Youth baseball * 18-and-under boys -- After losing to the...


July 08, 1993|By John Harris III and Steven Kivinski

Youth baseball * 18-and-under boys -- After losing to the Orioles in Connie Mack League action earlier in the week, the Pasadena Saints bounced back to record a 23-3 victory last weekend over the Chesapeake Chiefs.

Dave Glover won his fourth game with a four-hitter for the Saints. Pasadena's hitting attack was led by Brent Pollard, Pat Rosko

and Chris Lucas. Ryan Herzberger had four RBI.

The Saints defeated the Calvert County Americans, 19-8, in non-league action Monday.

Herzberger, Josh Fretz and Danny Muller each had three RBI, and Jerry Scheff and Drew Lewis each contributed several timely

hits. Scheff picked up the victory.

Gunther's Little Orioles (35-10) with an average age of 15.2 (youngest in the tournament) took third place in their bracket in the ninth annual July 4th Invitational in Greensboro, N.C.

Gunther's lost two one-run games to the top two teams in Bracket 2 and went 3-2 overall. The Little Orioles lost, 1-0, to Kempsville, Va., and 5-4 to three-time defending champion, Marietta-East Cobb, Ga.

The Little Orioles trailed East Cobb by 4-0 after two innings, but rallied for four runs in the third on four straight hits by Mike Wooden, Bob Christopher, Mike Goldberg and Jason White. The inning ended with pinch-hitter John Bermudez lining into a

double play.

An unearned run in the fifth inning cost the Little Orioles the 1-0 game to Kempsville. Mike Wooden pitched a six-hitter with three strikeouts and one walk.

* 15-and-under -- Randy Noteworthy's homer and five RBI helped the Dodgers (9-3) nip the Cardinals, 10-9, in eight innings to win the Crofton 12-15 Little League championship.

Tim Greene produced the game-winning hit, and Rob Kilby earned the win. Members of the team include co-captains Erik Sticklin and Hector Robinson, Brad Foss, Mike Mikula, Nick Smith, Jason Amman, Chris Griffle, Lewis Robinson, Brendan Ganning, Jeff Tait and Jason Bordeaux. The team was coached by Scott French and assistant Andy Ferris.

* 13-and-under -- The Pasadena Panthers completed their first season with a record of 14-0, overcoming a 9-3 deficit to edge the Raiders, 11-10, for the league title at Arden Park.

Nick Klug drove in a team-high four runs, and relief pitcher Josh Wark (two innings) drove in three runs. Greg Tyson, Jay Brandt, and Jeff Brown also contributed an RBI. The Raiders were led by the efforts of Robbie Evans and Mike Fyffe.

the regular-season title-clincher, the Panthers turned back the Gambrills-Odenton Recreation Council Gold, 14-4. Tom Lupinek, Brian Griffiths, and B.J. Ford combined on a six-hitter. Dave Dolch, Griffiths and Wark drove in a combined eight runs, and Ford, Jay Brandt and Jeff Brown combined to score nine runs.

* 8-and-under -- The Ravens took the Lake Shore Youth Baseball Clinic Division Title with a 16-1 regular-season record, then won two playoff games to win the postseason championship.

The team consisted of Tommy Schlein, Tyler Young, Brendon Napier, Chris Beatty, Mike Tubbs, Jeff Rothenbecker, Ricky Gordon, Steve Pastelak, Matthew Smith, Charlie Clancy, Robert Reddinger and Jason Thomas.

The coaching staff consisted of manager Ken Schlein, and assistant coaches Mike Tubbs, Greg Young, Pat Beatty and Ken Smith.

Senior baseball * 30-and-over -- It was a 1-1 week for the Lawmen Rangers in the Chesapeake Men's Senior Baseball League.

The Lawmen (8-6) ripped the Bodkin Red Sox, 13-3, but lost to the Glen Burnie Giants, 12-11.

Winning pitcher Davey Jones went 4-for-5 with two doubles, an inside-the-park home run and five RBI in the romp over Bodkin (2-8). The Lawmen also got two hits and two RBI each from Enrique Chacon and Rich Colmus.

Jones scattered five hits, struck out 14 and walked only one. Center fielder Tom Wheeler made a superb diving catch in the victory, but things didn't go as well for him and the Lawmen against the Giants (6-4).

Despite giving up 12 walks, Glen Burnie's Bob Ciska went the distance, striking out eight. John Bollinger and Bob Starsoneck each had two hits, combining for five RBI to lead the winner. Jeff Lloyd homered and knocked in four on two hits for the Lawmen.


Ryan Herwig of Glen Burnie won the 70-pound Midget Division at the Amateur Athletic Union Grand National Freestyle Wrestling Championships in Hershey, Pa.

Herwig, who went 6-0 against his 9- and 10-year-old opponents, opened the tournament by defeating Mike Escopede of Gary, Ind., 11-1.

Herwig then defeated John Young of Lansing, Mich., 13-5, Keith Capp of Columbus, Ohio, 13-9, Carl Fisher of Haver, Montana, 11-5, and Anthony Hildebrant of Rome, N.Y., 15-5, to advance to the championship round.

In the championship round, Herwig, who trains under the direction of Bruce Gabrielson, defeated Chris Vonoruska of Bay Village, Ohio, 7-2. John Smith, an Olympic gold medalist, presented Herwig with a gold medal for his performance.

Youth softball * 10-12 -- The Cape St. Claire Cougars finished their season with 9-3-1 record, good enough for first place in the county 10-12 league.

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