RECREATION ROUNDUP

THE BALTIMORE SUN

Basketball

* 8-10 boys -- The Severna Park Green Hornets' 27-member county basketball team split up and won four games in the Gambrills-Odenton Recreation Council Tournament.

The Hornets A team beat Shadyside, 33-13, Friday and then downed Howard Youth Program, 32-12, Saturday.

In the GORC B tournament bracket, the Green Hornets B team defeated Shadyside, 55-5, Saturday and downed the Howard County Sabers, 34-11, Sunday.

Todd MacMullen led the Hornets A team with 17 points and 12 rebounds and Tysheem Jones had 14 points, nine boards and seven steals. Antwan Thompson had 11 points and 15 rebounds for Severna Park and John Taylor added seven points and 12 rebounds.

Also contributing were Justin Davis (six points, six steals), Travis Jones (six points), Newton Gentry (four points) and Jacob Baxter (two points).

Jason Warner led Severna Park's B team with 17 points, six rebounds and five steals and Chris Rutland had 10 points and four steals for the Hornets. Matt Latonic chipped in nine points and five steals; Kevin Camponeschi had eight points and eight steal; Monte Lawson tossed in six points and a team-high 12 rebounds and Eddie Dolch collected six points and five steals.

Rounding out the scoring for Severna Park were Kyle Dixon (six points), Scott Gauthier (five points), Ben Pellicani and Tim Pollock (four points each) and Jimmy Ledsome, Chris Mercer and Pat Grace (two points each).

Running

An Annapolis runner recorded the fastest time in this year's Turkey Trot 5K race at Anne Arundel Community College.

Chris Bayless led the pack of 85 runners before finishing in a winning time of 15 minutes, 46 seconds. Chris Long of Glen Burnie was second in 17:36.

Melissa Hallmark, the first female to finish, ran a 21:02, but was entered in the category of fastest mixed-doubles team. the winner of the fastest female category was Severna Park's Jackie Paul, who crossed the finish line at 21:21. Melissa Currence of Arnold was second in 22:49.

Hallmark and Scott Mangum of Edgewater posted the best combined time to win the mixed doubles category (21:02 and 18:25).

Winners in all categories took home a turkey, while runners-up received an apple pie.

Gymnastics

More than 380 gymnasts recently competed in the 14th annual Black-Eyed Susan Invitational at Towson State University's Towson Center. Awards were presented in the individual events, all-around competition and team competition.

Among the competitors were Joanna Wentz of Gambrills and Stephanie Neutze of Pasadena, both members of the Rebounders Gymnastics of Timonium.

Neutze, a sophomore at Archbishop Spalding who competes at Level 9 for Rebounders, finished second on the uneven bars (9.15), beam (8.80), floor (8.40) and vault (8.55) and was second in the all-around competition with 34.90. Neutze will compete at the annual Christmas in Annapolis meet, presented this weekend by Docksiders Gymnastics of Millersville.

Wentz, a Level 6 gymnast, earned her first medal by placing eighth on vault with a score of 8.75.

Speed skating

The Team Maryland Speed Skating Club in Pasadena recently participated in a speed competition in Montvale, N.J.

The team of 26 skaters brought home 65 ribbons -- 30 first place, 16 second place, 13 third place, five fourth place and one fifth place.

Brandon Serfass and Derek Northrup each won four first-place ribbons and John Woo won three races and took second in another. Brandy Baker, Wendy Broussard and T.J. Bathras each won two races and finished third in two others.

Monica Phillips won two first-place ribbons and one second and Chad Farley, Stacy Taylor and Julie Henley each took home two first-place ribbons.

Indoor soccer

The Arundel Soccer Association Strike Force bowed to the Severna Park Roughnecks, 10-3, last week.

Kyle Scanlon, Nick Haramis and Chris Osborn provided the only goals for ASA while fullback Franklin MacDonald and goalies Patrick Whitmire and Danny Korpon played well defensively in a losing cause.

Ice hockey

Goalie Adam Kerner and a balanced offense led by Brian Rice carried the Chesapeake Chiefs bantam A team to a three-game sweep of a Delaware Valley Hockey League road trip last weekend.

Kerner preserved shutouts in both games he played as the Chiefs downed the Valley Forge Colonials, 4-0, and Bristol, Pa., 14-0.

Rice had three goals and four assists with two goals and two assists coming in a 7-3 victory over the Springfield (Pa.) Quakers. Dom DeSantis also had two goals and two assists in that game.

Diron Insley (one goal, one assist), Derek Wade (one, one), Peter Bafkas (one, two) and Dan Green (two assists) all contributed in the Quaker victory.

Later Saturday afternoon, the Chiefs used goals by Rice, FTC DeSantis, Tim Moore and Gene Battista to stop Valley Forge.

Ten Chesapeake players had a multiple-point game in the 14-0 win over Bristol. Moore, Wade, Battista, Chris Scott and Brad Boyer each scored two goals and Colin Day led the Chiefs in assists with three.

The three victories last week brought Chesapeake's league record to 7-1 and the Chiefs remain undefeated at 2-0 in the Capital Beltway Hockey League after beating rival Bowie last Wednesday, 4-3.

Insley got the winning goal in that game with 20 seconds left. Boyer, Scott and Moore also scored for the Chiefs.

Flag football

Interceptions by John Jacobs, Ron Adams and a sturdy defensive line and secondary helped lead the Labradors to a 46-15 victory over the Bloodhounds in an Anne Arundel County YMCA Football League matchup last week.

Quarterback Bobby Howard scored two touchdowns for the Bloodhounds (2-3), who turned the ball over five times on downs in Labrador territory.

The Labs (3-3), led by quarterback Bill Greer, scored on all but one possession.

Playing in sleet and freezing rain, the Retrievers upped their record to 5-0 with a 42-8 win over the Greyhounds (1-5).

The Retrievers (5-0) were paced by tailback Brian Brady, fullback Cliff O'Connor, quarterback Dave Mitchell and wide receiver Tony Woo. Brady, Butch Martin and Dave Eastwood each intercepted a pass for the Retrievers and Bill Scanlon was a defensive stalwart for the victors.

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