Severna Park under-10 girls romp
The Severna Park Green Hornets overwhelmed the Linthicum-Ferndale Shooting Stars, 24-2, in an Anne Arundel County youth basketball season-opener for both 10-and-under teams.
Page Macy scored the lone points for the Shooting Stars. Also playing well in defeat were Sarah Weamert (four rebounds) and Brandi Bowers (two steals).
In other opening day action, the Linthicum-Ferndale Lightning defeated Mago Vista, 14-8, in a 10-and-under B Division game.
Linda Parks, Monique Mason and Shannon Cofield led the way for the Lightning.
* 8-10 boys -- David Williams and DaRon Paschall scored seven points each to lead the Severn Athletic Club Dream Team to a 23-11 win over Lake Shore in the Michael Adams League Saturday.
Williams also led the winners with nine rebounds. Eric Comacho tallied three points, while Feltrin Davis Jr., Travis Holmgren and Bayne Brown (three rebounds and an assist) contributed two points each. T.C. Henson helped out on the boards with seven rebounds to go with three blocked shots and a steal, while Duke Bailey and Louis Benson anchored the defensive effort.
* 10-12 boys -- In Ricky Pierce League action, the Severn Magic went 2-0 this past weekend, topping ARC, 33-15, in Sunday's make-up game, and beating the Anne Arundel Optimist, 40-20, on Saturday.
On Sunday, Charles Beverly led the attack with 11 points, while Tom Kelly scored nine. Other scorers included Adam Joseph (four), Schirra Gray (three), John Knox, Tracey Parks and Eric Jacques (two points each). Dominique Harris led ARC with six points.
Saturday, Beverly bagged a team-high 12 points as Kelly and Harris chipped in eight and six points respectively. Adam Joseph, and John Knox added four each.
* 13-14 boys -- Defense was the name of the game in the Severn Running Rebels 25-9 Tom Gugliotta League triumph over the Glen Burnie Rebels on Saturday, as they held their opponents scoreless for the first half.
Antwon Smith provided the needed offensive spark by furnishing 10 points and two assists, while Justin Patton had four points to go with four rebounds and two steals.
Two-point scorers included Evan Williamson (three rebounds, three blocks), Patrick Owens (three rebounds), Jurrell Matthews (a rebound and an assist), Jason Bennett (one rebound, one assist), and Chris Morean.
Defensively, Michael Burns had four steals and two rebounds, Paul Nesbitt grabbed two rebounds and Rashan Patterson had three rebounds. Balvin Brown led Glen Burnie with four points, followed by Kenny Parks with three and Eddie Sawicki with two.
* 17-and-under boys -- The Severn Warriors comeback effort fell short in Sunday's 34-28 David Robinson League loss to the Andover Archers.
The Warriors (0-1) were down, 18-1, at the end of the first half, but stormed back during the second half.
D'Andra Heirs drilled in 10 in a losing cause, while Ashan Nelson scored seven. Keir Richter and Brent Alsalla had four and three respectively while Antonio Herring and Jeff Green had two each.
Rob Miller led the 1-0 Archers with a game-high 14, and Shawn Moyer contributed 11. Eric Schwink added five points, while Brian Betz had four.
* The Severna Park A team (0-1) dropped its first game of the season against Annapolis Gardens (1-0), 46-20, in a Patrick Ewing League matchup.
Joe Miller bagged a team-high nine points, while Brice Polandy and Kevin Kasperzak added six each. The Severna Park B team fared no better in their David Robinson League game, as they suffered a 32-22 setback at the hands of Fort Meade.
Dave Schwab scored nine points, while John Stob and Neil Crovo tacked on six and four points, respectively. Mike Pretrosky pulled down a team-best six rebounds.
* 12-14 girls -- The Annapolis Boys and Girls Club (1-0) nipped the Arnold Heat (0-1) in the last 20 seconds, 20-19, in a Chesapeake League opener.
Jessica Gaitheir tallied nine points to lead the Heat, while Summer Nugent hauled in 10 rebounds to go with seven points. Melissa Reynolds added three points and eight rebounds.
"[Annapolis coach] Butch Middleton has done a great job with this team. We beat them two times in a row last year, but he has his team working really hard now," said Arnold coach Calvin Vain Jr.
Vain added, "I think Annapolis and Severna Park will be the teams to beat in our league. They [Annapolis] really crash the boards hard. They were getting fourth and fifth tries, while they were holding us to just one shot.
The Heat played without standout guard Becky Shank, who suffered an injured ankle a minute into the contest.
* 10-12 girls -- The Arnold Heat won their opener in the Chesapeake League, 13-8, over GARCI.
Kim Lawton scored four points for the winners, while Julie Shank had two. Jenny Butterwei provided excellent ball-handling, while Bonnie Sowa led the defensive effort. The Anne Arundel Raiders had seven of its wrestlers place at last weekend's Eagle Invitational Tournament at Aberdeen High School.
