Adult soccer players are pursuing their passion on the hardwoods, while flag football is scrambling on the field.
After three weeks of indoor action in the adult soccer league in the gym at the Center of Anna Maria Island, there appears to be a clear delineation of the haves and have-nots.
Ugly Grouper and Progressive Cabinetry are on top with matching 3-0 records, with 2-1 Moss Builders right behind in the standings. Sato Real Estate follows with a 1-2 record, while Slim’s
Place and Gulfview Windows and Doors share last place — still in search of victories.
Action Aug. 22 kicked off with Sato Real Estate taking it to Slim’s Place 15-10 behind eight goals and an assist from Ryan Moss and four goals and three assists from Adam Bujarski. Ben Sato added two goals and an assist and brother Josh finished with a goal and an assist. Mark Rudacille helped preserve the victory with 11 saves between the pipes.
Joey Hutchinson paced Slim’s Place with five goals and an assist, while Chris Culhane and Lexi Sato had two goals each. Jose Casaras completed the Slim’s scoring with a goal and an assist, while Rob Marshall had 14 saves in the loss.
Progressive Cabinetry outlasted Moss Builders 16-13 in the second match of the night behind seven goals and three assists from league scoring-leader Kevin Roman. Murap Akay chipped in with four goals and an assist, while Diego Felipe added three goals, an assist and 10 saves in goal. Jessica Williams finished with a goal and two assists, while Steve Oelfk added a goal and 16 saves in the victory.
Carlos Juan and Omar Polar each scored four goals to lead Moss Builders, which also received three goals from Chavaree Pepe and two goals from Miguel Ajoy. David Greene came up with 10 saves for Moss.
Ugly Grouper held off Gulfview Windows and Doors 10-6 behind five goals and an assist from Yuri Pereira and three goals, an assist and 11 saves from Chris Klotz. James Roadman and Olaf Krause completed the scoring with a goal each, while Krause also came through with 15 saves between the pipes.
Keith Mahoney and Jose Urbiola Bolanos scored three goals each to lead Gulfview, which received 15 saves from Brandin Holcomb in the loss.
Flag football action
After four weeks of games in the adult flag football league at the center, Progressive Cabinetry and Gulfview Windows and Doors are tied atop the standings with matching 3-1 records.
Hashmark Sports, Lancaster Design and Moss Builders follow with 2-2 records while Ugly Grouper is still in search of a win.
Aug. 22 action kicked off with Hashmark Sports outscoring Moss Builders 46-30 behind five touchdown passes from Chase Richardson. Matthew Briley also had a big game with six receptions, including four that found pay dirt and a touchdown pass of his own. Octavious Cole added two touchdown catches, while Tim Holly and Zach Holder added extra points.
Jonathan Moss threw three touchdown passes to lead Moss Builders, which also received a touchdown pass from Ray Gardner. Gardner also came through with two receiving touchdowns and an extra point. Mike Gillum, with a touchdown catch and an extra point from Chad Woods completed the scoring for Moss in the loss.
Gulfview rolled to a 42-24 victory over Lancaster in the second match of the evening behind five touchdown passes from Ryan Moss, including two to Jordan Demers, who finished with eight catches and a pair of extra points. Dina Calvary added a pair of touchdown receptions and an extra point, while Jason Sato chipped in a touchdown catch. Tyler Lancaster completed the scoring in the victory with a pair of extra points.
Tim Shaughnessy paced Lancaster with four touchdown passes, including two to Anthony Mannino, who finished with 12 catches. Karri Stephens finished with two touchdown catches to add to her league-leading touchdown reception total.
The final game of the evening saw Progressive Cabinetry roast Ugly Grouper grouper by a 47-8 score behind five touchdown passes from Connor Haughey and three touchdown passes, a receiving touchdown and an extra point from Jaret Rojas. Ben Sato finished with three touchdown receptions in the victory, while Brandon Kull completed the scoring with a pair of touchdown catches.
Quarterback Matthew Manger helped Ugly Grouper avoid the shutout with a touchdown pass to Cooper Rosier.
Horseshoe players at the Anna Maria City Hall pits saw an outright winner in the Aug. 21 games as Neil Hennessey walked his way to the lone 3-0 pool play record.
Four teams advanced to the knockout stage with 2-1 records during Aug. 24 action. Tim Sofran cruised past Steve Doyle 21-4 to advance to the finals while Hank Huyghe and Bob Hawks edged Jerry Disbrow and Bob Heiger in the other semifinal. The finals saw Sofran stay hot, as he rolled to a 21-9 victory over Huyghe and Hawks to win the day’s proceedings.
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 random team selection.
There is no charge to play and everyone is welcome.
No news at KRC
Yet again, persistent rains closed the course at Key Royale Club, canceling all golf action for the week.