Digest (Oct. 6): Miz Creed impressive in debut at Laurel Park

Miz Creed broke on top and never looked back on the way to an easy 3½-length front-running debut victory Saturday at Laurel Park . Under a hand ride from jockey Oscar Flores, Miz Creed ($12.80) ran 7 furlongs in 1:23.60 over a fast main track in the $40,000 maiden special weight for fillies and mares 3 and up. Atlantic Avenue finished second over another first-time starter, $250,000 auction purchase and narrow 3-1 favorite Taking Aim. The 3-year-old Jimmy Creed filly had been by Charles Town-based trainer Timothy Grams, who received Miz Creed from owner Jeff Little. Miz Creed was bred by Little's late father Marvin Little Jr. The elder Little, who passed away in July 2017 at the age of 79, had bred 1991 Preakness and Belmont Stakes winner Hansel. ..: Jockey Julian Pimentel and trainer Mike Trombetta combined for a pair of winners Saturday, My Sistersledge ($5.20) in the fourth race and Durkin's Call ($5.60) in the ninth. Jockey Victor Carrasco visited the winner's circle with Hall Pass ($6.40) in the first and Lady Vicki ($7) in the eighth … Apprentice jockey Antonio Quiles will be out indefinitely after suffering a broken collarbone and fractured ribs in a sixth-race spill Friday. … Laurel will open its doors at 9:45 a.m. today for wagering on the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, which has a 10:05 a.m. post time. First post for Laurel's 10-race card is 1:10 p.m.

Colleges

Mercy grad Boller scorestwice to lift Salisbury, 2-0

Julianna Boller (Mercy) scored twice to lead Salisbury's women's soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Penn State Harrisburg in Capital Athletic Conference play Saturday afternoon. ... Emily Maheras scored on a penalty kick 27:20 into the game to helps Johns Hopkins (11-1, 5-0 Centennial Conference) defeat Muhlenberg, 1-0, on Saturday in women's soccer. It was the ninth straight victory for the Blue Jays.... Hannah Schepers had a hat trick to lead McDaniel to an 8-1 victory over Bryn Mawr.

Men's soccer: Salisbury (8-1-2, 1-0-1 Capital Athletic Conference) played Penn State-Harrisburg (12-1-1, 0-1-1 CAC) to a 0-0 tie on Saturday afternoon. ... Salisbury senior goalkeeper Trevor Brookhart (Liberty) was named the Division III South Defensive Player of the Month by the Eastern College Athletic Conference. ... Johns Hopkins scored a pair of goals in a five-minute span to beat visiting Swarthmore, 2-0. ... Navy dropped its fourth-straight Patriot League match, 1-0, to host Lehigh.

Field hockey: Kailyn Brandt (Herford) scored two goals to lead the host Washington College to a 3-2 Centennial Conference win over Dickinson. ... In a battle of the only two unbeatens left in the Centennial Conference, 16th-ranked Johns Hopkins topped host Muhlenberg, 5-2.

Women's volleyball: Cassie Kowalski had a career-high 23 digs as Washington College rallied to win the final two sets to defeat visiting Dickinson, 15-25, 27-25, 23-25, 25-18, 17-15. ... Coming off its first loss of the season, Johns Hopkins responded with a 3-0 victory over host Muhlenberg. ... Salisbury rallied from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Swarthmore in five sets. Three Salisbury (12-6) players tallied double-digit kills led by Nicole Venturelli (Liberty) with 12 and Carley Cleland (Broadneck) and Amanda Chew with 10 each. ... Marlowe Embry had a match-high 10 kills to lead McDaniel past Bryn Mawr, 25-17, 25-10, 25-10.

Men's college lacrosse: Johns Hopkins named senior attackman Kyle Marr, senior short-stick defensive midfielder Danny Jones and junior attackman Forry Smith as team captains for the 2019 season.

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