Matchups set at Center of AMI for adult football playoffs

The regular season of the adult flag football league at the Center of Anna Maria Island concluded April 13 with two games and a pair of forfeit losses by Progressive Cabinetry, which clinched a 0-7 season record to take last place.

Beach House Real Estate rolled to a 40-14 victory over Mason Martin Construction to clinch the top seed and a bye into the semifinal round of playoffs. Beach House will play the winner of the Beach to Bay Construction versus Mason Martin playoff game that kicks off April 20.

Tyler’s Ice Cream nailed down the second seed and will take on winless Progressive Cabinetry in the 7:30 p.m. game. Moss Builders will take on sixth-seed Smoothie King in the 8:30 game.

The playoffs conclude with semifinals at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 27, followed by the championship game at 8:30 p.m.

In the past week, Beach House rolled past Mason Martin 40-14 behind a huge game from quarterback Don Purvis. Purvis completed 13 of 17 passes for 225 yards, including five touchdown passes and four extra points.

Jon Moss was Purvis’ favorite target, finishing with 90 receiving yards, including four touchdown receptions and an extra point. Jay Hoffmeister added 70 receiving yards, including a touchdown and an extra point, while Jesse Griffin and Jason Mickan both added extra points in the victory.

Mickan came through on the defensive side of the ball with two interceptions, including one he returned for a touchdown, while Leah Purvis and Moss both added quarterback sacks in the win.

Charles Buky threw for 165 yards and two touchdown passes and a pair of extra points, but he was hurt by two interceptions. Chad Woods was on the receiving end of both of Buky’s touchdown passes and finished with a team-high 65 receiving yards. Frank Agnelli finished with 40 receiving yards and an extra point, while Tara Stutts added 50 receiving yards in the loss.

Tyler’s Ice Cream defeated Beach to Bay Construction 27-14 to clinch the second seed behind the all-around play of quarterback Ray Gardner. Gardner threw for 105 yards, including a pair of touchdown passes and three extra points, while also rushing for 90 yards and adding 40 receiving yards and a touchdown reception.

Zach Schield also played a big role in the victory, finishing with two touchdown passes on his only two passing attempts. He also ran for 40 yards, while also adding 65 receiving yards for two touchdown receptions and an extra point.

KD Belton completed the Tyler’s scoring with a touchdown and a pair of extra points to go along with 25 receiving yards.

Beach to Bay Construction was led by Tim Shaughnessy’s 100 yards passing, including two touchdown passes and an extra point. Jacob Berger was his leading receiver with 65 yards, including a pair of touchdown receptions in the loss.


Key Royale golf news

Golf action at Key Royale Club got started April 10 with a nine-hole, modified Stableford-system match. Bill Shuman and Buddy Foy both carded plus-5 to finish first in a tie.

The team of Barry Izzard, Chuck Patrick, Dave Richardson and Bob Soos won the team title with a combined score of plus 5.

The women of Key Royale Club took to the course on April 11 for a nine-hole, individual-low-net match with a side game of fewest putts in four flights.

Phyllis Roe carded an even-par 32 to take first place in Flight A, while Karen Mitchell had the fewest putts with 14.

Roxanne Koche fired a 5-under-par 27 for the low-net round of the day and a first place finish in Flight B. Sue Christenson and Debbie Richardson both had 14 putts during the round, finishing in a tie for the fewest putts.

Jan Turner rode a chipin birdie to a 3-under-par 29 for the low score in Flight C, while Sally Martin won fewest putts with 15 in her round.

Marty Clark owned Flight D, winning low-net honors with a 4-under-par 28, while also winning low putts in the flight with 18.

Barb Harold also had a chipin birdie to punctuate her round of golf for the day.

The men took over the course April 13 for a nine-hole scramble. The team of John Estok, Mark Kimball and Diane Miller posted a 2-under-par 30 to take first place. Second place went to the team of Mike Gillie, Fred Miller, Art McMillan and Dan Richardson and the team of Mike Brakefield, Karen Mitchell, Scott Mitchell and Greg Shorten after both teams carded matching 1-under-par 31s.


Horseshoe news

Rod Bussey and Tom Skoloda posted the lone 3-0 record during pool play and were the outright champs April 12 at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits.

Three teams advanced to the knockout stage during April 15 action. Bob Lee and Roger Nigg drew the bye into the finals and watched as Myles Macleod and Adin Shank took out Steve Doyle by a 21-7 score.

The finals saw Lee and Nigg outlast Macleod and Shank for a 23-13 victory and bragging rights for the day.

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.


Sign up now for adult soccer

The Center of Anna Maria Island is accepting registrations for its spring adult co-ed soccer league. Cost is $5 for members and $120 for non-members. Players can register online until May 6 at or by visting rhe center at 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.

Player evaluations will be May 9 at 7 p.m. and a draft will follow that evening. The season kicks off May 18.

Anyone with questions about the league or seeking sponsorship opportunities, contact recreation director Will Schenerlein at  941-778-1908, ext. 9205, or

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