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Published: Friday, 5/19/2006

Prep track, softball, baseball, ECHL

PREP TRACK

Districts

BOYS

Division I at St. Francis

4x800 relay - 1. St. Francis 7:58.20 (Justin Turner, Chris Douglas, Colin Pettiford, Nick Zychowicz); 2. Rogers 8:09.00; 3. St. John s 8:13.9; 4. Whitmer 8:14.70. Discus - Chase Sniadecki (Anthony Wayne) 159-00; 2. Douglas (rogers) 156-10; 3. Enos (St. Francis) 152-05; 4. Morgan (Springfield) 151-07. Long Jump - 1. Jeremy Jones (Whitmer) 11-01.25; 2. Canales (St. Francis) 21-04.50; 3. Rumpf (Bowsher) 21-03.00; 4. Natter (Anthony Wayne) 21-01.50. Pole Vault - 1. Derek Hopkins (Whitmer) 14-06.00; 2. Andreano (Central Catholic) 13-06.00; 2. Fox (Bowsher) 13-06.00; ;4. Kossow (springfield) 13-00.00.

Division II At Oak Harbor

4x800 relay - 1. Galion 8:10.48 (Brandon North, Kyle Loudermilk, Blake Einlen, James Zeuch); 2. Sandusky Perkins 8:16.55; 3. Eastwood 8:19.50; 4. Bellevue 8:19.82; Long Jump - 1. Justin Hoodlebrink (Eastwood) 22-03.75; 2. Ohlemacher (Oak Harbor) 21-07.00; 3. Fairbanks (Eastwood) 21-05.00; 4. Copeland (Shelby) 20-08.75; Shot Put - 1. Alan Miller (Sandusky Perkins) 51-11.00; 2. Perry (Mansfield Ontario) 51-02.00; 3. Dendinger (Bellevue) 51-02.00; 4. St. John (Lake) 50-02.00; Pole Vault - 1. Will Sumser (Bellevue) 14-06.00; 2. McKibben (Eastwood) 13-08.00; 3. Miller (Bellevue) 13-00.00; 4. Dahlby (Ontario) 13-00.00.

GIRLS

Division I at St. Francis

4x800 relay - 1. Anthony Wayne 10:01.15 (Ashley Evens, Alyssa Evens, Brittany Wagner, Heather Wagner); 2. Central Catholic 10:04.92; 3. Bowsher 10:05.55; 4. Southview 10:05.56. High Jump - 1. Lisa Johnson (Northview) 5-06.00; 2. Lucienne (St. Ursula) 5-02.00; 3. Pettaway (Bowsher) 4-10.00Twitty (Start) 4-10.00. Shot Put - Bahiyjaui Allen (Southview) 37-00.00; 2. Chlebowski (Anthony Wayne) 35-11.00; 3. Smith (St. Ursula) 33-10.00; 4. Harris (Bowsher) 33-09.00.

Division II At Oak Harbor

4x800 relay - 1. Clear Fork 9:49.41 (Lindsey McClish, Samantha Staab, McKenzie Roth, Anna Bowman); 2. Sandusky Perkins 9:51.62; 3. Norwalk 9:58.39; 4. Bellevue 10:03.33; Discus - 1. Krystal Barnhill (Ontario) 128-03; 2. Pessell (Fostoria) 124-00; 3. Britton (Mansfield Ontario) 118-00; 4. Lipstraw (Oak Harbor) 116-09; High Jump - 1. Meghan Gill (Clyde) 5-03.00; 2. Eggerton (Shelby) 5-02.00; 2. Mays (Bellevue) 5-02.00; 4. Underwood (Port Clinton) 5-01.00.

LATEST LINE

NBA Playoffs

Detroit 51/2 (177) CLEVELAND

DALLAS 3 (194) San Antonio

NHL Playoffs

ANAHEIM 1/2 -1 Edmonton

Baseball

National League

Atlanta Even-6 ARIZONA

Interleague

CHI WHITE SOX 71/2 -81/2 Chicago Cubs

CLEVELAND 71/2 -81/2 Pittsburgh

DETROIT 7-8 Cincinnati

Baltimore Even-6 WASHINGTON

PHILADELPHIA 6-7 Boston

NY Yankees 6-7 NY METS

TAMPA BAY 61/2 -71/2 Florida

MILWAUKEE 61/2 -71/2 Minnesota

HOUSTON 8-9 Texas

St. Louis 11-13 KANSAS CITY

COLORADO 51/2 -61/2 Toronto

OAKLAND 6-7 San Francisco

SEATTLE Even-6 San Diego

LA DODGERS 6-7 LA Angels

Home Team in CAPS

SPORTS NOTES

KEN CHERTOW WRESTLING CLINIC will be held Sunday at Bowling Green High School wrestling room from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Open to wrestlers of all ages and skill level. Registration begins at 11 a.m., cost is $15. For more information contact rseiber@bgsu.edu.

