Soccer played indoors, golf rained out, horseshoe plays on

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A lone surfer takes advantage of the last swells in the Gulf of Mexico from Hurricane Barry July 14 at the White Avenue beach. Islander Photo: Kevin P. Cassidy

Indoor soccer action is ongoing in the gym at the Center of Anna Maria Island, with competition in two age divisions.

Standings in the intermediate age group have Ugly Grouper and Moss Builders in a virtual tie for first. Ugly Grouper is 3-0, while Moss Builders has played one less game and stands at 2-0. Island Vacation Properties follows with a 1-2 record, while Solid Rock Construction and Cloud Pest Control are both 0-2.

Action July 9 opened with Moss Builders cruising past Island Vacation Properties with a 6-0 score. Mason Moss and Jackson Titen scored three goals each to lead IVP to victory.

The second match of the evening saw Ugly Grouper earn a 3-0 victory over Solid Rock Construction. Jesse Zaccagnino scored two goals, while brother Jack Zaccagnino added a goal to the victory.

The standings in the advanced age group have G&G Yardscaping leading the three-team division with a 3-1 record. Ugly Grouper and AMI Locals follow with matching 1-2-1 records leaving them in a tie for second.

G&G Yardscaping opened July 9 with a 5-1 victory over Ugly Grouper. Ryan Joseph led the way with three goals and an assist, while Connor Samblis added two goals and two assists. Peyton Harlan completed the offensive effort with an assist in the victory.

Angelina Albrecht notched the lone goal for Ugly Grouper in the loss.

G&G escaped with a 5-3 victory over AMI Locals in their second match of the night. Joseph scored five goals to lead the victors, which also received two assists from Peyton Harlan and an assist from Ava Harlan.

Carsyn Deligans scored three goals to lead AMI Locals in the loss.

Indoor soccer continues every Tuesday evening with the action kicking off at 5 p.m.

Horseshoe news

Horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits was short and sweet the week of July 8, as neither session needed a knockout round to determine a winner.

Action July 10 saw Bob Heiger and Steve Doyle forge the lone 3-0 pool play record to earn the day’s bragging rights.

Tim Sofran walked his way to the winner’s circle with the only 3-0 record during July 13 action.

Play gets underway at 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Anna Maria City Hall pits. Warmups begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by team selection.

There is no charge to play and everyone is welcome.

Key Royale news

Golf was rained out last week at the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach.

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