Digest: Costes, Blohm lift Maryland baseball to first win

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Sophomore outfielder Marty Costes (Archbishop Curley) reached base four times, scored twice and drove in two runs to lead No. 22 Maryland to a 9-7 win over Alabama State (0-3) in Clearwater, Fla. The Terps (1-2) fell behind early but used a six-run fourth inning to take control of the game. In the first start of his college career, freshman Tyler Blohm (Archbishop Spalding), allowed five hits and three runs (two earned) in five innings to earn the victory. Blohm was a 17th-round pick by the Orioles in this summer's draft but decided not to sign with his hometown club in July to honor his commitment to Maryland. Five Terps had multi-hit games and senior Nick Cieri finished with a game-high three RBIs.

More college baseball: Sophomore second baseman Nick Dunn had three hits and three RBIs, but No. 12 Louisville got past Maryland, 10-7, on Saturday night in Clearwater, Fla. The Terps (0-2) outhit the Cardinals 12-10 but could not overcome five errors. Junior Taylor Bloom of Crofton, who gave up six runs (three earned) in three innings, took the loss.


Varsity boys basketball: Byron Easter made a follow shot with 2:01 to play, No. 3 Patterson's only field goal of the fourth quarter, for a 41-40 lead and Isaiah Clemons made one free throw with 16 seconds left to lift the Clippers to a 42-40 win over No. 2 Poly (16-7) for their second Baltimore City Division I championship on Saturday night at Coppin State. Marvin Price scored 20 points to lead Patterson (20-3).

—Glenn Graham


Men's college basketball: Mike Morsell had 19 points to lead host Towson (19-10, 11-5 Colonial Athletic Association) to a 75-65 win over James Madison (8-21, 6-10) on Saturday night.

Women's college basketball: Northeastern (10-17, 6-9) started the game on a 13-2 run en route to a 63-51 win over host Towson (11-15, 4-11 CAA). Freshman guard Etalyia Vogt scored a season-high 12 points for the Tigers.

Men's college lacrosse: Freshman attackman Jack Kniffin scored six goals and senior and 2016 Tewaaraton Award winner Dylan Molloy added four goals and four assists as No. 10 Brown earned a 25-9 win over visiting Quinnipiac (0-1) in Mike Daly's coaching debut with the Bears (1-0).

Women's college lacrosse: No. 14 Colorado (3-0) scored six goals in the first five minutes in a 22-3 rout of Stetson (0-2) in DeLand, Fla. Marie Moore, Sophia Castillo and Emily Knapp each scored three goals for the Buffaloes.

College wrestling: Despite a pair of bonus point wins by juniors Corey Wilding and Michael Coleman that gave Navy (8-3) a one-point advantage late in the match, host Army West Point (7-5) won the final two bouts for a 19-14 victory in the annual Star Match.

NFL: The Redskins are returning to WMAL Radio. While Dan Snyder-owned ESPN 980 will remain the team's flagship station, and WWXT 92.7FM and WWXX 94.3FM will continue to broadcast games, the team announced that WMAL's 105.9FM and 630AM stations will also carry games beginning in the 2017 season.

—The Washington Post

Radio: The longest-tenured voice in D.C. sports radio is already back on air — and working for his former station's rival. Andy Pollin, whose contract at ESPN 980 was not renewed after nearly 25 years at that network, made his debut on 106.7 The Fan on Friday morning, during an appearance with the Sports Junkies.


—Dan Steinberg, The Washington Post

NHL: Mats Zuccarello scored a third-period goal and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves, powering the host New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals. Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period for New York, which has won seven of eight overall and five in a row at home. Alex Ovechkin scored a second-period power-play goal for Washington. The first-place Capitals lost their second straight after a six-game winning streak. Philipp Grubauer made 28 saves for Washington. ... The Capitals re-assigned forward Jakub Vrana to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.