Lima YMCA will hold a TRIATHLON AND DUATHLON Sunday, July 30. For more information go to limaymca.net.

BASE Sports will hold a BASEBALL CAMP FOR PLAYERS AGE 9-14 at Railway Park in Walbridge 9 a.m to noon, June 14-16. For more information, Bruce Edwards, 419-534-2220.

PREP SOFTBALL

Districts

Division I

At Tiffin

Today: Anthony Wayne vs. Mansfield Madison-Sandusky winner, 5 p.m.

Division III

At Bowling Green

Today: Genoa vs. Elmwood, 5 p.m.

Division IV

At Elmwood

N. Baltimore vs. Miller City or Leipsic, Monday at 5 p.m.

LAST NIGHT

Notre Dame 000 100 0 - 1-3-1

Whitmer 000 020 x - 2-4-1

WP - Kulakowski. LP - Brickman. Temple (W) 2-3, 2 1B, 2 RBI.

Anthony Wayne 010 101 1 - 4-4-1

Findlay 000 101 0 - 2-5-3

WP - Gill. LP - Babcock. Rairigh (AW) 2-3, 2 runs scored.

City League playoffs

Tonight: semis at 7 p.m., Clay vs. Start; Notre Dame vs. St. Ursula. Monday: winners at 7 p.m. All games at Detwiler.

Regular season

Libbey 120 01 - 4 4 12

Woodward (11)0(10) 1 - 22 7 4

WP-Floyd. LP-Dollarhide. McNutt (W), 2-3, 2 3B, 4 runs, 5 RBI.

Hilltop 210 240 0 - 9-5-3

Pettisville 100 001 2 - 4-3-0

WP - Jagielski. LP - Ruby. Schaffner (H) 1B, 2B, 2 RBI.

Northwood 201 014 1 9 7 0

Toledo Christian 010 003 3 7 11 3

WP Tornow. LP Rombkowski. Phelps (N), 2-4, RBI.

HOLES IN ONE

KEVIN TOTH, No. 8 at Eagles Landing, 142 yards, 9-iron.

JEFF VAN DOOTINGH, No. 7 at Bedford Hills Buckeye, 146 yards, 7-iron.

RON COVENEY, No. 17 at Eagles Landing, 135 yards, 9-iron.

PREP BASEBALL

Districts

Division I

At Rolf Park

Today: St. Francis vs. Clay, 5 p.m.

At Steller Field in Bowling Green

Today: Anthony Wayne vs. Mansfield Madison, 5 p.m.

Division II

At Defiance

Today: Defiance vs. Columbus Grove, 5 p.m.

Division III

At Elida

Tomorrow: Patrick Henry vs. Coldwater, 1 p.m.

Division IV

At Tiffin

Today: Hopewell-Loudon vs. Tiffin Calvert.

YESTERDAY

Northview 000 040 1 5 11 2

St. Francis 001 202 1 6 10 0

WP-Bruecken. LP-Neuman. Daney (SF) 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI (game-winning RBI).

St. John s 100 004 0 5 6 0

Clay 211 100 1 6 7 2

WP-Martin. LP-Kauder. Achter (C) 3-3, RBI, 3B.

Bowling Green 000 050 0 - 5 8 0

Anthony Wayne 300 022 x - 7 12 4

WP-Whewell. LP-Van Voris. Stidham (AW), 3-4, 2B, 2 RBI.

Van Buren 200 101 0 - 4-6-4

Hopewell-Loudon 200 005 x - 7-6-1

WP - Schalk. LP - Baney. Ray (HL) 1-2, 2 RBI, 2B.

Toledo Christian 010 004 0 - 5-7-2

Defiance 050 032 x - 10-10-1

WP - Burgoon. LP - Veith. Burgoon (D) 2 1B, HR, 2 RBI.

Sectional

Patrick Henry 000 002 4 - 6-5-2

Wayne Trace 010 100 2 - 2-0-0

WP - Krauss. LP - Linder. Haas (PH) 2-3, 2 RBI.