In the clinic division, Jonathan Davis (65-pounds) took second and teammate Joe Fold (70) placed third. In peewee division action, 70-pound Spike Stinchcomb and 85-pound Tony Darby each took third for the Raiders.
Wes Muhl (85) took third in the junior division by defeating teammate Brad Bauer, who finished fourth, and Carl Chiccetti III (95) finished second.
The Raiders will meet Crofton at 11:15 a.m. Saturday in a dual meet at Crofton Middle School.
Three Naval Academy Junior Swim Club members emerged as triple-winners in last weekend's Mariner Winter Invitational at Johns Hopkins University.
Elizabeth Lavell, Robert Fowler and Catharine Von Schwarz -- all of Annapolis -- captured three event titles during the three-day meet.
Lavell, competing in the girls 9-10 bracket, took first in the 50-yard backstroke (34.88), first in the 100 back (1:15.97) and first in the 100 intermediate medley (1:15.95). In addition, Lavell placed second in the 100 freestyle (1:09.03) and third in the 50 free (31.23).
Fowler won the 13-14 boys 200 freestyle (2:04.76), 500 freestyle (5:34.99) and 100 backstroke (1:04.26) while placing second in the 200 back (2:18.06) and third in the 50 free (26.61).
In the 15-18 girls division, Von Schwarz took first in the 50 free (27.49), 100 free (58.87) and 200 butterfly (2:30.26). She also took second in the 200 IM (2:22.08), 100 back (1:06.34) and 200 breaststroke (2:48.45), fifth in the 100 breast (1:19.00) and sixth in the 100 fly (1:08.62).
Double winners for Navy included Danny Pfarr of Bowie and Chris Hussey of Upper Marlboro. Pfarr won the boys 13-14 50 free (26.34) and 100 breast (1:10.84) while Hussey took first in the boys 15-18 100 free (53.20) and 500 free (5:22.43).
Single-event winners were Heather Young (9-10 girls, 100 breast, 1:30.93), Michael Donlin (boys 11-12, 50 free, 27.99), Dayna Defeo (girls 11-12, butterfly, 1:11.34), Alison Calcaterra (girls 13-14, 100 free, 1:01.68) and Brodie Kirkland (boys 15-18, 50 free, 24.87).
Placing second for Navy were Marc Mooney (boys 11-12, 50 back), Timothy Walters (boys 11-12, 100 back), Julie Anderson (girls 11-12, 100 back), Brooke O'Neill (boys 13-14, 50 and 100 free), Robin Godfrey (girls 13-14, 100 free and 200 back), Erin Golaboski (girls 13-14, 100 back), Pfarr (200 breast), David Brizzie (boys 15-18, 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 200 back and 200 breast), Connie Dalton (girls 15-18, 100 free), Stephanie Kisinger (girls 15-18, 500 free) and Hussey (100 and 200 fly).
Finishing third were Heather Young (50 fly), Walters (100 breast), Godfrey (50 free), Pfarr (100 free), Calcaterra (500 free), Jay Hagen (boys 13-14, 200 back), Jennifer Anderson (girls 13-14, 200 fly), Caitlin O'Brien (girls 15-18, 50 free), Kisinger (100 free and 200 IM), Hussey (200 free and 200 back), Kirkland (100 back), Brendan Sheehan (boys 11-12, 50 back) and Dalton (100 breast).
Ryan Herwig, Jason Miller and Mike Hermann of the Arden Attackers Wrestling Club each took first place in their respective divisions at last weekend's 8th annual Laurel Open in Laurel, Del.
Herwig took first in the 65-pound midget division while Hermann was the champion among the 98-pound juniors. Miller, who competed in two intermediate division weight classes, took first in the 140-pound bracket and was runner-up at 148.
Other runners-up for Arden included Aaron Herwig (bantam, 60), Mark Sadaka (midget, 60), Jason Heffernan (junior, 91), Ron Cooper (intermediate, 133) and Ethan Bright (midget, 70).
Jason Crawford also placed for Arden as he finished third in the 119-pound intermediate division.
In Capital Area Wrestling League action last week, the Attackers (5-0) eased past Gaithersburg, 63-34.
Bright pinned his 70-pound opponent, Terrence O'Connell, in just 58 seconds to record the meet's fastest fall. Other Arden wrestlers pinning their opponents were Cooper (1:58), 137-pound Tim Patterson (2:17), 90-pound Mike Christin (1:10), 85-pound Robert Grange (2:06), 145-pound Chris Bohlman (1:18).
Winning by decision for Arden were Hermann (8-6), Matt Palmer (18-5) and Mike Lee (4-2).
The Cape St. Claire Recreation Council is conducting spring registration for baseball, softball, lacrosse and soccer from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7 and 14 at the Graul's Field Snack Bar.
Boys and girls ages 6-14 are eligible to register and the cost is $30.
For more information contact Vic Nagowski (baseball) at (410) 757-5009, Mary Ware (softball) at (410) 757-0195 or Rick Forrester (lacrosse) at (410) 974-4703.
* Note: Please fax us your Anne Arundel recreation roundup results to (410) 783-2518.