Football11-13 boys -- The Columbia Bulldogs advanced to...


November 09, 1993|By Rich Scherr


11-13 boys -- The Columbia Bulldogs advanced to the semifinals of the Maryland State Tournament with an 8-7 win over Woodlawn on Saturday.

Woodlawn took a 7-0 lead midway through the second half. But the Bulldogs' Brandon Finney later tied the game with a sparkling touchdown run, and J. R. Haas followed with a two-point conversion kick for the final margin.

Woodlawn tried to counter with a long runback off the ensuing kickoff, but Columbia's Logan Kasemeyer made a tackle at the 20-yard line to preserve the win.

The Bulldogs improved to 5-3 on the season.

boys -- The Columbia Bulldogs suffered their second straight loss to the Woodlawn Steelers on Saturday, falling, 7-6.

The Steelers took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter when halfback Kevin Simmons ran 30 yards for a touchdown and converted the

extra point.

Columbia (5-4) answered in the fourth quarter, as fullback Chris Yetter ran for a 40-yard touchdown. But the Bulldogs failed to

convert on the extra-point attempt.

The game ended with the Bulldogs on the Woodlawn 15.

Outstanding players on the Bulldogs' Green team were ends Cory Lockett and Jimmy Dean, tackles Aaron and Ansen Jones, guards Mike Buczkowski and Chris Shewchuk, center Chuck Fries, quarterback Jeremy Walter, halfbacks Jimmy Kinniry and Wes Lakenan and fullback Adam Snyder.

Youth soccer 10-11 boys and girls -- The Centennial Blasters of the Soccer Association of Columbia Girls A League played to a 2-2 tie with Wilde Choice of the SAC Boys B League over the weekend.

Maggie Via gave the girls an early 1-0 lead, scoring off a give-and-go with Tara Molesky. The Blasters got their second goal on a penalty kick off the foot of Ali Woods.

Mike Apatoph and Joe Cristaldi scored goals for Wilde Choice.

Also playing well for Centennial were forwards Hope Zelinger and Laura Chwirut, halfbacks Shelly Sinclair and Heather

Johnson, goalie Karen Via and fullbacks Megan Houck, Kathleen Ryan and Cindy Briggs.

Under-10 girls -- The Soccer Association of Columbia Dynamo and BRYC Blue Belles Too played to a scoreless tie over the weekend.

Samantha Test, Melissa Workman, Becky Ward and Ashley Pollock led the Dynamo's offense. On defense, keeper Kim Mongello led the way with a solid effort, and got good support from defenders Tori Parris, Caitlin Jenkins, Stacy Capel and Kara Shapiro.

The tie avenged an earlier tournament loss to the Belles.

Under-12 girls -- The Columbia Eagles gamely battled the Severna Park Hurricanes before losing, 2-0, in State Cup play over the weekend.

Sara Gibbs, Deanna McCullough and Kellan Hoover had strong games on offense, and Nikki Brown, Kai Freeman, Carla Pistorio

and Monica Tiburzi led the defense.

Under-13 boys -- The Columbia Blaze went three-for-three over the weekend, winning a pair of State Cup preliminary games and a National Capital Soccer League match.

In State Cup competition Saturday, the Blaze defeated the Baltimore Falcons, 1-0, as Danny Liparini's early goal just inside the far post held up. Kenny Roberts got the assist, and the defense, led by goalie Mike Martin, sweeper Robby Falk, stopper T. J. Clay and fullbacks Andy Hekimian and Terrill Gary shut down the Falcons' offense.

The Blaze then defeated Carrol

Manor, 2-1, to continue their State Cup run. Liparini scored in the first half off an assist by Patrick Thomas. Though Carroll came back to score on a penalty kick, the Blaze took the lead for good

on Thomas' unassisted goal in the second half.

Forward Jeff Ebaugh and midfielders Danny Dworkin, Conor Rector and Chris Hemerlein helped control the game for Columbia.

In NCSL play on Sunday, the Blaze made it a weekend sweep with a 1-0 victory over the Virginia Blackwatch Blast.

After playing a scoreless first half, Columbia's Aaron McKinley scored on a direct kick with 15 minutes left, placing a bullet just under the crossbar.

Under-15 1/2 girls -- The Columbia Cougars dominated the Prince William Topps in a 7-0 victory over the weekend.

Lee Custer led the way with a pair of goals, and teammates Paige Young, Marissa Catalano, Carrie Winkler, Emily Bielefeld and Amy Richter added one apiece.

Carolyn Flowers (two), Sarah Bartholomew, Young, Kate Macfarlane and Natalie Hoover had assists.

The Cougars are 5-0-2 on the season.

The Columbia Courage remained in first place in the Washington Area Girls Soccer League with a weekend split against the Arlington Sharks.

On Saturday, the Courage traveled to Virginia and lost a hard-fought 2-1 game. Samm Oehl scored the team's only goal (( on a first-half penalty kick. In the second half, however, the Sharks scored an early goal and added a late penalty kick for the victory.

Shanti Smith and Katie Young had strong games in defeat, and center halfback Kim Austin suffered a broken toe in the final minute and likely will miss the next six weeks.

But when the Sharks came to Columbia on Sunday, the news got better.

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