Digest: No. 14 Duke beats No. 4 Notre Dame in OT in ACC men's lacrosse semifinals

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Myles Jones scored the tying and winning goals to help the Blue Devils upset the Irish.

Myles Jones scored the tying and winning goals to lead No. 14 Duke (9-6) to a 10-9 overtime victory over No. 4 Notre Dame (9-2) in an Atlantic Coast Conference semifinal in Kennesaw, Ga. Kyle Rowe won 17 of 22 faceoffs for Duke, which has won the ACC championship seven times. Jordan Evans, Derek DeJoe and Nate Solomon each scored twice to lead No. 7 Syracuse (9-4) to a 10-7 victory over No. 10 North Carolina (8-6) in the other semifinal. The championship will be Sunday.

-Loyola Maryland junior Brian Sherlock, Loyola Maryland sophomore Foster Huggins and Navy senior Jules Godino were named to the Patriot League academic team.

-Stevenson senior goalkeeper Connor Skeen (Towson) was named the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's Division III South Defensive Player of the Week. Skeen was also named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Defensive Player of the Week; Hood junior midfielder Patrick O'Brien was named the D-III South Offensive Player of the Week.

Women's college lacrosse: Lasota Selena scored eight goals to power No. 18 Northwestern (8-8, 3-2 Big Ten) to a 22-13 victory over No. 14 Ohio State (11-5, 2-3). The visiting Wildcats used a 6-0 run in the second half to pull away.

-Kelly Devlin gave No. 3 North Carolina (15-2) its only lead of the game and the Tar Heels (15-2) defense held No. 17 Duke (10-8) scoreless over the final 9:35 to win, 7-6, in an ACC semifinal at Virginia Tech. Riley Donahue and Kayla Treanor each scored twice as No. 5 Syracuse (15-4) won, 9-5, over No. 9 Notre Dame (13-5) in the other semifinal. The Orange will defend its title Sunday at 1 p.m. against North Carolina.

-Nicole Snyder (Howard) had a career-high five points (four goals, one assist) to lead host Mount St. Mary's (5-11, 3-3 Northeast Conference) to a 12-4 victory over Saint Francis, Pa. (4-11, 1-5).

-Amanda Johansen had two goals and two assists and No. 4 Southern California (18-0) won, 10-5, over Denver (9-9)in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation semifinal at Stanford. The Trojans used a 6-2 run in the second half to pull away. ... Penn State senior midfielder MacKenzie Cyr (Winters Mill) was added to the list of Tewaaraton Award nominees.

-Loyola Maryland senior goalkeeper Molly Wolf (Bryn Mawr) was named ECAC Division I Defensive Player of the Week.

College baseball: Right-hander Mike Shawaryn broke the Maryland career record for strikeouts and pitched a four-hitter to propel the Terps (22-18, 8-5 Big Ten) to a 7-1 victory over host Penn State (24-19, 9-7). Shawaryn broke Steve Schmoll's 13-year-old school record with the 273rd strikeout of his career in the third. ... Junior Brady Policelli's two-run triple in a three-run eighth inning gave Towson (16-27, 6-7 Colonial Athletic Association) a come-from-behind 4-3 victory over visiting College of Charleston (22-18-1, 6-7).

College track and field: Navy seniors Steve Schroeder (1,500 meters), Jay Stell (javelin) and Crystan Mclymore (triple jump) received Patriot League Athlete of the Week honorable mention.

Men's college tennis: Navy junior Thomas Pecor was honored as Patriot League Player of the Week. … Stevenson junior Brian Gieselman (Winters Mill) was named MAC Commonwealth Player of the Week.

NHL: The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after the four-time Pacific Division champions' first-round exit from the playoffs. The Ducks have lost a Game 7 on home ice in four consecutive playoff years. Boudreau is a former Washington Capitals coach.

Sailing: Northeast winds ranging from 3 to 5knots and chilly temperatures made for a difficult day on the water for the 174 boats in 12 classes competing in the Annapolis stop of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One-Design Series. Annapolis skipper Jeff Todd and his crew aboard Hot Toddy lead the 25-boat J/22 class after two races were completed Friday. Todd steered his boat to victory in Race 1, then finished fourth in Race 2.

-Bill Wagner, Baltimore Sun Media Group

National Women's Soccer League: Midfielder Diana Matheson scored twice as the Washington Spirit (3-0-0) earned a 3-0 win against the Western New York Flash (1-2-0) in Rochester.

Running: The third-annual Brigance Brigade Foundation 5.7K Championship Run & 1.57 Mile Family Run/Walk will be Sunday morning at Canton Waterfront Park at 3001 Boston St. For more information, go to brigancebrigade.org.

Laurel Park: D A S L Stable's M C Squared set the pace and emerged from a five-way photo finish to win the featured optional claiming allowance. The winning time was 1 minute, 34.82seconds over a Kelso Turf Course rated good.

Et cetera

Ray Anthony Lewis III accused of sexual assault

A son of former Ravens great Ray Lewis was arrested Friday in South Carolina and charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Ray Anthony Lewis III, 20, is accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman while knowing she was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, Conway City police said. The alleged incident occurred early in the morning Jan. 23, across the street from Coastal Carolina, where Lewis is a student, police said. Police responded a few hours later to a nearby medical center, where two victims alleged that Lewis had assaulted them, according to an incident report provided by Conway Police. Both requested that rape kits be performed. The incident report says the other victim's complaint remains active and under investigation. A spokesman for the athletic department said that upon his arrest, Lewis was suspended from the football team indefinitely.

--Childs Walker

Navy football: Cornerback Brendon Clements was reinstated to the team by coach Ken Niumatalolo. Clements was removed from the roster in late January because of a violation of academy rules. Clements has started 35 games and made 159 tackles, broken up 14 passes, intercepted seven passes and forced three fumbles through three seasons. ... The Midshipmen's game at Air Force on Oct. 1 will start at 3:30 p.m. and be shown on CBS Sports Network.

Youth golf: Brad Whitaker of Kensington won the boys 16-18 age division of the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour’s Northern Virginia Junior Open at the 1757 Golf Course in Dulles last weekend by six strokes. Bach Ngo of Frederick beat Ryan Feldman of Rockville by two strokes and Connor McGarrity of Bethesda by another two to win the boys 11-13 division.

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