Cejka and Goosen share first-round lead in the 100th South African Open tourney

Alex Cejka shot an 8-under 64 Friday for a share of the first-round lead of the 100th South African Open in Durban, South Africa, with two-time winner Retief Goosen.

They were one stroke clear of Ernie Els and Charl Schwartzel after completing play that had been rained out Thursday at Durban Country Club.

The second round will be played today, after which the cut will be made to 50 and ties, instead of the original 65. Those who make the cut will play 36 holes Sunday to complete the European Tour and Sunshine Tour event.


WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Tatjana Huefner won a race in Park City, Utah. She had a two-run time of 1 minute, 27.075 seconds. Teammate Anke Wischnewski (1:27.159) was second, followed by Canadian Alex Gough (1:27.346).

Julia Clukey of Augusta finished fifth in 1:27.485.


QMJHL: Nicolas Chouinard scored three goals and the host Montreal Juniors scored four consecutive goals in the third period in a 7-5 win over the Lewiston Maineiacs.

Chouinard scored two of his three goals in the flurry, including the first 1:15 into the period and an other about five minutes later that chased Lewiston goalie Nicholas Champion. Etienne Brodeur had two goals for the Maineiacs.


GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: Gabby Diaz scored 25 points and Autumn Karivki added 16 to lead Kimball Union to a 56-27 win over Berwick Academy in the semifinals of the Berwick Holiday Clash at South Berwick.

Rebecca Siegel had nine points and Juliana Blais seven points and 13 rebounds for Berwick, which will play Pingree in the consolation today at 11 a.m.


SHORT-COURSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: American Ryan Lochte set the 200-meter individual medley world record, finishing in 1 minute, 50.08 seconds in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


MEN’S WORLD CUP: Michael Walchhofer won a super-G race in Val Gardena, Italy, finishing in 1 minute 34.35 seconds.

Bode Miller lost time early in his run and was 16th, 2.10 seconds behind Walchhofer.

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: The super-G race in Val d’Isere, France, was called off because of snowfall. Conditions are expected to improve for today’s downhill and Sunday’s super combined.


MAYWEATHER RELEASED: Floyd Mayweather Jr., 33, spent a night in a Las Vegas jail before his release on a misdemeanor battery warrant stemming from an allegation that the boxer poked a security guard in the face last month outside his home.