Basketball* 11-year-old girls -- The Chesapeake Bay...



* 11-year-old girls -- The Chesapeake Bay Hurricanes finished first in their pool with a 3-0 record at the Amateur Athletic Union 11-and-under national championship in Kenner, La.

The Hurricanes recorded wins over the Northwest Alabama Shooters, 55-27, Pacific Palisades, 39-30, and Indiana Columbus PAL, 54-27.

The top three scorers for the Chesapeake Bay Hurricanes were Carol Schmoeller (27), Natalie Hicks (22) and Kim Lawton (20). Leaders in rebounding were Hicks (15), Schmoeller (13) and Kelly Smith (12).

Water polo

Seven members of the Annapolis Water Polo Club helped the East's Men's and Women's teams capture gold and silver medals, respectively, at last week's Olympic Festival in St. Louis.

A 12-8 win over the South gave the men's team a gold medal and an overall record of 2-2-2 for festival competition.

The women's team captured the silver when the West's Julie Swail broke a 7-7 tie with less than two minutes remaining. The 8-7 loss to the West brought the East's overall record to 2-1-3.

Members of the Annapolis team competing for the East were Patrick Donlin, Doug Munz, Joe Ernst, Maggie Phillips, Catharine Von Schwarz, Carrie Bayse and Vicki Gorman.


Bay Hills swim team recently defeated Fair Oaks in East Severna Park swim league competition, 318-135.

Danny Dolan of Bay Hills dominated the 10-and-under boys bracket by winning the 100 individual medley (1:45.75), 50 freestyle (40.82) and 25 butterfly (21.15).

Courtney Pochet led Bay Hills in the girls 10-and-under age group as she won the 50 freestyle (42.97), 100 IM (1:49.13) and 25 butterfly (26.42).

In the 18-and-under girls bracket, Shannon Callahan of Bay Hills took first in the 50 backstroke (42.47) and 100 freestyle (1:21.31).

Greg Thomasson won the 6-and-under boys exhibition freestyle event and Tara Attaway was the winner in the girls exhibition freestyle.


The MultiSport acrobatics team recently took one gold and two silver medals at the Mid-East Regional Tumbling Championships Spring Valley, Ohio.

The meet attracted 159 athletes from Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Maryland. All MultiSport athletes will advance to the United States Sports Acrobatics Federation National Championships to be conducted July 24-29 in Cedar City, Utah.

Tom Hamblin, 19, of Gambrills, led the local contingent by winning the 19-and-over men's intermediate tumbling event with near-perfect form on his Double Salto Pass and his Twisting Salto Pass.

Megan Glaze, 16, of Crofton, earned the silver medal in the 13-18 intermediate women's tumbling. Glaze was joined by teammate Lori Bauer, 9, of Glendale, who took second place in the 12-and-under tumbling competition.

Crofton's Veronica Hoffman, 13, and

Severna Park's Stacey Cohen, 12, placed fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 13-18 age group for intermediate women's tumbling.


* Seniors -- The Wooden Nickel defeated Betty and Jakes in a doubleheader last Tuesday, 11-2 and 7-3. In the first game, Tom Canning went 2-for-3 with two home runs and four RBIs. Vernon Wolfrey was the star in Game 2 as he went 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Glen Walter was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and was the winning pitcher.


* 9-and-under boys -- The GORC Wildcats finished the season with a 12-2-1 record, giving them first-place in the Anne Arundel County All County League Blue Division.

This championship was the first in recent history by any GORC team in the county's highly-competitive "A" league.

Members of the championship team included Steven Banks, Joey Frykman, Adam Lacarino, Brian Lilley, Adam Peterson, Addison Pumphrey, Nick Rigby, Scott Salinger, Peter Solly, Andy Walther, Patrick Wilkerson, Kevin Zoblisein and Chris Zook.

* 16-and-under boys -- The visiting Annapolis Optimists topped league-leading Severna Park, 6-5, in Mickey Mantle league action Tuesday night at Kinder Park.

After the Optimists took a 2-1 lead in the top of the second, Annapolis starting pitcher Danny Hammett held Severna Park to four runs through six innings.

Right fielder Brian Burbrink drove in Annapolis' first run in the second with a single that scored third baseman Chris Barrett. Catcher Joe Miller followed with a single to score Hammett.

In the fourth, Hammett scored again on a double by Miller. Paul Wirth laid down a sacrifice bunt to score Burbrink.

Hammett doubled in Barrett in the fifth, and center fielder Dave Taylor doubled home Wirth for the Optimists' sixth run.

The Raiders 16-and-under team took first place in the Clinton All American Baseball Tournament last week by defeating Bowie, 5-4.

Starting pitcher Shaun Ditch allowed only one hit before Paul White closed it out with two shutout innings. Jim Hill went 2-for-2 and scored two runs for the Raiders, and Ron Blackmon had one RBI.

The Raiders, who trailed 4-3 in the final inning, tied the score when Paul White knocked in Hill and eventually won the game when Carl Cicchetti stole home for the winning run.

The Raiders advanced to the second round of the tournament by defeating the host team, 8-0, at the Clinton Boys and Girls Baseball Complex.

The Raiders scored five of their eight runs in the first inning. Hill pitched for the Raiders and had 12 strikeouts and one walk. Other standouts for the Raiders were Joe Pandullo, Tom Stalcup, Jim Hilton, Dave Andrews and Pete Bart.


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