Brooklyn Park tops Md. City, 25-6 Severna Park downs Crofton, 14-6

Youth football

The Brooklyn Park Broncos (3-5) rallied from a 6-0 first-half deficit to post a 25-6 victory over winless Maryland City (0-7) in county 115-pound football.


Dominic Harris (9-for-47 rushing) got the Broncos going with a short touchdown run and later caught a touchdown pass from quarterback Cory Wright (4-for-6, 41 yards passing).

Wright also ran back an interception 25 yards for a score, and Antoine Chambers (10-for-40 rushing) scored the other Broncos touchdown from 20 yards. The Broncos had just 17 yards total offense in the first half.


Phil Mullinix scored the only Maryland City touchdown and had 55 yards rushing against a tough Broncos defense. Brandon Holland led the Broncos with seven tackles, and Tim Wilburn, Tony Grooms and John Poe each had four tackles.

* 95 pounds -- The Severna Park Green Hornets downed the visiting Crofton Cardinals, 14-6.

The Hornet offense rushed for 220 yards behind the blocking of Charlie and Jeremy Winkle, Ryan McGarry, Jeff Copithorn and Zack Walters.

The Green Hornets opened the scoring on their first possession with a 2-yard plunge by running back David Rausch. Jay Walker added the extra point.

In the third quarter, the Hornets converted a fourth-and-15 at the Cardinals' 30 when quarterback Mike Cosper threw a 20-yard strike to Drew Pharr.

Medhi Nematolahi finished the drive with a 10-yard run and Chris Odom kicked the extra point for a 14-0 lead.

Crofton scored late fourth-quarter to narrow the margin.

Anchoring the Hornets' defense were Kevin Dunn, Joey Cogan and Jeremy Tate, along with linebackers Odom, Nematolahi, Cosper and Jon Kral.


* 140 pounds -- Brad Emge's third touchdown of the game, and second in overtime, gave the defending county champion Pasadena Chargers (6-1) a 20-14 double-overtime victory at Fort Meade (2-5) Saturday.

It was the Chargers' second straight double-overtime victory, coming on the heels of a 19-13 victory last week over the Anne Arundel Gridiron Rebels.

Emge (eight carries for 58 yards) scored both times he touched the ball in overtime. His first touchdown came from 2 yards after an 8-yard burst by Brian Kingsbury (9 carries for 49 yards), and he tied the first overtime at 14.

Fort Meade's Damon Butler (17 carries, 99 yards) had scored from 8 yards on the first possession in overtime.

Neither team made the conversion and the game went into a second overtime. Kevin Moore's second interception stopped Fort Meade on fourth down, and Emge wasted no time --ing 10 yards to victory on first down.

The host Cougars held an 8-0 halftime lead on a second-period 3-yard dive by Butler and Earl Curran's two-point conversion.


Chargers quarterback Mike Evans, who was sacked five times for losses of 32 yards, hit Emge with a short pass early in the third period for a 49-yard score. Chad Duncan tied it with the conversion.

Dan Harrison, Mike Wilson, Emge, Moore and Duncan sparkled on defense for the Chargers.

* 75 pounds -- The Buccaneers B team ran only three plays in the first half before scoring two touchdowns in the second half and defeating the Pasadena Chargers, 13-0.

Chris Hudson scored for the Bucs in the third quarter with a 4-yard run. Mike Guino then broke loose for a 64-yard touchdown, and Hudson added the extra point for the final margin.

Steve Hayes paced the Bucs' defense with seven tackles, followed by Andrew Sears (three tackles, one interception), Chris Guino, Mike Guino, Alex Schmidt, Russ Nichols, Justin Scalio, Corey Stewart, Jonathan Grau, Freddy Sutherland and Billy Scollian.

The Buccaneers offense was led by the blocking of Andrew Ward, Doug Baer, Justin Jarmer, Ryne Curry, and Steve Yaruta.


Youth soccer

* 1980 -- In a Division I contest, the Crofton Blast and the Cape St. Claire Cougars played to a 2-2 tie Saturday at Crofton Middle School.

The Division I race is a close one with six teams, including the Blast (3-2-3) and the Cougars (2-2-4), still in contention for the championship.

Mike Beaver got the Cougars on the board first in the first half, but Crofton's Ben Baxter countered on an assist from Jim Courtney. Tom Gorman, assisted by Ben Dill put the Cougers up 2-1, but Matt Hunter tied it again on another pass from Courtney.

Beaver went into goal in the second half and frustrated the Blast, making four saves.

First-half goalkeeper Carlo Biondi made three stops for Cape St. Claire, and Blast goalie Kevin Haller smothered two breakaways.


* The Harundale Hawks improved their record to 2-5-1 by defeating GARCI last week, 3-1, in a county Division 2B matchup.

David Rountree led the Hawks with two goals. Stuart Schmidt added a goal, and Bryant McKean and David Norfolk were credited with assists.

* 8-year-old girls -- Chanel Lattimer, Amy Skunda, Kelly Nangle and Ann Kovalik each scored in Arthur Slade's 4-0 win over Rolling Knolls last week.

