Harris leads Brooklyn Park


Youth football

* 115-pounds -- Dominic Harris scored two touchdowns on offense and had an interception and six tackles on defense as the Brooklyn Park Broncos (2-4) of coach Warren Rice defeated the (2-4) Anne Arundel Gridiron Rebels, 24-0.

Harris led all carriers with 56 yards on seven attempts, scoring on runs of 15 and 20 yards and grabbed a 20-yard pass from quarterback Cory Wright (5-for-8, 40 yards passing) at the 1 to set up another touchdown.

On a keeper, Wright plunged into the end zone with 15 seconds to go in the first half to give the Broncos a 12-0 lead.

Jon Poe's first of two fumble recoveries came in the end zone for the initial Broncos' score.

Poe and Antoine Chambers combined for 93 yards rushing to give the Broncos a total offense of 226 yards, 186 rushing behind the superb blocking of guards Eric Pfisterer and Brandon Johnson, center Donnie Blountz and end Tim Wilburn.

"It was Eric's first start of the season, and he had an outstanding game for us," Rice said.

The Broncos' defense, led by Harris, Tim Lathe (six tackles) and Wilburn (five tackles), held the Rebels to 28 yards of total offense.

GORC (5-0-1) will be the Broncos' homecoming opponent at 6 p.m. Saturday at Bronco Field on the grounds of Brooklyn Park-Lindale Middle School.

* 140-pounds -- Quarterback Mike Evans three two touchdown passes in the first half to spark an early 24-0 lead, and the Pasadena Chargers (4-1) went on to post a 31-13 victory over the East Glen Burnie Warriors (1-4) in a matchup Saturday at Marley Junior High.

The victory left the Chargers one game behind the Gridiron Rebels (6-0) in the Patapsco River Conference.

The Rebels, who beat the (4-2) Brooklyn Park Broncos, 29-6, Saturday, visit the Chargers at 8 p.m. Saturday at Lake Waterford Park.

Evans found Kevin Moore on the Chargers' third offensive play for a 43-yard touchdown pass and run play, and Chad Duncan kicked his first of three successful two-point attempts for an 8-0 lead.

Early in the second period, Evans (2-for-4, 79 yards passing), hit Brad Emge on a slant, and Evans raced 54 yards to score.

With 38 seconds left in the half, Chargers' defensive lineman David Nodwodny recovered a fumbled snap in the end zone for a touchdown, and Duncan's kick gave the Chargers for a 24-0 lead before the half.

Brian Kingsbury (8-for-34 rushing) capped the Chargers' scoring a 12-yard run in the third period, and Duncan passed to Damian Halstad for the extra point.

Duncan (7-for-49 rushing) had a seven-yard run and Emge (6-for-22 rushing) a 13-yard run to set up Kingsbury's score.

The Chargers had total offense of 188 yards, 109 rushing and 79 passing and held the Warriors to 79 yards, 66 running and 13 passing.

Charger coaches Mark Frye and Pat Corcoran got outstanding defensive play from linebackers Dan "Biscuit" Harrison and Emge, Evans at safety and cornerbacks Mike O'Malley and Moore.

* In other 140-pound action, the Anne Arundel Gridiron Rebels defeated the Brooklyn Park Broncos, 29-6, improving its record to 5-0.

A Rebel fumble in the first quarter set up a 6-yard touchdown run by Broncos' Eric Slaughter. The extra point was unsuccessful.

The Rebels came back in the second quarter when Joe Petrocelli threw touchdown passes of 45 and 52 yards. The extra point kicks were good, and the Rebels led, 16-6, at the half.

The Rebels' Rob Spriggs intercepted a Bronco pass early in the third quarter, running it back for a 12-yard touchdown. Lucas Phillips passed to Eugene Anderson for the extra point.

Anderson scored in the fourth quarter on a 5-yard run.

Coach Bob Johnson praised his offensive line of Brandon Montgomery, Antoine McDaniels, Ritch Kuczinski, Wes Jacob and Charlie Jones.

The Rebels defense was led by Wayne Thompson (eight tackles), Jermaine Carter (four tackles), Matt Schwindt (three tackles), Brandon Montgomery (three tackles) and Wes Jacob (two tackles). Kenny Long was also credited with a sack.

The Rebels face Pasadena at 8 p.m., Saturday at Lake Waterford.

* 75-pounds -- The Brooklyn Park Broncos defeated the Anne Arundel Gridiron Rebels Saturday, 21-7.

Strong defensive efforts by both teams kept the game scoreless the first half.

Brooklyn pulled ahead in the third quarter, but the Rebels' Travis Formwalt ran 65 yards for a touchdown, shaking off five tacklers along the way, to avoid a shutout.

Rebels coach Greg Formwalt praised the efforts of Nick Couzantino, Eric Agel, Mike Ciezobka, Tavon Johnson, Wayne Hudson and Michael Kellam.

The Rebels will visit Pasadena next Friday at 6:30 p.m.

*In B Division action, Chris Hudson picked up 206 yards and three touchdowns on five carries as the Buccaneers downed Shadyside, 24-7.

