Digest (June 12): Major League Lacrosse announces roster for game vs. Team USA

For the first time in four years, the Major League Lacrosse All-Stars will face off against Team USA. MLL announced the 30 players who will represent the league on June 28 at 7 p.m. at Harvard Stadium. The last time these teams met, Rob Pannell broke a 9-9 tie with seven seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, leading Team USA to a 10-9 win. Joe Walters (Maryland) led all scorers in the game with three goals for the MLL All-Stars. Walters was selected to his ninth career All-Star Game , the most among current MLL All-Stars. Kyle Harrison (Johns Hopkins) and Brian Karalunas from the Ohio Machine are each playing in their seventh All-Star Game. Both played for Team USA in 2014. The MLL All-Stars roster also includes: attack — Kevin Rice , Blaze; Will Manny, Lizards; Chris Cloutier, Outlaws; Kieran McArdle, Launch; Eric Law, Outlaws; Davey Emala, Machine; Ben Reeves, Rattlers; Justin Guterding, Machine; Will Sands, Cannons; defense — Matt Dunn, Rattlers; Brian Karalunas, Machine; Matt Landis, Lizards; Michael Manley, Rattlers; Brandon Mullins, Cannons; Scott Ratliff, Blaze; Kyle Bernlohr, Machine; goalie — Austin Kaut, Launch; midfield — Matt Abbott, Bayhawks; Connor Buczek, Launch; Mike Chanenchuk, Hounds; Zach Currier, Outlaws; Isaiah Davis-Allen, Bayhawks; Sergio Perkovic, Cannons; Jeremy Sieverts, Outlaws; Austin Sims, Blaze; Joel Tinney, Lizards; faceoff — Stephen Kelly, Bayhawks; Joe Nardella, Blaze.



Maryland teams qualifyfor Presidents Cup events

Twenty-one teams will advance to the 2018 US Youth Soccer Eastern Presidents Cup from Friday to Monday in Barboursville, W.Va., after competing in the Maryland Presidents Cup Championships. Maryland Presidents Cup Champions were: 12U Girls — SAC Premier White, Ellicott City; 12U Boys — SAC 2006 Premier Blue, Ellicott City; 13U Girls — Pipeline Soccer Club Black, Lutherville-Timonium; 13U Boys — Thunder Soccer Club PSG, Lisbon; 14U Girls — SAC Premier White 2004, Ellicott City; 14U Boys — Arundel Soccer PGSA Real Barza 04, Gambrills; 15U Girls — Broadneck Soccer United Black, Arnold; 15U Boys — Salisbury United 03 Gold, Salisbury; 16U Girls — Pipeline Soccer Club Black, Lutherville-Timonium; 16U Boys — Bethesda Soccer Club Green 02, Gaithersburg; 17U Girls — OLNY Freedom Orange, Olney; 17U Boys — Pipeline Soccer Club Red, Lutherville-Timonium; 18U Girls — SAC Premier White, Ellicott City; 18U Boys — SAC Premier White, Ellicott City. The following seven teams will represent Maryland at the Eastern Presidents Cup as wild cards: 12U Boys — Baltimore Celtic South 06, Owings Mills; 14U Girls — Pipeline Soccer Club Black, Lutherville-Timonium; 14U Boys — Pipeline Soccer Club Black, Lutherville-Timonium; 15U Boys — Baltimore Union Elite 03, Perry Hall; 16U Boys — Pipeline Soccer Club Black, Lutherville-Timonium; 18U Girls — SAC Premier Blue, Ellicott City; 18U Boys — Liverpool FCIA, Hagerstown. US Youth Soccer Regional Presidents Cup events will determine the regional qualifiers that will compete in the US Youth National Presidents Cup. For information, go to msysa.org/


Wizards to open summerleague play against Cavs

The Washington Wizards will play in three preliminary round games in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas on July 6-9 before being seeded in a tournament running through the championship game on July 17. Washington will play its first game July 6 at 9 p.m. vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers . The Wizards' next two games are scheduled for July 8 at 3:30 p.m. vs. the San Antonio Spurs and July 9 at 5:30 p.m. vs. the Philadelphia 76ers. Washington's first game will take place at Cox Pavilion while their next two matchups will take place at Thomas and Mack Center. The NBA Summer League will run 12 days and consist of 82 games as part of the usual tournament-style schedule. Each team will play at least five games and as many as eight.

Hockey: Washington Capitals pucks commemorating the team's Stanley Cup victory are being sold to benefit the Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena, which has a Kids on Ice program that provides subsidized figure skating, ice hockey and speedskating lessons to local youth. Call 800-345-2868 or go to nikcosports.com.

College baseball: UMES senior Isaiah Chambers was named Male Student-Athlete of the Year by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference .

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