First-place Love Machine working on all cylinders

Recreation roundup

April 06, 1993|By Mike Nortrup | Mike Nortrup,Contributing writer

The Love Machine stayed on top of the Carroll Racquet Club's Carroll Cup Indoor Tennis League with a 33-31 victory over the Hammers.

A women's doubles win by Debbie Courter and Sally Griffin and Kevin Resh's 8-6 No. 1 men's singles triumph gave the Love Machine (7-0) a 16-12 lead.

The Hammers' Joe Hayward later handed Dennis Ohme his first loss of the year, 8-7, in an overtime No. 2 men's singles event.

In the last event, the Hammers' Jim Eanes and Beth Yingling made the final score close with a mixed doubles 8-2 victory.

* The Smashers won every event en route to an easy 40-20 win over the Poachers.

Carlos Concha and Susie Watkins each won two events to lead the Smashers.

Concha took an 8-1 No. 2 men's singles win and paired with Joel Hartman to win men's doubles.

Watkins and Sandy Yingling won, 8-2, in women's doubles, and Watkins teamed with Mike Mariaca to win the mixed doubles.

* The String-A-Lings won a final showdown to beat the Hot Shots, 28-24.

The String-A-Lings' John and Debbie Speed won the mixed doubles match, 8-2, to pull out the win.

David Johns got the String-A-Lings off to a quick start with an 8-2 win in No. 1 men's singles.

The Hot Shots later took the lead, 18-12, when Bernie Polischuk and Matt Zajac won, 8-1, in men's doubles and the Hot Shots stayed ahead until the mixed doubles event.

* The Racqueteers started fast but faded as the Crushers (6-1) rallied for a 29-23 win to stay on the heels of the Love Machine.

Maria Vailas and Lynn Larimer's 8-2 victory in women's doubles gave the Racqueteers an opening lead. But Allen Wroe's 8-1 romp in No. 1 men's singles put the Crushers ahead 10-9.

Ray Ela and Jim Tolentino then made it 18-11 with an 8-2 victory in men's doubles.

* The Aces cruised to a 37-26 decision over the Grand Slams.

The Slams led 8-6 after Millie Schaefer and Betty Concha won the women's doubles event.

But the Aces retaliated as Greg Zielske and Jason Lantz each took 8-2 decisions in No. 1 and 2 men's singles, respectively, to give the winners a commanding 30-18 lead.

Sue Thomas and Ross Roche salvaged a final win for the Slams with an 8-7 overtime verdict.

Wallyball

Carroll countians made their mark at the recent Pennsylvania State Wallyball Championships in Hershey. Local players finished first or second in four events.

Carroll teams completely dominated the co-ed doubles competitions, taking the top three slots. Sonja Davidson and Brad Kime were first, Dawn Smith and Mike Rittase second, and Cathy Boschert and Dale Davidson third.

In another championship effort, Boschert, Sonja Davidson and Pennsylvania resident Alma Pait swept 10 matches to win the Women's Triples Open title.

Matt Bowers, Mark Fine and John Keck were second in the men's triples open division. Pait, Bowers and Fine placed second in the co-ed triples open division.

Wrestling

Four members of the Warriors Wrestling Club placed in one of the four top positions at this weekend's Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Association Southern Regional.

Bryan Hamper (66 pounds) was first among a field of 15 in the Midget (age 8-9) category. He took a 2-0 decision in the championship bout.

Andy Seal (98) was third in the Junior (10-11) bracket.

Jeremy Lignelli (115) was fourth in the Intermediate (12-13) category.

Charlie Conaway (145) placed third in the Advanced (14-15) group.

Their finishes qualified them for the MAWA's Eastern Nationals, April 17-18 at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania.

Last weekend those four, plus six teammates, finished in the top three in their respective weights at the association's district tourney in Annapolis.

In the Midget Division, Hamper (66) was first and Danny Patterson (62), third.

In the Junior Division, Mark Richard (66) and Andy Seal (98) were first, and Matt Richard (66) and Jesse Stank (80) second.

In the Intermediate Division, Jared Zillmer (75) and Joe Smith (90) were first and Jeremy Lignelli (115) second.

Charlie Conaway (145) was first in the Advanced Division.

Sandymount basketball

* Sixth-eighth-grade division: The Bullets closed out an unbeaten season with a 69-27 romp over the Hornets.

Mike Swain scored 34 points for the 11-0 Bullets and Eric Talvik scored 19 for the Hornets.

* The Celtics roared past the Magic, 60-36, despite 25 points from the Magic's Mike Wissinger. Nick Jenkins had 17 for the winners.

* Kelby Smith scored 14 points to lead the Bulls to a 35-29 win over the Lakers. Scott Stem paced the Lakers with 10 points.

* Third-fifth-grade division: In a season-ending battle between the top two teams in the third-fifth-grade division, the Magic was the winner with a 21-20 squeaker over the Pistons.

J. W. Sawyre led the winners with 10 points and James McNally had 12 for the Pistons. The two squads each finished 9-2.

* The Celtics got past the Heat, 32-27, despite Justin Simon's game-high 18 points. Brock Myers had 10 for the Celtics.

* The Jazz topped the Hornets, 34-22. Jeff Chaney scored 10 points for the winners and Dan Levin six for the Hornets.

* The Lakers beat the Bulls, 36-18. Justin Dunn led the Lakers with 24 points. Colin Boeh and Tim Love each scored five for the Bulls.

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