Four Anne Arundel County residents were among the 600 competitors at the 1995 Retriever Classic Swim Meet last weekend at UMBC.
Natalie Phillips, a junior at Old Mill High School and a member of the Retrievers Aquatic Club, made the finals in all eight of her events with first-place finishes in the 100-yard butterfly (59.44 seconds) and 200 butterfly (2:08.39). She placed second in the 200 backstroke (2:10.46), and tied for second with Emily Donohue of Poseidon, Va., in the 100 backstroke (1:01.39).
Phillips also placed third in the 100 freestyle (54.81), fifth in the 200 freestyle (1:57.71), sixth in the 400 individual medley (4:37.71) and seventh in the 200 IM (2:13.19).
Patrick Evans, a sophomore at Archbishop Spalding, took fifth in the men's open 200 freestyle (1:46.45) and the 500 freestyle (4:53.53) and sixth in the 200 backstroke (2:01.83). In the consolation rounds, Evans was second in both the 100 backstroke (55.98) and 50 freestyle (23.19) and third in the 100 freestyle (50.01).
Sixteen-year-old Bonny Lehman of Andover, the Retrievers' first alternate in the 100 freestyle, took second in the consolation round of the 500 freestyle (5:19.25) and third in the 50 freestyle consolations (26.59). She also swam the 100 breaststroke.
Bonny's sister, 14-year-old Donna Lehman, competed in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle, as well as the 200 and 400 individual medleys, the 100 butterfly and 200 backstroke.
The Retriever Aquatic Club placed first in eight relays throughout the four-day meet. The Retriever boys won the 10-and-under 200 medley, the 11-12 200 medley and 200 freestyle and the 13-14 400 medley and 400 freestyle relay events.
The Retriever girls won the 10-and-under 200 freestyle relay and the the 13-14 400 medley and 400 freestyle relays.
* Boys -- Things have begun to heat up in several of the Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks boys basketball divisions.
Showtime, the Annapolis All Stars and Crofton remain at the top of the 17-and-under Keith Booth League. In the same age group, the Bywater Boys & Girls Club leads the Gary Williams League and Lake Shore sits atop the the Joe Smith League.
JPYO shares the lead in the Jamal Mashburn 14-and-under League with two teams from Fort Meade, the Bulls and the Lakers, all with 3-0 records.
Youth Activities, another 14-and-under team, leads the Orange Division of the Jim Jackson League with a 3-0 record. The Fort Meade Spurs and the Bears are in first in the league's Blue Division, both at 3-0.
Shady Side is 3-0 and leads the David Robinson 14-and-under league Blue Division. Pioneer City is second at 2-1.
In other 14-and-under conferences, PAL and Crofton share the top spot in the Patrick Ewing League and Riva is in first place in the Eric Montross League. The Davidsonville Bulls lead the Toni Kukoc League with a 4-0 record and the Anne Arundel Optimists occupy the No. 1 position in the Shaquille O'Neal League at 3-0.
In the 12-and-under league, the Annapolis All Stars lead the the Stacey Augmon League's Red Division and the Anne Arundel Optimists are at the top of the Blue Division standings, each with a 3-0 record.
The All Stars-Bullets and Mount Olive share the lead in the Larry Johnson League Red Division while the Trail Blazers have sole possession of first in the Blue Division.
The 8-10 boys leagues boast some tight races with the Severna Park Terps and Severna Park Tar Heels battling for first in the Mark Price League Red Division and the Rebels and GARCI tied for first in the Blue Division.
* 12-14 girls -- The Severna Park White A team upped its record to 3-0 by downing GORC, 29-13, last weekend at Arundel Middle School. Leading scorers for Severna Park were Sabrina Ryals, Felicia Holloway and Julie Shank.
Severna Park opened its season earlier this month by defeating Linthicum-Ferndale, 54-2, and the Annapolis Optimists, 26-25. Pacing Severna Park White were Meg Miller, Beth Davis, Missy Collison, Christine Bland and Meredith McAlister.
* 13-14 girls -- Shawn Satterfield scored nine points and Josh Schall added eight as the Cape St. Claire Lakers slipped by the Bullets last Saturday, 27-25, at Severn River Jr. High.
Lou McKinney added six points for the Lakers (2-0).
Defenseman Gene Battista and forward Brian Rice sparked an offensive eruption that led the Chesapeake Chiefs Bantam A team to another three-game sweep last weekend.
Battista started the explosion Saturday with a six-goal, four-assist effort in the Chiefs' 16-0 victory over Bristol, Pa. Rice added four goals and two assists as the Chiefs ran their Delaware Valley Hockey League record to 14-1.
Diron Insley had two goals in that game, while Dom DeSantis, Tim Moore, Chris Scott and Derek Wade each scored once. Goalie Geoff Willis got his ninth shutout.
The eruption continued Sunday morning with a 17-0 Capital Beltway League win over the Delaware Hawks. Rice led the way with four goals, while Moore, Insley and John Lee each completed hat tricks.
Battista, Wade, DeSantis and Ross Conn each scored one goal against the Hawks.
The Chiefs, behind two goals each from Wade and DeSantis, ran their CBHL record to 6-1 with a 7-1 win over Reston, Va.
Insley, Scott and Dan Green also scored in this game, which was played Sunday night at Reston Twin Rinks.
The Stingers, led by Jonnette Adler and George Firstbrook, lead the Anne Arundel County Coed Volleyball League with a 6-0 record.
The Stingers won three games over the Avalanche (0-6) last weekend, 15-3, 15-0, 15-6.
The Canapy Crush, which is tied for second in the league with the Hornets at 5-1, downed the Bombers last week, 15-5, 9-15, 15-10. Brad Myers and Lisa Pelsow led the way for the Crush, while Chris Beebe paced the Bombers in their single-game victory.
Susan Nelson and Rick Callahan led the Hornets to a 2-1 victory over the National News Wingers, 15-11, 15-13, 12-15. Don Smith turned in a solid performance for the Wingers (1-5).
Bad News (4-2) took two out of three games from Ta'Boots, thanks to strong efforts from Kenny Owens and Dreama Ferron. Ta'Boots (1-5) won the final game of the match, 16-14, behind a solid effort by Bernie Lindermann.
The Lake Shore Youth Baseball Association is conducting registration for players ages 5 to 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Lake Shore Elementary or at the same site from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. The cost is $40 for the first child in a family, $15 for the second child and $10 for each additional child. Applicants should bring a birth certificate to registration. For more information, call the LSYB Hotline at (410) 360-8428.
* Note: You can fax your Anne Arundel recreation results to (410) 783-2518. Please include first and last names of all participants.