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March 12, 2014

Sports briefs for Wednesday, March 12

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HCA had a pair of swimmers win events. Brittany Lake won the 200 butterfly in the girls 15-and-older division and Griffin Longshore won the 100 butterfly in the boys 15-and-older division.

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Brebeuf’s Thompson commits to Boilers

Brebeuf Jesuit point guard P.J. Thompson on Tuesday committed to play basketball at Purdue beginning next season.

Thompson joins four other players in the Boilers’ 2014 class. The other four — 6-foot-7 forward Vincent Edwards of Middletown, Ohio; Dakota Mathias, a 6-5 guard from Lima, Ohio; Jacquil Taylor, a 6-9 forward from Chestnut Hill, Mass.; and Isaac Haas, a 7-1 center from Gadsden, Ala. — signed in the fall period.

Thompson averaged 24.1 points and 2.8 assists per game this season for Brebeuf, which closed with a 15-6 record.

Braves say Medlen has elbow injury

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has injured a ligament in his right elbow for the second time in less than four years, and Atlanta says it is too early to determine the extent of the damage.

Medlen had an MRI on Monday that revealed the injury, according to general manager Frank Wren.

Wren said Tuesday the 28-year-old right-hander and the team will seek a second medical opinion.

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