Sports – 05-30-2012

Youth basketball seeds set for playoffs

The regular season of the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s youth basketball season has come to an end, but the games are not over. Opening-round playoff contests are set in two of the center league divisions, the 8-10 and 11-13 age groups.

The championship game matchup is set in the 14-17 division with top seed, undefeated Dips Ice Cream taking on No. 2 seed Anna Maria Oyster Bar at noon, Saturday, June 9.

Oyster Bar got there on the strength of a 45-42 playoff victory over Integrity Sound May 21. Ryan Gilman led the Oyster Bar with 16 points, while Max Miller finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Neahmiah Goode added 14 points, including a pair of 3-pointers in the victory.

Burke McCampbell-Hill scored 19 points and Joey Carder added 11 points to lead Integrity Sound. Pierce Hogan scored 8 points and grabbed a team-high 13 rebounds in the loss.

Beach Bistro grabbed the top spot in the 8-10 division with a 7-1 record and will play fourth-seed Walter & Associates at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 6. Second-seed Gettel Toyota will take on third seed Island Real Estate in the following game with the winners meeting for the championship game 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9.

Top seed in the 11-13 division is Walter & Associates, which gets a bye into the semifinals along with second-seed Holy Cow Ice Cream. No. 4 seed Eat Here faces fifth-seed Sandbar Restaurant at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, while No. 3 seed Ross Built takes on sixth-seed Southern Greens at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6

Eat Here tuned up for the 11-13 division playoffs with an easy 48-17 victory over Southern Greens May 23. Jordan Cooly scored 14 points and Adam Clark added 12 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the Eat Here scoring effort. Michael Latimer chipped in with 10 points, while Brooke Capparelli finished with 7 points and five rebounds in the victory.

Andrew Zink paced Southern Greens with 10 points and nine rebounds, while George Lardas added 4 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.

Walter & Associates defeated Sandbar 50-34 in the second 11-13 division game of the evening behind 18 points and 10 rebounds from SethWalter and 16 points and 12 rebounds from Jack Walter. Mark Fields added 14 points and 20 rebounds to round out the Walter victory.

Corey Jacques led Sandbar with 20 points, while Dayton Modderman finished with 8 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.

Holy Cow Ice Cream defeated Ross Built 43-26 to complete 11-13 division action for the evening. Moriah Goode and Trent Boring both scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Holy Cow, which also received 8 points from Rory Houston in the victory.

Jake Ross scored 11 points and Matthew Manger added 9 points and grabbed five rebound to lead Ross Built, which also received 6 points from Andrew Ross in the loss.

Walter & Associates earned its first victory on the season when they edged Island Real Estate 8-6 during 8-10 division action May 21. Joey Theil led Walter & Associates with 4 points and five rebounds, while Anni Walter and Tori Walter both scored 2 points. Tori Walter also grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds.

Daniel Sentman, Thomas Heckler and Shelby Morrow each scored 2 points in the loss.

Beach Bistro defeated Gettel Toyota 12-7 in the second 11-13 game of the evening. Jack Groves scored 6 points and Luke Marvin finished with 4 points apiece to lead Beach Bistro, which also received 2 points from Franklin Valdez in the victory.

Anna Pears led Gettel Toyota with 3 points, while Andrew Austin and Hannah McCracken each finished with 2 points in the loss.

Island Pest holds ‘Slim’ lead in adult soccer
Island Pest Control’s 2-0 victory over Pink & Navy May 21 propelled them to the top of the standings by a point over Slim’s Place.

Island Pest sits at 6-1-2 for 20 points, while idle Slim’s Place has a 6-1-1 record and 19 points. Don Meilner & Son Construction is 5-2-2, one point ahead of Florida Discount Signs, which is alone in fourth place at 5-3-1. Best Buy, Pink & Navy, Wash Family Construction and Agnelli Pool & Spas follow in the standings.

In its 2-0 victory, Island Pest Control’s Adam Bujarski’s goal and assist, and a goal from Greg Ross led the way. Brent Laudicina made seven saves in goal.

Meilner Construction edged Best Buy 6-5 behind four goals from Matt Plummer and two goals and three assists from Tim Tedesco. Pedro Gonzalez made six saves for Don Meilner in the victory.

Wash Family Construction rolled to a 9-3 victory over Agnelli in the evening’s first game. Kris Yavalar and Norman Fleet each scored four goals, while Kip Lalosh added a goal and an assist.

Key Royale golf news
The women of the Key Royale Club played a nine-hole, low-net-in-flight golf match May 22. Nancy King carded a 4-under-par 28 to take first place in Flight A. Helen Pollock’s 1-under 31 gave her second place, one shot ahead of third-place finisher Penny Williams.

Joyce Brown’s 1-under par-31 gave her a one-shot victory in Flight B over Sue Christianson, who finished at even-par 32.

Horseshoe news
Three teams advanced to the knockout round during May 26 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits. The team of Sam Samuels and Jerry Disbrow drew the bye and watched as Jay Disbrow — walker — slipped past Tom Rhodes and George McKay 23-20.

The finals saw Jerry Disbrow-Samuels roll over Jay Disbrow 23-11 to earn the day’s bragging rights.

Two teams advanced to the knockout stage during May 23 horseshoe action. The team of John Johnson and Tim Sofran slipped past George McKay and Jay Disbrow 21-20.

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.

AMICC Basketball League schedule
Date        Time    Opponents
Division II, ages 8-10
June 4    6:30 p.m.    Awards
June 6    6 p.m.    Walter vs. Bistro
June 6    7 p.m.    IRE vs. Gettel

Division I, ages 11-13
May 23    6 p.m.    Southern Greens vs. Eat Here
May 23    7 p.m.    Sandbar vs. Walter
May 23    8 p.m.    Holy Cow vs. Ross Built
June 4    6:30 p.m.    Awards

Premier Division, ages 14-17
June 4    6:30 p.m.    Awards
June 9    1 p.m.    Oyster Bar vs. Dips

Anna Maria Community Center baseball schedule
Tee Ball, ages 5-7
May 23    6 p.m.    Gulf-Bay vs. A&E
May 25    6 p.m.    Gulf-Bay vs. A&E
June 4    6 p.m.    Awards

Coach Pitch, ages 8-11
May 23    7:15 p.m.    Miller Electric vs. Beach Bums
May 25    7:15 a.m.    Miller Electric vs. Beach Bums
June 4    6:30 p.m.    Awards

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