the All-Northeast Conference second team. Courtney Griffith (Westminster) and the 200 freestyle relay team of Regan, Griffith, Mollie Walsh and Cat Coppler made the third team.

Women's track and field: Coppin State freshman Deandra Daniel was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Co-Field Athlete of the Week.

Baseball

Schmuck to be part of Ruth Foundation roundtable

The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation will host a baseball roundtable discussion and luncheon April 16 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards with local sports media members. The panel will consist of Steve Davis (105.7 The Fan), Brittany Ghiroli (MLB.com), Roch Kubatko (MASNSports.com) and Peter Schmuck (The Baltimore Sun). They will discuss the Orioles' offseason moves, provide their insight and predictions on the 2013 season and take questions from members of the audience. Tickets are $25 and include admission to Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, lunch provided by Domino's Pizza and a replica 1914 Babe Ruth Rookie Card, which features Ruth as a member of the Orioles of the International League. To order tickets, contact Whitney Edmonds at WhitneyE@BabeRuthMuseum.com or 410-727-1539, ext. 3033.

Et cetera

Sanchez replaces Martinez at Salisbury Slugfest

Elvin "KoKo" Sanchez is replacing Pedro Martinez as the opponent for unbeaten cruiserweight Alex Guerrero in the eight-round main event of the Salisbury Slugfest on April 12 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Tickets starting at $20, and VIP tables of 10 are on sale at the box office by calling 410-548-4911 or by going to WicomicoCivicCenter.Org. A 20 percent military discount is available on all tickets purchased with a valid ID at the box office. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and fighting begins at 8p.m. On the undercard, heavyweight Duane Mobley of Upper Marlboro risks his 7-0 record against Baltimorean Lonnie Kornegay in a four-round bout. Other fighters include heavyweight Jerry "Slug" Forrest (5-0) of Newport News, Va.; former Penn State captain and national collegiate champion A.J. Williams of the Delmarva area and and Salisbury's Damont Giddings, both making their pro debuts; light heavyweight Frankie "Freight Train" Filippone; undefeated junior lightweight Terron Grant; and Nuwan Jacoby.

Minor league basketball: The Bay Area Shuckers defeated the Winchester Storm, 120-108, in an American Professional Basketball League first-round playoff game. With the victory, the Shuckers advance to the APBL quarterfinals for the second season in a row. Gus Chase (St. Frances) led the Shuckers with 35 points. Terry Hosley (Parkville, Maryland Bible) and Rocky Coleman (Walbrook, Towson) scored 25 each.

Youth lacrosse: Team registrations are being accepted for the 19th Annual Lax Max Youth Lacrosse Tournament scheduled for June 7-9 in Westminster. The event is open to school, recreation, travel and club level teams in the Mid-Atlantic region. Competition is available in the AA, A, A/B, B, B/C and C levels in boys and girls leagues. There is round-robin competition and a minimum of three games. For information, call Skip at 443-255-0521 or email pikesvillelaxmax@aol.com.

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