Regular season

Northwood 000 002 0 - 2 3 1

Emmanuel Baptist 000 000 0 - 0 1 0

WP-McGaharan. LP-Driggs. Coduti (N), 1-3, game-winning hit.

Maumee 020 100 2 - 5-7-1

Southview 400 002 x - 6-8-3

WP - Joseph. LP - Causer. Snider (S) 2-3, 2B, 3 B, 2 RBI.

Woodmore 100 431 3 - 12-14-2

Eastwood 030 040 0 - 7-9-2

WP - McGee. LP - Meyer. Hepler (W) 2-3, 3 RBI.

Hilltop 003 200 0 - 5-6-0

Edon 301 112 4 - 12-15-0

WP - Fritch. LP - Westfall. Fenstermaker (E) 1B, 3B, 2 RBI.

Lakota 000 100 0 - 1-3-4

Lake 104 011 x - 7-6-3

WP - Ashman. LP - Babcock. Leatherman (Lake) 1-1, RBI.

Findlay 000 304 0 - 7-8-4

Napoleon 230 250 x - 12-16-6

WP - Ripke. LP - Walker. Cramer (N) 3B, 2 1B.

Elmwood 224 21 - 11-10-0

Gibsonburg 000 00 - 0-5-5

WP - Rothenbuhler. LP - Kiser. Stewart (E) 2-3.

Ida 031 011 6 10 4

Blissfield 471 013 16 14 0

WP Pawson. LP Maddox. J. Estes (B), 2-4, GS HR, 4 RBI.

PREP TENNIS

Division I District

At Sandusky

Quarterfinal Singles: Collette (Findlay) d. Cabanski (St. Francis) 6-4, 0-6, 7-5; Miranda (Mansfield Sr.) d. North (St. John s) 6-3, 6-1; Thon (St. John s) d. Laskaris (Marion Harding) 6-0, 6-3; McCann (Lexington) d. Lindsey (St. Francis) 6-2, 6-4.

Quarterfinal Doubles: Kerbs/Ellsworth (Lexington) d. Elbin/Lentz (Findlay) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4; DeLelles/Sbrocchi (St. John s) d. Kenney/O Connell (St. Francis) 6-0, 6-0; Butcher/Gaynor (Northview) d. Collins/White (Lexington) 7-5, 7-6 (6); Vrrutia/Meyer (St. John s) d. Doyle/Sanford (AW) 6-2, 6-2.

Semis and finals Saturday at 10 a.m.

