Stormy weather aside, golf, football, horseshoes play on

The standings are pretty tight after five weeks of action on the field in the adult flag football league at the Center of Anna Maria Island.

Progressive Cabinetry is on top with a 4-1 record, one game ahead of Gulfview Windows and Doors, Hashmark Sports and Moss Builders, which all sport 3-2 records in a three-way tie for second. Lancaster Design follows at 2-3, and Ugly Grouper brings up the rear with an 0-5 record.

Action Aug. 29 kicked off with Moss Builders slipping past Ugly Grouper 20-19 behind a big day from Jon Moss of Moss Builders. He threw two touchdowns and caught a touchdown while contributing on defense with a quarterback sack. Chad Woods came through with a touchdown reception and a pair of extra points. Nick Sato completed the scoring for Moss with a touchdown reception.

Matthew Manger paced Ugly Grouper with a pair of touchdown passes and a touchdown reception. Desmond Cannon and Cooper Rosier both contributed a touchdown reception, while Sirkevious Williams completed the scoring in the loss with a touchdown pass.

The second game of the evening saw first-place Progressive Cabinetry roll to a 33-19 victory over Gulfview Windows and Doors thanks to three touchdown passes and a touchdown reception from Connor Haughey. Receiver Brandon Kull also had a big game, finishing with four touchdown catches, two extra points and a quarterback sack. Jaret Rojas added two touchdown passes to the Progressive victory.

Ryan Moss threw for two scores and Jordan Demers added one to lead Gulfview, which received two touchdown receptions and three extra points from Brandin Holcomb in the loss.

Hashmark Sports cruised to a 47-19 victory over Lancaster Design in the last game of the night behind five touchdown passes and a pair of touchdown receptions from Chase Richardson. Matthew Briley chipped in with a touchdown pass and a touchdown reception and Octavious Cole finished with a touchdown pass. Corey Banks had two touchdown catches and Zach Holder added one to complete the scoring for Hashmark.

Tim Shaughnessy had a touchdown pass and two TD receptions to lead Lancaster Design, which also received a TD pass and a TD reception from Anthony Mannino and a TD pass from Mike Shaughnessy in the loss.

Indoor soccer action continues

Four weeks into the center’s adult indoor soccer league, the standings are tight — top to bottom.

Ugly Grouper, Progressive Cabinetry and Moss Builders are tied in first with matching 3-1 records, while Sato Real Estate and Gulfview Windows both have 1-3 records, just ahead of Slim’s Place at 0-4.

Action Aug. 29 kicked off in the center gym with Gulfview Windows outscoring Sato 16-13 behind eight goals from Keith Mahoney and three goals each from Jason Chiafalo and Freddy Lenhert. Nathan Talucci completed the Gulfview victory a pair of goals.

Ryan Moss and Josh Sato paced the Sato team with five goals each, while Ben Sato scored twice and Mark Rudacille added a goal in the loss.

Progressive Cabinetry outlasted Slim’s Place 13-10 in the second match of the night behind four goals from Jessica Williams and three goals and seven saves from Diego Felipe.

Kevin Roman added two goals and four assists and Murap Akay finished with three goals. Steve Oelfke completed the scoring for Progressive with a goal, an assist and 13 saves between the pipes.

Joey Webb scored five goals to lead Slim’s Place, which also received two goals and an assist from Lexi Sato and a goal each from Jose Casaras and John Coleman. Robb Marshall kept Slim’s Place in the match with 19 saves.

Moss Builders edged Ugly Grouper 11-10 behind six goals from Juan Carlos and three goals, an assist and 13 saves from Omar Polar. Miguel Ajoy added a goal and an assist, while David Greene finished with a goal and 13 saves in the victory.

Yuir Pereira scored four goals to lead Ugly Grouper, which also received three goals and an assist from Connor Bystrom. Christopher Klotz added two goals and 15 saves for Ugly Grouper, which also received a goal from John Haggerty in the loss.

The action continues with three games on the schedule Thursday, Sept. 5.

Key Royale news

The men finally got out on the course for some golf at the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach with a little reprieve from the rain and thunderstorms. The men played what used to be a weekly modified-Stableford system match Aug. 26.

Jon Holcomb grabbed first place with a plus-3 to edge Warren Boin and Sam Major, who both finished in second place with matching plus-2s.

The men were back on the course Aug. 29 for a nine-hole scramble. The team of Jerry Dahl, Holcomb, Art McMillan and Bill Shuman matched the 4-under-par 28 carded by Mike Clements, Dave Richardson and Deb Richardson to finish in a tie for first place.

Horseshoe news

The team of Norm Good and Hank Huyghe were too good for the players at the Aug. 28 horseshoe games at the Anna Maria City Hall horseshoe pits. They posted the lone 3-0 record in pool play to earn the day’s outright bragging rights.

Good and Huyghe remained perfect for the week in pool play matches, but this time found themselves in the finals — as opponents. Huyghe and partner Tim Sofran jumped out to an early lead and held on for a 23-4 victory over Good and Neil Hennessey to take home the day’s championship.

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.

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