Digest: Terps' Bannister places first at Mat-Town Open

Maryland redshirt junior Alfred Bannister earned a first-place finish in the 149-pound division at the Mat-Town Open wrestling tournament Sunday in Lancaster, Pa. Bannister's finish is his second placing of the season. He previously placed second at the Princeton Tigers Open. The La Plata native went 3-0 en route to the top overall finish, with each of his wins coming by fall. Bannister won all three of his bouts in the first period, with two of the wins coming in less than 32 seconds. His championship match against Jake Keating of Virginia was sealed with a pin just 31 seconds into the match. Maryland freshman Braeden Alevizatos came in third place in the 133-pound bracket. Fellow freshmen Hunter Baxter (fourth at 141 pounds) and Kyle Jasenski (fourth at 174) also finished in the top five.

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Former Ravens aide Trestman earns third Grey Cup title as coach

Lirim Hajrullahu kicked a 32-yard field goal with 49 seconds left and the Toronto Argonauts, coached by former Ravens offensive coordinator Marc Trestman, stunned the Calgary Stampeders, 27-24, on Sunday night in the Canadian Football League's snowy 105th Grey Cup in Ottawa, Ontario. Toronto tied it with 4:35 to go on Cassius Vaughn's Grey Cup-record 109-yard fumble return and Ricky Ray's 2-point conversion pass to Declan Cross. After Hajrullahu's field goal, Matt Black picked off Bo Levi Mitchell's pass in the end zone to send the Stampeders to their second loss in two years in the title game. Trestman, who was named the CFL's Coach of the Year last week, took over a team that finished 5-13 in 2016 and guided Toronto to its record-extending 17th title. It was his third CFL championship after leading the Montreal Alouettes to back-to-back titles in 2009 and 2010.


Horse racing: In Sunday's featured eighth race at Laurel Park, homebred Moon Virginia rallied down the center of the track to edge multiple graded-stakes placed favorite Sine Wave by a head in the $47,000 third-level optional claiming allowance for fillies and mares 3 and up. A Maryland-bred 4-year-old Jump Start filly, Moon Virginia ($14) ran 7 furlongs in 1 minute, 24.73 seconds over a fast main track to end a six-race losing streak dating to October 2016. ... Jockey Sheldon Russell scored a riding double aboard Taco Supream ($4.60) in the second race and Moon Virginia ($14) in the eighth. Jockey Luis Reyes and trainer Rudy Rodriguez teamed up to win with Fortuitous Path ($4.20) in the sixth and Z J Wins ($12.20) in the ninth.

Women's college ice hockey: Chelsea Blackburn scored the winning goal with 3:33 remaining as Stevenson (1-6-1) earned a 2-1 victory over Wesleyan (Conn.) (2-3) to take third place in the 11th Annual Codfish Bowl in Boston. Allie Sabatini had the tying goal 4:07 into the second period after the Cardinals scored on their first shot just 1:28 into the game.

Men's college swimming: Towson junior Jack Saunderson (Reservoir) earned his third Colonial Athletic Association Swimmer of the Week honor Friday.

Women's college diving: Towson junior Kelsey Jehl was named CAA Diver of the Week on Friday.