Tyler Brewer takes his shot and scores for American Marine in Spirit Day action Sept. 22 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Islander Photo: Karen-Riley Love
Fiona Turner-Leathem, a third-grader, shows her spirit for team American Marine Sept. at the center Spirit Day competition Sept. 22.
West Coast Air Conditioning’s Carolyn Cullinan battles for the ball with Chelsea Burgess from Edgewater Realty during youth soccer league action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, Anna Maria. Islander Photo: Kevin Cassidy
Soccer spirit, basketball prevail at AMICC
The Anna Maria Island Community Center fall youth soccer program got under way on the center field Sept. 22 with a day filled with spirited soccer games in all age divisions — Spirit Day.
The season runs through October with playoffs starting early in November. The season culminates with championship games Nov. 10. Stay tuned for all of the results.
Steam Designs grabbed early control of the 11-13 division thanks to a 6-5 victory over LPAC behind three goals from Nico Calleja. Aiden Grumley, Olivia Glavan and Gavin Sentman each added single goals in the Steam Design victory. Zach Fernandez scored three goals and Tyler Pearson added two goals to lead LPAC in the loss.
The second 11-13 division game saw Wash Family Construction and Jen Crady Massage battle to a 3-3 tie. George Lardas notched two goals and Abby Achor scored one to lead the Jen Crady Massage effort.
Tyler Yavalar’s two goals and one goal from Ben Connors paced Wash in the tie.
Best Buy slipped past American Marine in the first 8-10 division game of the season behind five goals from Daniel Fritz and one goal from Jaclyn Schlossberg.
Tyler Brewer led the American Marine effort with four goals, while David Daigle added one goal in the loss.
Tyler’s Ice Cream then rolled past Miller Electric 6-1 in the second game of the day behind three goals from Javier Rivera and a pair of goals from Daniel Sentman. Giana Sparks completed the scoring with one goal in the victory. Ava Zink scored the lone goal for Miller in the loss.
Lobstahs clawed its way to a 2-1 victory over LaPensee Plumbing in the final 8-10 division game of the day. Allie Connelly and Kole Pearson scored a goal each for Lobstahs. Sam Bowers notched the lone goal for LaPensee in the loss.
Adults play on
Coed adult soccer completed its second week of action with only two teams left to chase an always elusive perfect season.
Slim’s Place maintained its edge against Pink & Navy Boutique 3-1 during Sept. 20 action, while Wash Family Construction rolled past Florida Discount Signs 8-3 to remain undefeated and tied for first place. Island Pest Control, Florida Discount Signs and Moss & Barnard Construction follow in the standings at 1-1, while Jessie’s Island Store and Sato Real Estate come in at 0-1-1. Pink & Navy Boutique brings up the rear with an 0-2-0 record.
Moss & Barnard opened the night’s action with a 6-3 victory over Island Pest Control behind four goals from Omar Polar. Brent Moss added a pair of goals, while Ryan Moss chipped in a pair of assists. Jonathan Moss added 13 saves in goal to help preserve the victory.
Austin Wash led Island Pest Control with a pair of goals, while Erin Voegel added one goal and Tony Frudakis chipped in with an assist.
Sato Real Estate and Jessie’s Island Store battled to a 3-3 tie in the second game of the evening. Diego Felipe scored two goals and Jason Sato added one to lead Sato, which also received an assist from Jeff Christianson and five saves from long-time closet goalie, Lexi Braxton.
B.J. Grant had a goal and an assist to lead Jessie’s Island Store, which also received single goals from Zach Gillilan and Stephen Perry, while Nate Talucci made 14 saves in goal.
Wash rolled over Discount Signs by an 8-3 score behind three goals and two assists from Kris Yavalar and two goals from Damir Glavan. Scott Eason added a goal and two assists, and Darin Wash contributed a goal and an assist. Greg Ross completed the scoring with one goal while Don Purvis made 10 saves in goal.
Chrissy Rice scored a pair of goals and Tim Tedesco added one goal to lead the Florida Discount Signs scoring effort while Troy Shonk made 15 saves in goal in the loss.
