Aponte, Bangs among Endurance Festival winners
Pedro Aponte, 41, of Lutherville won the Bugeye Classic at the 10th annual ChesapeakeMan Endurance Festival on Saturday at Great Marsh Park in Cambridge, finishing the 1.2-mile swim, 25-mile bike ride and 6.2-mile run in 2 hours, 22 minutes, 52 seconds. Holly Bangs, 28, of Timonium was the top female finisher, with a time of 2:30:22. Jonathan Shinnick, 40, of Towson won the Swimfest, a 2.4-mile event, in 55:52. Jennifer Downing, 31, of Salisbury was the top female finisher in 59:17. George Newsome, 40, of Palmyra, N.Y., won the USAT Mid-Atlantic Ultra Championship — a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run — in 9:48:24. Tonya Spagnuolo, 43, of Grafton, Mass., was the top female finisher, with a time of 11:22:58. Stephen Levickas, 47, of Woodstock won the Aquabike event, a 2.4-mile swim and 112-mile bike ride, in 5:47:33. Suzanne Serpico, 32, of Columbia was the top female finisher for the third year in a row, completing the race in 6:06:46; Baltimore's Alyssa Godesky was second in 6:21:54. Nathan Rickman, 34, of Fairfax, Va., won the Skipjack — a 1.2-mile swim, 64-mile bike ride, 10-mile run — in 4:38:39. Christine Nichols, 26, of Burke, Va., was the first female finisher with a time of 4:47:10. Jeffrey Andritz, 32, of Altamont, N.Y., won the Moonlight Marathon in 4:17:31. Mark Elky, 43, of Reisterstown was second in 5:02:14. Cynthia Bartus, 35, of Bethlehem, Pa., won the 10-mile run; John Ianno, 58, of Laurel was the top male finisher, with a time of 1:20:02.
Horse racing: Emotional Stroll won the seventh race at Laurel Park, a $40,000 maiden special weight test for 2-year-olds on the main track.
NHL: The Washington Capitals placed defenseman Tomas Kundratek on waivers with the intent of assigning him to the American Hockey League's Hershey Bears if he clears at noon today.
National Women's Soccer League: The Washington Spirit announced that Laurel native Tiffany McCarty has been loaned to the Albirex Niigata Ladies of the Japan Football League. She will rejoin the Spirit before next season.
Golf: Buzz Fly, 58, of Memphis, Tenn., birdied four of the first six holes on the back nine to pull away from Pat Tallent, a member of Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, for a 5-and-3 victory in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Senior Amateur championship at Wade Hampton Golf Club in Cashiers, N.C.
Baseball: Team Maryland Futures finished fifth in the Evo Shield Perfect Game National Championships in Goodyear, Ariz., last weekend. Team Maryland lost to the So Cal Bombers for the second straight year in the quarterfinals.
Men's college soccer: UMBC senior midfielder Travis Dennis scored in the 41st minute as the 11th-ranked Retrievers (8-0-0) won, 1-0, against visiting George Mason (4-2-1). The Retrievers and Dayton (7-0-0) are the only unbeaten and untied teams in the nation. ... Sophomore David Kabelik's equalizer in the 83rd minute salvaged a 1-1 draw for the No. 8 Maryland men (2-2-3) against visiting Old Dominion (3-2-1) on Tuesday night. The Monarchs scored on an own goal by freshman Alex Crognale in the 74th minute. The Terps tied it when senior Jake Pace (River Hill) laid the ball off to Kabelik who scored from 10 yards out for his first goal of the season.
Women's college soccer: Senior Lauren Kadet (342 saves) surpassed Nadine Henchcliffe (339) as UMBC's all-time leader in Wednesday night's 1-0 overtime loss at Lafayette.
Men's college basketball: The Terps have finalized their 2013-2014 television schedule and will be featured in 19 nationally broadcast games, including the regular-season opener on ESPN2 against Connecticut on Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Brooklyn, N.Y. The Terps' Dec. 5 game at Ohio State for the Big Ten/ACC Challenge will also be on ESPN2. Maryland opens home conference play against Notre Dame on Jan. 16 (ESPN2).