Digest: Maryland baseball's comeback bid comes up short against High Point

From Sun staff and news services

The Maryland baseball team(33-19) scored three runs in the eighth inning and one the ninth, but it wasn't enough to overcome a four-run deficit in a 7-6 loss to host High Point (29-20). Sophomore third baseman AJ Lee hit a two-run homer to lead the Terps. Freshman left-hander Tyler Blohm (Archbishop Spalding) allowed three runs on six hits for Maryland.

More college baseball: Salisbury earned a 6-4 win over Otterbein (31-14) in an NCAA Division III South Region tournament elimination game. Robbie Jones (Calvert Hall) was 2-for-4 with three RBIs to lead the Sea Gulls (32-10), who fell behind early but rallied back to take a 3-2 lead in the fourth inning. Salisbury will face the winner of Lowan-LaGrange on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The Sea Gulls can advance to the championship game with two more victories. ... Towson's home game against North Carolina-Wilmington was suspended with the Seahawks leading 2-1 in the bottom of the second inning because of inclement weather. The game will resume at noon today, and the final game of the series will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.

Et cetera

WWE's Ambrose to hold book signing in city

WWE Intercontinental Championship holder Dean Ambrose will be coming to Baltimore for a book signing. The event will take place on June 4 at the "Power Plant" Barnes and Noble at 11 a.m. near the Inner Harbor. Ambrose will be signing the newly-released book, The WWE Book of Top 10's, created to rank the best moments in WWE history over almost five decades. Some of WWE's stars from the past and present will be highlighted including Kevin Owens, Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena, Triple H, AJ Styles, The New Day, Sasha Banks, Randy Savage and more.

—Andrew Golden

Major League Soccer: D.C. United will face an amateur team, Baltimore's Christos FC or Chicago FC United, in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup on June 13 or 14 at Maryland SoccerPlex, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced.

—Steven Goff, The Washington Post

College football: Navy senior outside linebacker and co-captain D.J. Palmore has been named one of 42 candidates for the Lott Impact Trophy. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member Ronnie Lott, the trophy is awarded to the country's Defensive Player of the Year.

College track and field: Navy's Nate Gainey, Sam Williams, and Stefano Pineda were named to the Academic All-Patriot League team. Loyola University Maryland sophomore Christa Sidoti was also named to the team.

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