As fall weather arrives, AMI sports thrive
The youth soccer league saw another great week of action at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Edgewater Realty is taking control of the two-team 14-17 division with a 3-1-1 record, while West Coast Air Conditioning sits at 1-3-1.
Steam Designs continues to chase the elusive perfect season with a 5-0 record in the 11-13 division. They hold a commanding 9-point advantage over second-place LPAC, which sits at 2-2. Jen Crady Massage follows in the standings at 1-2-1 and Wash Family Construction is in fourth place with 0-4-1.
The 8-10 division continues to be the most competitive on the field. Lobstahs, with a 5-0-1 record is tied for first place with American Marine, which is 5-1-1. Tyler’s Ice Cream is alone in third place with a 4-2-0 record. Best Buy is in fourth place with a 3-5-0, followed by Miller Electric at 2-6 and LaPensee Plumbing at 0-5.
LaPensee put a scare into unbeaten Lobstahs during their Oct. 8 matchup, but the 8-10 division first-place team prevailed 2-1 on goals from Catherine Calhoun and Allie Connelly. Sam Bowers scored the lone goal for the plumbers in the loss.
Best Buy exploded for seven goals in defeating Miller Electric in the second 8-10 division game of the evening. Daniel Fritz led the way with four goals, while Jaclyn Schlossberg scored two and Olivia Sizler added one in the victory. Ava Zink scored two goals and Madelyn Rogers added one goal to lead Miller Electric in the loss.
American Marine defeated Best Buy 6-3 during 8-10 division soccer Oct. 9. Tyler Brewer scored four goals and David Daigle added two to lead the American effort. Daniel Fritz scored all three goals to lead Best Buy in the loss.
Tyler’s Ice Cream cruised to a 7-4 victory over Miller Electric in the second 8-10 division game of the night. Daniel Sentman scored four goals to lead Tyler’s, which also received two goals from Giana Sparks and one goal from German Rivera. Ava Zink and Dalton Guthrie each scored two goals to lead the way for Miller.
LPAC slipped past Wash Family Construction in 11-13 division action Oct. 10. Tyler Pearson led LPAC with three goals and Zach Fernandez added one to lead LPAC in the victory. Ben Connors scored two goals and Tyler Yavalar added one for Wash in the loss.
Steam Designs remained undefeated with a 4-1 victory over Jen Crady Massage in the second 11-13 division game of the night. Nico Calleja led the way with two goals while Gavin Sentman and Christian Daniels each notched one goal in the victory. Abby Achor scored the lone goal for Jen Crady Massage.
West Coast Air Conditioning earned a 2-2 tie with undefeated Edgewater Realty during 14-17 soccer action Oct. 10. Max Miller and Carolyn Cullinan each scored a goal for WCAC, while Joey Carder scored both goals for Edgewater.
Edgewater Realty then earned a shutout over WCAC Oct. 8 behind two goals from Max Driscoll and single goals from Kieran Grumley, Derek Pulch and Joey Carder.
Adult basketball continues
Best Buy continues to lead the adult coed basketball league at the Anna Maria Island Community Center with a 5-0 record. Eat Here sits alone in second place with a 3-2 record, while Gator Man Pools, Agnelli Pool & Spas and Island Real Estate follow in the standings with matching 2-3 records. The Feast brings up the rear with a 1-4 record.
The Feast earned its first victory on the season during Oct. 9 action, defeating Agnelli Pool & Spa 40-38. Michael Haynes led the way with 17 points and four assists while Nate Coleman added 14 points and five assists.
Jordan Demers scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Agnelli Pool & Spa, which also received 8 points from Chad Woods and 7 points from Jonathan Moss in the loss.
Antwan Jackson exploded for 49 points while also grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds as Best Buy defeated Gator Man Pools 82-71. Tyler Bekkerus added 15 points and Brandon Kern finished with 14 points in the victory.
Richard Atkins led Gator Man Pools with 21 points and 11 rebounds, while Sean Hubbard added 19 points, 12 rebounds and four assists. Evan Wolfe chipped in with 13 points and Alban Gesa finished with 12 points in the loss.
Key Royale golf news
The women of Key Royale Club played a nine-hole, individual-low-net golf match Oct. 9. Christina Mason won Flight A with a 1-under-par 31 to finish one shot ahead of second-place finisher Helen Pollock. Joyce Brown took third place with a 1-over 33.
Flight B winner was Terry Westby with a 1-under-par 31. Fran Barford took second place with a 2-over-par 34, while Ginny Nunn Upshaw and Sue Wheeler tied for third place at 3-over 35.
Helen Pollock chipped in on the first hole, while Liz Lang did the same on the seventh hole.
Only two teams advanced to the knockout round during Oct. 13 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits. Sam Samuels and Norm Good both threw double ringers on the way to a 21-8 victory over Jay Disbrow and Tom Skoloda in the championship match.
Samuels and Disbrow were the only team with a 3-0 pool play record and were the Oct. 10 outright champs.
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 Youth Soccer League schedule
Oct. 17 6 p.m. Bowes vs. A&E
Oct. 17 6:30 p.m. Bistro vs. Firkins
Oct. 19 6 p.m. Beach Bums vs. Surferbus.com
Oct. 19 7 p.m. Bowes vs. Tyler’s
Oct. 23 6 p.m. Bowes vs. Surferbus.com
Oct. 23 7 p.m. Beach Bums vs. Tyler’s
Oct. 17 6 p.m. Miller Elect. vs. Lobstahs
Oct. 17 7 p.m. LaPensee vs. Tyler’s
Oct. 19 6 p.m. American Marine vs. LaPensee
Oct. 23 6 p.m. Best Buy vs. Tyler’s
Oct. 23 7 p.m. Lobstahs vs. American Marine
Oct. 17 8 p.m. Crady Massage vs. LPAC
Oct. 19 7 p.m. Steam Design vs. LPAC
Oct. 19 8 p.m. Wash FC vs. Crady Massage
Oct. 24 8 p.m. West Coast AC vs. Edgewater
Oct. 29 8 p.m. West Coast AC vs. Edgewater
AMICC Adult Soccer League schedule
Oct. 18 6 p.m. Slim’s Place vs. Moss & Barnard
Oct. 18 7 p.m. Jessie’s vs. Wash FC
Oct. 18 8 p.m. Isl. Pest Control vs. Sato Real Estate
Oct. 18 9 p.m. FL Discount Signs vs. Pink & Navy
AMICC Adult Basketball League schedule
Oct. 23 6:30 p.m. Island Real Estate vs. Gator Man
Oct. 23 7:30 p.m. Agnelli Pool vs. Eat Here
Oct. 23 8:30 p.m. Best Buy vs. The Feast