Slim’s Place edged Pink & Navy 3-1 in the evening’s final game. Sean Sanders led Slim’s with a goal and an assist, while Danny Anderson and Nate Coleman each added one goal. Tyler Krauss helped preserve the victory for Slim’s with 12 saves in goal.
Aaron Parkin scored the lone goal for Pink & Navy, while Rudacille made 17 saves in goal.
Basektball action continues
Adult coed basketball continues in the center gym with three games played Sept. 18. The first game saw Gatorman Pools roll past Island Real Estate 65-42 behind 33 points and five rebounds from Evan Wolfe. Aaron Duduks added 13 points, 11 rebounds and three assists in the victory.
Matt Ray led IRE with 15 points and 14 rebounds, while Eric Gledhill finished with 12 points and six rebounds in the loss.
Eat Here slipped past Agnelli Pool & Spa 66-42 in the second game of the evening. Dominic Orloff led Eat Here with 22 points and seven rebounds, while R.J. Mizel added 17 points, 13 rebounds and two assists in the victory.
Chad Woods scored 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead Agnelli, which also received 17 points, six assists and four rebounds from Jonathan Moss in the loss.
The last game of the evening had Best Buy defeating The Feast Restaurant 58-47 behind 32 points and 21 rebounds from Antwan Jackson. Brandon Kern finished with 17 points, while Tyler Bekkerus added 10 points and nine rebounds in the victory.
Matt Morgan’s 14 points, five rebounds and three assists led The Feast, which also received 9 points from Richard Fosmore and 8 points each from Michael Haynes and Nate Coleman in the loss.
Three teams advanced during Sept. 22 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City hall horseshoe pits. Steve Grossman and George McKay drew the bye into the finals and watched as Sam Samuels and Tom Skoloda slipped past Dom Livedoti and John Johnson 22-18. Team Samuels-Skoloda then obliterated Grossman-McKay 21-1 in the finals to earn bragging rights.
The Sept. 19 games also saw three teams advance from pool play. Bob Heiger and Sam Samuels drew the bye to the finals and watched Jerry Disbrow “walk” past Steve Doyle and Hank Huyghe by a 21-6 score. Disbrow then dispatched Heiger and Samuels 21-12 in the finals.
AMICC youth soccer league schedule
Oct. 1 6 p.m. Bowes vs. A&E
Oct. 1 6:30 p.m. Bistro vs. Firkins
Oct. 2 6 p.m. Beach Bums vs. Surferbus.com
Oct. 2 7 p.m. Bowes vs. Tyler’s
Sept. 26 6 p.m. Best Buy vs. Tyler’s Ice Cream
Sept. 26 7 p.m. American Marine vs. LaPensee
Oct. 1 6 p.m. Lobstahs vs. American Marine
Oct. 1 7 p.m. Miller Elect. vs. Best Buy
Oct. 2 6 p.m. LaPensee vs. Miller Electric
Oct. 2 7 p.m. Miller vs. Tyler’s
Sept.22 Noon Steam Design vs. LPAC
Sept. 22 1 p.m. Wash FC vs. Crady Massage
Sept. 26 8 p.m. Steam Design vs. Wash FC
Sept. 28 6 p.m. LPAC vs. Wash FC
Sept. 28 7 p.m. Steam Design vs. Crady Massage
Oct. 1 8 p.m. West Coast AC vs. Edgewater
Oct. 3 8 p.m. West Coast AC vs. Edgewater
AMICC Adult Soccer League schedule
Sept. 27 6 p.m. Slim’s Place vs. Wash FC
Sept. 27 7 p.m. Jessie’s vs. Pink & Navy
Sept. 27 8 p.m. Island Pest vs. FL Discount Signs
Sept. 27 9 p.m. Moss & Barnard vs. Sato Real Estate
AMICC Adult Basketball League schedule
Oct. 2 6:30 p.m. Gator Man vs. Eat Here
Oct. 2 7:30 p.m. The Feast vs. Island Real Estate
Oct. 2 8:30 p.m. Agnelli Pool vs. Best Buy