Greater Harford Lightning takes Valentine crown

February 21, 1993|By Mike Jefferson | Mike Jefferson,Contributing Writer

The Greater Harford Lightning won the championship of the Valentine Classic Indoor Soccer Tournament last Saturday at the Maryland Sports Arena. The Lightning defeated Perry Hall, 1-0, the Harford Soccer Club Strikers, 8-2, SC Baltimore, 2-1, and tied Parkville, 2-2.

Goals were scored by Eric Yankolonis (four), Jason Hinson (three), Jonathan Borozzi (two), and Marco Romanell, Patrick Bokovsky and Matt Bland (one).

Keeper Jason Kuhn had 26 saves. Also contributing were Johnny Meise, Mike Fantmyer, Ben Stuzer, Hohn Heatwole, Greg Jastrab and Brad Bonovich.

* The Edgewood Spirit, after trailing 5-3, rallied to tie the Harford Soccer Club Rowdies Thursday night at the Maryland Sports Arena. Brian Windsor and Craig Nearhood each scored twice and Jon Ryan scored once for the Spirit. Brian Dannenfelser had one assist. Matt Gaines and Alex Hutton were in goal for the Spirit.

* Under-12: The Greater Harford Scorpions finished as runners-up in the Valentine Classic Indoor Soccer Tournament. The Scorpions defeated Harford Kicks B, 2-0, Rising Sun, 7-0, and Forest Hill, 3-0, before losing to Cockeysville, 2-1, in the final.

Goals were scored by Aaron Sherwood (four), Jordan Green and Eric Syphard (two), and James Sonnichson, Jason Kemper, Nate Goulden and Eric Heisey with one each.

Assists were provided by Goulden (three), Kemper (two), Green, Syphard, Sherwood, Sonnichson, Tony Joynes and Jimmy Kopp with one apiece.

Kopp was in goal for the Scorpions.

* The Genstar Booters (6-0) beat Fallston, 8-4, Wednesday night at the Maryland Sports Arena, led by a hat trick from Steve Markiewicz.

Anthony Huczek, Christopher Szwec, Dan Magee, Justin Collins and Jarod Dennis each scored once. Assists were from Magee (two), Adam Limback, Steve and Alex Markiewicz, Huczek and Collins.

* The Forest Hill Force was 2-1 in the Valentine Tournament at the arena. The Force defeated Rising Sun, 3-0, in its opener and Harford Kicks B, 2-0, in its second game before losing to the Scorpions. Scott North scored all five goals for the Force.

Assists were credited to Justin Collins (two), Anthony Collurafici and Mike Duncan.

In regular-league play, the Force tied Kingsville, 7-7. North scoredfive goals in that game along with one each from Dave Michaels and Greg Spalding, who also had two assists.

Other assists were by Daniel Watts (two), Eric Blom, Collurafici and Pat Jackson.

* Under-14: The Spirit (5-0) took an early 4-0 lead over Overlea and held on for a 7-3 victory Tuesday night at the Maryland Sports Arena.

The Spirit spread the scoring. Chris Kronner, Eric Dannenfelser, Steve Nearhood and Trevor Mullins each scored in the first half, and Bruce Beegle, Justin Moe and Kronner each scored once in the second half. Beegle, Dannenfelser, Nearhood and Robert Gaines had assists.

* The Harford Soccer Club Express clinched the under-14 indoor soccer championship at Du Burns Arena with a 3-0 victory over the Dundalk Soccer Club.

Keeper Jamie List had 18 saves. Jared Gurrera (two) and Steve Nearhood (one) scored for the Express. Scott Plattenburg had an assist.

* Under-16: The Greater Harford Soccer Club Thunder battled Sal's Mob of Baltimore to a 4-4 tie at the Myers Pavilion. Thunder was up 4-2 at the end of the third quarter before the Mob rallied.

Scoring for the Thunder were Chad Sommers with two goals, and Jimmy Baker and Tom Hamme with one each. Assists were credited to Baker and Ryan Orsini. Gary Williams was in goal.


The Harford Gymnastics boys Class VI team took second place at the South Atlantic Boys Interstate Championships with 164.6 points.

In the 7-9 age group, Bret Bailey placed fifth on parallel bars and horizontal bars, with 9.1 and 9.5, respectively. He finished sixth on pommel horse with 9.3 and third all-around with 54.4.

David Solana placed fourth on horizontal bar (9.6) and sixth on rings (9.6). First-year competitor Kevin Jans finished ninth on floor exercise (8.7) and horizontal bar (9.2).

In the 10-and-older age group, Tony Cross scored 8.9 on floor exercise, finishing seventh, and 8.9 on vault to finish 10th. Teammate Jamie Dull was second on floor exercise (9.3), fourth on vault (9.2), fifth on pommel horse (9.5) and fifth all-around (54.8). Justin Dull placed second on vault (9.5), parallel bars (9.3) and pommel horse (9.7), fourth on rings (9.6) and second all-around (55.4).

Jon Wainwright attained a personal best all-around score of 48.5 in the Class V, 10-under group. Brian Cubbage won the gold medal on horizontal bar (9.3), second on floor exercise (9.3) and rings (9.6), third on vault (9.0) and parallel bars (9.1), fifth on pommel horse (8.7) and second all-around (55.0).

Patrick Curtis, Class IV, scored a 9.6 to place second on floor exercise and 8.6 to place sixth on rings.

In Class III, age 12-13 competition, Ron Weber placed third on parallel bars (8.0), fourth on rings (8.6), fifth on floor exercise (8.4) and fifth all-around (46.3). Jamie Geilenkirchen placed fifth on parallel bars (7.7), sixth on rings (7.9) and sixth all-around (43.7).

David Huber placed third on pommel horse with a combined score of 12.7 in the Class II compulsory and optional. Teammate Doug Dziwulski placed fourth (12.5).

Girls basketball

Bel Air Recreation scores for last weekend include:

* 9-10 -- Royals 11, Meteors 8; Tarpons 10, Jaguars 5; Giants 11, Knights 6; Skippers 22, Koalas 10.

* 11-12 -- Leopards 15, Warriors 7; Cardinals 16, Tornados 6; Monarchs 8, Eagles 6; Mustangs 10, Sables 6; Marlins 13, Gators 6.

* 13-14 -- Ravens 24, Eagles 12; Bulls 9, Sharks 8; Up-Chucks 22, Dolphins 19; Warriors 18, Wildcats 16; Terrapins 15, Hurricanes 15.

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