Boys SoccerUnder-10 -- The GHSC Strikers concluded their...

RECREATION ROUNDUP

May 01, 1994|By Mike Jefferson

Boys Soccer

Under-10 -- The GHSC Strikers concluded their indoor season with an 11-1 triumph over Fallston, stretching their unbeaten streak to 22 games and earning a second consecutive under-10 division championship at the Maryland Sports Arena.

Sean McAvoy and Brian Kemper each scored a hat trick, Mike Costello scored twice, and Chris Schneider, Joey Meise and Matt Wood each tallied one goal.

Assists were made by Jeff Kocher (three), Luke Meissner (two), T. J. Gugerty, Schneider and Dougie Hense. Chris Smith manned the goal and defensive support was provided by Robby Singer, Wood, Lijewski and Bolchoz.

Under-12 -- The GHSC Rockets handed the Genstar Booters a 5-1 defeat last Friday night in indoor action at the Maryland Sports Arena. Ryan Ungaretti got the Rockets off to a good start with a hat trick in the first half, one goal off an assist from Giovanni Julian.

Ben Healey and John Hryncewich each added a goal in the second half.

Goalkeeper Peter Howard had 16 saves. Geoffrey Barrick, Bryan Lloyd, and Pat Hinder keyed offensive support, and Robbie Johnson, Jason Wells and Brian Kocher contributed to a strong defensive effort.

In Baltimore Beltway league play, the Rockets defeated Perry Hall, 4-1. Julian scored on an assist from Ungaretti early in the game, followed by a goal by Hryncewich assisted by Julian. Ungaretti then tallied two scores of his own, one assisted by Lloyd.

Healey and Howard combined for five saves and were supported by defenders Danny Cvach, Wells, Kocher and Johnson. On offense, Blair Penny and Pat Hinder provided additional firepower.

Under-16 -- The Lazers S.C. picked up another victory in Baltimore Beltway league play with a 3-0 shutout of Cockeysville.

Alan Batac and Eugene Babir tallied goals for the Lazers, and halfbacks Kevin Piccolo, Jason Carletti, Jeff Estep, Chris Diehl and Nick Caperna controlled the middle of the field.

Estep and Caperna also assisted on the goals scored by Batac and Babir.

Girls soccer

The under-14 Bel Air Blaze defeated Belcamp, 1-0, in Baltimore Beltway league play. The only goal was scored in the first half on a header by Heidi Buchanan on a cross from Rebecca Jones.

Goalie Jenny Cook recorded her second shutout. Strong defensive play by MaryBeth Rollins, Candace Gischel, Lynn Mann, Meghan Riesner and Madeleine Thompson held Belcamp scoreless.

Gymnastics

Harford Gymnastic Training Center won six gold medals at the Level 5 State Championships last weekend at Westminster High School. Twenty-three teams were represented at the meet.

Harford was led to a second-place finish (182.35 points) behind Fairland Gymnastics of Laurel by Ashley Busher of Phoenix, who won the 9-year-old age group all-around with a club record score of 36.925. She placed second on vault (9.10) and third on uneven bars (9.30) and balance beam (9.475), another club record.

In addition, she was placed on the Maryland State Team, an honor awarded to the top six finishers in the meet, regardless of age group. In all, 260 competitors vied for State Team honors.

Sarah Dalton of Kingsville won the silver medal in the all-around with 36.40. Dalton won gold on vault (9.15), silver on uneven bars (9.325) and sixth on beam (9.075).

Amanda Busher of Phoenix was the top finisher for Harford in the 13-up age group with a 35.825 to earn silver in the all-around. Busher won gold on balance beam (8.95) and floor exercise (9.075), and placed fourth on vault and bars. Amy Wooters placed fourth all-around with 34.825 and was third on balance beam (8.625) and fourth on floor exercise (8.85).

In the 12-year-old age group, Amanda Tompkins was the top finisher for Harford with 35.65 for silver in the all-around. She won gold on uneven bars with 9.40, silver on beam with 9.15 and bronze on floor with 9.00. Harford's top finisher in the 7-8 year-old age group was Angela D'Apice of Fallston with 35.75 for fourth place all-around. D'Apice also won silver on floor exercise with 9.30. Seven-year-old Holly Weber of Bel Air won the gold medal on uneven bars with 9.55 and placed ninth all-around (35.075). Ashley Levine of Baldwin won fourth on bars with 9.45. Valerie Johnson of Street was seventh on uneven bars with 9.25 and 10th on vault (8.30).

Jessie Reeder-Blom won bronze in floor exercise with 9.15 in the 11-year-old age group, tying with Jamie Stinefelt. Stinefelt also won bronze on balance beam with 9.275.

Competing in the 10-year-old age group, Sherry Watson tied for fourth on floor exercise with 9.20.

Harford's Level 5 girls team brought home 39 awards from the meet, including six gold, seven silver and six bronze medals. Also competing for the team in this meet were Laura Pumphrey, Jenny Scheiner and Brianna Yapps.

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