Football* 11-and-under boys -- The Winfield Cavaliers...


* 11-and-under boys -- The Winfield Cavaliers evened their record at 2-2 with a 19-7 victory over Reisterstown.


Brendon Floyd's 35-yard second-quarter run, with a key block by Mike Steele, put Winfield ahead 6-0.

Linebacker Josh Rodriquez dashed 50 yards with an interception, and then ran in the extra point to make it 13-0 near halftime.


Reisterstown scored early in the third quarter, cutting the Winfield lead to 13-7. Later in the quarter, it drove to the Winfield 25-yard line. Steele recovered a Reisterstown fumble to stop that threat.

In the fourth quarter, Rodriquez scored his second touchdown on a 60-yard run after intercepting a pass -- his third of the game.

Cavaliers linebacker Nick Jones also had a pass interception.

Winfield's Mike Stevens, Wes Peters and Chris Gomola played well on special teams.

* Mountain Valley League -- The Gamber-Smallwood Mustangs took two of three games from Boonsboro.

Gamber won the junior varsity game, 19-7. Ryan Fisher ran 65 yards to score on Gamber's first play from scrimmage in the opening quarter.

Later in the quarter, Fisher, back to punt, rambled 85 yards for another score after receiving a bad snap.

Cody Leppo also scored on a 9-yard run. Quarterback Matt Parker ran in an extra point for the Mustangs.


Linemen Parker and Glenn Seitz were excellent defensively, and offensive guards Richie Walkling and Manny Rivera provided solid blocking for Gamber.

The Gamber Pony squad defeated Boonsboro, 6-0, on Todd Edmondson's second-quarter touchdown jaunt.

Linebacker Sean Avore and nose guard Brad Baer anchored the Mustangs' defense with their excellent play.

Boonsboro topped the Gamber varsity team, 12-6.

Trailing 6-0, Gamber tied the game on Mike Weyant's 90-yard second-quarter kickoff return.

Boonsboro though, broke the tie later in the quarter. The Mustangs were never able to catch up, although they drove deep into Boonsboro territory in the fourth quarter before being stopped.


Thomas Johnson swept three games from Francis Scott Key.

The Key varsity trailed 18-0 in the fourth quarter before rallying. Chris Lagunas' 45-yard scoring run and his 45-yard scoring pass from quarterback Kory Jenkins narrowed the lead to a final score of 18-12. Lagunas carried 12 times for 135 yards.

Linebackers Jenkins and Shawn Smith had five and six tackles, respectively, for Key.

Larry Nail's 9-yard scoring run put the Key varsity up 6-0 early in the game.

Thomas Johnson went ahead 7-6 just before halftime and went on to win by that score.

Linebacker Nail also played well defensively, as did Key ends Vince Stonesifer and Scott Glover.


Thomas Johnson won the pony game, 12-0.

Mike Cleveland scored four touchdowns, as the Mount Airy Bulldogs varsity team ripped Linganore, 30-6.

Mount Airy leads the varsity Mountain Division with a 5-1 record.

Cleveland, who rushed for 264 of his team's 288 yards on the ground, has 18 touchdowns for the year.

Nick Herbert kicked three two-point conversions for Mount Airy.

Blocking back Chris Mathis helped open the holes for Cleveland, as did the Bulldogs' offensive line of Tommy Crown, Matt McKenzie, Clyde Gibson and Mike Borkovitch.


The latter four also excelled on a defensive line that had a big part in holding Linganore to only three first downs over the first three quarters.

Freedom Optimist Soccer

Grades 4 & 5 -- J. J. Fiorani beat George's IGA, 3-1. Jane Lebherz scored two goals for the winners and Kelli Fiorani had one.

Erin Waterman, assisted by Crystal Rivas, accounted for George's goal, and teammate Erica McMonigle had seven saves.

Bartolini and Seamans, Attys., overcame a slow start to edge Haight Funeral Home, 3-2.

Elise Cobb scored three times for Bartolini, which rallied from a 1-0 first-quarter deficit, and Lindsay Weiner, Lauren Wallace and Melissa Kruger had assists.


Bartolini's Leah Onda was outstanding in goal, making numerous saves and controlling loose balls that could have been converted into scores.

Katie Pahl scored both Haight goals, and Rehnaz Nabazian added an assist.

Amanda Dash had six saves for Haight and Becky Trumbo had four.

Royal Oak blanked Hutchinson's Flowers, 3-0, as Joann Brophy, Aubrey Allia and Carolyn Heisch scored.

Grades 7-10 -- Big Blue and Eldersburg Inn played to a 2-2 tie.

Mike Pearsall had a goal and assist for Big Blue, Ryan Smith contributed a goal, and Joe Poole added an assist.


Blue's Tom Brown turned in a strong defensive effort. Keir Lauritzen and Josh Brandt tallied for Eldersburg Inn.

Chris McDonald and Mike Benham played well defensively for that squad.

Adam Hagen scored two times to pace E. W. Beck's Pub in a 4-1 win over Team No. 6.

Doug Richmond and Chris Coavia added goals for the winners. They were paced defensively by goalkeeper Shawn Hanley, who recorded 11 saves.

Josh Elder scored the game's only goal, as C-A Automotive blanked Reisterstown Federal, 1-0. Jonathan Sachette assisted on the goal.

Steve Polites had six saves for C-A, and Nathan McCullough, Andy Pindell and Adam Cuthbert played strong games on defense for the winners.


Jarrod Rapharl played well in goal for Reisterstown, recording 10 saves.

Westminster Youth Soccer

Under 14 boys -- The Westminster Force beat the Taneytown Black Knights, 4-1.

Ian Redding scored twice for the winners, and Roy Arce and Jacob Beamer each added a goal.

Westminster goalkeeper Matt Groves had 15 saves.

Adam Meyer had the Taneytown score, and keeper Rocky Bowers recorded seven saves.


The Westminster Stars and Westminster Blast played to a scoreless tie.

Blast keeper Josh Phoebus had six saves, as did Stars' goalie Lindsay Pettingill.