BasketballThree teams remain undefeated and entrenched in...



Three teams remain undefeated and entrenched in first place in The Supreme Sports Club basketball leagues. The 8-9 Junior Bulls, the 10-12 Blue Devils and the 13-15 Knicks all improved to 6-0 over the weekend, and each leads their league by at least two games.

* 13-15 boys -- The Knicks defeated the Spurs, 94-31, as Dan Adler scored 28 points, Chris Corbett 22 and Josh Bross 16. Dominique Wah (13) and Mike Brown (12) paced the Spurs (1-5).

The Hornets clawed back to the .500 mark at 3-3 with a 79-49 win over the Celtics. Greg McKelvin scored 23, Troy Hines scored 15 and Phil Machey added 14 to pace the victors. For the Celtics (2-4), Relly Evans led the way with 21 points, followed by Ellwood Greene with 10.

The 76ers improved to 4-2 with an 86-48 win over the Bulls. Darnerien McCants led all scorers with 35 points, while teammate Simon Bwalya added 30 and Aisha Walcott 12. Nick Green scored 34 to lead the Bulls (2-4).

* 10-12 boys -- The Blue Devils defeated the Wolverines, 50-45. Wintley Phipps scored a game-high 24 points for the victors, while teammates Anthony Breland added 22. McKinsey Moore scored 17 for the Wolverines (2-4).

The Hurricanes improved to 4-2 with a 59-44 win over the Hoosiers. Eric Jones scored 20, Alan Scott 18 and Dawud Wallace 15 for the Hurricanes. Garth DeAngelis scored a game-high 27 points for the Hoosiers (3-3).

The Hoyas topped LSU, 56-21. Trevor Randall led the Hoyas (3-3) with 16 points, Craig Manchio had 14 and Chris Wirth added 12. Bryan Warner scored 14 to pace LSU (0-6).

* 8-9 boys -- The Junior Bulls defeated the Junior Spurs, 17-11, as Wylie Gunn scored six points. Anthony Gaither scored a game-high 10 points to lead the Spurs (0-6).

The Junior Lakers improved to 3-3 on the season with a 23-12 win over the Junior Celtics. Steven Coursey scored nine points to lead the victors, while David Freund and Chris Cruickshank scored four each to pace the Celtics (2-3).

Youth soccer * Under-14 boys -- FC Columbia ended the season with two losses: 4-1 to the Little River (Va.) Piranhas on Saturday and 2-1 to the Bethesda Bulldogs on Sunday.

In the match at Little River, an up-and-down first half was followed by a quick three-goal burst by the Piranhas in the second. Ben Salsbury scored on a

pass from Robbie Curtis.

The pattern was reversed against Bethesda, as FC Columbia yielded two goals in the first 12 minutes, then controlled play the rest of the way. Stuart Kessler netted the goal on a penalty kick.

FC Columbia finished with two wins, a tie and six losses in Division I of the National Capital Soccer League.

* Under-11 girls -- The Columbia Condors lost to Parkville, 4-1, on Sunday. Cathy James led the Condors' offense, keeping the pressure on Parkville with several hard shots on goal. Rachel Clinton scored the team's only goal, taking a long pass from Lee McDuff and popping it over the goalie's head.

Jessica Pryzmont, Megan Diehl and Courtney MacDonald led the team in defense, supporting goalies Shannon Glisan and Diane Caparoletti.

* Under-12 girls -- Despite keeping the pressure on Glyndon for most of the way, the Columbia Eagles lost, 2-1, in State Cup play over the weekend. Lindie McDonough scored the Eagles' lone goal.

Also playing well for the Eagles were Kerry Sokol, Martha Bielefeld, Jamee Smith, Nicole Petro and Shannon Riley.

* Under-10 boys -- The Columbia Thunder topped Reston, 1-0, and Catonsville, 4-2, over the weekend to capture their last outdoor and first indoor games of the season, respectively.

In the win against Reston, Mark Johnson scored the team's only goal off an assist by Noah Berk. Britton Boras, Kevin Ray, Vincent Chan, Matt Hashimoto, Ryan Worsham, Ben Brasso and Dave Silver also played well.

The Thunder had similar success in their first indoor game at Super Sports in Eldersburg. Eddie Yanacek scored the hat trick and Berk added the other goal.

The team got defensive support from goalies Brendan Carlin and Hashimoto, Chan, Worsham, Ray and Rustin Brown.

* 10-11 girls -- The Centennial Blasters (8-2-2) lost to Long Ridge, 1-0, over the weekend.

Ivy Warren scored the game's only goal, while the Long Ridge defense repeatedly shut down the Blasters' attack. Long Ridge goalie Sara Hefsky and stopper Shannon Pusey also played well.

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