Recreation Roundup

May 20, 1993|By John Harris III and Steven Kivinski

Softball

* Under-12 girls -- The Severna Park Dreams upped their record to 9-0 in the North County Girls Softball League with a 20-11 win over the Severna Park Flames last Monday.

Lauren Richter went the distance on the mound for the Dreams and helped her own cause with a pair of triples. Beth Balasic hit her second home run of the year and Mandy Sysko and Meg Harris each added a triple for the winners.

Kelli Schneider and Krissy Lenty each had two hits for the Flames.

* 12-and-under girls -- Melissa Harmon and Lauren Boyd teamed up for 11 strikeouts as the Severna Park Blue Angels defeated the Linthicum-Ferndale Thunder last week, 11-8.

Amanda Cook provided the offensive spark with a bases-empty home run.

Harmon hit a grand slam and teammate Kristie Doyle tripled in the Blue Angels' 23-13 win over the North Glen Turbo Boosters. Boyd, Cook, Katy Dubina, Roxanne Bedell, Michelle Frishscko and Wilbur Magee all went 3-for-3.

* Seniors league -- Danny's stayed unbeaten in the 55-and-over Tuesday Night County League with 15-3 and 15-1 victories over Arthur's (0-6).

Bill Lovelace hit two home runs and drove in four and Frenchie LeTan went 4-for-4 with three RBI.

Spindlers swept a doubleheader from the Greyhounds (2-6), 23-7 and 11-8. Greg Tessier and Bob Lucas led the winners.

Betty & Jakes (7-1) split its doubleheader with Ken Michael's (4-2), winning, 8-5, and losing, 13-11. Bobby Dennis drove in two RBI for Betty & Jakes in the first game. Charlie Dukes (2-for-3) was the winning pitcher in the second game.

Spindler's and Danny's remained undefeated at 6-0 in Thursday night league play. Danny's took two from Arthur's, 30-1 and 15-3, as Bob Kelly went 4-for-4 with five RBI in the first game. Lovelace hit two homers in the second game and Walt Gentry got the win for Danny's.

Lucas and Eddie Calendra helped Spindler's keep Last Chance (0-8) in the cellar with two wins (21-2 and 26-3).

Steuart AGIP split a doubleheader with Betty & Jakes (5-3). In Steuart's 20-19 win, Eddie Horstkamp tripled and drove in two runs. He robbed a Betty & Jakes' batter of a homer by catching the ball just before it dropped over the fence.

Betty & Jakes recovered to win the next game, 28-2, as Bill Hamer (five RBI) and Fran Pilarski (four RBI) both went 4-for-4.

Tomorrow, defending champion Danny's, Betty & Jakes, Spindler's, Arthur's and Ken Michael's will participate in the Northern Virginia Senior Softball Tournament, which is an Eastern Regional qualifying tournament for the Senior World Series.

Youth baseball

Bronco league -- The Fort Smallwood Red Wings hammered the North Glen White Sox last Saturday, 13-2.

Brian Grimes led the way with three RBI. David Johney, Steve Canfield and Leon Medura each added two RBI. Medura went the distance on the mound for Fort Smallwood, striking out five and yielding only two hits and two walks.

Medura received excellent defensive support from infielders Shane Tully, Lee Brown, Ryan Rudloff and Sean Riley and outfielders Zac Trigger, Greg Cacchione and Joe Bowman.

Youth lacrosse

Midget league -- The Severna Park Cavaliers finished their regular season at 8-0 after a rain-shortened 3-0 victory over the Andover Apaches Sunday at Kinder Park.

Mike Cosper opened the scoring in the second quarter on a feed from Mac Chase. Michael Hall made it 2-0 on an assist from Drew Pfarr and Drew Weitzel rounded out the scoring on a feed from Chase.

Severna Park goalkeeper Fred Hill preserved the shutout with four saves. Assisting Hill with aggressive man-to-man defense were Niels Smeehuyzen, Luke Smith, David Hislop and Kevin Bedell.

Controlling the midfield for the Cavaliers were Davin Rausch, Ryan Garritt, Jimmy Hall, Rob Hardie, Brandon Korink, Dan Lenahan, Jeremy Wilson-Bernard and Jon Zimmer.

Youth soccer

12-and-under boys -- The Arundel Soccer Association fell to 0-2 after bowing to Crofton, 2-1, last week in a county-league Green Division contest.

Ricky Swain scored Crofton's lone goal on an assist from Kevin Funk and Michael Godfrey. Peter Gaither, John Amos and Patrick Whitmire turned in outstanding defensive performances in a losing cause.

12-and-under girls -- Single goals by Erin Hartman and Tara Tolbert weren't enough to keep the Arundel Soccer Association Jets from dropping a 3-2 decision last Sunday to Mountain Road.

Diane Newcomer and Melissa Gagnier each had an assist for the Jets (4-2).

14-and-under girls -- The Arundel Kickers recently took the Baltimore Area Indoor championship with a 10-0 win over Greater Glen Burnie.

Kristy Kohlhepp and Jill Jones led the way with four goals each and Catherine Larsen added two. Jessica Baker and Sarah Horn each had an assist and goalkeeper Angie Zittle recorded two saves.

16-and-under girls -- Two wins last weekend boosted the Arundel Kickers record to 5-1 overall and 5-0 in Washington Area Girls Soccer League Division II play.

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