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* 12-and-under boys -- After dropping a hard-fought 31-30 decision to Greater Glen Burnie on Saturday, the Buccaneers Athletic Club rebounded on Sunday to defeat previously unbeaten Lake Shore, 31-16, in a Danny Ainge League make-up game.

Trailing 10-7 at halftime, the Bucs went on a 24-6 run to secure the victory before Lake Shore scored the last three points of the game.

Blair Thomas led the Buccaneers with 10 points and 15 rebounds and teammate Jeffrey McMahon added a solid all-around effort, which included five points and 11 boards. Mike Bois played excellent defense in addition to scoring four points.

John Panitz and Mike Whisman came off the bench and contributed four and two points, respectively, as the Bucs closed to within one game of first place in their league.

* Clinic boys -- Tyler Shay scored 14 points in leading the Green over the Yellow, 18-2, in the first game of the Linthicum-Ferndale Youth Athletic Association Clinic All-Star Tournament.

Jimmy Doukas and Adam Fink helped Green's cause with two points each and Nicholas Young and Paul Wetzel added six rebounds and four assists, respectively.

Kurtis Swiek scored Yellow's lone field goal on an assist from Patrick March. Chris Holland and Mark Bafford each had four rebounds in the losing effort.

Yellow got revenge in the second game as it downed Green, 14-4.

Kirk Ruddick led Yellow with six points and Joey Pohlman added four points for the winners. Tyler Stewart chipped in with five rebounds and Grant McMullen added four assists.

During the free-throw contest, which was conducted during halftime of each game, Ruddick was the only player to sink all three shots.

* 12-and-under boys -- Michael Gray's swarming defense and 12 points and Monte Cross' team-high 19 points helped the Celtics down the Nets, 31-16, in a Greater Glen Burnie Junior Sports League game last Sunday.

Kurt Stokes paced the Nets with eight points, followed by Jeff McMahon with six and David Crook with two.

The Greater Glen Burnie Patriots (4-1) nipped the Buccaneers, 31-30, in a Danny Ainge League game last Saturday.

Brian Kellner led the Patriots with 12 points and Gary Curley was second with 10 but it was Howie Otto who emerged as the game's hero when he hit two pressure free throws late in the game to ice it for the Pats. Otto finished with four points and Cross and Matt Moulis added three and two, respectively.

Blair Thomas finished with a game-high 18 points for the Bucs. McMahon and Chris Moylan scored four points each for the Bucs and Jason Hilton and Chris Petrocelli added two apiece.

* 14-and-under boys -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Yellow Jackets defeated Harundale, 35-20, last week in a Calbert Chaney League game at George Fox Middle School.

The Yellow Jackets fell behind early but more than made up the margin in the second quarter to secure a 14-4 halftime lead.

Rich Wiseman and Chad Brown led the Yellow Jackets with 12 and seven points, respectively. Bryan Ashburn added six for the Jackets and Will Klemkowski added four. Rick Anarino, Mario Proserpi and Jason Ashburn each chipped in two points and George Shorter, Tim Brogunier and Dave Kessler contributed strong defensive efforts.

The Yellow Jackets also won their game in the Rebels Sunday League at North County as they defeated St. Mary's, 35-32.

Linthicum-Ferndale trailed at the half before finally catching up with St. Mary's in the fourth quarter. Wiseman and Brown again led the Yellow Jackets with 12 and eight points, respectively. Proserpi scored six for the Jackets and Klemkowski five.

Shorter and Brogunier rounded out the scoring with two points apiece and Jason and Bryan Ashburn both were cited for their solid defensive play.

The Linthicum-Ferndale Suns won both their games last week in the Linthicum-Ferndale intramural league at Lindale/Brooklyn Park Middle School.

In the first game, the Suns defeated Curt's, 42-22, behind Eric Schonbachler's game-high 17 points.

Jeff Care added 11 points for the Suns and Chad Brown tossed in 10. Neal Conlon chipped in four points for the victors and Brian Webb and Andrew Showalter were cited for excellent defensive play.

Mario Proserpi led Curt's with nine points and Chis Gooche added eight in the losing cause.

In the second game, the Suns downed Klem's, 31-14.

Brown led the way for the winners with 17 points and Jeff Care added six. Schonbachler, Conlon and Webb each contributed two points and Andrew Showalter scored his first field goal of the season. Playing well defensively for the Suns was Frankie Carter.

Klem's was led by Josh Pohlman and Tony Canterna with five and four points, respectively.

* 10-and-under boys -- Crofton Red dropped an 18-11 decision last week to the Peninsula Athletic League. PAL led 9-3 at the half and 13-3 after three quarters.

Nick Viola led all Crofton scorers with five points and two rebounds. Alex Boyde had three points and five boards for Red and Chris Sparks had two points and one rebound. Mike Larue rounded out the scoring with one point and one rebound.

Alex Vargo (three assists, two rebounds) and Michael Zurfluh played excellent defense in the losing effort.

* 8-10 girls -- Ed Shuttleworth's Cape St. Claire team upped its record to 3-1 last Saturday by defeating the Buccaneers, 28-12, at Old Mill Middle School South.

