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Date of Issue: October 19, 2006

ReMax Gulfstream shuts off LaPensee Plumbing

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Joey Garbus pounces on a loose ball during Anna Maria Island Community Center soccer league Division I action at the Holmes Beach soccer field.
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ReMax Gulfstream Realty's Jordan Sebastiano and Nicole Botero of LaPensee Plumbing mix it up during Division I soccer action at the Holmes Beach soccer field.

ReMax Gulfstream Realty received four goals from Alex Rios and strong defensive games from Jenna Duvall, Garrett Chaplinsky and Austin Wash as they shut out LaPensee Plumbing 6-0 in Anna Maria Island Community Center soccer league Division I action on Oct. 7.

ReMax jumped out to an early 1-0 lead when Jordan Sebastiano got loose down the right side, but defender Katie Hunt managed to knock the ball over the end line for a ReMax corner kick. Sebastiano served the ball into the goal area, where it bounced off the goalie's hands to Rios. Rios settled the ball before turning and poking it through traffic and into the goal for an early - less than three minutes into the game - 1-0 lead.

One minute later, Sebastiano picked off a goal kick and dribbled untouched up the middle for a 2-0 lead.

LaPensee Plumbing had a chance to halve the score one minute later when Chris Callahan passed ahead to Sarah Howard, who ripped a shot from the 18, but the ReMax goalie made the save. The ball caromed out to Howard, whose followup shot went just wide of the goal.

Sebastiano and Rios hooked up again in the seventh minute when Sebastiano sent another service in from the right wing to Rios, who one-timed it into the back of the net for a 3-0 lead.

The game went kind of back and forth through the midfield until the 24th minute when ReMax earned a corner kick. Cory Wash hit a beautiful corner that found the head of Rios, who flicked it past the keeper for a 4-0 lead.

The second half saw more of the same from Sebastiano and Rios as Sebastiano again found Rios with a nice pass and Rios again finished for a 5-0 lead.

ReMax continued to pressure, but LaPensee defenders Zach Evans and Allison Lukitsch, along with keeper Jordan Hinton, kept the ReMax offense at bay for much of the second half.

ReMax closed the scoring out in the 41st minute on some nice passing. Justin Garcia threw the ball into Sebastiano. Sebastiano and Rios executed a give-and-go with Sebastiano ripping a rocket that was saved by Hinton. Garcia pounced on the loose ball and finished off the duck for a 6-0 win.

In other soccer action last week, the Sun improved to 4-0 in Division II as they flooded Cannons Marina by a 9-0 score Oct. 5. Joel Hart scored five goals to lead the way for the Sun, which also received two goals from Josh Schmidt and one goal apiece from Connor Field and Adam Hart.

Oct. 4 saw ReMax Gulfstream foreclose on Danziger Destroyers by a 9-1 score in Division I soccer action. Cory Wash led the way with three goals, while Jordan Sebastiano added two goals. Justin Garcia, Carlos Rios and Austin Wash each contributed single goals to the ReMax victory. Ally Titsworth notched the lone goal for Danziger in the loss.

Mr. Bones and Mike Norman Realty battled to a 4-4 tie in Division III soccer action on Oct. 3. Lexi Moore notched a hat trick for Norman, which also received one goal from Joe Class in the tie. Bones was led by Blaine Jenefsky's three goals and one goal from Keegan Murphy.

Island Family Physicians received two goals from Martine Miller and one goal from Alex Hall to edge Harry's Continental Kitchens by one goal in Oct. 2 Division I action. Matt Bauer and Chandler Hardy each found the back of the net once for Harry's in the loss.

Division III's Ooh La La! Bistro cooked Mike Norman 4-1 on Sept. 30 behind three goals from Josh Zawistoski and one goal from Jazmin Rivera. Morgan Greig notched the lone goal in the loss for Norman from approximately 35 yards out.

The Sun burned the West Coast Surf Shop 8-2 in Division II action on Sept. 30 behind three goals apiece from Connor Field and Joel Hart. Josh Schmidt added two goals for the victory. Jonah Caster and Danny Krokroskia each notched one goal for the Surf Shop in the loss.

