The Anne Arundel Optimist Lightning of Mike Coleman dropped an 8-4 decision to K. C. S. C. of Pikesville Saturday at Myers Pavillon in Brooklyn.
Scott Vane Scored two goals for the Lightning. Jimmy James tied The game at 2-2 when he scored unassisted in the second quarter. Pikesville picked up a goal before the half and led 3-2.
Vane scored his second goal of the game on a pass from Aaron Coleman to cut the lead to one4-3, in the third quarter.
Todd Clingan scored an unassisted goal in the fourth quarter, but then it was all Pikesville.
The Lightning (1-1-1) will try to get back on the winning track next Sunday when they take on the Linthicum Force at 5 p.m. at Myers Pavillion.
The Severan Park Stingers 1977 boys team upped their record to 2-0 Saturday by edging EDRECO, 5-4, at Myers Pavilion in Brooklyn.
Chris Cannella recorded a hat trick for the victors on assists from Brain Deitz. Jeremy Schneider and J. T. Carhart. Carhart scored the Stingers two other goals, one unassisted. and the other on a feed from Jonathan Holleran.
Adam Hurst guarded the net for Severna Park and registered 14 saves. Providing Hurst with the necessary defense support were fullbacks David Miller and Matt Griswold.
The Stingers will try to make it three in a row Saturday when they take on Perry Hall in a 6 p.m. matchup at Myers Pavilion.
While the Austin Rice Company was just 1-for-10 at the line and also shot poorly from the floor in the first half, the East Glen Burnie Athletic Club Warriors scored 16 unanswered points and took a commanding 27-3 lead at the half on the way to a 44-29 romp.
Daniel Lee paced the Warriors to what was a county 12-14 Saturday League championshp at George Fox Middle School. It was the Warriors ninth straight win without a loss for Coach Tom Carroll.
Lee tallied a game-high 20 points, including one three-pointer, and had two rebounds, two assists and three steals. A dozen of Lee's points came in the first half.
Lawrence Hines, Danny Griffith and Earl Ellington also sparkled for East-Glen Burnie. Hines hit 10 points while Griffith had five points, 11 boards, three blocks, one steal and two assists. Ellington had a game-high six steals and added three points, two boards'and one assist.
ARC (4-5) got 16 points (4-for-11 at the line) and a game high 15 rebounds from Terry Weathers while Mike Turpin chippen in with 11 points and eight boards. Weathers also had three steals and a blocked shot.
Rob Fuller didn't score but had five rebounds for ARC and teammate Sean O'Malley scored the other two points and had two rebounds and two steals.
Cape St. Claire's 12-and-under girls team of Salvatore Anello forced the B division title into a tie Saturday by coming from behind and defeating Crofton, 11-9.
Cape, who trailed 6-0 at the half and was down 8-4 after three quarters, battled back and scored five points in the final minute and 15 seconds to hold off upstart Crofton. Kelly Anello tied the game at 9-9 when she buried a 20-foot jumper with 30 seconds remaining.
Cape St. Claire then scored the winning bucket following and inbounds steal by Tonia Warnecke. Stacy Smith scored the deciding points with two seconds showing on the clock.
Kelly Anello finished the game with four points, while center Lesa Goodhue contributed with two points, 12 rebounds and seven blocked shots. Angela Shuttleworth supplied the Cape with an excellent defensive effort while chipping in two points.
The Cape (7-2) will try and clinch the 12-and-under title on Saturday when it battles Mayo Red at Central Middle School. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.
Undefeated GARCI routed Mago Vista Mavericks, 25-7, in a 10-12 league matchup at Central Middle School this past Saturday.
The Mavericks, who fell to 5-4 with the loss, were led by Lisa Davis, who tallied four points. Becky Shank added two, while Carrie Vain added a foul shot to go With a team-high 10 rebounds. Summer Nugent contributed nine boards in a losing effort.
Taking the cue from their 8-10 team, the 10-12 Severn Athletic Club followed the younger team to the court at George Fox Middle School Saturday and hammered the Austin Rice Company 42-25 to clinch the county championship.
Severn (9-0) has a two-game lead With one to go. Coaches Gary Leventry and Richard Paice Will close out their season Saturday against Greater Glen Burnie at 2 p.m.
Point guard Desharn Lewis guided Severn to the rout with six points and game-high totals of 15 boards and eight assists. Lewis, who had nine of his rebounds in a 19-4 first half for the victors, also had three steals and three blocked shots.
Lewis was one of three Severn players in double figures with the others being Rascheed Savage and Antwaun Smith. Savage bagged a game-high 15 points and had 13 rebounds and three steals.
Smith tallied 13 points, six boards and one steal.