TOWSON, Md. — Ken Lampard led three Beaver Creek Country Club golfers in the 25th Maryland Mid-Amateur, played at Towson Golf & Country Club.
Lampard shot a 3-over-par 74 in his opening round and was followed by Greg Henry and Steve Ligi, each shooting 75.
All three made the cut among the low 40 players to the final round today.
WACO Championship runnerup Chris Baloga, is a co-leader after a 70.
Long second on climb
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Former professional triathlete Dave Long of Hagerstown placed second overall in the South Mountain Hill Climb on Sunday.
Long, 46, covered the 7.3-mile course, which gains more than 1,300 feet in elevation, in 28 minutes, 30 seconds. Mike McMasters of York, Pa., claimed the overall victory in 27:56.
Spinnler second in time trial
Hagerstown’s Mike Spinnler, 52, finished second in the Carlisle Time-Trial on Sunday.
Representing the Antietam Velo Club-Team Hagerstown/Washington County Tourism, Spinnler covered the 24.4-mile rain-dampened course in 55 minutes, 59 seconds, averaging more than 26 mph.
Spencer Beckett of Elkton, Md., won in 53:45.
Washington County Senior League
Maugansville Ruritan 25, Holcim 13
Maugansville: Rick Short 5 hits; Ron Bennett, Lew Thomas 4 hits each; Nat Webb 2 hits; Jeff Bean HR.
Holcim: Rick Zeger, Bill Cosey HR each.
Rams 11th in AFCA poll
Shepherd University is ranked 11th in the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Preseason Poll, released Monday.
Defending national champion Minnesota-Duluth is the preseason No. 1.
The Rams open the 2011 campaign on Sept. 3 when they host Shippensburg at noon at Ram Stadium.
River City Rippers tryouts
The River City Rippers girls fastpitch softball organization will conduct tryouts for their 16U, 14U, 12U and 10U teams at Kemps Mill Sports Complex in Williamsport. Tryouts are as scheduled:
Saturday — 10U and 12U, 1 to 3 p.m.; 14U and 16U, 3 to 5 p.m.
Sunday — 10U and 12U, 2 to 4 p.m.; 14U and 16U, 4 to 6 p.m.
Aug. 25 — all age groups, 6 to 8 p.m.
Aug. 28 — 10U and 12U, 2 to 4 p.m.; 14U and 16U, 4 to 6 p.m.
Players trying out should attend all dates if possible. For more information, contact Ronnie Topper at 301-491-9464.
Mason Dixon Blaze drawing
The Mason Dixon Blaze girls fastpitch softball organization is raising funds via a 50/50 drawing that will take place in December. All proceeds will benefit the Blaze 14U travel team. For more information, visit www.masondixonblaze.com.