Warriors wrestlers take 3rd in tourney Host Manchester finishes fourth

Recreation roundup

January 05, 1993|By Mike Nortrup | Mike Nortrup,Contributing Writer

The Warriors Wrestling Club finished third and Manchester fourth in this weekend's Manchester Holiday Tournament at North Carroll High.

Dundalk and Baltimore-based McKim were first and second, respectively, and Francis Scott Key, the other Carroll entrant, was 10th in the annual youth wrestling tourney's 11-team field from the Baltimore-Washington metro area.

Manchester's Tyler Alexander (60), Fran Jackson (65), James Holmes (70), Randy Holmes (90), and Eddy Davis (107) won individual titles as did the Warriors' Justyn Weber (130) and Charley Conaway (140).

Placing third were Key's Lee Crowl (45-A for older youngsters at that weight), Nate Yinger (60), and Steve Hoff (130), along with the Warriors' Joe Smith (80), Chad Counts (140), and Mike Chenoweth (150).

Placing fourth were Manchester's Jacob DeMario (45-B), Clint Day (85), Craig Hann (130) and Jason Simons (150), and the Warriors' Jared Zillmer (75), Mike Muller (90), Andy Seal (95), Kevin Jeffress (107), and J.J. Lignelli (115).

Westminster placed six wrestlers in the Golden Ring Invitational Holiday Tournament at Baltimore County's Golden Ring Middle School this weekend.

Charlie Minor (130) was third.

Abe Spicer (90), Bill Mellema (100), and Dustin Albaugh (unlimited) finished fifth and Tim and Jim Sharkey were sixth at 100 and 150, respectively.

Basketball

The Carroll County Men's Basketball League began its season with last week's two-part Christmas preseason tournament at East Middle

School in Westminster.

S.F.A. swept three games and topped Crouse Ford, 67-48, in the tourney's unlimited bracket championship game.

Zentz Roofing, traditionally one of the better teams in the league's over-30 division, also went 3-0, beating three-time divisional champ Lehigh, 72-68, in that age-bracket finals.

S.F.A., which competed under the Plantronics name last season, rode a 30-point performance by guard-forward Steve Taylor in its triumph over Crouse Ford.

Forward Tom Magruder added 16 for the winners, who never trailed.

John Kaier had 17 points for Crouse and Barry Street, 16.

Zentz led by one point at halftime in the over-30 championship and pulled away in the game's final moments.

Guard Burke Suter had a game-high 23 points for Zentz and center Pat Wynn added 13. Guard Roy Adelsberger had 22 points for Lehigh and center Evan Smith, 16.

Tennis

A showdown for first place and several other close matches highlighted Saturday evening's Carroll Cup Tennis League's monthly tournament.

The Love Machine and Crushers were both undefeated when they stepped on the court at the Carroll Racquet Club in Finksburg.

When they stepped off, Love Machine was still unbeaten and in first -- but not by much.

By taking three of five events in the match, Love Machine was given the win under league rules even though the two teams tied in points, 29-29.

Love Machine, now 4-0 and all alone in first, pulled to a 16-9 lead when Roger Coffey and Betty Anthony took the mixed-doubles event, 8-4.

But the Crushers' Liuda Galinaitis and Thelma Lockard's 8-2 women's doubles win narrowed the lead to 18-17.

After Kevin Rash's 8-4 victory in the men's No. 1 singles upped the margin to 26-21, Crushers' captain Chris Weber and men's doubles partner Jim Tolentino won, 8-3.

The Racqueteers edged the Hammers, 31-30, on an 8-4 final-event win by men's doubles combo of John Lynam and Mike Zimmer.

Lynn Larimer's and Maria Vailas' 8-3 women's doubles victory put the Racqueteers on top, 21-18, before Jim Eanes' 8-2 triumph in No. 1 men's singles pushed the Hammers ahead 26-23 entering the final event.

The Aces hung on to edge the Poachers, 33-31.

The Poachers led 21-17 after Linda White and Paula King won the women's doubles, 8-4, but Sean O'Malley's 8-3 men's singles win put the Aces back on top to stay, 25-24.

The Aces' Greg Zielske and Ray Lyons then won the men's doubles event on an 8-7 tiebreaker for the final score.

The Hot Shots rallied to beat the Smashers, 29-23.

Suzi Watson's and Vicki Ferguson's 8-0 women's doubles win put the Smashers up, 21-13, but the Hot Shots dominated thereafter.

Mike Rowe took the No. 1 men's singles, 8-0, to tie it at 21, and Matt Zajac and Barry Troxell won the men's doubles, 8-2, to clinch the match.

The Grand Slams cruised to a 24-8 lead over the String-a-lings and went on to win, 31-24.

The Slams had that big lead after Betty Concha's and Millie Schaefer's 8-1 women's doubles win.

David Johns' men's singles victory along with Johns' and Jim Larimer's 8-1 men's doubles triumph made the final score more respectable.

John's 8-6 singles victory represented the first loss of the year for the Slams' Warren White, now 5-1.

To submit Carroll County recreation information, call (410) 225-4574.

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