Sports – 05-23-2012

Dips continues to roll over competition in basketball league

Tegan Purtill poured in 32 points to lead Dips Ice Cream to a 57-40 victory over Integrity Sound during Anna Maria Island Community Center Premier Division basketball action May 15. Purtill also contributed nine rebounds and four assists for Dips, which also received 13 points and nine rebounds from Jerry Mayer in the victory. Justin Gargett and Connor Field both finished with 4 points and nine rebounds.

Burke McCampbell-Hill paced Integrity Sound with 16 points and five rebounds, while teammate Joey Carder finished with 11 points, five rebounds and two assists. Thomas Pears and Pierce Hogan both finished with 6 points to complete the Integrity Sound scoring in the loss.

Anna Maria Oyster Bar defeated Integrity Sound 34-17 in premier division action May 14. Max Miller’s 12 points and 16 rebounds paced the Oyster Bar, which also received 10 points from Ryan Gilman in the victory. Julius Gomes with 8 points, and 4 points from Neahmiah Goode, completed the Oyster Bar scoring.

Carder’s 9 points and 4 points and five rebounds paced Integrity Sound in the loss.

Gettel Toyota slid past Walter & Associates 12-9 during 8-10 division action May 14. David Daigle scored 6 points to lead Gettel, which also received 2 points apiece from Tuna McCracken, Andrew Austin and Hannah McCracken in the victory.

Tori Walter led the Walter & Associates team with 4 points and 10 rebounds, while Joey Thiel finished with 3 points and Callen Achor added 2 points.

Beach Bistro remained atop the 8-10 division standings with an 18-4 victory over Island Real Estate May 14. Franklin Valdez led the way with 12 points and 31 rebounds. Jack Groves, Luke Marvin and Ava Zink each added 2 points to complete the Bistro scoring.

Daniel Sentman and Conal Cassidy scored 2 points apiece to lead Island Real Estate in the loss.

Walter & Associates rolled past Ross Built 54-37 in 11-13 division action May 16. Jack Walter and Mark Miller each scored 22 points and pulled down 15 plus rebounds to lead the Associates, which also received 6 points and five rebounds from Seth Walter in the victory.

Jake Ross scored 15 points and Andrew Ross added 10 points to lead Ross Built. Levi Lengel chipped in with 8 points in the loss.

Sandbar Restaurant blasted Eat Here 50-25 during 11-13 division action May 16. Jean-Paul Russo poured in 26 points and Dayton Modderman added 12 points and 15 rebounds to lead Sandbar, which also received 10 points from Corey Jacques in the victory.

Michael Latimer scored 12 points and Adam Clark added 6 points and 12 rebounds to lead Eat Here in the loss.

Holy Cow Ice Cream used a balanced scoring attack that saw no one scoring double-digits, but all seven players scored at least 2 points in a 38-21 victory over Southern Greens in the final 11-13 division game of the evening. Moriah Goode scored 8 points, while Trent Boring, Rory Houston and Joey Stewart scored 7 points apiece. Jonathan Lallement and Austin Morrow finished with 4 points each, while Leo Tilelli completed the Holy Cow victory with 2 points

Southern Greens was led by Andrew Zink’s 19 points and 14 rebounds and 2 points and nine rebounds from George Lardas in the loss.

Adult basketball rolls on

Gator Man Pools continues to lead the pack with a 5-0 record in the adult coed basketball league at the center. Beachhouse Restaurant is right on Gator’s heels with a 4-1 record, followed by Sun at 3-2. Bowes Imaging Center, B.Y. Construction, the Feast and Beach to Bay Construction follow in the standings, all with sub .500 records.

With only three regular-season games remaining, there’s not much time for teams to move up in the standings or to improve a team’s playoff seeding. The playoffs get started June 12 with the championship game scheduled for June 22.

Gator Man Pools showed why they’re undefeated in first place with an 83-36 victory over Sun May 15. Aaron Dudeks paced Gator with 32 points and 11 rebounds, while Sean Hubbard finished with 21 points, 14 rebounds and one blocked shot. Evan Wolfe added 13 points and Chris Smith finished with 11 points in the victory.

Nate Coleman’s 22 points and 6 points from Lisa Worthy paced Sun in the loss.

B.Y. Construction earned its second win of the season by edging the Feast 51-48 behind 22 points and 11 rebounds from Matt Ray. Eric Gledhill added 16 points and eight rebounds, while Chuck McCracken finished with 6 points in the win.

Jonathan Moss scored 15 points and Robert Serrano added 13 points to lead the Feast, which also received 11 points from Brent Moss in the loss.

Key Royale golf new

The women of the Key Royale Club played a nine-hole, individual-low-net-in-flight match May 15. Penny Williams grabbed first place in Flight A with a 3-under-par 29, while Helen Pollack, Sandi Tocco and Jean Holmes finished in a three-way tie for second place with matching 1-under-par 31s.

Sue Wheeler carded a 6-under-par 26 to grab a four-shot victory in Flight B over Tootie Wagner, who finished alone in second place with a 2-under-par 30. Mary Selby, Markie Ksiazek and Liz Lang finished in a tie for third place at 1-under-par 31.

Tocco managed a birdie on hole two, while Lang and Ksiazek each had chipins on the day.

Horseshoe news

Walker Steve Doyle was the only one to earn three required wins in pool play and was the undisputed champion during May 19 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits.

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.

MAYSO signup ongoing

Manatee Area Youth Soccer Organization is holding tryouts for its traveling soccer program, Manatee Magic.

Tryouts will be held May 29-June 6 at G.T. Bray Park soccer fields, 5502 33rd Ave. Drive W., Bradenton.

There will be two tryout dates for each age group and players are encouraged to attend both sessions. Players will register 5-6 p.m. and tryouts will be 6-7:30 p.m. The schedule is as follows:

May 29: U9-U10 boys and U9-U11 girls.

May 30: U11-U12 boys and U12-U14 girls.

May 31: U13-U16 boys and U15-U16 girls.

June 4: U9-U10 boys and U9-U11 girls.

June 5: U11-U12 boys and U12-U14 girls.

June 6: U13-U16 boys and U15-U16 girls.

Mayso invites all area players to participate in its competitive soccer program. For more information, go online at or e-mail Kevin Cassidy at, or Neil Fellowes at

AMICC youth basketball league schedule
Date    Time    Opponents
Division II (ages 8-10)
June 4    6:30 p.m.    Awards Night
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 Night

Premier division (ages 14-17)
June 4    6:30 p.m.    Awards Night
June 9    1 p.m.    Oyster Bar vs. Dip’s

Anna Maria Community Center youth 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 ceremony

Coach-pitch division (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 ceremony