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Digest (Feb. 17): Ms Locust Point races to victory in Fritchie at Laurel Park's Winter Carnival

Cash is King and Jim Reichenberg's Ms Locust Point pushed her win streak to four races with her fourth career stakes victory and first graded triumph in Saturday's $300,000 Barbara Fritchie (G2) at snowy Laurel Park . The 66th running of the Barbara Fritchie for fillies and mares 4 and older and the 42nd renewal of the $250,000 General George (G3) for 3-year-olds and up, both at 7 furlongs, highlighted an 11-race Winter Carnival program featuring six stakes worth $950,000 in purses. It was the second stakes win on the day for trainer John Servis, who also captured the $100,000 Maryland Racing Media with Miss Inclusive, and the fourth victory in as many tries at Laurel for Parx-based Ms Locust Point – all in stakes. Favored at 3-5, Ms Locust Point was a front-running 4 ½-length winner over Moiety in 1:24.13 on a muddy main track. It was another 1 ½ lengths back to Safely Kept Stakes winner Berned in third. ... Stronach Stable's Something Awesome rallied from a contested early pace to score a narrow victory in the $250,000 General George (G3) at Laurel Park, earning the first graded-stakes triumph of his career in the 7-furlong sprint for older horses.

ET CETERA

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Milford Mill forfeits shotat Baltimore County crown

Dundalk, and not Milford Mill, will represent Division I in Tuesday's Baltimore County championship against Division II winner Woodlawn. Milford Mill had to forfeit a victory against the Owls on Feb. 9 for using an ineligible player. In the Millers' previous win against Randallstown, a player was issued two technical fouls, which should have automatically suspended him for the next game against Dundalk. The regular season concluded with Dundalk, Milford Mill and New Town all finishing 11-1 in league play and the Owls were awarded the berth in the title game on a tiebreaker. Woodlawn, which clinched its berth with an 89-50 win over Randallstown on Friday, will take on Dundalk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Towson University's SECU Arena. Milford Mill coach Ryan Smith was disappointed with the outcome — he wasn't aware the player had two technical fouls until after the outcome — but said his Millers have moved on with the region playoffs ahead. "We have to respect the process and respect Baltimore County's decision," he said. "It is what it is and we can't look back, so it's on to regionals and maybe states. As a group, a program and a family, we can't let this get in our way."

— Glenn Graham

Women's college lacrosse: Alex Condon had four goals to lead No. 14 Penn (1-0) to a 12-5 rout over visiting Delaware (0-1). ... Dempsey Arsenault had five goals to lead No. 4 Boston College (3-0) to an 18-6 victory over Boston University (0-1). ... Katie O'Donnell and Madison Carter (South River) each had a hat trick as No. 12 Penn State (1-1) held on to win, 14-13, over host Lehigh (1-1). ... Tess D'Orsi had five goals to lead No. 13 Princeton (1-0) to a 17-4 rout over host Temple (2-1). ... Claire D'Antonio had a hat trick to lead No. 14 Penn (1-0) to a 12-5 rout over visiting Delaware (0-1). ... Maggie Jackson had four goals to lead No. 15 Virginia (1-0) to a 17-4 win over visiting Elon (0-2). ... Andie Aldave (McDonogh) and Nikki Ortega each had a hat trick to lead No. 16 Notre Dame (1-1) in a 17-6 rout over host Jacksonville (1-1). ... No. 17 Cornell (1-0) opened with a 9-0 run and won 13-7 over visiting Villanova (0-1). ... Hannah Burnett had a game-high six goals to lead No. 20 Massachusetts (1-0) to a 17-13 decision over visiting Dartmouth (0-1). ... No. 2 Stony Broook (1-0) used a 6-0 run to pull away and won 14-10 over No. 6 Southern Cal (1-1) Friday night. Courtney Murphy and Taryn Ohlmiller each scored for goals for the visiting Seawolves.

Major Arena Soccer League: The Blast lost their second straight game, 5-1, to the host Milwaukee Wave on Saturday night.

From Sun staff and news services

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