Swimming* Berrywood recently defeated Oakleigh Forest, 248-197,...



* Berrywood recently defeated Oakleigh Forest, 248-197, in an East Severna Park Swim League meet.

Seven swimmers were three-time winners. In boys competition, John Mahoney of Berrywood placed first in the 10-under individual medley, breaststroke and freestyle. Todd Skinner of Oakleigh Forest finished first in the 12-under IM, free and butterfly.

Oakleigh Forest's Eric Bond took top honors in the boys 14-under IM, breaststroke and butterfly. Mahoney's teammate Dave Strom took first in the 18-under breaststroke, IM and backstroke.

In girls action, Andrea Krzystan of Oakleigh Forest collected three firsts in the 8-under breast, free and fly. Teammate Sarah Bond touched first in the 10-under girls IM, back and fly. Berrywood's lone three-time girls winner was Allison Weitz, who won the 14-under IM, breast and fly.

Doubles winners on the boys side included Berrywood's Brad Hunter and Frank White. Hunter's victories were in the 12-under breast and back, and White's were in the 14-under free and back.

Four females took two first places, including three from the Berrywood contingent. Brittany Hunter and Brandy Medford, two under swimmers from Berrywood, took firsts in the IM and breast, and the free and fly, respectively. Teammate Athena Mahoney swam to firsts in the 18-under free and fly.

Oakleigh Forest's Kathleen Hopwood finished first in the breast and back.

Boys single winners in the 8-under bracket included Michael Jelen (breaststroke); Craig Linehan (Berrywood, freestyle); Jack Hudson (back) and Todd Drotleff (fly). Ten-under boys single winners included John Tooles (free) and Adam Royster (back).

In 18-under action, Beau Tubman placed first in the freestyle and Jeb Bender of Berrywood took the top spot in the fly. Kevin Crumrine of Oakleigh Forest won the 6-under exhibition freestyle.

Elizabeth Kasper of Oakleigh Forest won the 10-under breaststroke, and Kim Fields of Berrywood took first in the freestyle. The lone 12-under single winner was Jenny Cielewich (Berrywood, back). Oakleigh Forest's Lauren Valle won the 14-under free, and Kelly Linehan took 14-under top honors in the fly.

Amy Gray of Oakleigh Forest placed first in the 18-under IM. Berrywood's Katie Fitzgerald took first in the 8-under girls backstroke and teammate Alicyn Burnett won the 6-under exhibition freestyle.

The Berrywood team of John Venturella, Mike Venturella, Tooles and Bender won the boys ladder-medley relay. Berrywood's Kelly Linehan, Brittany Hunter, Maureen Taitt and Fitzgerald won the girls ladder relay.

Oakleigh Forest's Todd Skinner, Jeff Hudson, Jack Hudson, Eric Bond and Michael Davis took the ladder-free relay in the boys race, and Berrywood's Cynthia Clark, Fields, Weitz, Jenny Cielewich, Athena Mahoney won the girls race.

Youth baseball

18-under boys -- Dave Glover and Eric Kunkel combined for a three-hitter to help the Pasadena Saints defeat the Calvert Americans, 18-0, in a non-league contest Saturday.

Brent Pollard led all hitters, going 4-for-5 with six RBI.

Chris Lucas, Pat Rosko and Jerry Scheff each had two hits for the victors.

Danny Miller picked up another win as the Saints defeated Linthicum-Ferndale, 14-1, in Connie Mack League action last week.

Lucas led the Saints' offensive attack with four hits, and teammates Ryan Herzberger and Justin Greshko each had two hits. Rosko chipped in three RBI.

Rosko got his third win of the season by tossing a two-hitter earlier in the week, leading the Saints (16-3) past Glen Burnie, 7-1, in another Connie Mack League contest.

Herzberger had three hits and Scheff and Dan Muller both had two hits.


12-under boys -- The Severna Park Green Hornets are 6-1 in the Annapolis Youth Athletic Association League and 8-1 in the Baltimore Neighborhood Basketball League after last week's action.

Steve Spurlin led the Hornets in Saturday's 38-14 win over Annapolis Gardens. Thomas Hawkins and Dwayne Banks added eight and six points, respectively. David Williams and Dion Gough had four points each.

James Bowen and Pierre Tucker contributed three and two points, respectively.

On July 5, the Hornets dropped a 29-22 game to the Glen Burnie Suns.

Gail Goodrich led Severna Park with six points. Lehrman Dotson and Spurlin had four each. Charles Forbes scored three points, and Bowen and Derrick Dixon had two each.

Two days earlier, Banks led all Hornet scorers with eight in a 47-14 triumph over the O'Berry Court Spurs.

Forbes and Jermal Watts contributed seven and six points, respectively. Spurlin also scored six, and Dion Gough and Marcus Johnson had four each. David Williams had three points, and Bowen, Kirk Barrett and Hawkins all had two.


The Waugh Chapel diving team won its season opener last week, defeating North St. Johns of Ellicott City, 48-41.

The victory extended the Gambrills-based club's win streak to 11 in dual-meet competition and helped the team in its quest for an unprecedented fifth league title in as many years.

A one-two-three sweep of the 11-12 boys division by Joey Pizzino, James Stanko and Andrew Mlynarski enabled Waugh Chapel to withstand a charge by North St. Johns.

Tom Hamblin and Mike Virtue finished one-two in the 15-18 boys division to clinch the victory.

Stephen Mlynarski of Waugh Chapel took first among the 6-under boys. In the 8-under girls competition, teammates Ashley Howard and Caitlin Reinhardt finished first and second, respectively.

Meredith Carpenter took first for Waugh Chapel in the 9-10 girls event and teammate Chris Kousin was runner-up. Ashley Hesgard captured first for the victors in the 11-12 girls event and teammate Courtney Davis took second in the 13-14 girls competition.

Waugh Chapel took second, third and fourth in the 13-14 boys competition as James Mlynarski edged teammates Joe Virtue and Alan Walkowich.

Eric Zerrlaut took third for the winners in the 8-under boys competition and Brian Zerrlaut finished third among the 9-10 boys.

Katie Barbour, competing in the 15-18 girls bracket, rounded out the point-getters for Waugh Chapel with a second-place finish.

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