Basketball Harris and Sons took their second Annapolis...

RECREATION ROUNDUP

August 26, 1993|By Steven Kivinski and John Harris III

Basketball Harris and Sons took their second Annapolis Summer League Men's basketball crown in three years last week with a 49-40 win over last year's champion F-Force.

Veteran guard Zeke Owens led the winners with a game-high 19 points. Owens was named Most Valuable Player.

Jody Beck paced F-Force (14-2, winners of the Michael Jordan Division) with 17 points.

In the semifinals, Harris and Sons squeaked by Charles Barkley Division champ 12-3 Annapolis Gardens, 46-44, as forward Lodie Makell collected a game-high 15 points and provided board strength for an injured Keith Colbert.

Terry Jackson aided Makell by scoring 10 points. Regular-season MVP Rickey Somerville led Annapolis Gardens with 13 points.

In the other semifinal, F-Force subdued 1992 finalists Pro-Jersey, 52-40, thanks to Dennis Edwards' 29 points.

Kevin Thompson led Pro-Jersey with 10 points.

The Annapolis Summer League will play host to its first-ever all-star game tomorrow night at 7:30 at Truxtun Park, as the Jordan Division All-Stars take on the Barkley Division All-Stars.

Soccer * Under-10 boys -- The Severna Park Raiders began their National Capital Soccer League season by clinching the championship in the Mountain Road Invitational Tournament.

Rick Polm's Raiders outscored their opponents 16-1 in four games.

Raiders players include Hunter Barkes, Nathan Benefiel, Brian Borden, Kevin Camponeschi, Kyle Dixon, Simon Groseclose, Chad Holmes, Jeremy Horine, Steve Michienzi, J.P. Murphy, Sheehan Murphy and Danny Polm.

` Youth baseball * 15-and-under boys -- Chuck Harris went the distance, struck out 16, and yielded only five hits and one walk but the Raiders could only manage a 3-3 tie against G & G in a summer league contest last weekend at Joe Cannon Stadium.

Jason Stanton opened the scoring for the Raiders (12-4-1) in the fifth inning with a single. Mike Fyffe followed with a single that scored Stanton. Tom Stalcup then reached on an error and later scored on an RBI single by Jim Hilton.

The Raiders' only other run came in the sixth inning when Stanton reached on an error and scored on a sacrifice fly by Robbie Evans.

The Raiders were a bit more fortunate on Saturday as they defeated Crofton, 10-5.

Harris and Sean Ditch handled the pitching and combined for 10 strikeouts.

Harris helped his own cause with a two-run triple in the first inning.

The Raiders picked up four runs and a 6-5 lead in the fourth inning courtesy of singles by Harris, Hilton, Jason Lamb and Evans.

The Raiders added two runs in the fifth and sixth innings to preserve the victory.

9-10 boys -- The Severna Park tournament team played in four tournaments this summer and finished as a runner-up in one before winning another in Lansdowne.

In the double-elimination Lansdowne Tournament, Severna Park lost to the hosts, 8-7, in the semifinals before defeating them, 13-8, in the championship game.

Steve Weber, Gavin Floyd and Jon Taylor each homered in the championship game and Taylor was credited with 12 putouts.

Harrison Hertzman picked up the win for Severna Park (12-6) and Zach Thompson earned the save.

Contributing with solid defense were Soci Mamalis, Bobby Snyder, Matt Solyst, Eric Buntz, Tim Pollock, Mike Latonic, Jason Funk and Adam Zurawski.

Swimming

Sixteen members of the Naval Academy Junior Swim Club competed in the Maryland State Zone 1993 Eastern Zone Long Course Championships in Oakmarr, Va.

Fifteen-year-old Billy Schultz of Bowie led Navy in the boys division with a second-place finish in the 400-meter individual medley (4 minutes, 52.61 seconds) and a third-place finish and a team record in the 200 breast stroke (2:31.46). He also placed 10th in the 100 breast (1:11.06) and 12th in the 400 freestyle (4:25.1).

Twelve-year-old Marc Mooney of Edgewater finished seventh in the 50 backstroke in 33.30.

Leading the girls was 16-year-old April Pish of Davidsonville. Pish took sixth place in the 100 butterfly (1:06.52) and was 14th in the 200 butterfly (2:30.77).

Qualifying in the most events (five) was 9-year-old Chelsea Hastings who met the standards in the 100 backstroke, 50 breast, 50 butterfly, 100 freestyle and 50 backstroke events.

Also swimming for Navy on the Maryland State Team were

Suzanne Gallagher, Rebecca Lavelle, Heather Young, Elizabeth Lavelle, Stephanie Mitas, Erin Montgomery, Whitney Raven, Travis Brandon, Chris Haney, Megan Melgaard, Erin McCauley and Caitlin O'Brien.

* Note: You can fax us your Anne Arundel recreation results to 783-2518. Please include first and last names of all participants.

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