Special OlympicsThirteen Anne Arundel County residents are...


February 03, 1994|By Steven Kivinski

Special Olympics

Thirteen Anne Arundel County residents are training and preparing for the 1994 Maryland Special Olympics Winter Games.

The athletes already have spent at least five weeks preparing by participating in dry-land training, and for the next two weekends will sharpen their skills during the training and preliminaries at Ski Liberty.

Among the locals expected to compete at Wisp are Jerry Bargar, Rachel Bohm, Bob Brick, Steve Butterfield, Paul Day, Jeff Marron, Matt McClain, Nicholas Meade, Gretchen Peterson, Andy Rickard, Katie Setzler, Robert Szuba and Jamie Woods.

The Winter Games will take place Feb. 27 through March 1 at Wisp Ski Resort in McHenry. Competition will take place in Alpine, Modified Alpine and cross-country skiing.

Youth basketball

13-14 boys -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Yellow Jackets defeated Arthur Slade, 33-6, last week in a Calbert Chaney League game at George Fox Middle School.

The Yellow Jackets, who took an 11-0 early in the game by applying full-court pressure, were led by Rick Anarino and Chad Brown with 10 and eight points, respectively. Rich Wiseman scored five for the Jackets, and Will Klemkowski and Mario Proserpi added four apiece.

Bryan Ashburn contributed two points and Tim Brogunier, George Shorter and Jason Ashburn were cited for strong defensive play.

The Yellow Jackets also won their game in the Rebels Sunday League at North County. Linthicum-Ferndale defeated the Anne Arundel Optimists, 38-23.

The Yellow Jackets jumped to a 13-4 lead in the first quarter but the Optimists rallied to cut the lead to six at the half.

Wiseman and Proserpi led the Yellow Jackets with 11 and nine points, respectively. Brown, Anarino and Brogunier each chipped with six points. Klemkowski, Shorter, Brian Ashburn, Jason Ashburn and Dave Kessler contributed strong defensive efforts.

The Linthicum-Ferndale Suns won their intramural league game last week, defeating Murph's, 38-18, at Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School.

After a tight first half, the undefeated Suns blew the game open by outscoring Murph's 11-0 in the third quarter to take a commanding 23-9 lead.

Brown and Jeff Care paced the Suns with 12 points each and Brian Webb and Eric Schoenbachler added six and five points, respectively.

Neal Conlon chipped in with three points for the victors and Frankie Carter, Cody Gales and Andrew Showalter all played well defensively.

Bryan Ashburn led Murph's with nine points and Justin Blick added three. Tim Brogunier, George Shorter and Sean Williams rounded out the scoring with two points each.

10-12 girls -- Cape St. Claire improved to 2-1 last Saturday by defeating GARCI Silver, 18-10.

The Cape, which trailed GARCI 8-4 at the half, was led by Megan Kennedy,

Suzie Shuttleworth and M. J. Pruner with four points apiece. Kennedy led the Cape in rebounding with 10, followed by Shuttleworth with seven boards.

Rounding out the scoring for Cape St. Claire were Jessica Pasterak, Beth Ware and Niki Westlund with two points each.

8-10 boys -- The Severna Park Green Hornets won two county league games and the Kettering-Largo Tournament championship last week to bring their overall record to 35-2.

The tournament win was Severna Park's sixth of the season and the Green Hornets twice have finished as tournament runners-up.

In their first county game last Saturday, the Green Hornets downed the Annapolis All Stars, 37-19. Bobby West led the Hornets with 11 points and Gavin Floyd chipped in with 10 points and seven rebounds.

Trevor Quinn helped the Hornets' cause with five points and eight rebounds and Tysheem Jones added three points. Travis Jones, Lionel Jennings and Ryan Sullivan each had two points.

The Hornets defeated Broadneck, 32-13, in its second county league game on Saturday.

Deon Gough led the way with 10 points, followed by Jon Garritt with eight and David Williams, Tim Pollock and Doug Kurz with two each. Williams also had six rebounds and Garritt had five boards.

Severna Park downed host Kettering, 31-26, in the championship game of the Kettering/Largo Tournament.

Severna Park, which had previously lost the championship to a Philadelphia team that was later disqualified for using overage players, would not be denied the second time. Gough led the scoring with nine points, followed by Floyd with seven and Garritt with six. West added four for the Hornets and Quinn and Williams tacked on three and two, respectively.


Crofton Red defeated the homestanding Raiders Black, 42-30, in county dual meet last Saturday.

Crofton's David McGowan started things off for Crofton by pinning Josh Summers at the 4:13 mark of their 55-pound bout. Mark Saccoccio (60 pounds) of Crofton followed with a 13-8 win over the Raiders' Eddie Bell and Crofton Red expanded the margin even more when Kevin Hoffman pinned Brad Beverly in 4:28.

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