State AAU honors swimmers for high-water marks

Recreation roundup

May 06, 1993|By Rich Scherr | Rich Scherr,Contributing Writer

Several local members of the North St. John's swimming team received Maryland Amateur Athletic Union awards for their outstanding achievement and leadership last week at a banquet at Martin's West.

Jonathan Lang, a Loyola High student, was named the recipient of the 1992 Overall Outstanding Award, and Kurt Nordhoff, a Waverly Elementary pupil, won his second straight Swimmer of the Year Award.

Other Howard County swimmers receiving age-group Swimmer of the Year honors were Melissa McCarthy of Waverly, Katie Nordhoff and Matt Otto of Patapsco Middle and Tim Koenig of Mount Hebron.

Mike Koenig, Kensey Morris and Jessica Burkins also received honorable mention certificates.

Lacrosse

* 13-14 boys -- Andy Lazarro scored three goals and Sean Hanyok added two to lead the Howard County Lacrosse Program Hawks to a 9-4 win over the Anne Arundel Shamrocks last week.

Todd Bryan, Brett Sherman, Gene Curtin and Andy Basso also scored for Howard.

The Hawks also beat the Red Raiders, 5-2.

Lazarro led the way with two goals, and Jeff Soule, Matt Mulhern and Sam Bettein added one apiece. The Raiders also dropped an 8-1 decision to the Rebels. Foster Gilbert led the victors with three goals, and McDowell scored the lone goal for the Raiders.

* 11-12 boys -- The Terps of the Howard County Lacrosse Program were fired up heading into their game last week against the Anne Arundel Shamrocks, and it showed.

Jeff Palmer and Jason Shipe scored three goals each, and Michael Wheat, P. J. Rahill and Mark Dorsey scored two apiece to lead the Terps, 15-5.

Billy Parker, Brian Schilling and Justin Clark also scored for the victors, and Mike Jackimowics excelled in goal.

Later in the week, the Terps came up short in a 6-5 loss to the Tar Heels. Chris Bowman scored four goals and Willie Heyser two to pace the Heels.

In other 11-12 action, the Green Hornets picked up two wins last week.

Justin Worley and Taylor Field had three goals each, and Ben Ryan added a goal and three assists to lead the Hornets to a 9-1 win over the Anne Arundel Shamrocks.

Matt Sniscak and Jimmy Dempsey also scored goals for the Howard team, and Jeremy Jestes had an assist.

The team also defeated the Hurricanes, 10-6, as Ryan and Dempsey each scored four goals, and Sniscak and Worley added one apiece. Field and Tom Kalynik had assists.

On defense, Evan Brooks and Mike Sachs teamed to hold the league's leading scorer, Drew Cothran, to two goals. Todd Yasbin, Drew Eaton, Wade Eybel and Tom Brown also scored for the Hurricanes.

* 9-10 boys -- Ryan Stevens scored two goals to lead the Greens over the Blue Jays, 7-3, last week in the Howard County Lacrosse Program.

Scott Kenworthy, Richard Cotton, James Hartner, Paul Turner and Jonathon Clark also scored for the Greens, and Mark Skakle added an assists. Nate Zachman scored two goals and Mike Flato one for the Jays.

In another game, the Cavaliers defeated the Blue Jays, 7-4, as Wes Lipple, David Loeffler and Corey Wood scored two goals apiece and Neil Halloron added one.

Mike Hanson paced the Jays with two goals, and Flato and Tim Chryssikos added one each.

Soccer

* Under-9 boys -- Trailing 1-0, the Western Howard County Thunder scored six unanswered goals Sunday to defeat Essex, 6-1, in the Baltimore Beltway League.

Essex took the lead on a penalty kick early in the first half. But the Thunder came back to tie on a goal by Matt Tedrow near halftime.

The Howard team then began to dominate with crisp passing and accurate shooting, as Devon Keeney scored twice and Tedrow, Matt Boras and Joey Meyer once each. Boras and Mark Beverungen had assists.

* 11-12 girls -- A late rally by the Columbia Connection fell just short last week, as it lost to visiting Parkdale, 3-2.

The Connection trailed, 3-0, but came back with second-half goals by Stephanie Seuss and Syrita Simpkins. Kristina Schappeler, Nora Bachman and Lezette Pearsall also played well.

* Under-15 boys -- The Columbia Rangers, a newly formed Soccer Association of Columbia travel team, delivered two strong rounds of play in last week's Maryland Cup.

The Rangers defeated Severna Park, 1-0, on a goal by Giorano Filipponi and four clutch saves by Nathan Fitzgerald.

The Rangers then qualified for the semifinals with a 5-0 win over the Seneca Lions. Peter Bachman had two goals, and Andrew Peverley, Carl Jackson and Joey Mitchell added one apiece.

In National Capital Soccer League Division II play, however, the Rangers haven't been as successful.

They lost their opener to Severna Park, 1-0, then came back in the final two minutes to record ties with Prince William, 2-2, and the Arlington Eagles, 1-1.

* Under-11 boys -- The Columbia Rovers rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the Reston Rangers, 3-2, last weekend in National Capital Soccer League Division I play.

The Rovers' Norman Dandridge scored the game-winner on a direct kick in the second half.

Other Columbia goals were scored by Bobby Ratcliffe and Christian Chacon. Chase Spence, Alex Bowman and goaltender Mike Di Bella also played well.

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