Soccer plays on at center, golfers play to beat rain

After four weeks of outdoor soccer action in the adult league at the Center of Anna Maria Island, Moss Builders and Sato Real Estate, boasted matching 3-0 records, making them the teams to beat.

Running behind them and sporting a 2-1 record is Lancaster Design, while Progressive Cabinetry holds down fourth place with a 2-2 record. Ross Built follows with a 1-3 record, while Bins Be Clean at 0-2-1 and Mar/Kis Insurance at 0-3-1 are still looking for a victory.

Moss Builders opened the action Aug. 9 with a 14-4 victory over Bins Be Clean behind hat tricks from Chris Scott and Aaron Parkin. Ryan Moss, Matthew Castro and Yuri Pereira added two goals each, while Ray Gardner and Ed Moss both notched goals. Ryan Moss and Olaf Krause combined to make 10 saves in goal.

Bins Be Clean was led by Rico Beissert’s four goals, while Francisco Oliviera and Brayan Felipe each had an assist.

The second match of the night saw Ross Built get its first win of the season with a 4-2 victory over Mar/Kis Insurance. Jake Ross and Vince Circharo led the way with two goals each, while Chris Culhane chipped in with an assist. Ben Sato helped preserve the victory with seven saves between the pipes.

Jeremias Gramajo had a goal and an assist to lead Mar/Kis Insurance, which also received a goal from Shay Coleman and eight saves from Mario Primo in the loss.

The last match of the evening saw Sato Real Estate roll to a 9-0 shutout victory behind four goals from Amy Ivin and two goals and two assists from Zack Lieb. Josh Sato, Jessica Williams and Joe Jones each notched goals, while Bear Scott made six saves in recording the shutout victory.

William Case made four saves to lead Progressive Cabinetry in the loss.


Indoor soccer news

The Ugly Grouper youth league at the center is playing indoors in air-conditioned comfort.

Ugly Grouper Red crept closer to first place Ugly Grouper Blue thanks to a 5-4 victory over Ugly Grouper White during Aug. 7 action in the gym.

Blue is still in first with a 2-0 record, but Red improved to 2-1. White is still in search of a win.

Anthony Nguyen and Gregory Jordan scored two goals each, while Peyton Harlan added a goal. Harrison Schenerlein helped preserve the victory with 10 saves.

Riley Lawson scored four goals to lead White in the loss, while Victor Albrecht and Kane Richardson combined to make 10 saves in goal.

Key Royale news

Frequent rains kept the Key Royale Club women off the golf course, but the men managed to get in a couple of rounds last week.

The men played their regular modified Stableford-system match Aug. 6. Gerry Dahl and Gary Razze had to share clubhouse bragging rights after they both turned in scorecards with plus-5 scores.

The men were back on the course Aug. 9 for a nine-hole scramble. The team of Warren Boin, Tom McDonnell, Art McMillan and Bill Shuman matched the 3-under-par 29 carded by the team of Mike Gille, Fred Miller and Peter Murley to finish in a tie for first place.


Horseshoe news

Three teams emerged from pool play and battled for the day’s supremacy during Aug. 8 horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits.

Tim Sofran drew the bye into the finals and watched as another walker, Norm Good, defeated Bob Heiger and Dom Livedoti 26-15, ending the match with a double ringer. In the finals, Good was too good, rolling to a 24-5 victory over Sofran that he punctuated with another double ringer.

The Aug. 11 games saw two teams advance to the knockout stage. The team of Steve Doyle and Neil Hennessey rolled to a 22-3 victory over Livedoti and Jerry Disbrow to earn the day’s bragging rights.

Play gets underway at 9 a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday at the Anna Maria pits. Warmups begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by random team selection.

There is no charge to play and everyone is welcome.

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