Basketball* 10-12 girls -- Cape St. Claire...

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Basketball

* 10-12 girls -- Cape St. Claire improved to 5-1 last Saturday as it defeated GARCI Silver, 27-4.

Suzie Shuttleworth scored 12 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the Cape. Megan Kennedy added four points and eight rebounds, and M. J. Pruner contributed four points, six rebounds and a game-high nine steals.

Cape St. Claire, which held GARCI scoreless in the first half, got three points from Jessica Pasterak and two points, seven rebounds and six blocks from Kim Barr. Niki Westlund rounded out the scoring with two points.

* 12-and-under boys -- The Greater Glen Burnie Patriots moved into first-place in the Danny Ainge League with a 32-22 victory last Saturday over Maryland City at Northeast High School.

Brian Kellner paced the Patriots with a game-high 13 points and Monte Cross added eight. Howie Alto, Craig Hall and Gary Curley added five, four and two points, respectively, for Greater Glen Burnie.

Mike Kurriden and George Schrader led Maryland City with seven points each.

The Gambrills-Odenton Recreation Council Wildcats county "A" team upped its overall record to 16-2 and improved its Mark Price League record to 8-0 with wins last week over Severna Park and the Anne Arundel Optimists.

The Wildcats, who defeated the Columbia Jaguars earlier this season to win the championship of the GORC Christmas Tournament, downed Severna Park, 38-14, behind a game-high 10 points from guard Norris Roy and eight points from forward Michael Isler.

Leading the way defensively for GORC were Derek Dixon, Chris Lundborg, Jermine Gross, Monty Campbell, Matt Shepard and Kenny Takata.

Dixon and Roy emerged as the game's co-leading point-getters in the Wildcats' 46-36 victory over the Anne Arundel Optimists, each finishing with 12 points.

Isler provided strong rebounding and 11 points for the Wildcats.

Controlling the boards and the tempo of the game for GORC were Lundborg, Lucas Esop and Matt Houchens.

On Feb. 16, the Wildcats won a closely contested battle over the Annapolis All-Stars, 35-33.

* 14-and-under boys -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Suns raised their record to 10-0 by winning two games last week in the Linthicum-Ferndale Intramural Tournament at Brooklyn Park/Lindale Middle School.

In the first game, the Suns jumped out to an early 10-4 lead before defeating Curt's, 46-34.

Curt's cut the lead to 14-12 at the half, but the Suns came out running in the third quarter and built a 32-18 lead. Chad Brown led the Suns with 18 points, including 16 in the second half.

Neal Conlon and Jeff Care each chipped in 10 points and Cody Gales and Eric Schonbachler added six and two points, respectively.

Leading the way defensively for the the Suns were Frankie Carter, Brian Webb and Andrew Showalter.

Rick Anarino led Curt's with 10 points and Mark Wesinger added eight. Mike Proserpi and Greg Vasquez each chipped in six.

In the second game, the Linthicum-Ferndale Suns defeated Klem's, 30-12.

After a tight first quarter, the Suns outscored Klem's, 10-2, to take an 18-8 halftime lead. The Suns turned up the defense in the second half and held Klem's to four points.

Brown and Conlon led the Suns with 10 points apiece, followed by Care with eight points. Webb chipped in two for the victors.

Schonbachler placed a strong game on the boards and Carter and Showalter helped anchor the defense.

Josh Pohlman led Klem's with 10 points and Tony Canterna added two.

* 13-14 boys -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Yellow Jackets raised their Calbert Chaney League record to 7-0 with a 47-21 victory over the Lake Shore Spartans last week at George Fox Middle School.

The Yellow Jackets came out running and took a 16-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back. Mario Proserpi (10 points) and Chad Brown (four points, eight assists) ran the fast break to perfection, and Rich Wiseman (eight points), George Showalter (seven points) and Rich Anarino (six points) controlled the boards on both ends of the floor.

Rounding out the scoring for Linthicum-Ferndale were Bryan Ashburn and Tim Brogunier with three each, and Will Klemkowski, Dave Kessler and Jason Ashburn with two apiece.

The Yellow Jackets improved their Rebels Sunday League record to 6-0 by defeating Crofton, 48-22, last Sunday at North County High.

The Yellow Jackets leaped out to a 14-0 lead with Wiseman scoring nine of his game-high 16 points. Crofton closed the gap some in the second quarter, but still trailed at the half, 20-9.

Anarino scored 10 of his 13 points in the third quarter as the Yellow Jackets stretched the lead to 38-17. Proserpi, Klemkowski and Jason Ashburn scored four points each. Bryan Ashburn added two points.

* 10-and-under boys -- Crofton Red lost to Galesville, 26-17, in a Michael Adams League matchup last Saturday at Southern High School.

Michael Zurfluh led Jay Vargo's Red team with six points and one assist, and Alex Boydy had five points and seven rebounds in the losing cause. Nick Viola (10 rebounds, two assists) and Bobby Goldbeck (two rebounds) each had two points.

David Erculiani and Chris Sparks (one assist) rounded out the scoring with one point each.

Wrestling

The Arden Attackers Wrestling Club, sponsored by the Arden Recreation Council, wrestled its last two regular-season meets last Sunday against Wheaton and Springfield (Va.) at Bullis Prep in Potomac.Arden, which had to forfeit five weight classes in each meet, lost to Springfield, 61-30, before being defeated by Wheaton, 58-33.

Despite his team's misfortunes, Carl Cicchetti had a big day as he pinned his Springfield opponent in 43 seconds and then decisioned Wheaton's 110-pound entry, 6-4.

Jim Foster was another Arden wrestler who excelled as he pinned both of his opponents in the 95-pound weight class.

Other wrestlers who had success against Springfield were Brandon Davis (50), Tim Bohlman (55) and Bryan Hayne (115). Mark Sadaka (65), Chris Knos (70), Nick Dacheux (75) and Bryant McKean (120) all won their matches against Wheaton.

The Attackers wrestled in the annual Lionsville (Pa.) Invitational last Saturday and took third in the 38-team competition.

Fifteen Attacker wrestlers participated and 11 of them brought home trophies, including one first place, four second places, three third places and three fourth places.

Arden's lone tournament champion was Ryan Herwig in the 70-pound Midget Division. Finishing second for the Attackers were Bohlman, Foster, Cicchetti and Jason Heffernan (105).

Hayne, Chris Knox (75) and Chris Combs (80) all finished third for the Attackers; Eric Hill (75), Matt Pandullo (80) and Ron Cooper (140) took fourth.

Aaron Herwig, Nick Dacheux, Brandon Davis and Mike Davis all wrestled well before being eliminated in the preliminary and quarterfinal rounds.

Arden participated in the Oxford (Pa.) Invitational two weeks ago and 14 of its wrestlers earned trophies.

Picking up first-place awards were Hill, Knox, Cooper and Ryan Herwig. Claiming second for the Attackers were Combs, Cicchetti, Foster and Phil Sadaka (90).

Dacheux, Pandullo, Hayne placed third and Ray Sadaka (165) and Tony Cooksey (85) finished fourth.

That same weekend, the Attackers beltway team defeated Olney, 67-9, Damascus, 45-39, and Bowie, 45-34.

Recording pins for Arden during the forfeit-filled quad-meet were Foster, Cooper and Combs. Winning by technical fall were Foster and Herwig.

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

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