Little League baseball:
In the Junior state tournament in Bristol, York County routed Central Chesterfield 16-4 in six innings to advance to the semifinals.
Justin Parrish and Robbie Torrey drove in three runs each for the victors.
Monday morning, York County scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat Fleet Park 9-3 in another elimination game.
Simmons, who played all nine positions in both games combined, and Hunter Watson drove in two runs each and Torrey earned the win. ...
In the Major state tournament in Lynchburg, West Springfield ended York National’s season with a 13-6 win in the single elimination round.
Coastal Plain League:
In a rain-delayed game that didn't end until past 11:30 p.m., the Eastern Division-leading Peninsula Pilots beat the Western Division-leading Columbia Blowfish 5-2 at War Memorial Stadium.
Georgia Tech's Josh Heddinger pitched six shutout innings for the win, yielding just two hits. Reliever Brandon Vick, a Warwick High graduate from Longwood, yielded two runs to Columbia in the seventh, but the Richmond Spiders' Ryan Cook picked up his seventh save of the CPL season by pitching the ninth.
The Pilots' Scott Burkett, a Jamestown High graduate from Longwood, hit an RBI double and a run-scoring single.
VCU's Bill Cullen walked and scored during the Pilots' two-run second, and he gained an RBI on an eighth-inning squeeze bunt.
The box score is here:
In another rain-delayed contest, the Erie Seawolves scored four runs in the seventh inning to beat the Richmond Flying Squirrels 5-1 in a series opener in Pennsylvania.
Richmond's Angel Villalona homered in the sixth for the game's first run. But the Detroit Tigers' Double-A affiliate quickly bounced back, evening the game later that inning.
In the seventh, they took the lead on Ramon Cabrera's RBI single and went ahead 5-1 ion Tyler Collins' three-run homer. He finished 3-for-3 and scored twice.
The box score is here:
The Norfolk Tides' home series opener against Pawtucket was rained out and rescheduled for a 6:05 p.m. Tuesday doubleheader against the Red Sox at Harbor Park.
Two qualify for U.S. Amateur
Virginia Beach native and recent Wake Forest graduate Evan Beck shot a 12-under-par 132 to earn medalist honors in 36-hole sectional qualifying for the U.S. Amateur Championship at Salisbury Country Club in Midlothian.
Bo Andrews, a redshirt senior at Georgia Tech, made a 14-foot birdie putt on the second extra hole to outlast Adam Ball, a rising sophomore at VCU, for the other U.S. Amateur spot.
Both finished qualifying at 11-under.