Men's softballMaggie's swept five games to win the Carroll...

RECREATION ROUNDUP

August 26, 1993|By Mike Nortrup

Men's softball

Maggie's swept five games to win the Carroll County Men's Softball League combined B-C-D divisional postseason tournament Saturday at the Carroll County Sports Complex.

Maggie's, which also had won the league's B division regular-season title, edged Ski's/Baltimore Carpet, 15-14, in the championship game.

The champs opened by blasting Marada Industries, 17-0. They batted 19 men in the fourth inning, which saw them score 14 runs on 14 hits.

Jimmy Janowitz and Alan Kron each went 3-for-3 with two RBI for Maggie's, and Tim Nee was 3-for-4 with two runs batted in.

Maggie's scored eight runs in the home sixth to rally from an 11-7 deficit and beat EVAPCO, 15-11, in its second game.

Brad Beck's three-run homer, was the key hit in that inning. Dave Engle was 4-for-4 for the winners and Rick Stultz and Sam Sanders were 3-for-3, with Sanders driving in three runs.

Tony Smith was 3-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored for EVAPCO; Russell Warfield was 4-for-4 with three RBI.

Maggie's then won a wild one, 26-20, over R.K. Warner.

Maggie's scored 10 runs in the third to go ahead 13-6, and never trailed, although Warner kept up the chase until the end.

Maggie's Royal Chavious had two homers and five RBI, and Kron was 4-for-4 with three RBI and Sanders went 4-for-5 with three RBI.

4 Allen Warehime had a three-run homer for Warner.

Maggie's ripped Warner, 15-5, in a five-inning winners' bracket final, ending it on the league's 10-run slaughter rule.

It scored six runs in the first. Kron, Janowitz, Stultz and Nee each had three hits for Maggie's.

EVAPCO meanwhile was fighting through the losers' bracket, winning four consecutive games after losing to Maggie's.

One of these was a hard-fought 10-7 victory over Frisco Pub.

EVAPCO, trailing 7-6 in the home sixth, rallied for four runs to win. Jim Mechlinski singled home the tying run and Tony Smith's RBI single accounted for the go-ahead tally.

Smith, Dale Horton and Brian Lowman were each 3-for-4 with Horton knocking in three runs.

EVAPCO then started out with a vengeance against Ski's in the losers' bracket final.

It scored six in the first inning and three in the third to lead 9-0. Tony Smith had a solo homer and three RBI for EVAPCO.

Ski's, though, narrowed EVAPCO's lead to 10-8 by the seventh.

In that inning, Ski's won it with a three-run rally. Bruce Parrish tied the game with a single and Deron Murphy singled home the deciding run for an 11-10 Ski's win.

Tim Harris boosted the Ski's attack with three hits, three RBI and two runs and John Abel had two hits and two RBI.

Ski's still had one comeback left in the championship game against Maggie's.

Maggie's had a 14-6 lead after six innings behind the hitting of Chavious (3-for-4), Nee (2-for-4) and Dave Engle (three runs, two RBI). But, in the top of the seventh, Ski's scored eight runs to knot the score at 14.

Bruce Parrish and Randy Robinson brought the team close with two-run singles in the inning, and Lester Dinsmore singled to tie it.

Maggie's, though, had enough to win, and Nee hit the third of three singles in the home seventh to win the game and the title.

Dinsmore and Parrish were each 3-for-4 for Ski's and Parrish knocked in four runs in a losing cause. Abel added three RBI.

Soccer Freedom Optimist got the rec soccer season under way last weekend with its fifth annual Freedom Optimist Invitational.

The Freedom Thunder went unbeaten and unscored on, in winning the under-14 girls bracket.

It opened by blanking Linganore, 3-0, behind two goals from Bridget Becker and one by Stephanie Wilson.

After winning by forfeit, the Thunder thumped Mount Airy, 9-0.

Kate Hannon's two goals led a balanced attack, and Erica Gordon, Heather Stoetzler, Brooke Maynard, Jessica Shadoff, Christina Voight, Becker and Wilson each added one.

The championship game saw the Thunder win a tense 1-0 verdict over the Glyndon Thunderbolts.

Hannon's second-half goal provided the margin of victory. Fullback Meghan Bittick preserved it by running down a Glyndon player on a breakaway and taking the ball away.

Maynard and Voight shared the goal-keeping chores in the three shutouts.

The Freedom Strikers went 4-0 to win the under-14 boys division.

They led all the way to beat Lovell Regency Homes of Baltimore County, 7-2, in the championship game.

Tim Chairs had three goals and two assists for the winners, Kevin Roy two goals and two assists.

Christopher Poklemba and Mark Oswieciemka each added one goal.

The Strikers beat the South Carroll Top Guns, 2-0, Deer Park, 14-0, and the South Carroll Greyhounds, 12-0, in their other three games.

The South Carroll Greyhounds were 4-0 and unscored on, in winning the under-10 boys bracket.

They blanked the Freedom Spirit, 4-0, in the championship game with Andy Slater, Matt Fogle, Jeremy Yeager and Ryan Cummings scoring the goals.

Dave Centineo, Mike Gooding and Slater shared the goal-keeping job in the four shutouts.

The Deer Park 1982 team edged the Deer Park 1983 squad, 2-1, to win the under-12 boys title.

Sean Douglas' goal broke a 1-1 tie midway through the second half.

Jacques Gachot played an excellent tournament in goal for the 1982's while fullback Mike McCurry provided a solid defensive ,, game in the finals.

Midfielder Chris Brothers was also outstanding in the championship game in controlling the 1982 team's offense.

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