Soccer, football on tap at center, horseshoes in AM, golf at KRC

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Mason Moss of Moss Builders gets tripped up by HSH Designs’ Paxton Lee during Oct. 6 youth soccer action at the Center of Anna Maria Island.
Moss Builders player Turner Worth beats HSH Designs player Paxton Lee to the ball Oct. 6 in youth soccer action at the Center of Anna Maria Island.

Youth soccer at the Center of Anna Maria Island in Anna Maria has topped off its sixth week of action.

Going into the Oct. 13 matches, Beach Bums and Progressive Cabinetry were tied for first place in the 8-10 division, but the top two teams battled to a 0-0 tie. Now, some sort of tiebreaker will have to determine the top seed before the Oct. 15 playoffs.

Cyrus Ryan helped keep Beach Bums in the match with four saves, while Jack McCarthy and Jackson Kennedy combined on six saves for Progressive Cabinetry.

The second 8-10 division match of the evening saw Moss Builders nail down the No. 3 seed with a 2-0 victory over HSH Designs. Mason Moss scored both goals for Moss Builders, which also received five saves from goalie Austin Guess.

Brady Thompson and Estrella Long combined on four saves to lead HSH Designs in the loss.

The 11-13 division saw Slim’s Place earn a 1-0 victory over Gulf Drive Cafe behind a goal from Mya Ferrari. Elek Brisson had seven saves in goal.

Dennis Gallagher and Evan Talucci combined to make six saves to lead Gulf Drive Cafe in the loss.

The last match of the evening saw Ugly Grouper swallow Tidy MD 8-0 behind four goals from Ronan Robertson and three from Hamish Robertson. Benjamin Young helped with six saves in the victory.

Emma Raulerson and Victor Albrecht combined to make eight saves for Tidy MD in the loss.


Adult soccer action

The action kicked off in the adult soccer league Oct. 7 with Sato Real Estate edging Blalock Walters 4-3 behind two goals and an assist from Josh Sato and a goal and an assist from Raul Loria. Rico Beisert added a goal and chipped in four saves in goal to preserve the victory.

Ricky Anderson scored a pair of goals to lead Blalock Walters, which also received a goal from Tyler Brewer and five saves from Jason Sato.

The second match of the night saw Signature Granite cruise to a 5-1 victory over Solid Rock behind three goals and an assist from Olsin Crean and a goal each from Zach Leib and Zoran Kolega. Toby Wickland helped preserve the victory with four saves.

Connor Bystrom notched the lone goal for Solid Rock on an assist from Neil Fellowes, while Mark Long had six saves in the loss.

Slim’s Place skunked Ugly Grouper 7-0 in the third match behind a hat trick from Nick Bouchard and two goals and an assist from Kevin Roman. Andy Thompson and Brent Moss each chipped in a goal, while Ryan Moss made three saves in goal.

Robb Marshall was under siege for most of the game, but came through with eight saves for Ugly Grouper in the loss.

The last match of the night saw Progressive Cabinetry outscore Skinny’s 8-5. Daniel Adan led the way with four goals while Andrew Sullivan and Keith Mahoney chipped in with two goals apiece in the victory.

Jonathan Aragon scored four goals and had an assist to lead Skinny’s, which also received a goal from AJ Colagiovanni and eight saves from Garrett Richelieu in the loss.


Adult flag football action enters week 4

Moss Builders opened a night of football action at the center with a 38-21 victory over Beach Bums behind four touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown from Ryan Moss. Cole Carter was on target with six catches — three for touchdowns.

Matthew Manger threw a pair of touchdown passes to lead Beach Bums, which received seven catches and two touchdowns from Kemo Harris in the loss.

Progressive Cabinetry rolled to a 33-15 victory over Slim’s Place behind three touchdown passes from Brandon Kull and four touchdown receptions from Donnie Deitch.

Dominick Otteni threw for a score and ran for a score to lead Slim’s Place in the loss.

Solid Rock rolled to a 40-21 victory over Gulfview Windows and Doors behind three touchdown passes and a TD run from Tim Shaughnessy and three TD receptions from Cody Smith.

Jason Sato threw a pair of touchdown passes to lead Gulfview, which also received TDs from Matt Briley, Jordan DeMers and JB Shuck in the loss.

The final game of the evening saw Sandbar cruise to a 33-14 victory over Ugly Grouper behind five touchdown passes from Chase Richardson. Anthony Mannino was on the receiving end of three TDs, while Dylan Doyle added two touchdown catches.

Ray Gardner threw two touchdown passes to lead Ugly Grouper, which also received TDs from Octavious Cole and Chad Woods in the loss.


Key Royale golf news

A week of golf at the Key Royale Club in Holmes Beach kicked off Oct. 5 with the men playing a nine-hole modified Stableford-system match. Ken Butler carded a plus-4 to outlast a gaggle of players who finished plus-3, including Mike Cusato, John Kolojeski, Bill MacMillan, Tom Nelson, Larry Pippel and Mike Pritchett.

The women were on the course Oct. 6 for a nine-hole individual-low-net match in two flights.

Jana Samuels fired an even-par 32 to take first place in Flight A by two strokes over Sharon Taras and Deb Wohlers.

Flight B ended in a tie for first as Carol Duncan and Meredith Slavin finished at 1-over-par 33.


Horseshoe news

Horseshoe action at the Anna Maria City Hall pits was short and sweet Oct. 7. The team of Jerry Disbrow and Tom Skoloda posted the lone 3-0 record in pool play to win the day’s championship.

Three teams advanced to the knockouts during the Oct. 10 games. Bob Heiger and Neil Hennessey drew the bye into the finals and watched as Skoloda and Tim Sofran obliterated Jerry Disbrow and Gary Howcroft 21-4 in the semifinal.

Skoloda and Sofran stayed hot as they cruised to a 21-11 victory over Heiger and Hennessey for Skoloda’s fourth championship in succession.

Play gets underway at 9 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays 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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