High School sports

Digest (March 17): Woodbine's Kyle Snyder defends NCAA wrestling title

Woodbine resident and Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder won his third straight NCAA Division I 285-pound wrestling championship, edging Adam Coon of Michigan, 3-2, on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Snyder scored a takedown with 20 seconds remaining in the third period to break a 1-1 tie. He finished the season with a 20-1 record by beating Coon, who had lost just once this year in 35 bouts.



Nick McFarland had four goals and two assists to lead visiting Archbishop Spalding (3-1) to a 16-5 victory over Glenelg Country (0-1) in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association boys lacrosse game on Saturday. Cameron Martin had a hat trick for the Dragons. ... Brothers Daniel and Jacob Kelly led the way with a combined eight goals and five assists as visiting Calvert Hall (4-1) won 11-4 over Malvern Prep (Pa.) The Friars fell to 0-1. Daniel Kelly, a sophomore, had five goals and an assist and Jacob Kelly, a senior, had three goals and four assists.



Smokingpaddylassie earnsstakes win at Laurel Park

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Smokinpaddylassie, making just her third career start and first in a stakes, came with a steady charge along the inside to run down multiple stakes-winning favorite Limited View and win Saturday's $100,000 Beyond the Wire at Laurel Park for owner Edward Bruzek. The 30th running of the one-mile Beyond the Wire for 3-year-old fillies, previously contested as the Caesar's Wish, was the third of five stakes worth $450,000 in purses on an 11-race St. Patrick's Day program. Ridden by John Bisono for Parx-based trainer Eddie Coletti Jr., Smokinpaddylassie ($7) hit the wire in 1:38.02 over a fast main track in her first time racing beyond 6 furlongs. It was 2¼ lengths back to Limited View, the 9-5 favorite in a field of eight, who held on by a length for second over Mo Shopping. ... Everest Stables homebred V.I.P. Code, the second-longest shot in a field of seven at odds of 35-1, swept to the lead turning for home and powered down the stretch to spring a $74.40 upset in the $100,000 Private Terms at Laurel Park. The 29th running of the Private Terms for 3-year-olds, run at about 11/16 miles. ... Stronach Stable's Grade 3-winning sprinter Something Awesome made the stretch out to 11/8 miles look easy with a decisive 2¼-length victory in the $100,000 Harrison E. Johnson Memorial for 3-year-olds and up. ... Linda Zang's Maryland homebred Lewisfield briefly gave up the lead nearing the stretch but fought back to outrun multiple stakes-winner Struth and hold off late-running It's the Journey and win the $75,000 Not For Love for Maryland-bred/sired 3-year-olds and up by a length. ... No Guts No Glory Farm homebred Anna's Bandit earned her third consecutive victory and first in a stakes, splitting horses approaching the eighth pole and sprinting clear to a 3¾-length triumph in the $75,000 Conniver for Maryland-bred/sired fillies and mares 3 and older.

Pro basketball: The Baltimore Shuckers of the Central Basketball Association signed forward Chris Outing, who starred at Goucher after starting his collegiate career at Army West Point.

Women's college golf: Maryland freshman Virunpat Olankitkunchai was named Big Ten Golfer of the Week.

College basketball: The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference selected Chesapeake CC's Anthony Tate (men's) and Harford's Ryan Holder (women's) as its Student Athletes of the Month. ... Mount St. Mary's senior Junior Robinson was selected to the Slam Dunk Championship roster for the 30th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships at Bill Greehey Arena at St. Mary's University in San Antonio on March 29.

College baseball: Mount St. Mary's sophomore catcher Sean Kelly was named to the Johnny Bench Award watch list. ... Towson left-hander Davie Marriggi struck out a career-high nine hitters over 61/3 innings in the Tigers' 4-1 loss to visiting Marist. ... Mount St. Mary's lost to host Davidson, 4-2. ... Washington College (14-3) swept Kenyon, 10-3 and 3-0, to complete a 9-1 spring-break trip to Florida.

Salisbury awards: Softball player LeAnne Collins (Hereford) and football player Alex Potocko (River Hill) were named the Sea Gulls' Scholar Athletes of the Year.

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