David Schlemko, Eric Selleck and Darian Dziurzynski each had a goal and an assist as the Portland Pirates dominated the host Albany Devils, 6-1, Saturday.

The win moved the Pirates (14-9-0-0) into a tie with the Manchester Monarchs atop the Atlantic Division with 28 points each. Albany is 11-7-1-4.

Selleck broke a 1-1 tie 7:12 into the second period. Just over a minute later Evan Oberg upped the lead to 3-1 before the Pirates put the game away with third-period goals by Corey Trivino, Dziurzynski and Schlemko.

Tyler Gaudet’s first-period goal gave Portland a 1-0 advantage, but Reid Boucher tied the game during an Albany power play 2:27 into the second period.

Mike McKenna had 25 saves for Portland. Scott Wedgewood stopped 21 for Albany.


WORLD CUP: Germany’s Natalie Geisenberger won yet another race with a two-run time of 1:28.173, while Erin Hamlin of the U.S. captured an individual silver medal on the circuit for the first time. Maine native and former Olympian Julia Clukey was eighth.


WORLD CUP: Lindsey Vonn won her first race in nearly two years as she led an American podium sweep in the downhill.

With confidence in her surgically repaired right knee again, the four-time overall champion finished in 1 minute, 50.48 seconds at Lake Louise, Alberta.

Vonn’s teammates were right behind her, with Stacey Cook taking second and Julia Mancuso third.


PGA: Jordan Spieth rolled in a 50-foot birdie putt on the last hole to cap a 9-under 63 for a seven-shot lead over Keegan Bradley and Henrik Stenson going into the final round of the Hero World Challenge at Windermere, Florida.

Tiger Woods had a fever and nausea, but he rallied late with three straight birdies for a 69. He was in last place, 20 shots behind.

EUROPEAN TOUR: Luke Donald birdied the last hole for a 3-under 69 to hold on to a one-shot lead over Danny Willett after the third round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa.


WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: The United States drew the toughest group for the tournament next year in Canada and will face Australia in its opening match on June 8.

In addition to 10th-ranked Australia, the Group D includes No. 5 Sweden, led by former U.S. coach Pia Sundhage, and No. 35 Nigeria, winners of nine African women’s championships.


2018 WINTER GAMES: The International Olympic Committee is urging South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Games to move bobsled and luge events to another country to save money, according to an IOC official, asking to remain anonymous.


WORLD CUP: Brittany Bowe led a 1-2 finish for the United States in the women’s 1,000-meter race at Berlin, Germany.

Bowe covered the distance in 1 minute, 14.81 seconds to beat teammate Heather Richardson by .33 seconds.


WORLD CUP: Martin Fourcade of France recovered from a poor showing earlier this week by shooting clean to win the men’s 10K sprint in Ostersund, Sweden, while Norway’s Tiril Eckhoff won the women’s 7.5K.

– From staff and news services