Baseball* 13-and-under boys -- The Raiders boosted...



* 13-and-under boys -- The Raiders boosted their record to 3-0 with one forfeit and two victories last week.

The Raiders defeated GORC Kelly and Mago Vista behind strong hitting performances from Derek Dawson (7-for-8, 11 RBIs), Mike Fyffe (5-for-7, five RBIs), Mark Schmitt (7-for-9, three RBIs), Jason Hilton (5-for-7, one RBI) and George Fold (4-for-5, two RBIs).

Fyffe earned the win on the mound in both games.

* 15-and-under boys -- Tommy Stalcup's game-opening triple got things started and some fine pitching by Paul White and Shaun Ditch helped the Raiders defeat Crofton, 15-3, last Saturday.

White gave up one hit and one run in four innings and Ditch struck out six and didn't yield a hit in three innings. Ditch helped his cause with a single, double and triple and White chipped in four runs on two doubles and a triple.

Jim Hilton had three RBIs for the Raiders and Carl Cicchetti was 3-for-3.

* 13-and-under boys -- The Gambrills Athletic Club A's split last Sunday's double-header with the Maryland Orioles.

The A's downed the Orioles, 6-5, in the first game before losing the nightcap, 6-5.

In the victory, which was a first for the Maryland O's, Austin Decker pitched seven innings, giving up four hits and striking out nine while raising his record to 4-0.

Center fielder Billy Little knocked in three runs for Gambrills and Norris Roy and Tim Hecker added one RBI each. Austin Decker hit a triple for the A's, and Roy, Little and Ryan Frostbutter each had doubles.

Decker and Little each went 2-for-4 in the loss and Jason Heffernan, Colin Morse and Kevin Schieman each had an RBI.


* Junior boys -- The Severna Park Green Hornets improved their record to 8-0 with a 7-0 win last Sunday over AYLA.

Severna Park goalkeeper Charles Robinson, backed by defenders Pat Grizzle, Robert Hoffman and Ken Howell, registered 14 saves.

Darren McAllister and Josh Cornett each scored two goals for the Hornets and Ryan Metzbower, Ryan Miller and Mike Kubas scored one apiece.


* 11-year-old boys -- The Severna Park Green Hornets state champion AAU boys basketball team defeated Baltimore's Cecil Kirk Recreation Center, 45-29, in an exhibition game last Sunday at Loyola College.

The Hornets, who defeated Cecil Kirk in overtime for the championship last April, got 16 points from Gil Goodrich and seven points apiece from Deon Gough and Jon Garritt.

Bobby West chipped in six points for the victors and Joey Graves added five. Rounding out the scoring for Severna Park were Trevor Quinn and Gavin Floyd with two points each.

West spearheaded an aggressive Hornet defense while Graves and Quinn led the rebounding.

Severna Park is now preparing for its trip to the AAU nationals this August in Cocoa, Fla.

Indoor soccer

* Under-12 boys -- The Arundel Soccer Association Strike Force raised its record to 7-0 last Sunday with a 5-1 victory over Cape St. Claire.

Kevin Funk led the way for ASA with two goals and Dustin Page, Ricky Swain and Chris Osborn each added one. Nick Haramis was credited with an assist and Franklin MacDonald was cited for an outstanding all-around effort.

The ASA Lightning downed Severna Park, 5-1, upping their record to 5-1.

Joe Danahy and David Bowser each tallied two goals and Kenny Woltz and Kurtis Grove each recorded an assist. John Hamrick preserved the shutout in goal and Randy Deltuva and Robbie Wilt contributed with solid defense.

The St. Jane Wolfpack shut out the Severn Spirit, 3-0, in Anne Arundel Youth Soccer League action last week.

Kenny Clingenpeel tallied twice on assists from Matt Death and Adam Frashure. Bill Coursey completed the scoring seven minutes into the second half. Don Mackin, Charlie Stup, Evan Carter and Britt Mitchell controlled midfield play for the Wolfpack.

C.J. Leo, Ian McCormack, Doug Johnson and Michael Edwards provided excellent defense to hold the Spirit at bay. Ben Buckey was credited with 12 saves.

* Under-10 boys -- The ASA Thunderbirds saw their record fall to 1-2-4 after last Sunday's 1-0 loss to the St. Jane Lazers.

Playing well in defeat were goalie Steven Williams, Sean Danahy, Kevin Hoffman and David Drummond.

* Under-14 girls -- Erin Calloway scored one goal on a feed from Lindsey Turner, but that was all the ASA Jets could muster in last weekend's 4-1 loss to GARCI.

Also playing well for the Jets were Stacey Jackowski, Erin Hartman and Diane Newcomer.

* Under-13 boys -- The Severna Park Sting select travel team defeated the Columbia Blaze, 3-0, in Maryland Cup play last Saturday.

Greg Wojtech scored the first goal for the Sting by firing a hard cross from the left side, which deflected off a defender and into the net. Soon after, Billy Mooney picked up the rebound of Jon Shedlosky's shot off the bar and tapped it in for the Sting's second goal.

