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MCC softball starts 0-2

Published: Friday, March 22, 2013 2:53 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013 11:04 p.m. CDT

The McHenry County College softball team opened its season with a pair of losses Friday at the National Training Center in Clermont, Fla., 7-1 to Ancilla College and 9-7 to Indiana Tech. Crystal Lake Central grad Amber Dyson homered in the opener for the Scots (0-2).

Johnsburg baseball team wins season opener

Johnsburg defeated Bloomington Central Catholic, 2-1, in eight innings in its baseball opener Friday in Jacksonville.

Brandon Krennrich and Zac Matejka each drove in a run, while Joe Kass, Nic DeSalvo and Alec Brown had two hits for the Skyhawks (1-0). Starting pitcher Mike Pritts worked six innings and allowed one earned run. Colin Ridout pitched the final two-thirds of an inning and picked up the victory.

Haas, Rose share lead

ORLANDO, Fla. – Bill Haas shot a 6-under-par 66 and is tied for the lead with Justin Rose at 9-under 135 in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

One shot out of the lead with three holes to play, Tiger Woods closed with three sloppy bogeys to fall four shots behind going into the weekend.

Hamlin wins Fontana pole

FONTANA, Calif. – Denny Hamlin has won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Fontana for the second straight year, turning a lap of 187.451 mph in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.

– Staff, wire reports

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