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Football* 90-pounders -- The Buccaneers defeated the...



* 90-pounders -- The Buccaneers defeated the Davidsonville Gators, 8-7, in the county championship game last weekend at Anne Arundel Community College.

Mike Guinoo ran 49 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter and Silas Arce booted what proved to be the game-winning two-point kick.

Tony Moraz scored the Gators' only touchdown from 4 yards out in the fourth quarter and Davidsonville followed that with a one-point conversion run to pull to within one.

The Buccaneers' defense, led by Chase Hoffman (seven tackles), Gary Alvey and Brooks Hollman (six tackles each) and Todd Nelson (four), tightened up in the waning moments and protected the Bucs' lead.

Billy Sansing had three tackles and returned an interception 38 yards in the fourth quarter to halt the Gators' final drive. Other defensive standouts for the county champions were Joe Brockmeyer, John Johnson and Freddie Sutherland with three tackles each and Guinoo, Patrick Rice and Pat Selba with two tackles apiece. Selba also had two sacks and Guinoo was credited with one interception.

Guinoo finished as the Buccaneers' leading rusher with 15 carries for 80 yards. Chris Hudson picked up 26 yards on nine carries for the Bucs (11-2) and Arce ran the ball four times for eight yards.

Quarterback Corey Reina completed the only pass he threw for seven yards and was flawless on hand-offs and pitches. Clearing the way for the Buccaneer backs were offensive linemen Gary Alvey, Joe Brockmeyer, Drew Ward, Pat Selba, Cori Steward, Ricky Wilbourne, Justin Scallio and Doug Baer.

Joe Kuti was a standout on special teams where he recovered an onside kick. Mike York, B.J. Doyle, Mike Jewell and Dave Johnson provided excellent coverage on special teams, and punter Chase Hoffman put the Gators deep in their own territory in the first half with a 35-yard punt.


* Under-13 boys -- The Pasadena Youth Soccer Association Renegades claimed the top prize in the Challenge Division of the Arundel Cup Soccer Tournament last week at Arden Park.

The Renegades advanced through the winners' bracket by downing the Linthicum-Ferndale Youth Athletic Association, 2-1, Mountain Road, 2-0, and UYC, by scores of 2-1 and 1-0.

The Renegades ran into Linthicum in the championship game and scored two unanswered goals in the second half en route to a 4-2 victory.

Linthicum jumped out to an early lead, but Joshua Feeheley's penalty shot tied the score and Rickey Hannas' goal gave Pasadena a 2-1 lead. Linthicum scored one more time before the half to make it a 2-2 game at intermission.

John Panitz scored the winning goal in the second half and Butch Santucci added an insurance goal with 20 seconds remaining.

Pasadena goalkeeper Jamie Knisely allowed only four goals in five games.

Panitz led the way in scoring for the Renegades with four goals and one assist, followed by Santucci (three, one), Hannas (two, three), Chris Messina (two goals) and Feeheley (one goal).

Controlling the midfield for Pasadena were Dustin Majewski, Matt Adkins, Robert Drum, Chris Crocetti and Damon Fling. Defensive stalwarts for Pasadena included Daniel Abel, Joe White and Matt Bennett. Bennett and Feeheley were chosen as MVPs.

* Under-9 boys -- The Severna Park Strikers recently clinched the Anne Arundel Youth Soccer League division championship by defeating St. Jane, 4-0.

Jamie Phelps opened the scoring six minutes into the contest on a feed from halfback Ben Heckman. At the 10-minute mark, Tommy Zichelli took a pass from Craig Keenan for the Strikers' second goal.

Phelps scored again in the game's 18th minute on an assist from John Leo. Mitch Smiley closed out the scoring on a pass from Chris Corneal.

Over the 10-game season, the Strikers went 8-2, scoring 25 goals along the way. By season's end, every member of the team had been involved in a goal, either scoring or assisting.

Goalies Jack Rosson and Daniel Jewett combined for seven shutouts, behind the stout defense of sweeper David Phillip, stopper Jeff Cornett and fullbacks Nick Peck, Garrett Schatz, Alex Waters and Ryan Blackburn, who allowed only three goals all season.

Ice hockey

* Bantam boys -- Goalie Geoff Willis got his fifth shutout last week in leading the Chesapeake Chiefs to a 7-0 win over Lancaster, Pa.

Tim Moore and Diron Insley each scored two goals as the Chiefs ran their Delaware Valley Hockey League record to 4-1 and their overall record to 11-5.

The other goals were scored by Brian Rice, Chris Scott and Dom DeSantis. Gene Battista was credited with three assists and

Rice and Gabe Greszyk each had two.


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