Track and field:
Hampton's women won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference meet championship Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.
HU earned the crown with 154.5 points. Florida A&M was second with 115 points and Norfolk State was third with 79.
In the 400-meter dash, Malekah Holland (53.23 seconds) and Le'Quisha Parker (54.12) gave HU a 1-2 finish. Breana Norman won the 100-meter hurdles in 13.60.
HU's Teiara Denmark, Norman, Tanisha Greene and Parker took the 4x100 relay in 45.26. Holland, former Hampton Roads Academy and Bethel High star Emmy Fraenk, Ce'aira Brown and Parker teamed to win the 4x400 in 3:38.25.
Brown (2:09.14) and Cydney Robinson (2:10.98) went 1-2 for HU in the 800 and 1,600. Brown ran 4:34.68 and Robinson 4:35.87 in the longer race.
Bethune-Cookman captured the men's title with 132 points, while host North Carolina A&T was second with 101 and HU third with 89.
The HU men's Chidi Okezie won the 200-meter dash in 20.73 seconds and the 400 in 46.61. Teammate Edose Ibadin won the 800 in 1:50.14.
In the women’s division, Delaware scored 158, with W&M and Northeastern tying for second at 138. In men’s competition, UNCW scored 265 points, Northeastern 221 and W&M 151.
In men’s competition, W&M sophomore Taylor Frenia won the discus (152 feet) and shot put (53 feet, 8.25 inches). The Tribe’s Ryan Gousse won the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:23.35).
W&M women’s champs Saturday included Ashley Woodards (400-meter hurdles, 1:01.78).
Former Virginia guard Teven Jones, whose playing time fell sharply in his sophomore year, announced he is transferring to Appalachian State, according to Alex Kline on Twitter at @therecruitscoop.
A seven-run sixth inning broke a tie and lifted William and Mary past Towson 14-7 at Plumeri Park, giving the Tribe two wins in a row in the series.
The Tribe (29-15, 13-3 Colonial Athletic Association) took a 10-3 lead with its outburst and held on, reaching double digits in runs for the 17th time. ...
The Monarchs (27-20, 13-13) came into the weekend at No. 24 in the Rating Percentage Index, in good standing for an at-large NCAA berth, but they are far from assured of even qualifying for the Conference USA tournament. They'll face FAU again Sunday.
The Owls, from Boca Raton, improved to 24-22, 12-14 as CJ Chatham was 3-for-3 with a double, two runs and an RBI. Chatham scored on Esteban Puerta's eighth-inning single to break a 7-7 tie.
For ODU, Taylor Ostrich batted 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and an RBI, while Josh Eldridge was 2-for-4 with a double and a run. ...
Connor Justus’ single in the sixth brought in the go-ahead run as Georgia Tech beat Virginia Tech 3-1 in a regionally televised game, giving the Yellow Jackets the first two games of the series in Atlanta.
Left-hander Devin Stanton pitched seven innings for the win, outdueling former Jacket Brad Markey (2-7), who lost despite pitching a six-hitter. Brendon Hayden had two of the seven hits for the Hokies (18-27-1, 7-19 ACC). ...
Stephen Butt and Matt Outman pitched a pair of seven-inning complete games as Norfolk State swept Maryland Eastern Shore 12-2, 7-1. The Spartans had 25 hits as they clinched second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's Southern Division.
Hampton boosted its winning streak to 10 games, sweeping host Norfolk State 6-0, 10-6.
HU (25-18, 13-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) and NSU (19-23, 12-5) will conclude their regular season by facing each other at noon Sunday.
In InterMat's rankings of incoming recruiting classes, Virginia was 14th, Virginia Tech 16th and Old Dominion 21st. Penn State headed the pack.
Steven Brewer of Newport News and Courtney Chapman of Norfolk won the overall titles in the Riverside Rehab 5K By the Bay in Newport News.
Brewer, 28, finished the 3,1 miles in 18 minutes, 17 seconds, finishing 12 seconds better than Steve Smith, 45, of Hampton.
Chapman, 30, won in 19:00, while Sheila Scotti, 30, of Newport News was the runner-up in 20:53.
The race, based at Riverside Rehabilitation Institute, had 408 entrants.
With "Star Wars" characters among the crowd on a promotion billed as "May the Fourth Be With You," the Norfolk Tides hit plenty of lasers Saturday night that even George Lucas could love.
With contributions up and down the lineup, the Tides (10-16) routed the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 14-6 before 7,023 at Harbor Park.
Six Tides drove in at least a run -- Brett Wallace, former University of Virginia player David Adams and Cord Phelps knocked in three apiece. Phelps scored three runs, while Ivan De Jesus, Wallace and Johnny Monell scored two each.
Adonis Garcia had the best offensive night for the RailRiders, the New York Yankees' top affiliate, by going 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBI.
Norfolk pounded Scranton starter Nuding for 10 runs (eight earned) and 11 hits in three innings. He was relieved by Bruton High graduate Mark Montgomery, who struck out three in two innings but gave up a run, a hit and a walk.
Tim Alderson (1-2) gained the win with two innings in relief of starter Steve Johnson.
Shortstop Brendan Ryan, on a major-league rehabilitation assignment from the New York Yankees, was 2-for-3 with two walks and a run to lead the Trenton Thunder past the Richmond Flying Squirrels 6-4 in New Jersey.
Ben Gamel batted 3-for-5 with a run and an RBI and Kyle Roller was 2-for-2 with three RBI for Trenton.
The Squirrels (15-12) pulled even with three runs in the top of the third, but the Thunder (19-10) went back ahead for good by plating two runs in the bottom of the third. Trenton rocked Kyle Crick, one of San Francisco's top prospects, for five runs and six hits in three innings. He walked four and struck out five.
Jarrett Parker, from U.Va. and Fredericksburg, had a triple and two RBI for Richmond. He is hitting .281 for the season, the best among the Squirrels' Saturday starters.
The host Trenton (N.J.) Freedom handed the Richmond Raiders a painful 33-32 loss in the Professional Indoor Football League.
Richmond led 32-16 but yielded the game's final 17 points. The Freedom's finishing sequence included a touchdown, an onside kick recovery and a field goal.
The Raiders had scored 21 consecutive points to gain command, including a 47-yard touchdown pass from Phil Konopka to Daron Clark late in the first half and a Kenny Jones scoring run in the third quarter.