Boys soccerDavid Dochter, 14, traveled to Bermuda recently...

RECREATION ROUNDUP

March 06, 1994|By Mike Jefferson

Boys soccer

David Dochter, 14, traveled to Bermuda recently with the 1979 Region I Olympic Developmental Soccer team where he helped the team win three games.

In the first game, Dochter and his teammates took it to the Bermuda National Team, 2-0.

In the next game, the Region I team defeated an older Bermuda Select club team, 5-1. Dochter scored a goal on a header and provided two assists.

Against an older Bermuda National Team, the U.S. team prevailed, 3-1.

This month, Dochter, a freshman at John Carroll, will travel to Texas to compete with members of the U.S. team in the Dallas Cup.

Wrestling

The Fallston Wrestling Team recently competed in the Maryland Junior Wrestling League B Division championships at Francis Scott Key High School.

Several wrestlers placed in the top four of the tournament, which featured more than 400 wrestlers.

In the 11-12 age group, Alan Petrelli came away with a championship in the 110-pound division. In the unlimited weight division, Greg Spurgeon advanced to the finals and finished second.

Finishing third in the 11-12 division were Kevin White (80) and Caleb Church (125). Placing fourth in that age group were J. D. Rainey (90) and Brad Earle (125).

In the 13-15 age group, J. B. Englar, wrestling at 75 pounds, advanced to the finals and placed second, while Scott Markham (75) finished third. Mike Neary, wrestling at 122 pounds, finished in fourth place.

This weekend, Fallston wrestlers Drew White (60), Pat Rose (80), Tony Russo (100) and Mike Strobel (105) are competing in the MJWL "A" Tournament at Chesapeake High School. There are 22 teams in this competitive league. The top six finishers in the non-age/weight tournament will advance to the Maryland/Virginia State Wrestling Tournament March 12-13 at Western Maryland College.

Girls soccer

The under-19 Joppatowne Soccer Club Thunder improved to 3-0 with a 2-1 victory over the Big Bears in indoor action at the Maryland Sports Arena.

Goals were scored by Brandi Frederick and Nicole Simmons with an assist by Karen Lemley. Goalkeeper Nicole DuVal recorded five saves for the Thunder.

Swimming

The YMCA Harford Hurricane swim team competed in the Eastern Shore Invitational sponsored by Mid-Delmarva YMCA in Salisbury.

Three Hurricane swimmers established meet records in winning their races. Lauren Betzing, competing in the girls 8-under age group, won the 25-yard freestyle and 25 fly in record time, and also won the 100 individual medley.

Christine Betzing, swimming in the 11-12 bracket, had record-breaking performances in the 100 free and 100 IM and won the 50 free.

Ben Gorback won the boys 8-under 100 IM to establish a record. He also earned gold in the 25 free.

In relay competition, Lauren Betzing teamed with Betsy Balaguer, Stephanie Hightower and Erin Smith to establish a meet record in the girls 8-under 100 free.

In boys 10-under action, Derek Smith, Tim Faulkner, Gorback and David Nicholson teamed to break the meet record in the 200 free.

This weekend, the team is competing in the YMCA Districts at Joppa/Magnolia Middle School. Swimmers who met previous time standards are competing and have a chance to earn a trip to the regional competition at Princeton.

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