Basketball* 12-and-under boys -- After dropping a...


February 10, 1994|By Steven Kivinski


* 12-and-under boys -- After dropping a hard-fought 31-30 decision to Greater Glen Burnie on Saturday, the Buccaneers Athletic Club rebounded on Sunday to defeat previously unbeaten Lake Shore, 31-16, in a Danny Ainge League make-up game.

Trailing 10-7 at halftime, the Bucs went on a 24-6 run to secure the victory before Lake Shore scored the last three points of the game.

Blair Thomas led the Buccaneers with 10 points and 15 rebounds and teammate Jeffrey McMahon added a solid all-around effort, which included five points and 11 boards. Mike Bois played excellent defense in addition to scoring four points.

John Panitz and Mike Whisman came off the bench and contributed four and two points, respectively, as the Bucs closed to within one game of first place in their league.

* Clinic boys -- Tyler Shay scored 14 points in leading the Green over the Yellow, 18-2, in the first game of the Linthicum-Ferndale Youth Athletic Association Clinic All-Star Tournament.

Jimmy Doukas and Adam Fink helped Green's cause with two points each and Nicholas Young and Paul Wetzel added six rebounds and four assists, respectively.

Kurtis Swiek scored Yellow's lone field goal on an assist from Patrick March. Chris Holland and Mark Bafford each had four rebounds in the losing effort.

Yellow got revenge in the second game as it downed Green, 14-4.

Kirk Ruddick led Yellow with six points and Joey Pohlman added four points for the winners. Tyler Stewart chipped in with five rebounds and Grant McMullen added four assists.

During the free-throw contest, which was conducted during halftime of each game, Ruddick was the only player to sink all three shots.

* 12-and-under boys -- Michael Gray's swarming defense and 12 points and Monte Cross' team-high 19 points helped the Celtics down the Nets, 31-16, in a Greater Glen Burnie Junior Sports League game last Sunday.

Kurt Stokes paced the Nets with eight points, followed by Jeff McMahon with six and David Crook with two.

The Greater Glen Burnie Patriots (4-1) nipped the Buccaneers, 31-30, in a Danny Ainge League game last Saturday.

Brian Kellner led the Patriots with 12 points and Gary Curley was second with 10 but it was Howie Otto who emerged as the game's hero when he hit two pressure free throws late in the game to ice it for the Pats. Otto finished with four points and Cross and Matt Moulis added three and two, respectively.

Blair Thomas finished with a game-high 18 points for the Bucs. McMahon and Chris Moylan scored four points each for the Bucs and Jason Hilton and Chris Petrocelli added two apiece.

* 14-and-under boys -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Yellow Jackets defeated Harundale, 35-20, last week in a Calbert Chaney League game at George Fox Middle School.

The Yellow Jackets fell behind early but more than made up the margin in the second quarter to secure a 14-4 halftime lead.

Rich Wiseman and Chad Brown led the Yellow Jackets with 12 and seven points, respectively. Bryan Ashburn added six for the Jackets and Will Klemkowski added four. Rick Anarino, Mario Proserpi and Jason Ashburn each chipped in two points and George Shorter, Tim Brogunier and Dave Kessler contributed strong defensive efforts.

The Yellow Jackets also won their game in the Rebels Sunday League at North County as they defeated St. Mary's, 35-32.

Linthicum-Ferndale trailed at the half before finally catching up with St. Mary's in the fourth quarter. Wiseman and Brown again led the Yellow Jackets with 12 and eight points, respectively. Proserpi scored six for the Jackets and Klemkowski five.

Shorter and Brogunier rounded out the scoring with two points apiece and Jason and Bryan Ashburn both were cited for their solid defensive play.

The Linthicum-Ferndale Suns won both their games last week in the Linthicum-Ferndale intramural league at Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School.

In the first game, the Suns defeated Curt's, 42-22, behind Eric Schonbachler's game-high 17 points.

Jeff Care added 11 points for the Suns and Chad Brown tossed in 10. Neal Conlon chipped in four points for the victors and Brian Webb and Andrew Showalter were cited for excellent defensive play.

Mario Proserpi led Curt's with nine points and Chis Gooche added eight in the losing cause.

In the second game, the Suns downed Klem's, 31-14.

Brown led the way for the winners with 17 points and Jeff Care added six. Schonbachler, Conlon and Webb each contributed two points and Andrew Showalter scored his first field goal of the season. Playing well defensively for the Suns was Frankie Carter.

Klem's was led by Josh Pohlman and Tony Canterna with five and four points, respectively.

* 10-and-under boys -- Crofton Red dropped an 18-11 decision last week to the Peninsula Athletic League. PAL led 9-3 at the half and 13-3 after three quarters.

Nick Viola led all Crofton scorers with five points and two rebounds. Alex Boyde had three points and five boards for Red and Chris Sparks had two points and one rebound. Mike Larue rounded out the scoring with one point and one rebound.

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