Sports briefs – June 2

The Red Deer Titans dropped a 25-12 decision to the Edmonton Clansmen in First Division Rugby League action Tuesday.

Rigger pitcher Brent Lazzarotto lets a pitch go during Sunburst Baseball League action against the Calgary Red Birds at Great Chief Park on Tuesday night.

Rigger pitcher Brent Lazzarotto lets a pitch go during Sunburst Baseball League action against the Calgary Red Birds at Great Chief Park on Tuesday night.

Clansmen top Titans

The Red Deer Titans dropped a 25-12 decision to the Edmonton Clansmen in First Division Rugby League action Tuesday.

The Titans led 9-8 at the half thanks to three penalty kicks by Wade Moore, who added a fourth penalty kick in the second half. The Clan ran their league record to 4-0 with the Titans at 2-2. All three Titans teams — the men’s first and third division teams and the women — play the Canucks in Calgary Saturday.


Firefly Fusion slams Sundre

The Red Deer Firefly Fusion ran their midget fastball league record to 5-1 with a 14-9 win over Sundre Tuesday.

Ashton Glover and Jordanna Krentz combined on the mound for the win, scattering seven hits.

Taylor Hall had a single and a double while Glover and Madison Lee added a pair of singles each.


Championship suspended

FREDERICTON, N.B. — The second round of the 72-hole Canadian university-college golf championship was suspended Tuesday due to weather conditions, leaving Mitch Evanecz of Red Deer still tied for sixth in the men’s individual competition.

Evanecz, representing the University of Victoria, carded a 1-under 71 Monday and trailed first-round leader Philippe-Andre Banon of the University of Montreal by two strokes. The second round was to be completed this morning with the third round to commence later in the day.


Grizzlys Carbonaro goes to Rams

Olds Grizzlys defenceman Frank Carbonaro has committed to playing for the Ryerson University Rams for the 2010-11 CIS hockey season.

Carbonaro scored 10 goals and collected 73 points in 131 games over two Alberta Junior Hockey League seasons in Olds and was a South Division all-star in 2009-10.

Ryerson is located in urban Toronto and offers graduate and undergraduate programs with a student population of 31,000. Carbonaro will pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree with an eventual goal of attending law school.

The Rams will play out of Maple Leaf Gardens starting in the 2011-12 season.