GOLF

Bank of America Colonial

PGA

Fort Worth, Texas, par 70

Stewart Cink 30-34 64

Bubba Watson 30-35 65

Arron Oberholser 33-32 65

Stephen Ames 35-30 65

Zach Johnson 30-35 65

Charley Hoffman 33-32 65

Nick O Hern 33-33 66

Jason Gore 36-30 66

Mike Weir 32-34 66

Bill Haas 33-33 66

Jim Furyk 32-34 66

Ryan Palmer 33-33 66

Peter Lonard 35-31 66

Kenny Perry 33-33 66

Bo Van Pelt 34-33 67

Rod Pampling 31-36 67

Robert Gamez 34-33 67

Mathias Gronberg 33-34 67

Tim Herron 31-36 67

Nathan Green 35-32 67

Brian Gay 33-34 67

Dean Wilson 33-34 67

Fred Funk 35-32 67

Chad Campbell 32-35 67

Richard S. Johnson 33-35 68

David Toms 35-33 68

Chris Riley 35-33 68

Brett Quigley 34-34 68

Justin Rose 36-32 68

Ben Curtis 34-34 68

Camilo Villegas 35-33 68

J.L. Lewis 33-36 69

John Rollins 33-36 69

James Driscoll 34-35 69

Lucas Glover 34-35 69

Steve Flesch 35-34 69

Rich Beem 34-35 69

Shigeki Maruyama 34-35 69

Hunter Mahan 36-33 69

Henrik Bjornstad 36-33 69

John Senden 35-34 69

Jerry Kelly 34-35 69

Harrison Frazar 34-35 69

Mark Hensby 32-37 69

Bob Estes 34-35 69

Bob Tway 33-36 69

David Branshaw 36-33 69

Tim Petrovic 37-33 70

Davis Love III 35-35 70

David Duval 35-35 70

K.J. Choi 35-35 70

Ted Purdy 33-37 70

Fred Couples 34-36 70

Vaughn Taylor 35-35 70

Steve Lowery 35-35 70

Daniel Chopra 35-35 70

Shane Bertsch 36-34 70

Joey Sindelar 36-34 70

Wes Short, Jr. 38-32 70

Olin Browne 36-34 70

Mark Brooks 35-35 70

Jonathan Kaye 35-35 70

J.J. Henry 32-38 70

Ryan Moore 33-37 70

Scott McCarron 39-31 70

Thomas Levet 36-34 70

Corey Pavin 37-34 71

Dudley Hart 36-35 71

Jerry Smith 36-35 71

Robert Allenby 37-34 71

Fredrik Jacobson 34-37 71

Charles Warren 35-36 71

Steve Jones 37-34 71

Chris Couch 35-36 71

Shaun Micheel 36-35 71

Joe Ogilvie 35-36 71

Jeff Brehaut 36-35 71

Brandt Jobe 34-37 71

Brad Faxon 35-36 71

Ben Crane 34-37 71

Billy Mayfair 39-33 72

Rory Sabbatini 37-35 72

Justin Leonard 37-35 72

Brian Bateman 35-37 72

Woody Austin 36-36 72

Tom Lehman 37-35 72

Jason Bohn 33-39 72

Carl Pettersson 37-35 72

Duffy Waldorf 35-37 72

Joe Durant 38-34 72

Scott Hend 40-32 72

John Engler, Jr. 36-36 72

Sybase Classic

LPGA

New Rochelle, N.Y., par 71

Note: Play suspended due to rain with 15 players not finishing. Round will be completed today

Beth Bauer 33-35 68

Hee-Won Han 33-35 68

Natalie Gulbis 35-33 68

Allison Hanna 35-34 69

Kim Saiki 34-35 69

Nancy Scranton 35-34 69

Teresa Lu 36-33 69

Louise Stahle 33-37 70

Seon Hwa Lee 35-35 70

Heather Young 34-36 70

Mi Hyun Kim 35-35 70

Giulia Sergas 36-35 71

Becky Morgan 37-34 71

Kyeong Bae 34-37 71

Young Kim 33-38 71

Tina Barrett 36-35 71

Jeong Jang 36-35 71

Beth Daniel 33-38 71

Lorena Ochoa 34-37 71

Young Jo 36-35 71

Gloria Hee Jung Park 35-36 71

Kristal Parker-Manzo 36-35 71

Eva Dahllof 35-37 72

Tina Fischer 34-38 72

Patricia Baxter-Johnson 37-35 72

Marisa Baena 35-37 72

Jill McGill 37-35 72

Juli Inkster 37-35 72

Paula Creamer 38-34 72

Meena Lee 39-33 72

Suzann Pettersen 34-38 72

Annika Sorenstam 37-35 72

Birdie Kim 34-38 72

Jenna Daniels 36-36 72

Marilyn Lovander 35-38 73

Kris Tamulis 34-39 73

Brittany Lang 36-37 73

Johanna Head 39-34 73

Maria Hjorth 37-36 73

Aree Song 36-37 73

Laura Diaz 36-37 73

Catriona Matthew 35-38 73

Kristi Albers 38-35 73

Michelle Estill 37-37 74

Angela Jerman 39-35 74

Cindy Rarick 35-39 74

Beth Bader 36-38 74

Joo Mi Kim 37-37 74

Virada Nirapathpongporn 37-37 74

Lee Ann Walker-Cooper 37-37 74

Rachel Hetherington 35-39 74

Michele Redman 36-38 74

Ai Miyazato 36-38 74

Christina Kim 37-37 74

Diana D Alessio 37-37 74

Yu Ping Lin 37-37 74

Amy Hung 36-38 74

HOCKEY

NHL Playoffs

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

(Best-of-7)

Wednesday

Edmonton 2, San Jose 0, Edmonton wins series 4-2

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7)

Tonight

Edmonton at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

Tomorrow

Buffalo at Carolina, 2 p.m.

ECHL Playoffs

CONFERENCE FINALS

(Best-of-7)

National Conference

Alaska vs. Fresno

Tonight: Fresno at Alaska, 11:15 p.m., Alaska leads series 3-2

World Championships

Quarterfinals

Yesterday

Czech Republic 4, Russia 3, OT

Finland 3, Belarus 0

Semifinals

Tomorrow

Canada vs. Sweden

Czech Republic vs. Finland

PREP LACROSSE

Girls

St. Ursula 8, Mentor 7. SU: Black 3, Yaslik 3, Teufel 2. Comer had 9 saves.

M: Garam 4, Dailey 2, Snajdar. Jones had 14 saves.

