Basketball* 12-and-under boys -- The GORC Wildcats won...


March 24, 1994|By Steven Kivinski


* 12-and-under boys -- The GORC Wildcats won three games last week as tournament play began in Crofton and Pikesville.

In Pikesville Tournament action last Saturday, the Wildcats defeated Howard County, 56-43, as Mike Isler scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Norris Roy, James Bowen and Derek Dixon scored 12, 11 and seven points, respectively for GORC.

On Sunday morning, GORC defeated Pikesville, 58-40, as Isler, Bowen, John Houchens and Kris Lunborg controlled the boards and the tempo of the game. Roy led all scorers with 20 points and Bowen chipped in 14 points and nine rebounds. Monty Campbell supplied solid defense for the Wildcats.

Later that day, in the first round of the Crofton Tournament, the Wildcats defeated the Columbia Jaguars, 54-47.

Lucas Esop paced the Wildcats with 18 points and Roy added 16. Bowen scored 10 points and pulled down eight boards and Isler was credited with 10 rebounds. Kenny Takata rounded out the scoring with six points.

The Greater Glen Burnie Patriots downed Columbia, 46-28, in the second round of the Arbutus Tournament.

Howie Otto led all scorers with nine points and Brian Kellner and Monte Cross scored eight points each. Ben Bunce scored seven for the Pats, followed by Michael Gray and Gary Curley with four each, Craig Hall (three), Jared Hintze (two) and Matt Moulis (one).

The Patriots advanced to the championship game of the tournament by defeating Howard County, 35-27, Saturday.

Curley led the way with 11 points, followed by Kellner (nine), Bunce (eight), Otto (four), Hall (two) and Cross (one). Leading the way defensively for the Pats was Matt Rzepkowski.

The Patriots also won a Danny Ainge League matchup last week as they defeated the Bucs, 35-32. Kellner and Otto had six points each and Hintze and Curley added four apiece.

Mike Whisman of the Bucs led all scorers with nine and teammates Mike Bein and Blair Thomas added seven each.

* 14-and-under boys -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Yellow Jackets won the championship of the Calbert Chaney League last week at George Fox Middle School by defeating the East Glen Burnie Athletic Club, 37-13. The win gave the Yellow Jackets a 10-0 record.

Rick Anarino led the way for the Jackets with 12 points and Jason Ashburn added 10. Chad Brown, George Shorter and Mario Proserpi each scored four points for the victors and Tim Brogunier chipped in three.

Will Klemkowski and Bryan Ashburn anchored the Linthicum-Ferndale defense.

The Yellow Jackets won their semifinal game in the Rebels Sunday League Tournament, downing the Rebels, 40-30, at North County High School.

Anarino led the Yellow Jackets again with a game-high 12 points. Rich Wiseman scored 10 for the Yellow Jackets, followed by Brown with seven and Proserpi with six. Klemkowski and Jason Ashburn scored three and two points, respectively.

The Yellow Jackets weren't quite as successful in the championship game as they bowed to Lake Shore, 53-47.

Brown led all scorers with 21 points, including three three-pointers down the stretch and 18 points in the second half. Wiseman pitched in 10 for the Yellow Jackets and Anarino added eight. Shorter and Brogunier each scored three and Proserpi chipped in two. Dave Kessler was cited for his outstanding defensive performance in the losing cause.

Ryan George led Lake Shore to victory with 18 points and Matt Hazen added 12 for the champs. Adam Sutton and Mark Hutchinson scored seven apiece.

The Yellow Jackets end the season with a 20-1 overall record.

* Clinic league -- Linthicum-Ferndale defeated Crofton, 31-6, last Sunday to claim the championship of the second annual LFYAA Invitational Clinic Basketball Tournament.

Kirk Ruddick led Linthicum-Ferndale with nine points and Joey Pohlman contributed six. Craig Brocious, Tyler Shay, Jordon Young, Danny Ritz, Armond Citroni, Grant McMullen, Ryan Arnold and John Snyder each chipped in a field goal.

Crofton was led by Michael Williams, Ryan Moreland and Brad Thomas -- each with a field goal.

Crofton opened the tournament by nipping Harundale, 22-19. Williams and John Paul Smith led the way with six points each and Thomas scored four points.

Harundale's Brandon Smith led all scorers with eight and teammates Derek Harris and Justin Kondos had four and three points, respectively.

Linthicum-Ferndale began the tournament by defeating GORC, 34-8, in the opener and Crofton, 20-12, in the second round.

Young scored eight points, Ritz added six in the win over GORC and Ruddick was the leading scorer in the win over Crofton with 10 points.

Last Saturday's tournament games saw Crofton beat GORC, 34-2, and Harundale defeat GORC, 32-0. Linthicum-Ferndale edge Harundale, 11-7.

Harundale later defeated GORC, 18-4, in Sunday's consolation game.

A.J. Wincke led Harundale with six points and Harris and Kondos each had four points. Bobby Lange and Ray Turner each chipped in two.

GORC was led by Shaun McConkey with four points. Brittany Hines and Judy Cox each had an assist and Allyson Sabia had six rebounds.

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