Sports: Monday, April 19, 2021

Nats Settle For Split, Caps Fall To Bruins, Bowman Steals Win At Richmond

On the Shenandoah University scoreboard from yesterday, Softball split a twinbill with Ferrum. Men’s Golf finished 9th in the 13-team Hampden-Sydney Invitational. Number-2 Salisbury out-slugged 15th-ranked Baseball 19-10. Virginia Wesleyan defeated Women’s Tennis. And W&L downed Men’s Lacrosse. Today, Baseball hosts Salisbury again at Bridgeforth Field.

Arizona scored single runs in the 7th, 8th, and 9th innings to beat the Washington Nationals yesterday 5-2. Trea Turner provide the only offense for the Nats with a pair of home runs, as Washington fell to 5-8 on the season. The Nationals host the St. Louis Cardinals tonight starting at 6:35 on Sports Radio 1450.

The Boston Bruins doubled up the Washington Capitals 6-3 yesterday. TJ Oshie had a pair of goals for the 29-13-4 Caps, who remain in first place in the NHL’s Eastern Division. The Capitals skate again on Thursday against the New York Islanders. Air time is 6:45 on the River 95-3.

Alex Bowman overcame a penalty and took advantage of a late caution to win the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond yesterday. Bowman, driving a Chevy Camaro for Hendrick Motorsports, outdistanced Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano to take the checkered flag.

And, 47 year-old Stewart Cink won the PGA Tour’s RBC Heritage Classic yesterday at Harbour Town Golf Links. Cink shot a one-under par round to finish at 19-under, to finish 4 shots ahead of the field.