Soccer* Under-13 boys -- The Severna Park Sting select...


August 31, 1993|By John Harris III and Steven Kivinski


* Under-13 boys -- The Severna Park Sting select traveling soccer team came away with second place in last weekend's Baltimore Blast Off Invitational Soccer Tournament.

The Sting moved into the championship game by notching four straight victories.

Severna Park opened with a 3-1 win over the S.E.A. Sidekicks with goals by Jon Parisi, Adam Young and Greg Wojtech.

Parisi started things when he converted on a corner kick from Young. Parisi then returned the favor, assisting on Young's goal.

Wojtech, assisted by Billy Mooney, finished the scoring in the second half.

In their second game, the Sting downed the defending Delaware state champion Demons, 2-0.

Wojtech found the net first for the Sting on a crossing pass from Timmy Smith, and Mooney later added an unassisted goal.

Severna Park goalkeeper Reb Beatty made two diving saves.

The Sting overpowered the Columbia Blaze, 4-0, for their third win.

Wojtech scored unassisted for the Sting's first goal. Steve Novak made it 2-0 when he took an inbounds pass from Jon Shedlosky and found the net.

Young scored on a pass from Sean McGarry, who later scored by heading in the rebound of a Young shot that hit the cross bar.

In Sunday's semifinal, the Sting trounced the Dundalk Outlaws, 6-2.

Shedlosky opened the scoring with a header off of a lead pass from Young.

After falling behind 2-1, the Sting scored five straight goals. Young scored twice and Wojtech, Mooney and Brandon Korink each added one goal.

In the championship game, the Sting lost to A.C. Baltimore, 2-1.

Parisi scored the Sting's lone goal on a feed from Young.

* Under-10 boys -- The Severna Park Raiders captured second place in the 1993 Dulles Invitational Tournament.

The Raiders downed the Bethesda Bears, 5-1, and the SWYA, 4-1, on the first day of the tournament.

On the second day, the Raiders tied the Herndon Heat, 0-0, and the first-place Braddock Road Roadrunners, 1-1.

The Raiders included Nathan Benefiel, Brian Borden, Kevin Camponeschi, Kyle Dixon, Chad Holmes, Jeremy Horine, Steve Michienzi, J.P. Murphy, Sheehan Murphy, Danny Polm and Doug Swift.


The Annapolis Men's Summer Basketball League conducted its first postseason All-Star Game, as the Jordan Division stars nipped the Barkley Division stars, 116-115, in overtime.

Jody Beck led the winners with 22 points, followed by Rico Burke's 21. Alhamisi Simms posted 20 points and Eric Roberts scored 14.

Ronnie "Zeke" Owens led the Barkley team with 22 points, and Rickey Somerville and Chatney Howard pumped in 20 each. Juan Gray scored 16, and Norman Johnson added eight.

Youth baseball

13-14 boys -- The Gunther Kazmarek Little Orioles finished their season with an overall record of 65-8, capping their year with a 12th-place finish (out of 27 teams) at the Continental Amateur Baseball Association World Series in Dublin, Ohio.

The Orioles only lost two games in the Baltimore area, as they won the Metro league championship.

One of the Orioles' highlights during the year was their doubleheader sweep of Baltimore's Putty Hill, the winners of this year's National Amateur Baseball Federation World Series.

Gunther's Most Valuable Player was Jared Vogt. An incoming freshman at Archbishop Spalding, Vogt batted a team-leading .448 (78 hits), with 16 home runs, 71 RBI and 68 runs scored.

On the mound, Vogt went 19-1 with two saves. He made 25 appearances with 11 complete games, and seven shutouts. His 1.99 ERA led the team. He had 136 strikeouts while giving up 66 hits and 40 walks in 112 2/3 innings.

Right fielder Billy Walter finished second on the club in batting with a .419 average. The Lansdowne High sophomore hit 11 home runs and drove in 61 runs, walked 34 times, smacked 20 doubles and tied Vogt with four tripes while scoring 63 runs.

Shortstop Chris Calvert finished the season with a .402 average and a team-record 198 at-bats. The Southern-Baltimore student had 76 hits with five homers, 16 doubles, and two triples scoring a team-leading 71 runs. His 31 stolen bases also led the team.

Severna Park High freshman Rico Pagan batted .375 and scored 25 runs. Second baseman Chris Rice (North County) scored 66 runs, stole 30 bases and batted .357; Matt Martin (Mount St. Joe's) drove in 25 runs and batted .344 (seven doubles, two triples). The team's youngest player, 13-year-old Chad Duncan (Chesapeake) stole 20 bases, scored 30 runs and hit .313

Outfielder/first baseman Jason Sieklicki (Old Mill, .298) drove in 21 runs with four homers, including two in a win over California in the CABA World Series. Mike O'Malley (Severna Park) scored 35 runs, stole 26 bases and had 19 RBI. Craig Haney also batted .293 with 34 runs scored.

Shane "Moose" Miller (Woodlawn, sophomore) had 17 RBI and scored 25 runs, J.C. Perez of Bethesda (DeMatha) set a team record with just one strikeout in 70 at-bats (.289); Chuck Garner (Calvert Co. High) drove in 15 runs with two homers; and utility man Mile McCarthy (Archbishop Spalding) batted .318.

Pitcher Mike Ziegler (Old Mill) went 15-3 (2.59 ERA) with 100 strikeouts. Curtis Smith (Calvert County) went 12-1 (2.59 ERA) with 82 strikeouts.


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