Alicia DiGennaro, Christina Maniocha and April Bryant each had an assist for the winners. Maria DiCenzo bolstered Slade's defensive unit from her fullback slot, and DiGennaro totaled a team-high four saves.

Bryant had one save while she was in goal.

* 1982 girls -- Despite the defensive heroics of Amy Blauciak and Julie Gorther, Arthur Slade dropped a 3-0 decision last week to Davidsonville.


Kelly Kunkel and Teresa Dusay stopped three shots apiece for Slade.

* 1982 boys -- Arthur Slade beat Shadyside, 3-0, for its first win of the season.

Jim Feeheley, Jason Toraldo and Norman McCord scored single goals for Slade and Brian Harrison, Eric Flynn and Donnie Scholl each had an assist. Goalie Shaun Murphy made seven saves.

* 10-and-under boys -- Steven Foster's goal with three minutes left in regulation gave Arthur Slade sole possession of first place in Division III, as they nipped Crofton, 2-1.

Jim Dragos assisted on the game-winner with a corner kick. Eddie Flynn booted in the Roadrunners first-half goal on a penalty kick. Justin Toth and Geoff Bock each had a save for Arthur Slade.

The winners were also paced by the steady midfield play of Toth, Jim Tucker, Chris Bryant, Eddie Flynn, Roscoe Hager and Mark Miller. Crofton goalie Mike Hebb (eight saves) kept his team in the game with an outstanding effort.


* 1979 boys -- Crofton raced out to a 2-0 first-half lead and held off Arthur Slade for a 3-1 victory.

Slade scored its only goal on a header from Dustin Miller. Chris Endres' assisted with a corner kick.

* 1983 boys -- The Arundel Soccer Association improved its record to 6-0-2 with a 5-2 win over County Youth Soccer League division II B foe Rolling Knolls.

Matthew Jaynes and Chris Osborn scored two goals each, and Kevin Funk added one. Lindsey Stapleton and Diane Newcomer anchored the defense.

* 1981 girls -- The Cape St. Claire Cougars held their opponent scoreless for the second consecutive week only to record their third tie of the season, 0-0 with Mountain Road.

Fullback Sarah Grap led the Cougars' stingy defense by repeatedly turning back second-place Mountain Road's attack. Other defensive standouts for the Cape included fullback Brynne Posson and goalie Kristen Trudeau (seven saves, including one on a penalty shot).


Minka Early and Kristin Marshall controlled the midfield for the Cougars while striker Shelley Peavey applied constant pressure on the Mountain Road goal.

The Cougars (0-5-3) will take on the undefeated Severna Park Green Hornets at 11:10 a.m. Saturday at Grau's Field in Cape St. Claire.

Youth baseball

* Fall league -- Nine pitchers combined to strike out 77 in 44 innings and allowed just three earned runs and 16 hits as the Little Orioles (17-3) high school-eligible fall baseball team won six straight games the last two weekends.

The Little Orioles blanked Severn Legion, 2-0, behind Jason White (Chesapeake) and John Ritter (Severna Park), who combined for a four-hitter with 17 strikeouts. Ryan Dempsey's (Old Mill) two-run single in the sixth provided the margin of victory.

Wayne Hudson (Northeast) and Larry Burkendine (Glen Burnie) pitched well in defeat for Severn Legion.


Bob Christopher (North County) and 13-year-old eighth-grader Mike Ziegler (Old Mill Middle) combined for a two-hitter and seven strikeouts in a 15-3 romp over the Greater Glen Burnie Patriots.

Ryan Wood (Old Mill) was 3-for-4 with his fourth homer of the fall, a double, three RBI and two runs scored.

Shortstop Jerry Vecchioni (Patapsco) was 3-for-4 with three runs and one RBI, and White and Dempsey each singled and doubled.

Chuck Harris (Glen Burnie), Wally Emrich (Atholton) and 13-year-old eighth-grader, Jared Vogt (Calvary Chapel Christian Academy) teamed for a 13-strikeout, four-hitter in a 10-2 rout of Elkridge.

Emrich homered, and White and Wood had two hits each.

Mike Wooden (North County) and Ritter pitched a one-hitter (the hit came with two outs in last inning) with 11 strikeouts to stop the Glen Burnie Boys, 9-2.


Wooden and Vecchioni doubled and scored two runs and Ziegler had two hits and an RBI.

Last weekend, Brett Lewis (Jefferson County) and Harris combined for a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts to stop Gambrills, 8-2.

Wooden and Vecchioni each had two-run singles in a six-run third inning.

White, Christopher and Wooden held the Columbia Reds to just one hit (the hit also came with two outs in last inning) and struck out 17 in an 11-0 romp. Christopher hit a three-run homer, and Tom Dugas (Loyola) had a two-run shot.

The Little Orioles have not lost to a local team this fall. Their only losses came in a weekend trip to Raleigh, N.C. (they lost to the North Carolina All Stars), the Oriolelanders and Northern Virginia in the Mid-Atlantic Tournament. Two additional losses came against college teams, Navy (6-5) and Anne Arundel Community College (5-3).

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