* 11-13 boys -- The Columbia Bulldogs (3-3) dropped a 6-0 decision to Woodlawn on Saturday.
In a defensive battle, one long run by Woodlawn around the outside proved the difference.
The Bulldogs tried to mount a comeback late in the game. Starting deep in its territory, Columbia moved the ball into Woodlawn territory with solid running from Gregg Kellett and Brandon Finney, following blocks by Paul Duffy. An interception ended the drive.
4( Matt Teel led the Bulldogs' defense.
Under-11 girls -- The Columbia Fury rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to beat the Alexandria Hurricanes, 2-1, over the weekend in Washington Area Girls Soccer League play.
The Fury remains undefeated.
Nicole Roy-Harrison and Jessica Coulson scored for Columbia, and fullback Erin Jackson, halfback Lindsay Pippen and goalie Jessica Obst also played well.
Under-12 girls: Amy Rappaport scored two goals and Michelle Dello-Russo added one to lead the Columbia Eagles over PWSI 2000, 3-2, in a Washington Area Girls Soccer League game Sunday. Sara Gibbs had all three assists. Sweeper Nikki Brown and goalie Nicole Petro had good games.
Under-15 1/2 girls -- The Columbia Cougars remained undefeated last week after playing to ties against the Little River Lightning and the Herndon Hornets.
Marissa Catalano scored the Cougars' only goal in the two games, against Little River, with an assist from Emily Bielefeld.
The Columbia team dominated play against the undefeated Hornets, but a goal was negated by an offside call with three minutes to play. Carolyn Flowers, Angela Trancucci, Laura Fawley and Kate Macfarlane played well for the Cougars.
Under-10 boys -- Mark Johnson and Eddie Yanacek scored goals to power the Columbia Thunder to a 2-1 win over the MSI AC Milan on Sunday.
The victors got outstanding defensive play from Ben Brasso and Ryan Worsham, who kicked balls out of the goal box, and goalie Derrick Jameson, who headed away a sure goal.
Other defenders who played well were Kevin Ray, Rustin Brown, Noah Berk and Danny Gemp.
10-11 co-eds -- The Centennial Blasters, a Soccer Association of Columbia Girls A League team, lost their first match of the season over the weekend, 4-0 to the Centennial Sockers of the SAC Boys B League.
After the Sockers took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Sean Shajahan, second-half goals by Dan Prudhumme, Chris Dang and Mike Forston blew open the game.
For the Blasters, Karen Via played well in goal, and teammates Jenny Zonarich, Tricia Guarneri, Caitlin Curran, Shelly Sinclair and Heather Johnson chipped in with solid performances.
Under-10 girls -- After recently losing to the PWSI Sparklers in the Washington Area Girls Soccer League Tournament, the Soccer Association of Columbia Dynamo got even, scoring a 1-0 victory over their rivals in league play Sunday.
Ashley Pollock scored with a clean left-footed hit. Melissa Workman, Ashley Hooper, Rebecca Valle and Kim Mongello also played well on offense, peppering the PWSI goal with more than a dozen shots.
Defensive standouts for the Columbia team included Stacy Capel, Carolyn Schmidt and midfielder Becky Ward.
Under-15 1/2 girls -- The Columbia Courage got a pair of goals from Julie Hastings and one each from Stephanie Wu, Brooke James, Kristy Lanman and Alika Crew en route to a 6-0 win over the visiting Annandale Strikers.
Samm Oehl had two assists and Aime Kellner and Crew one each.
Megan McCarthy played a strong game at fullback for the Courage.
12-14 boys -- Offensive pressure from Todd Buckus' long throw-ins and pinpoint corner kicks led the Cosmos to a 4-1 win over the Lazers Saturday in the Western Howard County Youth Soccer League.
Kris Kowgios scored a pair of goals for the victors, and Justin Barrow and Buckus added one each. A pass from Erik Krauss to Geordie Duffy led to the Lazers' score.
Elsewhere, Lee Cheyne's goal held up, as the Rowdies beat the Kicks, 1-0. Andy Scholl added support on offense and Ken Hutton contributed tight defense. Tim Brosenne had a strong game for the Kicks at both ends of the field.
Team play and balanced scoring led the Sting over the Crunch, 4-0. Brandon Sines scored a pair of goals, and Howie Baker and Peter Bourg added one each.
Billy Parker and Adam Cascioli recorded the shutout in goal. Jason Lanier and Chris Toll led the Crunch.
