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Vol 5 No. 33 - May 4, 2005

WMFD wins two more

By Monica Johnson
sun staff writer

WMFD is in first with a 6-3 record in the AAA Anna Maria Little League baseball rankings. Duncan stays in second with a 4-4-1 record and Morgan Stanley stays in third with three wins, six losses and one tie.

Monday, April 25
WMFD 10, Morgan Stanley 6

WMFD beat Morgan Stanley 10-6 in this AAA little League game on Monday, April 25. The pitching team of Tommy Price, Joey Hutchinson, Shawn Conover and Blake Wilson gave up seven walks, four hits and struck out nine for WMFD.

In the bottom of the first, WMFD’s Hutchinson doubled Hunter Parrish and Blake Wilson home. Hutchinson crossed the plate due to an error bringing the score up to 3-0.

In the bottom of the second WMFD kept up its strength. Justin Succa whacked a double; Price singled Succa home. Price and Parrish each crossed the plate due to errors. Hutchinson’s second single of the night sent Alex Burgess and Wilson home. The five run rule applied and the inning switched to the top of the third, where Katie Hunt began the scoring for Morgan Stanley. Hunt walked and then scored a run off a series of passed balls. In the botto the third, WMFD’s Price ripped an inside-the-park homerun, and sent Jonah Caster home.

William Brusso scored the second run of the night for Morgan Stanley in the top of the fifth.

Brusso made it home on passed balls and an error. Teammate Zach Evan singled Daniel Janisch and Zach Even home. Evan scored Morgan Stanley’s final run, but it was not enough to overcome WMFD’s lead.

Morgan Stanley’s Even pitched first giving up two walks, six hits and striking out six. Brusso pitched next, allowing one walk, one hit and striking out two.

Wednesday, April 27
WMFD 15, Duncan 11

Tommy Price was on fire Wednesday, April 27, going 3-for-3. Price ripped his second homerun of the week in the first inning of this intense game. Price also hit a pair of singles, an RBI and scored a run to lead WMFD over Duncan 15-11. Elijah Toussaint was also hot, going 3-for-3, including three singles, an RBI, and one run scored. Teammate Blake Wilson went 2-for-3, including a pair of singles and two runs scored. Shawn Conover and Justin Succa each hit a single and an RBI. Conover scored two runs, and Succa scored one run. Hunter Parrish added two runs, while Alex Burgess, Michael Dolan and Max Moneuse scored one run each in the win.

Jordan Sebastiano led the Duncan squad going 2-for-3, including a pair of triples, an RBI triple, and scoring two runs. Kyle Crum went 2-for-3, smacking a pair of singles and an RBI double and scoring two runs. Glenn Bower hit a pair of doubles and scored a run. Troy Kozewski and Travis Belsito each whacked a single, Kozewski scored three runs. Patrick Edwards scored two runs and Alex Hall scored one run in the loss.

Friday, April 29
Duncan 13, Morgan Stanley 3

Jordan Sebastiano went 2-for-3 including a pair of doubles, an RBI double and two runs scored to lead Duncan to victory over Morgan Stanley. Teammate Troy Kozewski added a single and three runs scored. Also for Duncan, Trevor Bystrom scored two runs, and one run apiece came from Travis Belsito, Kyle Crum, Patrick Edwards, Daniel Pimentel, Jake Rappe and Austin Wash.

For Morgan Stanley, Martine Miller doubled and got an RBI bringing Katie Hunt home. Daniel Janisch singled and scored one run and Giorgio Gomez scored a run in the loss.


Roller hockey rolls on

By Monica Johnson
sun staff writer

Thursday, April 28
Play it Again Sports 8, True Value Hardware 6

Play it Again Sports beat True Value Hardware 8-6 in roller hockey this week at the Anna Maria Island Community Center gym. Patrick Anderson lead Play it Again Sports scoring five goals. Teammate Broderick West scored two goals and got an assist. Max Marnie also added a goal in the win.

Troy Kozewski lead True Value Hardware scoring three goals. Zachary Facheris scored two, Travis Belsito scored one and Patrick Facheris had an assist.

Saturday, April 30
Anna Maria Island Sun 5, True Value Hardware 4

Anna Maria Island Sun beat True Value Hardware 5 to 4 in this close game on Saturday, April 30. True Value’s Travis Belsito scored the first goal of the game with two minutes left in the first period. Belsito skated in and beat two of the Sun’s defenders, then whacked the puck in, far post. Less than a minute later, the Sun’s Trey Stern banked the puck off the wall to Wally Stern who scored from the right slot.

Fifteen seconds into the second period, Wally Stern skated up the right side took the shot and scored. Minutes later, True Value’s Patrick Facheris battled it out with a Sun defender, and launched the puck; the Sun’s goalie, Parker Keegan deflected the air shot with his body.

True Value’s Patrick Facheris and Troy Koszewski supported each other with some skilled passing throughout the game. The Sun’s Wally Stern scored again after winning the puck in a battle in the corner of the gym; the puck went in, near post. Next, Belsito stole the puck in his own end, skated down the right side, and dropped it in. Wally Stern scored his third goal of the game off of a pass from Darren Phillips. With ten seconds left, Wally Stern passed the puck to Trey Stern, who finished to pull to 5-2.

True Value took advantage of the Sun’s scoreless third period. Zachary Facheris skated up the right side and hit the puck into the upper right corner of the goal. Trey Stern took a shot, when True Value’s goalie Robert Tait used whatever means necessary to keep the puck out of his domain. With five minutes left to go, Belsito got the puck past the Sun’s goalie, scoring the final goal of the game, just one point shy of the Sun, which took the win.

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