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Announced the unanimous approval of the sale of the Washington Nationals to a group led by Theodore N. Lerner.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX Agreed to terms with first base coach Harold Baines, pitching coach Don Cooper, third base coach Joey Cora, bullpen coach Art Kusnyer, and hitting coach Greg Walker, on multiyear contracts.

CLEVELAND INDIANS Sent RHP Danny Graves outright to Buffalo of the IL. Traded OF Todd Donovan to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS Reinstated LHP Randy Keisler from the bereavement list. Optioned RHP Matt Roney to Sacramento of the PCL.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES Activated RHP Lance Cormier from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Anthony Lerew to Richmond of the IL.

CHICAGO CUBS Activated RHP Kerry Wood from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jae Kuk Ryu to Iowa of the PCL.

CINCINNATI REDS Optioned INF Ray Olmedo to Louisville of the IL. Activated INF Rich Aurilia from the 15-day DL.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES Placed OF Chris Duffy on the restricted list for failure to report to Indianapolis of the IL within the allotted 72 hour period.

International League

CHARLOTTE KNIGHTS Sent OF Darren Blakely to Birmingham of the SL.

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS Sent OF Ray Sadler to Altoona of the EL. Recalled OF Adam Boeve and RHP Josh Sharpless from Altoona.

NORFOLK TIDES Recalled INF Ray Navarrete from Brooklyn of the New York-Penn League.

RICHMOND BRAVES Recalled RHP Manny Acosta from Mississippi of the SL.

SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE RED BARONS Sent INF Marc Tugwell to Clearwater of the FSL.

Midwest League

SOUTH BEND SILVER HAWKS Announced C Richard Mercado has been promoted by the Arizona Diamondbacks to Lancaster of the California League.

Can-Am League

BROCKTON ROX Released OF Al Roach.

Frontier League

CHILLICOTHE PAINTS Released OF Brian Hipps, OF David Gingrich, 3B Nick Curran, SS Tyler Driskel, 1B Ty Harriott, 1B Scott Lefler, C Trey Combs, LHP Pete Soskin, LHP Bryce Bednarczyk, RHP Kris White and RHP Matt Brew.

EVANSVILLE OTTERS Released OF Tom Huntington, OF Antone Towns, OF Stephen Carter and C Bryan Vickers. Announced the retirement of RHP Nathan Stone.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES Released OF Eric Sansoucci, 2B Bo Jenkins, INF Jace Dennis, UTIL Tim Preston, 1B-OF Jarred Novotny and C Andrew York. Announced the retirement of RHP Todd Boessen.

KALAMAZOO KINGS Agreed to terms with OF Cameron Shick, SS Gavin Monjaras and C-1B Trevor Eastman. Released INF Drunante Thornburg, INF A.J. Biama, C Ryan Kottke, LHP Travis Doyle, RHP Josh Underhill, RHP Charlie Hahn, RHP Darrell Hacker and RHP Michael Banks. Announced the retirement of OF Lee Mezistrano.

RIVER CITY RASCALS Agreed to terms with SS John Grana and 2B-SS Adam Yates. Released OF Tim Montgomery, LHP Aaron Cunningham, LHP Jon Troop and RHP Nick Burger.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS Agreed to terms with INF Joe Anthonsen and 1B Bart Hunton. Released INF Geron Sands. Announced the retirement of RHP Joe Barbosa.

TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS Released RHP Aaron Kalb.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS Released INF Joe Hapanionek, INF Jose Gutierrez, RHP Luke Knuppenburg, RHP Evan Blesoff and RHP Jason Elkins.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

NBA Suspended Dallas G Jason Terry for one game without pay for punching San Antonio s Michael Finley in a game on May 17.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS Waived WR Mike Warfield.

DENVER BRONCOS Signed CB Willie Middlebrooks to a one-year contract.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Released S Jerome Woods.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS Released CB Laroni Gallishaw.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES Traded WR Billy McMullen to the Minnesota Vikings for WR Hank Baskett.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS Announced the retirement of OT Chris Morris. Signed WR Milton Collins, WR Romar Crenshaw, OL Dwayne Morgan, WR Jean-Francois Romeo and DB James Whitley .

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Agreed to terms with WR Andrae Thurman.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

NASHVILLE PREDATOR Signed C Vernon Fiddler and D Ville Koistinen to one-year contracts.

ECHL

COLUMBIA INFERNO Named Troy Mann coach and director of hockey operations.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW Signed M Ricardo Virtuoso.

