Warriors wrestlers clinch Navy Division title

Recreation roundup

February 18, 1993|By Mike Nortrup | Mike Nortrup,Contributing writer

The Warriors closed their most successful Maryland Junior Wrestling League regular season by winning two of three matches at a Boys' Latin School quad meet last weekend.

The Warriors topped Back River, 64-12, and Boys' Latin, 63-20, and fell to McKim, 46-36.

The two wins clinched first place in the Junior League's Navy Division, the first time the Warriors have won a Junior League regular-season title.

Against Back River, the Warriors got pins from Kellen Weber (55 pounds), Matt Richard (65), Bryan Hamper (70) and Charlie Conaway (150), plus decisions from Danny Patterson (60), Jared Zillmer (80) and Joe Smith (85).

The Warriors also jumped quickly ahead of host Boys' Latin, winning the first six weight classes.

Weber (55), Patterson (60), Mark Richard (65) and Jesse Stank (80) won on pins, and Hamper (70) and Jared Zillmer (75) took decisions.

Mike Muller (90), Josh Zillmer (115), Jeremy Lignelli (122), Justyn Weber (130) and Conaway (150) took pins and Jason Hamper (100) a 12-2 decision.

Against McKim, Doug Patterson (60) won a decision and Jared Zillmer (75) won by pin.

The three other Warriors winners completed the season unbeaten in dual meets. They were Josh Zillmer (115), who won by pin, and Conaway (140) and Mike Chenoweth (150), who took decisions.

* Twelve Manchester grapplers placed in one of the three top positions at the Cumberland Valley Boosters Wrestling Tournament.

Placing first were Dameon Davis (age 13-15, 105), James Holmes (10-under, 70), Randy Holmes (13-15, 91), Zach Maloff (11-12, 70) and Colin Eutsler (13-15, 140).

Second were Mike Brown (12-under, 110), Geoff Leeper (8-under, 50) and Adam Boog (12-under, 90).

Finishing third were Tyler Graham (8-under, 55), Craig Hann (13-15, 126), Eddy Davis (13-15, 112) and Clint Day (12-under, 85).

* In a recent all-Carroll County battle, Francis Scott Key got by Westminster, 40-37.

For Key, Nate Yinger (65), Darren Hooper (75) and Eric Houseknecht (140) won on pins.

Ron Howard (70), Grant Lindsay (85) and Chris Putman (107) took decisions for the winners.

Westminster grapplers winning on pins were Jimmy Reiter (80), Ray Henry (122) and Josh Love (150).

Taking decisions for Westminster were Jason Brown (55), Dustin Clayton (60), Dave Spicer (95) and Tim Sharkey (100).

* In another recent match between two top Junior League squads, Manchester took a hard-fought 42-39 win from McKim.

Manchester built up a lead in the early bouts as Tyler Alexander (60) and James Holmes (70) took decisions and Fran Jackson (75) and Randy Holmes (85) won on pins.

Eddy Davis (107) won on a pin before Tony Barbera was awarded a crucial bout in the 122-pound weight class on a disqualification.

Colin Eutsler clinched the Manchester win when he took a 5-4 overtime decision in the 140-pound bout.

Women's basketball

House of Pasta improved its first-place record to 4-0 with a 51-37 win over Active Glass.

The winners, paced by Denean Powelson and Laura Morrisroe with 13 and 12 points, respectively, led only 25-21 at halftime but pulled away thereafter.

* Spangler Construction romped to a 72-31 victory over Nick's Pizzaria. Colleen Gohegan scored 20 points for Spangler and Becky Martin added 17. Jill Bohunicky and Vanetta Brooks each scored six for Nick's.

Taneytown basketball

* Girls -- The Magic gave U.S.A. its first loss of the season with a 34-30 decision. Stephanie Stambaugh scored 32 points for the Magic, and Jessica Matos scored 12 for U.S.A.

* Stephanie Kiser scored 14 points to lead the Bullets to a 34-19 victory over the Jazz. Nicole Keffer had a game-high 17 for the Jazz.

* The Celtics topped the Kings, 20-12, as Brandi Schaffer led the winners with 11 points. Pam Koontz scored six for the Kings.

* Boys -- The Spurs edged previously unbeaten U.S.A., 39-37, to move into first place. Kevin DeCarlo had a big day for the Spurs with 26 points, and Andrew Jenkins hit 13 for U.S.A.

* The Hornets topped the Celtics, 26-18. Byron Berrier scored 12 points for the Hornets, and Jerry Hall had 10 for the Celtics.

* The Lakers ripped the Bulls, 33-17, as Danny Johnson led the winners with 12 points. Thomas Duffy and Jason Barbour each scored six for the Bulls.

Westminster basketball

* 12-15 -- Westminster #4 stayed in first place with a 33-30 win over Westminster #6. The winners' Erin Carter and Westminster #6's Candice Caldron each scored nine points.

* Lydia Parker scored 13 points to lead Westminster #7 to a 29-23 victory over Westminster #3. Selena Brewer scored seven for Westminster #3.

* Westminster #2 topped Westminster #1, 26-22. The winners' Paulette Smith and Westminster #1's Tara Dowling each scored 10 points.

* 9-11 -- Amanda Bray scored six points to lead Westminster #6 to a 14-7 win over Westminster #8.

* Westminster #1 topped Westminster #7, 12-5, as Jessica Holman paced the winners with eight points. Katie Stephan scored Westminster #7's five points.

* 7-8 -- Casey Brengle scored 10 points to lead Westminster #1 to a 20-14 win over Westminster #4. Amanda Hepler scored six for Westminster #4.

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