Sports – 11-02-2011

Weather chills, youth soccer heats up at AMICC


Gettel Toyota in Division III and Autoway Ford in Division I maintained unbeaten records, though in differing fashion in Anna Maria Island Community Center soccer league action.

Gettel, the only team with an unblemished record, kept it that way, recording an easy 7-0 victory over The Feast Oct. 26. Daniel Fritz led the way with three goals, while teammates Jack Groves and Daniel Sentman added two goals apiece to the victory.

Division I Autoway Ford kept its loss column clean, but Wash Family Construction managed to pull out a 3-3 tie against Autoway Oct. 26. Nico Calleja led Wash with two goals, while Gavin Sentman chipped in with one goal in the tie. Michael Latimer led Autoway with two goals, while Lilly Banyas added the other goal in what was their second tie on the season.

Jen Crady Massage edged Eat Here by a 4-3 score in Division II action Oct. 25. Aiden Grumley led Crady with a pair of goals, while teammates Olivia Glavan and Trent Shacklford notched a goal apiece to complete the scoring in the victory. Clayton Wilkinson, Brenden Murphy and Jovan Vasquez scored one goal each in the loss for Eat Here.

Premier Division saw a back-and-forth contest between Beach Bistro and Ace Hardware with the Bistro pulling out an 8-6 victory Oct. 25. Helio Gomez led the Bistro with three goals, while Luke Marvin, Samantha Latimer, Tyler Marvi, Kyle Parsons and Austin Wash also scored goals in the victory. Julius Gomes scored four goals to lead Ace Hardware, which also received two goals from Chandler Hardy in the loss.

Adult soccer action Oct. 27 saw Sato Real Estate take an easy 6-1 victory over Euphemia Haye. Matt Plummer led Sato with three goals, while Stephen Perry added two goals and Korey Rogers finished with one goal. Justin Noyes scored the lone goal for Euphemia Haye in the loss.

Jessie’s Island Store recorded an easy 5-1 victory over Island Pest Control behind three goals from Aaron Duduks. Richie Rodal and Sean Sanders chipped in with a goal apiece in the win. Scott Eason scored the lone goal for Island Pest Control in the loss.

West Coast Air Conditioning earned an 8-6 victory over Wash Family Construction, getting three goals apiece from Anthony Alfano and Damir Glavan. Ryan Moss added two goals in the victory. Tyler Krauss led Wash with three goals, while Kelsey Bachman, P.J. Smargisso and Darrin Wash each notched goals for Wash in the loss.

It was a battle of builders for Ross Built and Don Meilner & Son Construction that ended in a 4-4 tie in the last game of the evening. Eric Howe led Ross Built with three goals, while Chrissy Rice scored once. Don Meilner received single goals from Chris Kazanas, Jeff Christianson, Nate Talucci and Kim Terhern in the tie.

Center sports standings and schedules can be found online at


Key Royale golf news

Col. Bob Elliott got the fall season started with a shotgun start for 62 golfers during the 55th Key Royale Club Stag Day Oct. 26. Golfers competed for individual low gross and individual low net along with first, second and third-place team low-net finishes.

Dale Hudson captured the low gross with a 2-over 34, while Vince Mercadante took home the low-net prize with a 3-under-par 29. Hudson also was part of the first-place team that combined to card a 1-over-par 129, along with Carl Voyles, Gary Silke and Ed Havlik. Second place went to the team of Bob Elliott, Vince Mercadante, Chet Hutton and Dennis Schavey.

Hugh Holmes Jr. was closest to the pin on hole No. 3, while Merritt Fineout came within inches of a hole-in-one on No. 8.

Jerry Landkammer, Quentin Talbert, Tom Nelson and Tom McDonnell combined to card a 7-under-par 25 to take the men’s nine-hole scramble Oct. 27.

The men played a nine-hole, low-net-of-partners game Oct. 24. Mercadante and Earl Huntzinger combined on a 5-under-par 59 to take first place by one shot over Hugh Holmes Jr. and Dick Eichorn.


Horseshoe news

Two teams survived light rain and pool play during Oct. 29 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits. George McKay and Herb Puryear defeated Steve Grossman and Sam Samuels by a 21-10 score in the finals.

