DeTem­ple takes lead in Se­nior Stroke Play

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - SCOREBOARD - — From staff and wire re­ports

Pete DeTem­ple of Old Hick­ory Golf Club posted a 4-un­der-par 64 to take a two-stroke lead at the 33rd VSGA Se­nior Stroke Play Cham­pi­onship on Wed­nes­day at Mount Ver­non Coun­try Club in Alexan­dria.

DeTem­ple, who was part of the win­ning side at the VSGA Se­nior Four-Ball Cham­pi­onship in 2016, made six birdies and two bo­geys on a short­ened Mount Ver­non track.

Buck Brit­tain (The Vir­ginian GC), Ge­orge Kapetanakis (Trump Na­tional, Wash­ing­ton D.C.), Bob Bai­ley (James River CC) and Jim Wood­son (Mill Quar­ter Plan­ta­tion) all recorded 66s.

The sec­ond and fi­nal round will be played to­day.

PGA of Amer­ica Pres­i­dent Paul Levy is fac­ing a mis­de­meanor DUI charge after veer­ing off a road in In­dio, Calif., and hit­ting a sign last week. The PGA of Amer­ica said it will sup­port Levy as he seeks coun­sel­ing and deals with the con­se­quences of his ar­rest.

ELSE­WHERE

Texas has hired Edrick Flo­real away from Ken­tucky to lead the Longhorns’ track team. A for­mer na­tional cham­pion and Olympian in the triple jump, Flo­real had spent the past six sea­sons at Ken­tucky, where his ath­letes won 12 na­tional ti­tles. Flo­real re­places Mario Sategna, who was fired after five years and mul­ti­ple Big 12 cham­pi­onships. Sategna was the sub­ject of a school ethics and mis­con­duct in­ves­ti­ga­tion in 2016 but he was al­lowed to re­turn to the team.

Nick Hag­glund scored two of Toronto FC’s four­sec­ond half goals and the Reds over­came a three­goal deficit to tie vis­it­ing D.C. United 4-4 in a Ma­jor League Soccer game. Yamil Asad scored twice, and Paul Ar­riola and Dar­ren Matt added goals for United (2-6-4).

Elena Delle Donne scored 36 points, Kristi To­liver (Har­rison­burg) added 25 and the vis­it­ing Wash­ing­ton Mys­tics blew a 30-point lead be­fore ral­ly­ing past the Con­necti­cut Sun 95-91 in a WNBA game.

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