Soccer -- * Under-12 boys -- The Columbia Blaze lived up...


June 16, 1993|By Rich Scherr

Soccer -- * Under-12 boys -- The Columbia Blaze lived up to its name last weekend, smoking the host Winchester (Va.) Warriors, 3-0, to NTC win the divisional title in the National Capitol Soccer League.

The Blaze (7-1-1) has outscored opponents, 33-6, for the season.

The game was scoreless for the first 20 minutes, but after a severe thunderstorm interrupted play, the Columbia team put its offense in motion.

Zach Heidepriem opened the scoring with an unassisted goal and notched another one after halftime to give his team a 2-0 lead. Aaron McKinley then finished off the scoring with a rocket off a pass from Jeff Ebaugh.

But defense was the story of this game, as goalie Kevin Lyons, sweeper Roby Falk and defenders Andy Hekimian, Mike Freitag and Danny Dworkin kept Winchester scoreless.

Danny Liparini, Kenny Roberts, Conor Rector, Mike Martin, Chris Hemerlein, Matt Wallace and T. J. Clay also played well.

* Under-10 girls -- The Columbia Fury ended Washington Area Girls Soccer League play last weekend with a 3-1 loss to the Vista (Va.) Strikers.

Nicole Roy-Harrison scored the lone Fury goal.

Molly Walker, Alison West, Erin Jackson, Katie Nelson and goalie

Diane Caprioletti also played well.

* Under-13 girls -- The Maryland Majestic closed its season last weekend with two shutouts.

The Majestic defeated the D.C. Hot Spurs, 3-0, and the Annandale (Va.) ABC Strikers, 6-0. The Majestic outscored opponents, 36-5, in 10 games.

Lelani Ho, Amanda Berman and Bridget White scored in the win over D.C., and Melissa Murphy scored two goals and Berman, Karla Killian, White and Katie Garrity had one each in the win over Annandale.

Melissa Greczy, Noelle Brown and Natalie Rothemund contributed with solid play from the backfield, and Anne Greenfield stepped up in the goal and in the field.

* 10-11 girls -- The Centennial Blasters ended their spring season 7-0-1 in Columbia Soccer Association neighborhood play, recording a tie and a win in the final week.

The Blasters played to a 1-1 draw with No. 7 Kings Contrivance, then came back to defeat No. 6 Kings Contrivance, 3-0.

Maggie Via scored the Blasters' only goal off a pass from Hope Zelinger in the tie, and Heather Johnson, Via and Ali Woods notched goals in the win.

Cindy Briggs, Kathleen Ryan, Karen Via, Jenny Zonarich, Laura Chwirut, Caitlin Curran and Tricia Guarneri also played well for

the victors.


* 9-10 girls -- The American Pizza Lady Bugs scored a 26-8 win over the Regency Cleaners Phantoms last week in the Howard County Youth Program Mustang League.

Amanda Bile and Katie Elliott had home runs for the Lady Bugs, and Brooke Blum contributed with clutch hitting and a big defensive play at second base.

Melissa Cuzzart went 3-for-3 and made an unassisted double play to lead the Ellicott City Lions Club Blue Jays to a 21-10 win over the Boardwalk Fries Red Barons. The Jays then knocked out a homer, triple and eight doubles in defeating the Clarks Do It Center Flying Aces, 25-6.

The Barons lost a 13-9 decision to the Phantoms as Alana Veneziano and Heather Crouse had key hits, and the Phillies played their best defensive game of the season, beating the Capital Cake Yellow Jackets, 13-9.

* 11-12 girls -- Melissa Bossle and Neha Amin led the offense as the Daniels Restaurant Phillies defeated the Neubauer Exxon Blue Bandits, 15-11, last week in the Howard County Youth Program Bronco League.

The hot hitting of Sherry Jankiewicz, Hope Yelen and Meghan McDonald paced the Capital Cake Yellow Jackets to a 12-6 win over the Fashion Bug Angels.

Samantha Coresch, Wynter Lloyd and Wina Weiss had key hits as the Renegades defeated the Kiwanis Cougars, 15-8. The team also defeated the Boardwalk Fries Red Barons, 13-4.

Kristen Lucida and Laura Ebbe led the defense and Brooke Silverberg led the offense as the Phillies beat the American Pizza Lady Bugs, 11-7.

* 13-14 girls -- The Magiros Pharmacy Road Runners doubled up the Fashion Bug Angels, 22-11, last week in the Howard County Youth Program Pony League.

Daniella Bates, Tenneall Hook and Karaline Jackson played well for the victors.

The team then posted a 14-11 win over the Neubauer Exxon Blue Bandits, as Kyle Rutkowski and Holly Wright provided the big blows.

The Ellicott City Blue Jays finished their regular season with a 16-13 win over the Road Runners. Stacey Lesko and Suzanne Porter led the defense, and Marie Stanton paced the offense with a single and a triple.

The Daniels Restaurant Phillies had three games for the week, defeating the Capital Cake Yellow Jackets, 16-15 and 16-4, and playing to a 5-5 tie with the Boardwalk Fries Red Barons.

Amy Sikorski, Heather Kehr and Kelly Neale led the Phillies' efforts.


* 8-9 -- In a game that went to the wire, the Nets defeated the Bullets, 12-11, last week in The Supreme Sports Club Basketball League.

Brian Thomas paced the Nets with six points, and Patrick Oster scored a game-high nine points to lead the Bullets.

Chad Gillenwater scored 10 and Will Young added eight as the Magic beat the Clippers, 26-22.

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