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Digest (March 13): Glenelg Country opens seasons with boys lacrosse win over Gerstell

Varsity boys lacrosse: Glenelg Country opened its season with a 12-2 victory over MIAA B Conference rival Gerstell. Jai Bhatnagar had a hat trick for the Dragons .

Varsity girls lacrosse: Lindsay Kelly had a hat trik as Mount de Sales opened with a 10-8 win over Severn.

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Colleges

J. Hopkins grad Josephson named Jays' 'O' coordinator

David Josephson, a 2015 Johns Hopkins graduate and most recently a member of the football coaching staff at Stanford, has been named the offensive coordinator of the Blue Jays football team, it was announced by Greg Chimera, the James F. Margraff head coach of football.

Women's lacrosse: A day after being named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week, senior Megan Taylor (Glenelg) was named the IWLCA National Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday.

Women's basketball: Second-seeded UMES used two 21-point quarters to defeate South Carolina State , 57-34, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament at the Scope in Norfolk, Va., on Wednesday. The Hawks (17-13) will face the winner of Thursday's quarterfinal between Bethune-Cookman and Coppin State in Friday's semifinal at 2:30 p.m. The Bulldogs fell to 16-16. UMES was led by Adrienne Jones (13 points, Harford CC), Ciani Byrom (12 points) and Keyera Eaton (eight points). Taylor Brown had 11 points for South Carolina State, which led 9-4 in the first quarter. The Hawks answered with a 21-7 run in the second quarter and a 21-6 run in the third quarter.

Men's basketball: Dejuan Clayton had 23 points as Coppin State topped Morgan State 81-71 in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tourney on Tuesday night in Norfolk, Va.

Baseball: Freshman Maxwell Costes (Gilman) and sophomore Chris Alleyne both hit late inning home runs to lock up an 11-6 victory for Maryland over Delaware on Wednesday afternoon.

Et Cetera

Bayhawks bringing backattackman Steele Stanwick

The Chesapeake Bayhawks re-signed veteran attackman Steele Stanwick (Loyola Blakefield) to a one-year deal. Stanwick, a Baltimore native and the 2011 Tewaaraton Award winner, will be entering his eighth Major League Lacrosse season and his second season with the Bayhawks. The former second overall pick by the Ohio Machine in the 2012 MLL draft was traded to the Bayhawks before the start of last season for a second round pick in the 2019 MLL draft. In Steele's first season with Chesapeake, he appeared in 11 games, finishing as the team's fourth- leading point producer with 27 points.

Pro basketball: The Baltimore Shuckers of the Central Basketball Association announced their 2019 roster, which includes a large infusion of new talent. Leading four returnees from last season is Antonio Wright (Meade, CCBC-Essex). Now in his sixth season with the Shuckers, Wright had a breakout season in 2018 being named All-CBA and leading Baltimore in scoring with 20.9 points per game. Also joining Wright are Marquis Powell (Riverdale Baptist), who had a standout rookie year ranking third in total points, Marlin Parker (North County, CCBC-Essex), who posted 12 points an outing, and third-year point guard Brian Biscoe (Old Mill, Frostburg). Baltimore's roster includes four players with NCAA Division 1 experience: Brett Bowling (Marshall), Ed Dyson (Austin Peay), Keonte Dyson (Austin Peay) and Malik Garner (UMBC). All will be making their CBA debuts, except for Keonte, who suited up for Memphis in 2018. Three players with international experience join the squad this season — Alvin Parker (Milford Mill), Jahkeele Stevens and Wesley Guillen. Rounding out the squad is former Meade star Joshua Qualls. The Shuckers open their 2019 CBA season against the Memphis Rail Runners on Saturday 8 p.m. at the Kilby Center on the campus of Annapolis Area Christian School in Severn, Maryland.

From Sun staff and news services

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