Boys soccerUnder-10 -- The Joppatowne Sockers defeated the...

RECREATION ROUNDUP

November 28, 1993|By Mike Jefferson

Boys soccer

Under-10 -- The Joppatowne Sockers defeated the Emmorton Force, 2-1, in the Harford County White Division championships in Jarrettsville. The Sockers were 17-0 in Saturday and Sunday travel-league action.

The Sockers' Greg Gordon scored both goals, and goalkeeper Mike Kenney was unscored upon until the final quarter.

Under-12 -- The Emmorton Strikers overcame one-goal deficits twice, then won their game against Havre de Grace to win the Harford County Blue Division championship.

The Strikers trailed 1-0 early, then were down 2-1 in the final minutes of play until James Bays scored to force overtime.

With no scores in sudden death, the Strikers relied on goals by Mike Pacifico, Eric Siegel and Kenny Bazemore and stellar play from goalkeeper Mike Abbott (two blocks) to win in a shootout.

Bazemore also scored in regulation; John Blessing and Steve Raymond were credited with assists.

Earlier, the Strikers (8-3) beat Kingsville, 3-1. Goals were scored by Pacifico, Bazemore and Sammy Magavero, with assists from Siegel and Bays. The defense was led by Brian Grahe, Chris Acker and Olen Smith. Jeremy Fefel and Will Koester were in goal.

Also contributing strong play on defense were Greg Reft, Dan Meyers and Matt Pietrowski.

The Forest Hill Force won the Harford County Red Division with a 2-1 victory over the Hickory Lazers.

Justin Collins scored on a hard shot from about 25 yards out, and Anthony Collurafici scored on an assist from Pat Jackson.

Strong efforts by defenders Kevin Voelker and Pete Golumbek and goalie Eric Blom kept the Lazers to just one score.

The Hickory Ultra Lazers and Joppatowne, both undefeated in regular-season play in the Harford County White Division, squared off in the finals.

In a tightly contested game, the Lazers were crowned champions with a 2-1 victory. Lazers goals were scored by Ryan Parkes late in the first half and Christian Jasper early in the second half.

Brian Kretzschmar scored for Joppatowne on a direct kick from about the 18-yard line. The Lazers relied on strong defense from fullbacks Kevin Ferg, Danny Thrailkill and Dan North to keep Joppatowne to one goal.

Joppatowne advanced to the finals with a 4-3, sudden-death win over Edgewood. After an early 3-0 lead on goals by Kretzschmar (two) and Tim Dean, Edgewood rallied to tie the game.

Joppatowne's Dale Miller scored the game-winner by chipping a shot into the upper-left side from almost 30 yards out.

The GHSC Lightning defeated the Harford Kicks, 8-1, in indoor action.

Jonathan Borozzi led the team with a hat trick, Justin Haynes scored on an assist by Johnny Heatwole, and Johnny Meise, Jason Hinson, Eric Yankalonis and Matt Bland each scored unassisted.

Marco Romanell (one) and Justin Haynes (two) had assists.

In Maryland Cup Tournament action, the Lightning tied the Columbia Lightning, 1-1, and beat The Soccer Club of Baltimore Juventas, 3-1.

Kevin Ruzek scored a goal against Columbia, assisted by Bland. He also scored two goals against Juventas, assisted by Romanell and Borozzi.

The Harford Boys and Girls Club Bombers won the Baltimore City League championship with a 2-0 win over the Dundalk Soccer Club.

Maguel Barowski and Brandon O'Hare each scored, with assists by Chris Jubb and Josh Jones. Ronnie Scott was in goal for the Bombers.

In an indoor league season opener at the Maryland Sports Arena, the Bombers beat the GHSC Rockets, 8-2.

Ted Jakubowski scored three goals, and Jubb scored twice. Stephen Guignet, O'Hare and Jimmy Cassady each scored once. Cassady, Owen Jarvis, Derrick Kopec and Barowski had assists.

Under-13 -- The Greater Harford Soccer Club Scorpions (6-0-2) won twice to stay undefeated in Baltimore Beltway League action.

In a 2-0 victory over the Harford Kicks, Eric Syphard scored both goals -- one on a cross from left wing Adam Meissner and another on a 17-yard shot off a direct kick by Tony Joynes.

The Scorpions' other victory was a 1-0 win over the Hickory Lazers. Syphard had the game-winner with a header off a chip to the far post by Derrick Snyder set up on a throw-in from Mike Coughlin.

Jim Kopp anchored consecutive shutouts in goal for the Scorpions. He had 13 saves in a 4-1 win against the Genstar Booters in an opening indoor-season contest at the Maryland Sports Arena.

Aaron Sherwood paced the Scorpions with one goal and two assists. Other scores were by Syphard (two) and Nate Goulden, with an assist credited to Joynes.

Under-14 -- The Hickory Rebels defeated the Havre de Grace Lightning, 2-1, in the semifinal round of the Harford County Tournament. Jeff Tolson and Brandon Schmoll each scored for the Rebels.

In the final, the Rebels fell to the Hickory Sting but finished with a 13-2-2 record.

Girls soccer

Under-12 -- The Bel Air Rockets travel team opened the indoor season with a 7-6 win over Carroll Manor at Perring Athletic Club.

Kristin Ivy led the Rockets with three goals, and Angela Munro and Monica Janowitz added two goals.

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