Reid Shaklee closed out the scoring by putting in a feed from Mooney. Strong play by Spanky Moore, Steve Novak, Jon Parisi, Paul Harris and Brett Johnson kept constant pressure on the Blaze and helped produce 37 Sting shots on goal.

On Sunday, the Sting beat the Stafford Snipers, 5-1, in National Capital Soccer League Division I play.

Adam Young scored the first two Sting goals with assists credited to Mooney, Parisi and Brandon Korink. Mooney then put the Sting ahead 3-0 on a direct kick from 20 yards.

The Snipers were making a comeback but keeper Steve Novak made a diving save to his left that swung the momentum back in favor of the Sting. Soon after, Shaklee worked the ball through three defenders, before feeding Korink for the Sting's fourth goal.

Sean McGarry closed out the scoring by pounding a line drive into the left corner of the net. Shaklee and Shedlosky were each given assists on the play.

Severna Park coach Mike Mooney singled out the defensive play of Novak, Bernie Edwards and Brett Johnson.


* 10-and-under girls -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Sidekicks were nipped by the Marley Masters, 11-10, in extra innings last week.

The Sidekicks were led by strong pitching from Christina Klemkowski, Tiffany Flowers and Kristin Shay, who combined for 19 strikeouts. Klemkowski hit two inside-the-park home runs.

Ashley McHugh, Amber Lobbate and Melissa Lusby led the way for the Masters with home runs. Lobbate, Lusby and Sara Williams handled pitching duties for the Masters and combined for 12 strikeouts.

* 8-10 girls -- The Linthicum-Ferndale Northstars dropped to 0-3 after losses last week to Greater Glen Burnie, 12-10, and Harundale, 15-2.

Jenny Wehner and Lindsey Flis split time on the mound for Glen Burnie and combined for eight strikeouts. Providing key hits for Glen Burnie were Allison Smith, Sarah Hilton and Kim Brucksch.

Melissa Gunther had strikeouts in the Northstars' loss to Harundale and Jamie Thurston and Lauren Murphy each drove in a run. Harundale pitcher Kristen Marll had 13 strikeouts and Tina Willis and Tiffany Flowers each had extra-base hits.

* Senior league -- Corrigan's and Wooden Nickel split a double-header in last Tuesday's 55-60 matchup.

Wooden Nickel won the first game, 19-6, thanks to home runs by Hal Greer, Pappy Levern and Tim Nulty. Gary Fitzgerald picked up the win.

Bob Kelly went 3-for-4 to lead Corrigan's to an 8-0 win in Game 2. Joe Krondon had two hits and got the shutout.

The Classics downed Arthur's in their double-header, 8-7 and 17-4. The first game, which went eight innings, saw Bob Veschusil go 4-for-5 with a home run. Ron Price brought home the winning run and Jerry Kosar was the winning pitcher. Jim Williford paced the Classics in the second game as he went 3-for-3.

Arthur's also fell victim to Spindlers, losing 9-8 and 25-10. Bob Lucas led Spindlers with seven hits in the two games and Greg Tessier added six hits. Phil Massenburg picked up the win in Game 1 and John Darr got the win in the nightcap.

In Thursday double-header league action, Corrigan's defeated Betty and Jakes, 15-5 and 20-14. In the first game, Bob Kelly went 4-for-4 and Kenn Ryland was 3-for-3. Art Ehlers and Jimmy Atkinson each went 4-for-4 in Game 2, and Frenchie LeTan was the winning pitcher for both games.

Last Chance and the Greyhounds split their two games. Last Chance won the first game, 7-6, as Art Erhardt knocked in the winning run in the seventh. Tom Deer was the winning pitcher. The Greyhounds won the second game 13-7.

Martial arts

Vuong's Tae Kwon Do Center at MultiSport dominated the 14th annual Maryland State Tae Kwon Do Junior Olympic State Championships by crowning 15 champions and qualifying all 17 of its athletes for the nationals.

Double-gold medalists for MultiSport included Gene Hoffman (Arundel High), Trevor Baumgartner and Jonathan Otero (Crofton Middle) and Teddy Allen (Four Seasons Elementary), all of whom took first in forms and sparring.

Daniel Allen, Matthew Mabley and Dane Boucher each took first place in forms and second in sparring. Nick Wehunt placed first in sparring and second in forms and his brother, Michael Wehunt, and Nicholas Manthos both took first in sparring and third in forms.

Rounding out the gold-medal winners for MultiSport was Mark Pleasant, who took first in the forms competition.

Other medalists included Randy Deltuva, Jamaal Green, Mike O'Brien, Joseph Otero, Timothy Savina and Michael Visitacion.

Chien Vuong, director of the martial arts at MultiSport, was honored by the tournament directors with the Outstanding School Performance Award and the State Open Championship Award.

All MultiSport medalists will advance to the United States Tae Kwon Do Junior Olympic National Championship July 14-16 in Chicago.


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