Vol 6 No. 4 - October 19, 2005

Races tighten in youth soccer at Center

Members of the Morgan Stanley and Longboat Key Kiwanis teams chase ofter a loose ball in the Center’s Instructional League.

Monica Johnson
sun staff writer

The youth soccer season heats up at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Now with 44 games under way, the competition gets tighter. Mr. Bones and Longboat Observer are now tied for first place in Division I. LaPensee Plumbing slips into a three-way tie for second with West Coast Air Conditioning and ReMax Gulfstream Realty. Island Real Estate continues its fifth week at first place in Division II with Harry’s in second place and Pine Avenue in third place. Air and Energy solidifies its stay in first place after two more wins this past week. Danziger Allergy and Sinus is in second place, and Cannon’s slips into third.

Longboat Observer is now tied for first place with Mr. Bones after a highly competitive game against last week’s first place team, LaPensee Plumbing. The first goal of the night came from LaPensee’s Joey Hutchinson. Hutchinson moved quickly down the left wing and chipped the ball in far post. Seconds later Longboat’s Billy Alstrom retaliated with a goal from the kickoff, bringing the score up to a 1-1 tie. LaPensee’s goalie, Sylvie Mariolan, used whatever means necessary to deflect the ball. If she couldn’t get her hands on the ball, she would give it a strong boot out. Hutchinson scored by following up his first shot and got it in on the rebound. Longboat matched LaPensee’s second goal when Alstrom gained control. Alstrom trapped the ball at half field and scored on a low shot that went in the lower left corner. Then LaPensee’s Heldino Gomez took the ball from Longboat’s defense and scored on a crisp shot far post. Hutchinson added another goal by making a skilled move around the defense and releasing a shot into the upper right-hand corner.

The second half began with a 4-2 LaPensee lead, but not for long. Celia Ware, eager to reduce the two goal gap, scored on a crisp air ball into the upper left corner. Both teams were tied again when Alison Lukitsch made a great pass to Alstrom, whose shot bounced in near post. Longboat’s Forrest Schield made several impressive saves. He was not afraid to slide on the ground to keep the ball out of his domain. Alstrom scored off a corner kick giving Longboat a one point lead. Soon after, Hutchinson faked out two defenders and scored far post. Ware used some skilled moves to bring the ball up and scored upper post to bring the score to 6-6. With only a few minutes to go, Ware scored the final goal of the evening giving Longboat the 7-6 win over LaPensee in this intense game.

Division I
Monday, Oct. 10
ReMax Realty 8, Longboat Observer 7
Matt Bauer scored four goals to lead ReMax Realty over Longboat Observer 8-7 in this close game. Teammates Jordan Sebastiano and Ben Valideviso scored a pair of goals each in the win. Celia Ware got a hat trick to lead Longboat Observer. Blake Wilson kicked in two goals. Billy Alstrom and Alison Lukitsch each added a goal in the loss.

West Coast Air Conditioning 8, LaPensee Plumbing 4
West Coast Air Conditioning beat LaPensee Plumbing 8 to 4. Martine Miller was on fire scoring five goals for West Coast. Teammates Max Marnie, Darren Phillips, and Brodrick West each contributed a goal. Joey Hutchinson scored four goals for LaPensee Plumbing.

Wednesday, Oct. 12
Mr. Bones 5, ReMax Gulfstream Realty 3
Ally Titsworth and Cory Wash kicked in two goals each to lead Mr. Bones over ReMax 5 to 3. James Hall also scored a goal in the win. ReMax’s Ben Valideviso scored two goals and Jordan Sebastiano booted in one goal.

Division II
Tuesday, Oct. 11
West Coast Surf Shop 4, Pine Avenue 1
West Coast Surf Shop got its first taste of victory this season against Pine Avenue in a game that ended in a 4 to 1 score. West Coast Surf Shop’s Danny Krokroskia booted in two solid goals. Teammates Travis Belsito and Julian Botero kicked in one goal each for the win. Jason Rappe scored the lone goal for Pine Avenue.

Wednesday, Oct. 12
Harry’s 2, Pine Avenue 2
Harry’s and Pine Avenue tied 2-2 in this Division II soccer action. Trevor Bystrom and Daniel Pimentel scored one goal each for Harry’s. Pine Avenue’s Alex Hall got a pair of goals in the tie.

Friday, Oct. 14
Island Real Estate 7, West Coast Surf Shop 2
Island Real Estate beat West Coast Surf Shop 7 to 2. Chandler Hardy scored four goals and Paulo Fonseca got a hat trick. West Coast Surf Shop’s Giorgio Gomez booted in two goals.

Division III
Tuesday, Oct. 11
Air and Energy 7, Danziger Allergy and Sinus 0
Air and Energy shut out Danziger Allergy and Sinus 7 to 0 in this division III soccer action. Joel Hart got a hat trick and Adam Hart scored two goals. Henry Bernet and Connor Field booted in one goal each in the win.

Thursday, Oct. 13
Danziger Allergy and Sinus 7, Cannons 1
Andrew Crowton scored four goals to lead Danziger over Cannons 7 to 1. Josh Zawistoski scored two goals and Robby Officer scored one goal. Cannon’s Leah Spann booted in one goal.

Air and Energy 3, Mike Norman Realty 1
Joel Hart scored two goals to lead Air and Energy over Mike Norman Norman Realty 3 to 1. Teammate Philip Dudevoire added one goal. For Mike Norman Realty, Ryan Gilman scored the lone goal.

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