LaPensee Plumbing handed Island Family Physicians its first loss on the season when they drowned them 5-3 in Sept. 30 Division I soccer action. Joey Hutchinson scored three goals and Zach Evans added two for LaPensee in the victory. Troy Kozewski led the way for the Physicians with two goals, while Kyle Crum added one goal.

ReMax Gulfstream received five goals from Carlos Rios and one goal from Jordan Sebastiano in its 6-3, Division I victory over Harry's on Sept. 30. Harry's Matt Bauer notched a hat trick in the loss.

 

Key Royale golf news

The weekly coed golfers at the Key Royale Club played a nine-hole, throw-out-your-worst-hole tournament on Sept. 29. The team of Dorothy McKinna, Joyce Brown, Lorraine Towne and Fred Meyer combined to shoot a 116 to win first place. Teddie Morgan, Al Morgan and Gordon McKinna finished eight shots back in second place with a 124.

On Oct. 2, the Key Royale men teed it up in a nine-hole, better-ball-of-foursome game that produced a four-way tie for first place. The teams of John Atkinson, Dick Grimme, Chris Collins and Tony Tripolino; Al Morgan, Vince Mercandante, John Heiselman and Don Ledford; Russ Olson, Larry Fowler, Charlie Knopp and Matt Behan; and Jim Fin and Bob Jorgensen all tied for first place.

In Wednesday's 18-hole, better-ball-of-partner's game, John Heiselman and Vince Mercandante combined to fire a nine-under 55 and finish five shots ahead of second-place team Bob Jorgensen and Jim Thorton.

 

Horseshoe news

Sam Samuels and 89-year-old George Landritus emerged from the Sept. 30 horseshoe competition with the only 3-0 record on the day and, as such, were the day's outright champions. Landritus and Samuels were sharp, throwing at least three ringers apiece in each match.

There was a three-way battle for second place with walker George McKay defeating Jay Disbrow and Hank Huyghe by a 21-10 score. Disbrow and Huyghe came from behind to defeat Tom Rhodes and John Johnson 21-19 to advance to the second-place final.

Play gets under way at 9 a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday at the Anna Maria City Hall pits. Warmups begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by random team selection. There is no charge to play and everyone is welcome.

 

Downtown Hoops, 3-on-3 tourney on horizon

Bradenton Downtown Progress and the Florida Gulf Coast Sports Commission have gotten together for the second, semi-annual Downtown Hoops 3-on-3 basketball tournament Oct. 21 on Main Street in Bradenton.

Once again Main Street will be blocked off and 12 basketball hoops will be set up in anticipation of more than 200 teams in five age groups competing in the one-day tournament.

In addition to tournament play, Downtown Hoops will also offer a three-point shooting contest and a slam-dunk contest.

Cost to enter a team is $40, plus $12 per person for a mandatory Amateur Athletic Union card. AAU sanctions the event.

Area businesses are encouraged to sponsor a team or help sponsor for the event. For more information, go to www.downtownhoops.net or send an e-mail to fgcsc@aol.com.

AMICC Soccer League schedule

Date Time Team vs. Team

Division I (ages 12-14)

  • Oct. 4 6 p.m. ReMax vs. Danziger
  • Oct. 14 9 a.m. Danziger vs. Physicians
  • Oct. 14 10 a.m. LaPensee vs. Harry's
  • Oct. 17 5:45 p.m. ReMax vs. Harry's

Division II (ages 10-11)

  • Oct. 12 6 p.m. IRE vs. Cannons
  • Oct. 14 11 a.m. IRE vs. Surf Shop
  • Oct. 14 12 p.m. M. Stanley vs. Sun

Division III (ages 8-9)

  • Oct. 14 1 p.m. M. Norman vs Ford
  • Oct. 14 2 p.m. A&E vs. Ooh La La 
  • Oct. 14 3 p.m. Bones vs. Americo
  • Oct. 16 5:45 p.m. Bones vs. Ford

Instructional League (ages 5-7)

  • Oct. 12 6 p.m. Rotten Ralph's vs. Bank of America
  • Oct. 16 6 p.m. LBK Kiwanis vs. West Coast AC

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