Soccer -- The Mount Airy under-14 boys soccer team...

RECREATION ROUNDUP

June 17, 1993|By Glenn P. Graham

Soccer -- The Mount Airy under-14 boys soccer team competed in the third annual Mason-Dixon Cup last weekend in Hagerstown, finishing the two-day tournament with a 1-2 mark.

Mount Airy got off to a flying start with a 4-1 win Saturday morning against Upshur Genetics -- a West Virginia-based team.

Upshur scored the game's opening goal only to see Mount Airy answer with the next two to take a 2-1 halftime lead.

Aaron Dorsey opened the scoring for Mount Airy followed by a goal from James Smyrnioudis off a penalty kick.

Jacob Abrams added an insurance goal, and Dorsey followed that up with his second goal to give Mount Airy the win.

Mount Airy then dropped a 2-0 decision Saturday to the Reading-Burkes Rebels -- a team from Reading, Pa.

Sunday, Mount Airy suffered a 6-3 decision to the Hagerstown Scramblers.

Mount Airy fell behind 2-0 early on before rallying to tie the score at 2-2 by halftime.

Hagerstown put the game out of reach with three unanswered goals midway through the second half.

Smyrnioudis and Abrams both scored their second goals of the tournament, and Nathan Hendrickson also tallied in Sunday's loss.

Seventy-six teams competed in the tournament with seven age groups represented on the boys side, three in the girls.

Tennis

The finals of the Carroll County Tennis Association doubles tournament will take place tonight at the Westminster City Playground.

The men's "A" finals will take place at 8 p.m. The team of Ken Seitz Jr. -- winner of last week's 35-and-over singles tournament -- and Greg Mace will take on the duo of Rick Page and Warren Johnston.

Seitz and Mace advanced with an easy 6-0, 6-0 win over Bernie Polischuck and Allen Anthony in the semis. Page and Johnston reached the finals after the father-son team of Ken and Greg Howard retired after dropping the first set.

The women's "A" finals are set for 6:30 p.m. The team of Dottie Clayton and Millie Schaeffer are waiting to meet the winner of last night's semifinal match between Maria Vailas/Beth Yingling

and Louise Scalzi/Jeanne Walker.

Softball

Carroll County played host to an 80-team National Softball Association World Series qualifier this weekend.

The two-day, double-elimination tournament was played at the Carroll County Sports Complex, Carroll Community College and Oklahoma Park in Eldersburg. Teams participating were from the "C" and "D" divisions.

American Legion Post 60 (Laurel) came out of the losers' bracket to win the tournament. It came back to defeat the Red Heat -- a Miami-based team -- twice to earn the top honors. The Red Heat put the Legion in the losers' bracket with a win in an earlier round.

Frank's Den-Hot Spots (Glen Burnie) finished third; Delmarva Auto Glass (Salisbury) was fourth; Angle Inn-Doghouse (Dundalk) took fifth; and Merchant's Associates (Hagerstown) finished sixth.

Representing Carroll County were Wheeler Chrysler-Plymouth,

Maryland Sportsters, Artie's and the Thumpers.

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