Leukemia tourney features area's best

May 22, 1992|By Steven Kivinski | Steven Kivinski,Staff Writer

Some of the best male and female lacrosse players in Maryland will display their talents for charity in tonight's 11th annual Lacrosse For Leukemia tournament at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood Field.

Tickets are available at the gate for $6, with all proceeds going in support of researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Additional money raised at the event will go to a fund to assist leukemia patients with medication and transportation.

"It's a great way to top off the prep lacrosse season," said John Stewart, who conceived the idea and organized the first Lacrosse for Leukemiatournament in 1982.

One hundred seniors -- 52 boys and 48 girls -- from public and privates schools will compete in two games, beginning with the girls exhibition at 6 p.m.

The boys game follows at 8 p.m., with players from the Maryland Scholastic Association facing off against seniors from Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties.

The MSA all-stars have defeated the Metro all-stars every year. The boys game should be high scoring with such standouts as St. Paul's Tim Whiteley (37 goals, 45 assists) and Severn's Jason Wade (42, 31).

The Metro all-stars boasts Dulaney's Brad Berzins (42, 36) and

Towson goalie Lance Buckley, whose 13 saves on Wednesday helped the Generals edge Mount Hebron, 8-7, for the Class 2A/1A state title.

The girls game will pair players from the Association of Independent Schools with girls from the five metro counties in a battle of East vs. West.

BOYS MSA All-Stars

Court Durling, Severn; Tim Whiteley, St. Paul's; Jesse Tischler, Friends; Pat McGuire, Loyola; Gavin McCarthy, Loyola; Timothy Polinsky, Curley; Milford Marchant, Severn; Mark LaVerghetta, Boys' Latin; Brian Edwards, Spalding; Kraig Loovis, Mount St. Joseph; Todd Harrison, St. Mary's; Larry Rohleder, Calvert Hall; Glenn James, Cardinal Gibbons; Brad Hoag, Loyola; Loyd Shiflett, Calvert Hall; Brian Turk, John Carroll; Hashim Shortridge, City; Bart Roskovich, Boys' Latin; Steve Bassford, Boys' Latin; David Pitt, McDonogh; J. D. Gattie, St. Mary's; Rob Bouse, St. Paul's; Joe Gelbard, St. Paul's; Craig Neuberger, Poly; Jason Wade, Severn; RobTobin, St. Mary's; Lonnie Smith, Forest Park. Coaches: Mitch Whiteley, St. Paul's; Francis Smith, John Carroll.

Metro All-Stars

Brent Horter, Franklin; Ryan Moore, Loch Raven; Jason Ziegler, North Harford; Andy Ross, North County; Chris Lloyd, C. Milton Wright; Sean Bennett, Randallstown; Mike Graebner, Towson; Graham Niemi, Arundel; Brad Berzins; Dulaney; Lance Buckley, Towson; Andrew Arminger, Centennial; Keith Chance, Hammond; Ryan Wegeler, Fallston; Mason Ray, Dulaney; Jason Vettori, Mount Hebron; Stephen Gorski, Northeast; Dean Coccia, Chesapeake-AA; Mike Altshuler, Catonsville; Scott Hoskins, Towson; Chris Messineo, South River; Brian Ward, Joppatowne; Matt Stromberg, Mount Hebron; Andrew Manley, South Carroll; John Monar, Liberty; Kurt Weigert, Perry Hall; Chris McQueeny, Southern-AA. Coaches: Warren Michael, Mount Hebron; Gary Schreiber, Dulaney.

GIRLS East All-Stars

Katie Lacy, Perry Hall; Sharon Langhoff, IND; Jill Altshuler, Catonsville; Jenny Lund, John Carroll; Jenny Colt, Fallston; Christine Maly, Joppatowne; Megan Palmer, Roland Park; Jill Schultz, Bel Air; Jennifer Radebaugh, IND; Lisa Aquino, Joppatowne; Melissa Bristow, Roland Park; Tammy Kloiber, Fallston; Antre Gibbs, Bryn Mawr; Jennifer Phelps, Catonsville; Carrie Supik, C. Milton Wright; Jenn Levi, Pikesville; Susanne Bull, Dulaney; Marty Walker, Towson; Heidi Binder, Loch Raven; Fotinie Dardamanis, Overlea; Deanna Davis, Parkville; Frances Forcellese, Dulaney; Suzannne Waire, Loch Raven; Tamara Wiley, Woodlawn. Coach: Mary Ann Sattler, Dulaney.

West All-Stars

Autumn Barbosa, Hammond; Kathy Richman, Park; Beth Streagle, Mount Hebron; Erin Myers, Liberty; Andrea Cuzmanes, Mount Hebron; Gina Tirocchi, Mount de Sales; Tori Lyall, McDonogh; Emily Petrlik, Howard; Erin Welsh, Seton Keough; Megan Drake, Mount Hebron; Val Swomley, Liberty; Danielle Miller, North Carroll; Emily Chonas, Annapolis; Anne Schorreck, Severn; Talaya Barnett, Southern-AA; Julie Martin, Garrison Forest; Rachel Gladwell, Southern-AA; Katie Burrows, Severn; Natalie Buritsch, Chesapeake-AA; Randall Goldsborough, St. Mary's; Nicki Cecere, Severna Park; Beth Shugert, St. Paul's; Dana McGraw, Atholton. Coach: Gay Petrlik, Hammond.

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