Severna Park Wolverines finish strong, win division

Recreation roundup

March 30, 1993|By Steven Kivinski and John Harris III | Steven Kivinski and John Harris III,Contributing Writers

The Severna Park Wolverines 11-12 boys basketball team won its division and avenged an early-season loss by defeating the Severna Park Hoyas, 30-27, last Sunday.

The Wolverines, who bowed to the Black, 36-21, in the regular season, were led in scoring by Scott Patton with 10 points and guard Matt Lehman with nine.

"Scott brought the whole team up to his level this season," said coach Paula Mason, whose team finished the year with a 9-4 overall record. "He worked with other kids on the team and he really helped the whole team grow. He was a very unselfish player which is very rare for someone his age."

Guard Chris Odem tossed in five points for the Wolverines, and point guard Zach Walters added four. Matt Mason and Dylan Jones each scored one point, and Jerry Cornett, Justin Crown Phil Tansil and Vivek Seshadh all stood out defensively.

"We had a scrimmage at the beginning of the season and we got beat 30-1 so that shows you how far we've come," said Mason.

Youth basketball

* 8-10 girls -- The Severn Stormers ended their season on a winning note Saturday by defeating Maryland City II, 13-11.

The Stormers (5-3) were led by Renee Pineda, who had seven points, eight rebounds and one assist. Lindsay Harris added four points, four rebounds, two steals and an assist.

Regina Jones had two steals and two blocks for the victors, and Cassie Kauffmann, Holly Stratton, Amanda Hurin, Erin Conley and Kirsten Lachenmayer combined for 10 rebounds.

Krista Copeman led Maryland City II with eight points.

* 17-and-under boys -- The Davidsonville Downs improved their record to 5-3 and ensured themselves of their first winning season in five years by defeating Greater Glen Burnie last Sunday, 64-28.

Bobby Maloy turned in a triple-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and teammate Joe Darnell added 21 points and 10 rebounds.

Davidsonville shot 90 percent from the field in the first half and was 70 percent from the field for the game.

* 14-and-under boys -- The Running Rebels (8-1) dropped their first game of the season last week, falling to Bowie, 33-32, in the opening round of the Crofton Tournament.

Antoine Smith led the Running Rebels with 18 points, followed by Mike Burns and Jason Bennett with five and four points, respectively.

Johnathan Polumbo paced the winners with 18 points.

* 8-10 boys -- The Severna Park Green Hornets "A" team defeated the Annapolis Boys & Girls Club, 31-23, last Saturday to claim the league title.

Jarrod Ross and Derek Dixon scored seven points each for the Hornets (7-1), and teammates Joe Burke and Gavin Floyd added six apiece.

Severna Park's "B" team nailed down second place with a a 32-13 victory over Cape St. Claire.

Deon Gough led the way with 14 points. Gil Goodrich scored six and Jon Garritt and David Wagner each added four points.

The Green Hornets' A and B teams joined forces later in the week and won two games to capture the Cockeysville Tournament title. The Hornets defeated Lutherville-Timonium, 46-14, in the semifinals and Bear Creek, 41-29, for the championship.

Goodrich and Gough led the Hornets with 14 points each in the two games.

* 10-12 boys -- The GARCI Terps maintained their led in the Harvey Grant League Red Division with a 39-17 win last week over East Glen Burnie.

Pat Cordin led the Terps with eight points and five rebounds, and Jon Garlington added seven points. Brent Wilson scored six points for GARCI, which was led in rebounding by Eric Godfrey (seven).

Freetown Youth Activities (6-3) took a 17-point halftime lead and coasted to a season-ending 49-35 victory over Anne Arundel Optimist in Saturday's Rick Pierce League game.

Terry Keemer led Freetown with 14 points, followed by Keith Mallett and Buddy Williams with 13 and 12, respectively.

Kevin Boone and Tony Henson chipped in with four points each, and Marvin Pearmon had two.

* 10-and-under boys -- In a Crofton tournament opener last week, the Severn Dream Team defeated the Annapolis Boys and Girls Club, 40-2.

David Williams had 12 points, five rebounds and two blocked shots for the victors. T. C. Henson had eight points, seven rebounds and three steals, and teammate Duke Dailey had six points, four rebounds

and a steal.

Youth soccer

Rickey Swain exploded for five goals in the Arundel Soccer Association 12-and-under boys soccer team's 6-0 win over Cape St. Claire in the opening Anne Arundel Youth Soccer League game for both squads.

Jason Scutt added a goal for the 1-0 Strike Force, and Joey Rogers and Jacob Crouse added an assist each.

Gymnastics

The Docksiders Level 7 Optional team captured the first-place team award at the Frederick Classic conducted last week at the Frederick Gymnastics Club.

In the 12-14 age group, Pam Bradley of Columbia took first on beam (8.65), second on bars (8.3), fifth on vault (7.75), fifth on floor (8.85) and finished first all-around with 33.55.

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