Under-14 boys -- Tim Kaufman scored early in the second half on a corner kick, and contributed to a defense that made it stand up, as FC Columbia got past the Seneca Stars, 1-0, Sunday.
Sweeper Ryan Pflugrad and goalkeeper Dave Kellogg were also key performers in the shutout.
8-9 boys -- The Junior Bulls improved to 3-0 in The Supreme
Sports Club Basketball League with a 23-14 win over the Junior Spurs Sunday.
Philip Boccuzzi scored 16 points to pace the victors, and Anthony Gaither scored 12 to lead the Spurs (0-3).
In the other game, David Freund scored a game-high 10 points to lead the Junior Celtics (2-1) to an 18-8 win over the Junior Lakers.
Chad Gillenwater and Steven Coursey each scored four points to pace the Lakers (1-2).
10-12 boys -- Anthony Breland scored a game-high 23 points, as the Blue Devils (3-0) beat the Hoyas, 42-40, Sunday in The Supreme Sports Club Basketball League.
Trevor Randall scored 18 and Ronald Coursey added 13 for the Hoyas (1-2).
Elsewhere, the Hoosiers improved to 3-0 with a 61-24 win over LSU. The victors were led by Garth DeAngelis (18 points), Omar Bradford (17) and Thomas Browne (eight). Jason Ortega (seven) and Kevin Chrapty (six) led LSU (0-3).
In the other game of the weekend, the Hurricanes topped the Wolverines, 42-35.
Eric Jones (19 points), Allen Scott (10) and Dawud Wallace (eight points, 15 rebounds), paced the Hurricanes (2-1). For the Wolverines (0-3), McKenzie Moore led the way with 14 points, followed by Chris Riley with 11.
13-15 boys -- Nicholas Green and James Dulaney helped the Bulls (1-2) pick up their first win in The Supreme Sports Club Basketball League on Sunday.
Green scored 20 and Dulaney added 13 as the Bulls beat the Hornets, 51-49. Troy Hines (14 points), Chris Ralph (11) and Dywane Hines (10) paced the Hornets (1-2).
In another game, Mike Brown scored 25 points and teammate Dominique Watt added 22, as the 76ers defeated the Lakers, 91-75.
Also for the 76ers (1-2), Joe Iannarino had 12 points and Mike Orange and Pat Dennison had 10 each. Simon Bwalya scored a game-high 32 points to lead the Lakers (2-1), Kirk Henlon had 13 and Aisha Walcott added 10.
In the other game, the Knicks improved their mark to 3-0 with a 63-55 win over the Celtics.
The Knicks' Dan Adler led all scorers with 33 points, and teammate Josh Bross had 10. Relly Evans scored 27 to pace the Celtics (1-2).
The seedings are set for the coming Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks Co-Rec Volleyball Tournament.
In the A Division, Happy Jack captured the top seed with an 18-3 mark, followed by TTGBITN (14-7), the Flesheaters (8-13) and the Allied Aces (2-19).
The most interesting competition could come out of the B Division, where six of the eight teams finished with winning records. Head-to-head results determined seedings for teams with identical records.
Leading the way is 30-Plus (14-7), followed by The Butler Did It (14-7), the TRC Mallers (12-9), Foul Play (12-9), the Cricket Passers (11-10), No Neds (11-10), Woodland Village (11-10) and the "E" Team (0-21).
The C Division is also wide open. Team 2 has the top seed at 16-8, followed by the Chain Gang (15-9), K's Team (12-12), Laidlaw Environmental Services (11-13) and New Hope Lutheran L Playoffs are scheduled for Nov. 7 at Centennial High School.
Over-30 men -- The Columbia Cardinals ran their record to 5-2 in the Chesapeake Men's Senior Baseball League on Sunday with a 5-1 win over the Baltimore Baseball Club at Meade High School.
Tom O'Neil's two-run homer was the key hit for the Cardinals, breaking open a 2-1 game in the fifth inning. Other hitting stars for the victors were Mike Briel (RBI double) and Daryll Jefferson (3-for-4).
Cardinals starter Joe Lomascolo went the distance, giving up six hits and one unearned run.
For the Baltimore Baseball Club, Kevin Nashold had a pair of hits. Also getting hits were Dan Konick, Ferris Allen, Ralph Leasure and Steve Garland.
Note: To submit information for the Howard County Recreation Roundup, call (410) 521-0505.