HIGH SCHOOLS

Moss, Todd high scorers in McDonald’s All-Star Game

Amir Moss of Portland and Hunter Smith of Foxcroft Academy scored 19 points apiece to lead the North to a 97-91 win over the South in the Class AA/A/B McDonald’s High School Senior All-Star Game on Saturday morning at Husson.

The South defeated the North 113-79 in the boys’ C/D game behind 18 points from Clay Swett of Dirigo.

Shannon Todd of York scored 18 points to lead the South to an 86-69 win in the girls’ AA/A/B game.

In the girls’ C/D game the North defeated the South 65-63 behind 24 points from Samantha Ireland of Penobscot Valley.

TRACK AND FIELD

INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS: Rachel Schneider finished eighth in the women’s 1,500-meter run at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Portland, Oregon.

Schneider, a Sanford native, finished in 4:19.48.

Brenda Martinez won the race in 4:08.37. Cory McGee was second in 4:09.97 and Amanda Eccelston was third in 4:10.42.

n Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton needed stitches to close a cut after being hit in the head with the bar from the pole vault at the U.S. indoor championships at Portland, Oregon.

Eaton got hit in the head with the bar that was next to the lane for the long jump at the Oregon Convention Center. He reappeared with a bandage on his head.

“I’m still waiting for pictures from when I had blood all over my hands and face. Someone has to have them,” he posted to Twitter, along with photos of his wrapped head.

SKIING

WORLD CUP WOMEN: Lara Gut of Switzerland edged close to the overall Alpine title by placing fifth in a super-G won by Austria’s Cornelia Huetter at Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

WORLD CUP MEN: Dominik Paris won the next-to-last downhill of the season at Kvitfjell, Norway, leaving the fight for the discipline title wide open.

SOCCER

MLS: Lee Nguyen’s right-footed shot hit the crossbar in the 55th minute and the New England Revolution and D.C. United played to a scoreless draw at Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Kelyn Rowe had an opening in the 93rd minute to put the Revolution (0-0-2) on top, but his right-footed shot from near the middle of the box missed wide left.

SPAIN: Lionel Messi scored one goal and figured in four more to keep host Barcelona on course to retaining its league title with a 6-0 rout of Getafe, increasing its Spanish record to 37 games without a loss in all competitions.

GERMANY: Thomas Mueller scored twice as Bayern Munich warmed up for Juventus in the Champions League with a 5-0 Bundesliga rout of Werder Bremen at Berlin.

TENNIS

BNP PARIBAS OPEN: Second-seed Andy Murray of Scotland beat Marcel Granollers of Spain 6-4, 7-6 (3), and No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 8 Richard Gasquet, No. 12 Milos Raonic and No. 13 Gail Monfils also advanced with straight-set wins at Indian Wells, California.

DOPING: Real Madrid joined the defense of Rafael Nadal after doping accusations from a former French minister.

The Spanish soccer giant expressed its “total support” for the 14-time Grand Slam winner in a statement which called the accusations by former French Minister for Health and Sport Roselyne Bachelot “unjustifiable and intolerable.”

– From staff and news services