COLLEGE

NCAA Denied Georgia Tech s appeal to restore lost football scholarships but will allow it to keep its 1998 ACC championship.

ALABAMA Named Chris Besanceny assistant athletic director.

ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK Extended the contracts of Chris Peterson, athletic director; Steve Shields, men s basketball coach, and Joe Foley, women s basketball coach.

FAIRFIELD Named David Collins, Tim Fuller and Bob Simon men s assistant basketball coaches and Richard Carter director of basketball operations.

FORDHAM Named Cathy Andruzzi women s basketball coach.

MONTANA Named Brian Marso men s assistant basketball coach.

NEWBURY Named Megan Duran assistant athletic director and women s basketball coach.

NOVA SOUTHEASTERN Promoted Reyna Gilbert to compliance coordinator for the athletics department. Named Skip Wiley equipment manager.

OHIO STATE Agreed to terms with Jim Tressel, football coach, on a seven-year contract, through Jan. 13, 2013.

OLIVET Named Tyrone Rhone Jr. men s assistant basketball coach and minority recruiting coordinator.

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI Announced G Jarekus Singleton, F David Cornwell and F Mildon Ambres have left the men s basketball team and will transfer for their senior seasons.

TEMPLE Named Shawn Trice men s assistant basketball coach.

VANDERBILT Named Tom Shaw men s golf coach.

HORSE RACING

Preakness Odds

The field for tomorrow s 131st Preakness Stakes, with post position, horse s name, jockey s name and odds:

1. Like Now Gomez 12-1

2. Platinum Couple Espinoza 50-1

3. Hemingway s Key Rose 30-1

4. Greeley s Legacy Migliore 20-1

5. Brother Derek Solis 3-1

6. Barbaro Prado Even

7. Sweetnorthernsaint Desormeaux 4-1

8. Bernardini Castellano 8-1

9. Diabolical Dominguez 30-1

Trainers (by post position): 1, Kiaran McLaughlin. 2, Joe Lostritto. 3, Nick Zito.

4, George Weaver. 5, Dan Hendricks. 6, Michael Matz. 7, Mike Trombetta. 8, Tom Albertrani. 9, Steve Klesaris.

Owners (by post position): 1, John Dillon. 2, Team Trister Stable. 3, Kinsman Stable.

4, Donald Flanagan. 5, Cecil Peacock. 6, Lael Stables. 7, Joseph Balsamo and Ted Theos. 8, Darley Stable. 9, Steve Klesaris and Puglisi Stables.

Weights: 126 pounds. Distance: 1 3-16 miles. Purse: $1 million. First place: $650,000. Second place: $200,000. Third place: $100,000. Fourth place: $50,000. Post time: 6:14 p.m. EDT.

TENNIS

Italian Open

Rome

Singles, Third Round

Romina Oprandi d. Vera Zvonareva 6-0, 6-1; Elena Dementieva (5) d. Anna-Lena Groenefeld (11) 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-1; Martina Hingis d. Francesca Schiavone (8) 6-0, 7-5; Jelena Jankovic d. Katarina Srebotnik 7-6 (7), 6-1; Svetlana Kuznetsova (7) d. Anastasia Myskina (10) 6-1, 6-4; Dinara Safina (16) d. Kim Clijsters (2) 6-4, 7-6 (2); Flavia Pennetta (15) d. Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 3-6, 6-4; Venus Williams (9) d. Patty Schnyder (6) 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-1.

Grand Prix SAR

Rabat, Morocco

Singles, Second Round

Yan Zi (9) d. Madalina Gojnea 6-2, 6-4; Alona Bondarenko (5) d. Bethanie Mattek 6-3, 6-2; Anne Kremer d. Zheng Jie (2) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3; Martina Sucha (8) vs. Neha Uberoi 6-1, 6-0.

Masters Series Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany

Singles, Third Round

David Ferrer (16) d. Juan Carlos Ferrero 6-2, 6-4; Radek Stepanek (15) d. Robin Soderling 6-3, 6-2; Mario Ancic (12) d. James Blake (5) 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4); Max Mirnyi d. Gilles Simon 6-3, 6-2; Jose Acasuso d. Sebastien Grosjean 7-5, 6-4; Tommy Robredo (8) d. Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-3, 6-3; Fernando Verdasco d. Fernando Gonzalez (7) 3-6, 6-2, 6-3; Nikolay Davydenko (4) d. Jarkko Nieminen (13) 6-1, 6-3.



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