Autoway Ford remains undefeated with 5-0 win
There were no major changes in any of the division standings during
the last week of regular-season action for the Anna
Maria Island Community Center Soccer League. ReMax Gulfstream Realty
held onto its slim lead in Division I over LaPensee Plumbing, while the
Sun maintained its lead and an unblemished record in Division II. Autoway
Ford’s bid for
a perfect season in Division III ended with a tie,
but it still holds an insurmountable 10-point lead on second-place Air & Energy.
other matters, the Center is hosting a Veterans Day
weekend soccer tournament to close out the season Nov. 11-12. Teams will
be seeded according to how they finished the regular season. In addition,
all-star games will also be played over the weekend, including a 6-7
age group and a 7- year-old all-star game for instructional leaguers.
Look for the complete schedule in next week’s Islander.
Autoway Ford defeated second-place
Air & Energy
2-1 on Oct. 27 behind one goal apiece from Neil Carper and Robby Officer. Kalif
Mora notched the lone goal for Air & Energy in the close loss.
Cannons earned its second win on the season when it
defeated West Coast Surf Shop 1-0 on Oct. 26. Hunter Parrish scored the
lone goal of the game to lead Cannons to victory.
Ooh La La! Bistro
continued its strong play as of late, earning a 2-0
victory over Americo Title on Oct. 25 in Division III action. Kiley Aldefer
and Diana Pimental each notched goals for Ooh La La in the victory.
Island Real Estate received one goal apiece
from Chris Pate and Daniel Pimental during its 2-0
victory over West Coast Surf Shop in Division II action on Oct. 24.
Division III leader Autoway Ford avoided
its first loss on the season when the auto-team edged
Ooh La La 2-1 on Oct. 23. Neil Carper notched both goals for Autoway
Ford in the victory. Josh Zawistoski scored the lone goal for Ooh La
La in the loss.
Anna Maria Island Little League news
A community organizational meeting for the
Anna Maria Island Little League will be held at 6 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 3, at the
West Manatee Fire Rescue Station No. 1. The meeting
is open to all adult Little League enthusiasts residing on Anna Maria
Island and the Manatee County portion of Longboat Key.
The primary agenda of this meeting is to
vote in the new Little League board of directors.
Mark your calendars and plan on attending
this important formation meeting. For more information,
contact Center athletic director Andy Jonatzke at 778-1908.
Tom Rhodes and Herb Heesch were the
outright winners of the Oct. 25 horseshoe competition
at the Anna Maria City Hall pits as they posted the
only 3-0 pool-play record. Herb Puryear teamed up with
Sam Samuels to earn second place with a thrilling 22-20
victory over Cathy Stoltzfus and Steve Doyle.
Only two of eight teams advanced from
pool play during the Oct. 21 horseshoe competition.
Doug Yox and Jessie Brisson defeated
George McKay and Ron Pepka 23-19 to capture the duck-shaped
trophy 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.
Key Royale golf news
The Key Royale Club held its “stag
day” nine-hole golf tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 25, with two shotgun
starts in a two-best-balls-of-partners game.
The team of Ernie Hauser and Vince
Fanton finished in a tie for first place with the team
of Web Cutting and Ed Havlik after both teams shot
a combined 54. Three shots back in a tie for second
place were Quent Talbert and Bob Sayles and Gordon
McKinna and Lew Winegarden. Winegarden also captured
closest-to-the-pin on No. 8, while Larry Fowler earned
that distinction on hole No. 3.
A record seven golfers chipped in, including
Chris Collins, Don Ledford, Chuck Reed, Talbert, Sayles,
Winegarden and Havlik. John Atkinson captured the individual
low net with a score of 29.
shotgun start was similar to the first, in that there
was a crowd at the top. Merritt Fineout and Russ Olson
fired a combined 62 to tie George Hieber and Bob King
for first place. Art and Bob Reppenhagen finished in
a four-way tie for second place with Bob Dickinson
and Omer Trolard, Gordy Lindstrom and Ralph Bassett,
and last, but not least, Hugh Holmes Sr. and Adam Ksiazek
with identical 65s.
Bassett won the closest-to-the-pin
on No. 3, while Bob King got closest on No. 8. Bill
Melvin and Jim Finn each had chip-ins, while Melvin
also captured the individual low net with a score of