Karl Tappert's single scored Erik Everton in the second extra inning to give Army a 2-1 victory over Navy today in the first game of a baseball doubleheader. Army scored five runs in the first inning of the second game and went on to an 8-5 victory.
Rich Krafft of Army had a no-hitter and a 1-0 lead going into the top of the seventh of the first game, which was to be a seven-inning game. Navy tied it when Mike Leeney walked and scored from third on John Young's grounder.
In the eighth, with runners on first and third and two outs,, Leeney appeared to drive in the go-ahead run for Navy with a single to right, but Chris Fatheree missed second base, nullifying the run.
Navy is 11-7 and Army is 13-2.
At Georgetown, the Hoyas' Glenn Bruckner singled in a run in the eighth inning to give Georgetown an 8-6 lead and an eventual 8-7 Big East victory over visiting Pittsburgh. Georgetown is 3-0 in the league and 6-2 overall.
*Crew: Navy's heavyweight varsity eight pulled away in the last 1,000 meters to earn a near-two length victory over Princeton in Annapolis, the eighth straight year Navy has beaten the Tigers for the Navy-Princeton Rowing Cup. The Midshipmen, with Mike Gaffney in the stroke seat for the first time, took a slight lead at the start and had a length lead at the midway point of the race held on the 2,000-meter course on the Severn River. Navy's time was posted at 6:18.7 with Princeton at 6:25.73.
In the second varsity race, the Tigers came on in the last 500 meters to win by a length. Princeton was timed in 6:19.19 with Navy at 6:24.18.
Navy won the freshman eight race by 11.5 seconds over a 3,000-meter course, and the Midshipmen also won the third varsity eight and second freshmen eight races.
Princeton won the varsity four with coxswain race.
Navy will row in the San Diego Crew Classic next Saturday.
In the Navy-Virginia women's regatta on the Severn, the Cavaliers won the varsity eight race with a time of 7:36.4, just nosing out the Midshipmen who were one-tenth of a second behind. Navy's women won the second varsity eight and both the first and second novice races.
In New York on the Hudson River, Navy's lightweight varsity eight beat Columbia by two seconds. Navy, in its second season under Coach Val Ferme, was timed in 6:04 over the 2,000-meter course with Columbia clocked at 6:06.
Columbia won the second varsity race by four seconds (5:51 to 5:55). Navy won the freshman eight and third varsity races.
*Track: Navy's Carol Womack won the 800-meter run in 2:14.8 and Brigitte Horn won the long jump in 17-3 as Navy split in a three-way women's meet in Annapolis. Navy defeated St. Joseph's, 85-49, but lost to Delaware, 81-58. Delaware beat St. Joseph's, 90-43. . . . Catholic won four events and took one second in the Battleground Relays at Mary Washington College. Carl Mizell put the shot 47 feet 8. Tom Sadler pole vaulted 13 feet.
Anita Freres set a meet record of 18:28 in the 5,000-meter. In the 3,000-meter, Freres ran second in 10:55. Eileen Gallagher won the 3,000-meter in 10:41.
*Spring football: Don Majkowski completed 11 of 14 passes for 256 yards and three touchdowns in Virginia's first spring scrimmage at Charlottesville. Chris Warren rushed for 148 yards.