For Schnorf, sweet success is a ticket to the Bulls in...

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December 15, 1992|By Rich Scherr | Rich Scherr,Contributing Writer

For Schnorf, sweet success is a ticket to the Bulls in Chicago

David Schnorf of Ellicott City sold 1,426 candy bars -- at $1 apiece -- to win the Howard County Youth Program's fund-raising contest and a trip to Chicago to see the Bulls.

After receiving a flyer during practice in early November, David, 7, escorted by his mother, Joan, and father Cole, went to several area food markets and video stores where he sold the candy bars one at a time.

David developed his own formula for success. He'd first ask the costumer if he or she wanted to buy a candy bar. If the person said no, he would say that the sale of the bar would raise money for HCYP basketball and finally that he could win a trip to Chicago if he sold the most.

The strategy worked, and now David is bound for the Windy City. His prize includes two airline tickets, hotel accommodations, limousine service, Bulls tickets and dinner for two.

Boys basketball

* Midget -- UCLA improved to 2-0 in the Howard County Youth Program with a 12-10 win over Notre Dame. Mike Tanyhill and Danny Mellendick paced the Bruins.

In other games, Duke (1-1), led by Andy Marshall and Dan Lavin, defeated Maryland (1-1), 8-6. Georgia Tech defeated Miami, 24-10, and Villanova edged Boston College, 15-14.

* Minor -- Virginia lost a heartbreaker Sunday in HCYP action. Ryan Myers' jump shot off a missed free throw fell off the rim at the buzzer, giving UCLA a 20-19 win. John Kerwin and Chris Bowen led UCLA. Myers scored 12 and Bobby Hommerbrocker five for Virginia.

In other games, John Machiran scored six to lead North Carolina State past Georgetown, 14-12. Brett Endler scored 12, leading Georgia Tech over LSU, 29-20; Villanova, playing short-handed, shocked Maryland, 32-24, behind Adam Boarman's 10 points; Kyle O'Brien scored 10 and Josh Wallace added eight to lead Miami over Duke, 21-18. Tony Dolgoff scored 13 and Jim Fisher added 12, leading Notre Dame over Boston College, 30-13.

* Major -- Four players scored in double figures to lead Boston College over Miami, 59-27.

Joe Fannarino led the Eagles with 17 points.

In the other game, Georgia Tech defeated Georgia, 41-16.

Girls basketball

* Minor -- Georgia Tech withstood a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Maryland, 23-19.

Jessica Potts, Hope Zelinger and Jaimee Shipley led the Yellow Jackets. Julia Papania, Lauren Casalena and Shannon Heines sparked the Terrapins' comeback.

In other games, North Carolina State defeated Maryland, 22-13, and Notre Dame, 19-17. Miami beat Duke, 33-14, and UCLA, 31-13. LSU defeated Boston College, 20-14, and Villanova squeaked by Duke, 18-14.

* Major -- Sarah Walsh scored 10 points and Sarah Dence added seven, leading Boston College past Maryland, 27-21.

Kelly Neale and Courtney Devoe each scored four points.

In other action, Villanova beat LSU, 40-30, and Boston College, 33-18. Duke defeated Notre Dame, 36-18, and UCLA, 42-3. Georgia Tech topped UCLA, 17-11. Miami defeated LSU, 22-15. Maryland outlasted Georgia Tech, 29-20, and Notre Dame beat North Carolina State, 28-21.

* To submit Howard County recreation information, call (410) 521-0505.

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