Thursday, April 24, 2014
From staff and news services
GIRLS' SOCCER: Eliza Hazen scored in the first half, then played a scoreless second half in goal to help Berwick Academy (10-4-1) take a 2-1 win over Beaver Country Day School at South Berwick.
Brooke Downey scored the go-ahead goal two minutes before halftime.
BOYS' SOCCER: Silmar Bueno scored twice to lead Beaver Country Day School (15-2, 12-0 Eastern Independent) to a 3-0 win over Berwick Academy (9-6-2, 7-3-2) at Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Erik Wisniewski made four saves for Berwick.
Oosthuizen sets record at HSBC Champions
Louis Oosthuizen again took advantage of the par 5s at Mission Hills, shooting a 9-under 63 in the HSBC Champions at Shenzhen, China, to build a five-shot lead and break a World Golf Championships record that previously belonged to Tiger Woods.
Oosthuizen reached 16-under 128, the lowest score to par through 36 holes in any World Golf Championships event since they began in 1999.
Ernie Els also had a 63 that vaulted him from 19th place into a tie for second with Adam Scott, who had a 68.
CHAMPIONS TOUR: Jay Haas matched the tour record with a 10-under 60 to open a five-stroke lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship at Scottsdale, Ariz.
Haas became the eighth player in the history of the 50-and-over tour to shoot 60.
Tom Lehman was second in the season-ending event after a 63, moving into position to win the Charles Schwab Cup points race. Bernhard Langer, 211 points ahead of second-place Lehman, was tied for fifth at 6 under after a 65.
LPGA: South Korea's Jiyai Shin and Japan's Ayako Uehara shot 4-under 68 to share the first-round lead in the Mizuno Classic at Shima, Japan.
PARIS MASTERS: Fourth-seeded David Ferrer of Spain beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 6-2, 7-5.
Ferrer's semifinal opponent will be Frenchman Michael Llodra, who beat American Sam Querrey 7-6 (4), 6-3.
TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS: Russia's Nadia Petrova rallied to beat Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 and finish first in her group at the season-ending tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Petrova will face Italy's Roberta Vinci in Saturday's semifinals. Pironkova also advanced and will play top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.
BREEDERS CUP: Royal Delta led all the way in winning the $2 million Ladies' Classic by 11/2 lengths at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., making the defending champion the only favorite to win on an upset-filled opening day.
Jockey Mike Smith earned his 16th victory in the event's 29-year history, breaking a tie for most wins with fellow Hall of Famer Jerry Bailey.
Royal Delta gave Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott his second consecutive win and fifth overall in the Ladies' Classic, putting him in position to sweep the weekend's biggest races, a feat he accomplished last year. He has three runners Saturday in the $5 million Classic, a race he won last year with Drosselmeyer.