Hurricanes put offense into high gear

Recreation roundup

April 29, 1993|By Rich Scherr | Rich Scherr,Contributing Writer

Drew Cothran and the Hurricanes of the Howard County Lacrosse Program 11-12 boys division are coming off a week to remember.

Opposing defenses are just trying to forget.

Cothran scored 12 goals in two games last week, including eight against the Anne Arundel Shamrocks during the weekend, to lead his team to wins in both games by a combined score of 24-11.

Cothran began his week by teaming with Jeremy Edge, and they scored four goals apiece to lead the Hurricanes to an 11-7, rain-soaked win over the Tar Heels on Wednesday night.

Todd Yasbin added two goals for the victors, and Wade Eybel had one.

The Hurricanes' offense remained in overdrive last weekend in a 13-4 win over the host Shamrocks. Cothran led all scorers with eight goals, with Tom Brown adding four and Edge one.

The Tar Heels also picked up a win, defeating host Gamber, 9-6. Chris Bowman and Brandon Rhinehart scored two goals each for the Heels, and Matt van Volkenbergh, Willie Heyser, Abe Dyer and John Lawn added one apiece.

The Green Hornets opened their season with a 10-0 win over host Gamber. Ben Ryan (two goals, three assists), Matt Sniscak (three goals) and Justin Worley (one goal and an assist) led the offense.

Taylor Field, Tom Kalynik, Jimmy Dempsey and Brian Jody also scored.

* 13-14 boys -- The Hawks of the Howard County Lacrosse Program opened their season last week with a 5-4 win over the Anne Arundel Shamrocks.

Andy Lazzaro led the victors with two goals, and Todd Bryan, Eugene Curtin and Paul Powell added single goals.

On Saturday, the Hawks defeated the Rebels, 4-1, as Powell, bTC Anthony Basso, Curtin and Bryan each scored. T. J. Royhill scored the Rebels' goal.

MA The Red Raiders had their offense in high gear in an 11-2 win

over host Gamber. Shawn McDowell (two goals, three assists), Steve Venable (three goals) and Carl Noble (a goal and an assist) led the way for the Raiders.

Ryan Aiken, Zack Smith, Mark Sweester and Paul Gerhardt added one goal each, and Nick Foley had an assist. Blake Henry excelled on defense.

* 9-10 boys -- The Greens of the Howard County Lacrosse Program opened their season with an 8-0 win over the Cavaliers, as Ryan Stevens and Richard Cotton scored two goals each.

Mark Schap, Mark Stochr, Jesse Fawcett and Mark Skakle also scored for the Greens, and Skakle and Scott Kenworthy had assists. Eric Willie and Jason Hortner led the defense.

In a rematch three days later, the Greens again prevailed, 7-2.

Kenworthy led the way with two goals, and Cotton, Skakle, Fawcett, Rick Stevens and Jonathon Clark also scored for the victors. Adam Kessler and J. D. Dvornicky played well on defense.

Neil Halloran and David Loeffler scored for the Cavaliers.

In the other game last week, the Blue Jays lost, 3-2, at Gamber. Mike Flato scored both goals for the Howard team, and John Detig chipped in with tough defense.


* Under-9 boys -- The Western Howard County Thunder scored three unanswered goals in the second half to come up with a 3-1 win over the Soccer Club of Baltimore on Sunday.

Trailing 1-0, the Thunder tied the game early in the second half on a goal by Matt Tedrow. Evan Emshwiller and Mark Beverungen scored, giving the Thunder a 3-1 lead.

Christopher von Rotenkrantz and Peter Bythrow played well on defense, helping goalie Robert LaHayne.

* Under-14 girls -- The Maryland Majestic began State Cup play Saturday at Howard Community College with a 3-0 win over the MSI Gators.

Natalie Cox scored the Majestic's first goal, off a pass from Bridgit White, for a 1-0 lead at the break. In the second half, Amanda Berman made it 2-0 by heading in Natalie Rothemund's corner kick, and Angela Muller scored the final goal after the Gators keeper mishandled a shot by Berman.

Courtney Graham, Leilani Ho, Melissa Murphy and Krista and Karla Killian provided offensive support.

Melissa Grezcy, Abigail Berman, Rothemund and Noelle Brown led the stingy defense, which stopped 30 penetrations into Majestic territory.

* Under-12 boys -- The Columbia Soccer Club Blaze earned another shutout in National Capital Soccer League play over the weekend, 2-0 over the Sterling Stars.

Midfielders Kenny Roberts, Zach Heidepriem, Chris Hemerlein, Conor Rector and Jeff Ebaugh played well in the first half, keeping Sterling in its own territory. The one time the Stars did break free, they were stopped by goalie Kevin Lyons.

In the second half, the Blaze offense took over.

Danny Liparini scored off a pass from Matt Wallace to make it 1-0. Terrell Gary scored the insurance goal, assisted by Aaron McKinley. Columbia also got good defense from Andy Hekimian, T. J. Clay, Danny Dworkin, Robby Falk and goalie Mike Martin.

* 11-year-old girls -- Sunday was a good day for teams from Kings Contrivance in the Soccer Association of Columbia neighborhood play.

Kings Contrivance No. 1 beat Wilde Choice, 7-0, on two goals each by Jenny Jones, Annie Rosser and Erin Davis and one from Megan Hartman.

Rashiedi Washington and Sarah Schwartz played well for Wilde Choice.

Kings Contrivance No. 2 shut out Hickory Ridge, 3-0, as Meg Tilley and Kelly Workman scored, and Carrie Timlin and Sarah Condon played well.

Brooke Hennessy and Maggie Douglas led the Hickory Ridge effort.

To submit information for the Howard County recreation roundup, call or fax to (410) 521-0505.

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