The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Vol. 10 No. 3 - October 14, 2009


Sandbar, Ross Built still unbeaten in Center soccer

Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

Tyler Yavalar, of Wash Family Construction, tries to dribble
through two Ross Built defenders, Jack Walter and Sydney Cornell.

At the halfway mark of the soccer season, there are two teams that sit atop the standings with a perfect record. Sandbar is still undefeated at 5-0-1 in Division 2 after a tie game against West Coast Surf Shop this past week; while Ross Built remains in first place in Division 1 following two big wins over Autoway Ford and Wash Family Construction. With five or six games left in the regular season and only a game or two separating first and second place in all leagues, there is still time for any team to make its run as the playoffs approach. For up-to-date scores, standings and stats visit

Premier Division (12-15)
Oct. 5
Wash Family Construction 5 - Mike Norman Realty 3

Danny Krokroskia had a hat trick and Garrison Clark kicked in another two goals as Wash Family Construction picked up their first win of the year. Mike Norman Realty had a single goal from the trio of Hunter Parrish, Chandler Hardy and Harrison Franke in the loss.

Division 1 (10-11)
Oct. 6
Ross Built 9 - Wash Family Construction 1

Andrew Ross put on a show for teammates and Ross Built fans, as he was able to kick in five goals in the game and lead his team to victory. His brother, Jake Ross, and Lauren Sapienza each added goals of their own to help the team as well. Kieran Grumley had a solid performance, kicking in pair of goals to round out the scoring. Jacob Talucci’s goal was the main highlight for Wash Family Construction in the tough loss.

Division 1 (10-11)
Autoway Ford 4 - Mr. Bones BBQ 1

Miles Fischer and Michael Latimer took over the game in Autoway Ford’s 4-1 win by each kicking in a pair of goals on the night. Mr. Bones’ lone score came off the foot of Ben Connors, as the team was denied a chance to earn its first win and moving Autoway Ford into second place.

Division 2 (8-9)
Oct. 7
Sandbar 2 - Panoramic 1

Sandbar managed to hold on for the win and remain undefeated thanks to a goal each from Hannah McCracken and Joe Rogers. Morgan Burns came through with a goal for Panoramic, but it wasn’t enough offense, as the team fell to 2-3 on the season.

Division 2 (8-9)
West Coast Surf Shop 4 - Sparks Steel Art 1

Ethan Bertrand led all players by scoring two goals in West Coast Surf Shop’s 4-1 win over Sparks Steel Art. Aidan Grumley and Sean Quattromani each kicked one in to help their team as well. The bright spot for Sparks Steel Art came as a goal by Nicole Sewall, but it wasn’t enough to pull out the win.

Premier Division (12-15 )
Harcon Corporation 7 - Mike Norman Realty 5

This high-scoring affair turned out to be a showcase of offensive strength, as Harcon Corp. beat Mike Norman Realty and handed it the second loss of the week. Trevor Bystrom led Harcon by kicking in three scores, while Julian Botero and Michael Duffman each also had a pair of goals in the win. Chandler Hardy had an excellent game, scoring four goals and leading all scorers in the loss. Morgan Greig also added a goal for Mike Norman Realty.

Division 1 (10-11)
Oct. 8
Mr. Bones BBQ 4 - Wash Family Construction 3

A two-goal game from Ben Connors and single goals from Neil Carper and Angelique Ayoade made the difference to allow Mr. Bones to earn its first win this season. A solid effort and three goal game by Jacob Talucci just wasn’t enough as Wash Family Construction dropped to 1-4 on the year.

Premier Division (12-15)
Harcon Corporation 3 - Wash Family Construction 3

Wash Family Construction received all of its goals off the foot of Danny Krokroskia, who picked up his second three-goal game of the week. With the score going back and forth all game, both team’s defenses held strong as the game ultimately ended in a tie. Trevor Bystrom kicked in two goals for Harcon, with Julian Botero adding another to round out the scoring.

Division 2 (8-9)
Oct. 9
Sandbar 2 - West Coast Surf Shop 2

A pair of goals by Christian Daniels allowed Sandbar the score a tie at the end of the game and remain unbeaten as well. West Coast Surf Shop’s two points came from single goals by Jadelynn Pasco and Aidan Grumley, as they managed to stay in second place behind Sandbar so far.

Division 2 (8-9)
Sparks Steel Art 2 - Panoramic 0

Sparks Steel Art earned its first win of the year by shutting out a good Panoramic team. Sparks’ defense came through big in the win by holding Panoramic scoreless. Emma Moneuse and Nicole Sewall continued to be team leaders as they kicked in goals to help their team to victory.

Division 1 (10-11)
Ross Built 5 - Autoway Ford 2

Andrew Ross had his second outstanding game on the week; a solid three goals effort to lead all players in scoring. Emma Peery and Jake Ross both contributed with a goal to help Ross Built remain unbeaten and in first place in the division. Autoway Ford received its two points from scores by Michael Latimer and Miles Fischer in the loss.

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