Digest: Wisconsin's Tom Monsoor wins pro bass tournament on Potomac

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Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wis., won the Fishing League Worldwide Tour on the Potomac River on Sunday after bringing a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces. Monsoor's four-day cumulative total of 20 bass weighing 66 pounds, 11 ounces was enough to fend off second-place finisher pro Chad Warren of Sand Springs, Okla., by 5 ounces. Monsoor earned $100,000 and his first career Tour victory. Monsoor said he spent his week picking apart two areas of the Potomac River — a 100- to 200-foot stretch near an area known as Mason's Neck, and a 100-yard section of water in Quantico Bay. Mason's Neck gave Monsoor the number of fish he needed to put together limits, while Quantico Bay produced the bigger bites that helped him best the field. Monsoor said every fish he weighed in during the tournament was caught on a black and blue-colored swimjig with a Yamamoto Baits Flappin' Hog trailer of the same color. Bryan Schmitt of Deale, who earned his first FLW Tour victory last month on the Mississippi River, finished 44th after failing to make the Day 2 cut with a two-day total of 29 pounds, 14 ounces.

Horse racing: Two days after his first starter as a trainer was scratched at the starting gate, Noah Abramson returned to Laurel Park to send out his first career winner in Sunday's fourth race. Harbortown Stable and breeder Carol Ann Kaye's Temple Sky, a 3-year-old filly racing for the first time, shook off a late challenge from Honor and Blissing to kick clear and win the 51/2-furlong maiden claiming event by 13/4 lengths. Temple Sky was the second-longest shot in a field of seven at odds of 14-1, completing the distance in 1:05.25 over a fast main track. ... Jockeys Jevian Toledo and Edgar Prado each rode two winners Sunday. Toledo was first aboard Uhwarrie Sky ($16.80) in the first and Temple Sky ($31.80) in the fourth, and Prado scored on No Knock Raid ($13.80) in the seventh and Light the Night ($15) in the ninth. Light the Night's victory for owner Live Oak Plantation and trainer Mike Trombetta came in 1:00.94 over a firm Bowl Game turf course, breaking the previous 51/2-furlong track record of 1:01 set by Coastal Sea on July 24, 2016.

WNBA: Glory Johnson scored 27 points and Skylar Diggins-Smith had 19 as the Dallas Wings (5-8) rallied past the host Washington Mystics for an 87-83 win. The Wings ended a three-game losing streak by outscoring the Eastern Conference-leading Mystics 28-17 in the fourth quarter after trailing 49-39 at halftime. Tayler Hill scored 21 points for the Mystics (7-4), but Washington went scoreless after her free throws with 2:08 remaining. Tierra Ruffin-Pratt matched her career-high with 15 points. Elena Delle Donne, who entered as the league's second-leading scorer at 21.1 points, had 14 on four of 11 shooting for the Mystics. She also missed all three of her 3-point attempts as Washington finished four of 16 from beyond the arc.

Sailing: Zeke Horowitz and Uncle Fluffy won the J/22 class at the 81st Annapolis Yacht Club Annual Regatta this past weekend, topping a fleet of 11 boats. Emmy Stuart worked the bow while Brad Julian served as tactician and trimmer for Horowitz. The top three boats all finished with seven points and Horowitz won the tiebreaker by having the most first-place finishes. This year's AYC Annual Regatta featured four one-design classes along with three handicap divisions and attracted a total of 43 entries. Brothers-in-law Bob Rutsch and Mike Costello took the J/30 class, winning all three races aboard Bebop. David Andril and his crew on Vayu did the same in J/80. Co-owners Cedric Lewis and Fredrik Salvesen and their team on Mirage took the J/105 class, which also had 11 boats.

—Bill Wagner, Baltimore Sun Media Group

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