Oct. 26 horseshoe action saw Norm Langeland and Sam Samuels defeat Steve Doyle and Tim Sofran 21-10 in the finals.

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.


Center to host dodgeball tourney

The Anna Maria Island Community Center will host its second-annual dodgeball tournament starting at noon Saturday, Nov. 26, in the center gym.

Teams of six to eight coed players, high-school age or older will compete with six players on the court at a time. Teams will play three games before the double-elimination tournament.

The entry fee is $60 per team. Registration can be completed at the center or online at

Prizes — trophies and T-shirts — will be awarded to first- and second-place teams.

For more information, contact Ryan Hogan at 941-778-1908, ext. 9219, or


AMICC Soccer League standings

Division III (ages 8-9)

Teams                         W      L        T      Pts.

Gettel Toyota              6        0        0      18

Isl. Pest Control          3        3        0      9

Island Real Est.           1        2        2      5

The Feast                    1        3        1      4

WC Surf Shop             1        4        1      4


Division II (ages 10-11)

LaPensee                     5        1        0      15

Crady Massage           4        1        1      13

Eat Here                      0        7        1      1


Division I (ages 12-14)

Autoway Ford             5        0        2      17

Wash FC                     4        2        1      13

Spinnakers                  2        4        1      7

Mr. Bones                   1        6        0      3


Adult Division

Ross Built                   5        1        1      16

Meilner & Son            4        1        2      14

Jessie’s                        4        1        1      13

Sato Real Estate         4        2        0      12

Island Pest                   2        3        1      7

FL Dis. Sign                2        3        1      7

WC Air Cond.             2        4        0      6

Wash FC                     1        5        0      3

Euphemia                    1        5        0      3


AMICC Soccer League schedule

Instructional Division (ages 4-5)

Nov. 2              6 p.m.           Bowes Imaging vs. Isl. Dental

Nov. 2              6:30 p.m.      White Egret vs. Gulf Bay

Nov. 7              6 p.m.           Bowes Imaging vs. Gulf Bay

Nov. 7              6:30 p.m.      White Egret vs. Isl. Dental


Instructional Division (ages 6-7)

Nov. 4              7 p.m.           A&E vs Beach Bums

Nov. 4              6 p.m.           Coastal vs. Tyler’s

Nov. 5              12 p.m.         Beach Bums vs. Coastal

Nov. 5              1 p.m.           A&E vs Tyler’s

Nov. 7              7 p.m.           Championship Game


Division III (ages 8-9)

Nov. 2              6 p.m.           The Feast vs. Gettel vs. Isl. Pest

Nov. 2              6 p.m.           Gettel vs. Isl. Pest

Nov. 4              6 p.m.           The Feast vs. Surf Shop

Nov. 5              12 p.m.         Surf Shop vs. IRE

Nov. 7              6 p.m.           Gettel vs. IRE

Nov. 8              6 p.m.           The Feast vs. Isl. Pest


Division II (ages 10-11)

Nov. 2              7 p.m.           Eat Here vs. LaPensee

Nov. 8              7 p.m.           LaPensee vs. Crady Massage


Division I (ages 12-13)

Nov. 2              8 p.m.           Wash FC vs. Autoway

Nov. 4              7 p.m.           Spinnakers vs. Autoway

Nov. 5              1 p.m.           Mr. Bones vs. Spinnakers


Premier Division (ages 14-17)

Nov. 7              7 p.m.           Ace Hardware vs. Beach Bistro


Adult Coed Division

Nov. 3              6 p.m.           Euphemia Haye vs. Isl. Pest

Nov. 3              7 p.m.           FL Dis. Signs vs. Ross Built

Nov. 3              8 p.m.           Jessie’s  vs. Wash FC

Nov. 3              9 p.m.           Sato Real Est. vs. WC Air


AMICC Adult Basketball League standings

Unique Mobile Detailing 5    1      0

Bowes Imaging                 4    2      0

Beach to Bay Const.         4    2      0

Southern Greens               3    3      0

Agnelli Pool & Spa          2    4      0

Island Sun                         0    6      0

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