TennisMore than 150 youth tennis players dueled in Flight...


August 21, 1994|By Mike Jefferson


More than 150 youth tennis players dueled in Flight A and B competition Friday in the Harford County Youth Tennis Tournament at Harford Community College.

There were two divisions for the first time this year. Many of the players competed in the Gold Cup tournament before the county tourney.

Boys 15-18 Flight A action featured two finalists from Havre de Grace. Mike Clark defeated Andy Mitchell, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Lev Shellenberger of Havre de Grace beat David Finlayson of Bel Air, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3, to win the 13-14 Flight A championship.

In 11-12 Flight A competition, Ryan Finlayson of Bel Air dominated play to beat Ryan Cobb, 6-1, 6-0.

Patrick Kapelanczyk of Bel Air, won a long match against Tim Rohrbaugh, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4, in 10-and-under Flight A play.

In boys Flight B action, Chip Reiter of Joppatowne battled back to defeat Glenn Daughaday of Fallston, 6-7, 6-4, 6-0, to win the 13-14 crown.

In 11-12 Flight B action, Bel Air's Sean Paul beat Ryan Jones, 6-1, 6-1.

The 10-under champion was Anthony Ercolano of Fallston, who blanked Mike Kearney of John Carroll, 6-0, 6-0.

The girls Flight A 15-18 champion was Erin Updegrove of Bel Air, also a Gold Cup tournament champion. She beat Annie Wang, 7-5, 6-3.

In 11-12 Flight A competition, Margot Wallace of Bel Air defeated Danielle Hess of Bel Air, 6-3, 6-2.

Rita Mohindru of the John Carroll Center dispatched Stacie Konrad, 6-1, 6-3, to win the 13-14 Flight B title.

The 11-12 Flight B champion was Liezl Samios-Uy of Edgewood. She

scored a 6-0, 6-0 decision over Tara Buecker.

Stephanie Joines of Bel Air defeated Carlie Smith, 6-0, 6-0, to win the under-10 Flight B crown.


Fallston went undefeated and beat Bel Air, 3-2, in the finals to win the 13-14 APG Baseball World Series Tournament championship.

Clayton Gilcher broke up a 2-2 tie in the fifth inning with a bases-empty home run to lead Fallston to victory.

Pitcher Danny Green forced out two batters with a runner in scoring position in the bottom of the inning to preserve the victory.

The final game marked the second consecutive pitching duel between Green and Bel Air's Wayne Porter.

The two battled four days earlier in a semifinal game, which Fallston won, 1-0. Green pitched a three-hitter, and Porter a five-hitter.

In the championship contest, Green reached on a fielder's choice and scored on a single by Josh Mawhinney. Then Bel Air's Larry Gennert hit a home run to tie the score at 1-1.

In the fifth inning, Fallston's Jason Vollmer singled and scored on a base hit by Tom Trela.

Porter then scored for Bel Air to tie the contest at 2-2, but Gilcher won the game with his fence-clearing homer.

Other teams competing in the tournament were Edgewood, Churchville, Aberdeen and Parkville.

Fallston received a plaque and each player a trophy.

Team members also include Eric Schauman, Rob Clary, John Lindhorst, John Cain, Josh Waskey, Gary Shaw and Chris Little. The team is coached by Jim Trela and Sean Caine.

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