FootballThe Columbia Bulldogs lost a 7-6 heart-breaker to...


October 28, 1993|By Rich Scherr


The Columbia Bulldogs lost a 7-6 heart-breaker to the Woodlawn Redskins on Saturday.

Woodlawn took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when halfback Akim Bgbengbe scored on a 60-yard pass play and fullback Marcus Walker ran in the extra point.

But Columbia answered in short order, as quarterback Jeff Carlin sneaked into the end zone from the 1 to pull his team to within a point in the second quarter. The Bulldogs, however, failed to convert the extra point.

The Bulldogs' White team played especially well despite the loss. The team includes ends Jeremy Walter and Kevin Chrapaty, tackles Jon Duerr and Dorian Long, guards Jeremy Kirsch and Joe Tortella, center D. J. Holston, quarterback Carlin, halfbacks Chris Yetter and Matt Sourds and fullback Aaron Dennis.

Youth soccer Under-14 girls -- The Soccer Association of Columbia Heracanes LTC blanked the Braddock Road Youth Club Boomers, 4-0, Sunday to remain unbeaten in Washington Area Girls Soccer League play.

The Heracanes (2-0-5) were led by Jessica Shamoo, who scored two second-half goals and dished out two assists. With her team ahead 1-0 early in the half, she scored off a corner kick by Kristen Arnold and a pass by Natalia Policelli to put the Heracanes ahead, 3-0.

Amanda Wagener and Kristen Arnold scored the other goals, both on assists by Shamoo.

The Heracanes dominated play, outshooting their opponents, 26-3. Emily Brown, Anna Goldstein, Jessica Grether, Cynthia Maxfield and Kristin Mutolo also played well for the Heracanes, who continue their season on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Worthington Elementary School.

Under-13 girls -- The Columbia Connection struggled over the weekend, losing to the Northeast Sockers, 3-0, and the

Alexandria Soccer Association, 1-0.

Syrita Sympkins, Cindy Dagley and goalies Lizette Pearsall and Liz Fischer played well for the Connection.

10-11 girls -- The Centennial Blasters of the Soccer Association of Columbia took their division championship in the 12-under bracket at last weekend's American Cup Recreational Tournament.

The Blasters defeated the Blue Bombers II, 6-0, and edged Long Ridge in the championship game.

Maggie Via led Centennial with five goals. Hope Zelinger scored two and Ali Woods and Cindy Briggs added one


Halfback Shelly Sinclair chipped in with three assists, and forwards Tara Molesky, Laura Chwirut and Jenny Zonarich also had strong games.

On defense, the Blasters were anchored by Briggs, Megan Houck, Talia Morrison, Kathleen Ryan and keepers Karen Via and Sinclair.

For the Bombers, Julie Broden and Amy Schilling played well on offense and fullbacks Emily Smith and Nina Smith led the defense. Second-place Long Ridge was led by goalie Sara Aesky, striker Christian Hughes and stopper Shannon Pusie.

boys -- Bryan Orwig's goal and strong defense from Michael Richardson, Daniel Fortin and Theo Shapiro led the Cosmos over the Stars, 1-0, in the Western Howard County Youth Soccer League on Saturday.

John Bates and John Fisher combined for the shutout and David Brindza and Tyler Breen led the Stars on defense.

The Crunch beat the Lazers, 2-1, in an end-to-end battle that saw numerous saves by both teams. Brad Robbins and Jonathan Hood scored for the Crunch and Brad Mandart and Paul Marcotte made several exciting plays on defense. Conor Frantzen scored the Lazers' only goal and Jeremy Ger, Kevin Frantzen and Luke Woolard led the defense.

A penalty kick by Ryan Newman and two goals by Kyle Goldman

led the Bays over the Rowdies, 3-2.

Phillip Creehan provided strong play in goal for the victors. For the Rowdies, Adam Lane scored his first goal and David Marquart added the other.

Goals by Charlie Legraves and Brendan Fitzpatrick and tough defense by Alex Burroughs and Nosa Walcott were the difference in the Kicks' 4-2 win over the Wings. Carey Dean led the Wings' defense and Jared Britcher and Ryan Oltjen led the offense.

Nifty passing and teamwork propelled the Strikers over the Sting, 1-0. Travis Hoffman scored the game's only goal off an assist by Kevin Conners, and Drew Graybeal, Matt Dymek and Mike Dixon led the defense. The aggressive play of Joey Kurdziel on offense and Stephen Brookfield on defense highlighted the ++ Sting's effort.

12-14 girls -- In a hard-fought game, the Blast got two goals from Tiffany Williams en route to a 2-0 win over the Sting in Western Howard County Youth Soccer League play Saturday.

Amy Wolfinger and Priscilla Cooney led the offense in support of goalies Kelley Wilson and Julie Wilburn. The Sting got strong play from Kristen Menz, Rachel Ford and Kristi Spicknal.

Julie Everett stood out in goal as the

Bays defeated the Wings, 4-1.

Lynn Rocco led the Bays with two goals, and teammates Meghann Francis and Debbie Rocco added one each. Michelle Bernhardt scored for the Wings with help from Sarah Leonard and Heather Ring. Rebecca Bostron and Lisa Shields led the defense.

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