Megan Kennedy led the Cape with eight points and 13 rebounds and Suzie Shuttleworth chipped in with six points and six boards. M. J. Pruner and Beth Ware had four points each, with Pruner adding nine rebounds.

Kim Barr, Jessica Pasterak and Niki Westlund rounded out the scoring with two points apiece. Barr also had seven rebounds.


The Raiders youth wrestling team attended the fourth annual Predator Invitational Wrestling Tournament last Saturday in Rising Sun.

In the Bantam Division John Davis took first among the 70-pounders and Josh Summers took fourth in the 50-pound weight class.

Joe Folds (80) took third in the Midget Division and Chris Ditch (115) took second in the Junior Division.

The Arden Attackers Wrestling Club took 22 wrestlers to the Predator Invitational, including 14 from its CAWL Beltway Team and eight from its county team. The Arden wrestlers won 38 of 58 matches and brought home 12 trophies.

Ryan Herwig took first in the 70-pound Midget Division.

In the Junior Division, Matt Pandullo (80) and Jason Hefferman (105) each took first. Eric Hill placed third in the 70-pound weight class, and Chris Combs and Nick Dacheux took third and fourth, respectively among the 75-pounders.

Tony Cooksey (85) finished third for the Attackers and Mark Sadaka (65) took third for Arden in the Junior Division.

In the Intermediate Division, Carl Cicchetti took first in the 112-pound weight class, and Ron Cooper was second among the 140-pounders. Brian Hayne (119) took fourth and Arden heavyweight Ray Sadaka placed third.

Tim Bolhman and Aaron Herwig wrestled well before being eliminated in preliminary rounds. Josh Bright, Phil Sadaka, Ethan Bright, Jim Foster, W. T. Aye, Ryan McKean, Ryan Edwards and Mike Parks all were eliminated in the quarterfinal rounds.

Arden's county B team defeated Crofton, 54-36, last Saturday at Crofton Middle School.

Recording pins for the Attackers were Jon Segraves (75 pounds, 1:29), Aaron Herwig (80, 2:41), Josh Bright (85, 2:47), Phil Sadaka (100, 1:28), Ryan Edwards (122, 5:06) and W. T. Aye (140, :15).

Crofton's Brett Belka (70) pinned his opponent and Kevin Hoffman outlasted Arden's Thomas Lester, 9-7. Chris Palick of Crofton pinned his opponent in the 105-pound bout and Doug Mayor defeated Arden's Erick Hultgren, 5-2, in the 90-pound matchup.

David McGowan (55) and Mark Saccoccio (60) of Crofton each won by forfeit. Arden's Brent Nelson (150), Jim Hodges (110) and Ethan Bright (95) each claimed forfeit victories for the Attackers.

Tom Hultgren, Ethan Bright and Brent Wilson each won exhibition matches for Arden.


Forty-eight athletes from the Naval Academy Junior Swim Club competed in the recent four-day Retriever Class Swim Meet at UMBC.

Dual winners for Navy in the finals were Rebecca Lavell of Annapolis and Chelsea Hastings of Seaford, Del., in the girls 9-10 division and Maggie Phillips of Millersville in the girls Open Division.

Hastings won the 200 freestyle (2 minutes, 19.54 seconds) and the 100 individual medley (1:14.99). She also placed second in the 50 backstroke (33.98), 100 back (1:12.46), 50 butterfly (33.13) and 200 IM (2:36.89). She was sixth in the 100 free and seventh in the 50 free. She received the "High Point Award" for her age group.

Phillips won the 50 free (24.15) and the 100 free (53.51). She also placed second in the 200 back (2:09.89) and was 10th in the 100 back (1:03.06).

Lavell won the 50-yard breaststroke (38.53) and the 100 breast (1:23.39).

Second-place awards went to Joan Chidester in the 200 free (1:55.78), Natalie Phillips in the 200 fly (2:09.80), Elizabeth Lavell in the 100 breast (1:15.54) and 50 breast (34.66) and Amy Betz in the 100 fly (59.62).

Third-place went to Rich Slingluff (200 fly), Elizabeth Lavell (200 IM), Megan Melgard (500 free and 100 back), Alex Golod (200 free and 100 fly), Kristen Bayly (50 breast) and Natalie Phillips (200 back).

Also placing for Navy in the finals were Lauren Frazer, Ashley Roark, Danny Pfarr, James Mianta, Whitney Raven, Chris Hussey, Jason Golaboski, Travis Brandon, Kristene Kroliczek, Patrick Donlin, Brian Bayse, Timothy Walters, Lindsay Mathers, Kyle Montgomery, April Pish, Kirra Brandon, Billy Schulte, Caitlin O'Brien and Erin McCauley.

Navy's 10-and-under girls relay teams won the 200 and 400 freestyle relays and the 200 medley relay. The girls open relay teams won the 400 free relay and placed second in the 400 medley relay and the 800 free relay.

Navy's girls 13-14 relays took second in the 400 free relay and third in the 800 free relay.

Navy's boys open relay teams placed third in the 400 free relay, 400 medley relay and 800 free relay.

Receiving honorable mention for the "High Point Award" were Alex Golod (girls 9-10) and Elizabeth Lavell (girls 11-12).

Note: You can fax your Anne Arundel recreation results to (410) 783-2518. Please include first and last names of all participants.

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