Mike Guino added 38 yards and one touchdown on six carries, and Billy Scollian led the defense with 10 tackles and a fumble recovery.

* 95-pounds -- The Anne Arundel Gridiron Rebels recorded a 13-0 victory Saturday over the Brooklyn Park Broncos.

The Rebels' Mike Hoey ran in a 4-yard touchdown for the game's first points in the second quarter. The extra point attempt was unsuccessful.

The Rebels held the Broncos 30 total yards.

Anchoring the Rebels' defense were Jason Galloway, Mike Belcher, Jason Ferguson, Justin Rose and Ted Giunta.

A 1-yard touchdown run by John Brewster clinched the Rebels first victory of the season.

Coach Mark Formwalt's offense was led by Steve Jones, Greg Formwalt, Tony Nickoles, Ross Dyott and Avon Johnson.

The Rebels next game is 8 p.m., Friday at Pasadena.

Youth soccer

* 11-year-old boys -- The Severn Athletic Club defeated the Harundale Hawks, 3-0, last week in an AAYSL Division 2B contest.

Harundale's Andy Messmore had eight saves, and Jason Blevins and David Rountree played well.

* 1980 boys -- The Crofton Blast beat the Linthicum-Ferndale Sidekicks, 5-1, Saturday.

The Blast (3-1-2) jumped out to a 3-0 lead at the half with Matt Hunter scoring first and assisting on two goals by Greg Wojtech.

Jim Courtney was credited with an assist on Hunter's goal.

After the Sidekicks made it 3-1, Hunter scored again on a feed from Graham Harris.

Ben Baxter scored the final goal on an assist by Harris.

Two Sidekicks shots hit the crossbar and another struck the left upright. In addition, it took fine defensive plays by second-half goalkeeper Seth Rollins to prevent several Sidekick goals.

Jacob Godboldte had an outstanding game at midfield in the second half as he consistently cleared the ball upfield.

Also demonstrating excellent play were Brian Ridgeway, David Newton and Paul Folstein.

* 8-year-old girls -- Three first-quarter goals helped visiting Arthur Slade turn back Rolling Knolls, 5-1, in a county league matchup Oct. 3.

Alicia DiGennaro, Christina Maniocha, Chanel Latimer, Kelly Nangle and April Bryant scored a goal apiece for the winners, who also received two saves from Ann Kovarik.

* 9-year-old girls -- Kelly Schiavone scored Arthur Slade's goal on a penalty kick in a 2-1 loss to the Linthicum Ferndale Youth Athletic Association on Oct. 3.

Tresa Duslaj made six saves in a losing cause, and defender Erin Marino helped to keep LFYAA in check for most of the game.

* 1981 girls -- Despite the defensive play of Shelley Knickman, Christine Magnuson, Miriam Raffery and Kathleen Skunda, Arthur Slade lost, 2-0, to Greater Glen Burnie in an Oct. 3 game.

Knickman had five saves and shut out the visitors in the second half.

* 12-year-old girls -- Despite suiting up 10 players, homestanding Arthur Slade gained a 3-3 tie against the Severn Athletic Club on Oct. 3.

Jennifer Trotta scored the tying goal two minutes into the second half. Heidi Cornett added a goal for the Roadrunners, and goalkeepers Brooke Polumbo and Bridget Castellan picked up four and two saves, respectively.

* 9-year-old boys -- Shawn Murphy's three saves weren't enough to halt Jessup No.3 from scoring a 2-0 triumph over Arthur Slade No. 5 on Oct. 3.

Donnie Scholl anchored the Arthur Slade defense from his fullback spot, and Steven Pietrowski and Eric Flynn stood out in the midfield and offense, respectively.

* The Arundel Soccer Association kept its unbeaten record intact by tying the St. Jane Comets, 1-1, Saturday in a county league Division 2B matchup.

The Strike Force (4-0-2) received its goal from Matthew Jaynes. ASA midfielders Peter Gaither and Brett Bosher helped to keep the pressure on St. Jane, and goalies John Amos and Michael Godfrey anchored the defense.

* 10-year-old boys -- Falling behind 2-0 early in the second half, the Arthur Slade Roadrunners battled late in the game for a a 2-2 tie against Arundel Soccer Association on Oct. 3.

With eight minutes left, the Roadrunners scored first on Brendon Murray's goal, off of an assist from Justin Toth. Six minutes later, Eddie Flynn tied the score on an unassisted breakaway.

Toth recorded three saves during the first half, as he was supported by fullback Matt Anguay. Geoff Bock made two saves in the second half.

* 1981 boys -- Two of Arthur Slades' 29 shots scored in their Oct. 3 game against Maryland City for a 2-0 triumph.

Jeremy Duncan and Justin Day scored a goal each, as Tony Bartholomew chipped in with an assist. Paul Harris, Jacob Keys and Justin Duncan also played a big part of the Roadrunners constant offensive assault.

In addition to his second-half goal, Day stopped six second-half shots from his goalkeeper position. Eric Welle made three stops during the first half.

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