The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Vol. 11 No. 1 - October 6, 2010


Autoway Ford captures dramatic win

Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

Fran Maxon's Josh Class steals the ball from Jessie's
Island Store defender Charlotte Pardue.

This week’s Sun sports game of the week was a battle to the finish. On Wednesday, Sparks Steel Art played Wash Family Construction for what proved to be a game like a heavyweight bout. During the contest, Coach Darin Wash said, “It’s like a great boxing match out there. Whichever team has enough energy at the end will be the winner.”

The Wash Family team came out like gangbusters in the first half. The entire team was beating Sparks to every loose ball and dominated play. Nico Colleja scored two goals and the great passing of Gavin Sentman, Michel Datolli and Zoran Kolega helped Leo Tilelli score another. Stellar goal tending by Joe Joe Rogers and defense by Cortni Wash gave Wash a 3-0 lead at the half.

Something sparked the Sparks team in the second half though. Dylan Joseph and Tyler Yavalar turned it on and seemed to be everywhere on the field. Yavalar scored the first goal for his team and gave them some hope. The second goal came from the left foot of Joseph as the ball slid between two Wash defenders and the third goal came from a sweet center pass from Yavalar to Joseph for his second goal and just like that the game was tied.

With about five minutes left, a beautiful lead pass by Brooke Capperalli to Morgan Burns and she finished it with the go-ahead goal for Sparks. With the end of the game near and only a minute left, the Wash team dug down deep and found enough energy for one last push. A big scrum for the ball in the Sparks’ goalie box found Madison Gunn, of the Wash team, with the ball, and she came through with the tying goal for her team. A big sigh from both teams as they walked away happy with a tie.
Check out the Sun Sports Game of the Week every week as we feature game play from around the leagues.

Division III (8-9-year-olds)

Fran Maxon Real Estate remained unbeaten as it shut out Connie’s Landscaping 5-0. Great defense by Emily and Reese Bell, Joey Theil and Remy Lonzo coupled with a strong offense attack led by Josh Class with four goals and Taro DeHaan with one goal. Connie’s bounced back with its first win of the season as it defeated Jessie’s Island Store 5-2 on Friday night. Roli Zeledon led the way with three goals, Corbin Gregg and Clayton Wilkinson each added one goal for Connie’s. Gerardo Serrduo scored two for Jessie’s.

Division II (10-11-year-olds)

Southern Green won a close match 4 to 2 over Mr. Bones BBQ. Mr. Bones kept the high powered offense of Southern Green in check for most of the game with tenacious defense by Willow Cooper, Ben Callhoun and Gabby Gallo, but in the end, it wasn’t enough. Michael Latimer was held to two goals, Reese Helvey added one and Abbey Achor added her first goal of the year for Southern. Mr. Bones goals were scored by Miles Fischer and Jake Miller. Southern Green was not so lucky in its second game of the week where it lost to Sparks Steel Art 6 to 3. Joseph broke out with four goals and Yavalar had two goals for Sparks. Michael Latimer scored another two goals and Ethan Bertrand added one for Southern. In the last game of the week, Wash Family Construction picked up its first win 3-1 outlasting a strong Mr. Bones attack. Nico Colleja continued his scoring frenzy with another two goals and Gavin Sentman added one goal in the win. The lone Bones goal came from Jake Miller.

Division I (12-13-year-olds)

Mike Norman Realty handed Autoway Ford its first loss of the year 4-2. An unselfish spread offensive attack saw four different players score for Mike Norman’s team. Goals were by Adam Clark, Michael Duffman, Morgan Greig and Logan Reiber. Autoway goals were by Neil Carper and Francesca Parkin. Mike Norman’s team continued to roll as it picked up its second win of the week over The Gathering Place 6-1. Morgan Greig led the scoring with three goals, Michael Duffman added two and Lauren Sapienza got her first goal of the year. Kieran Grumley scored his first goal of the year for The Gathering Place in the loss.

Premier (14-17-year-olds)

The Beach Bistro and Wash Family Construction battled it out for first place. The Bistro team prevailed 5-3. Julius Gomes scored three goals, and Phillip Biddulph added two for the Bistro. Daniel Pimential scored two and Austin Wash scored one for in the loss. Pimential got his revenge for the Wash team though with an onslaught of seven goals to help his team 9-6 past West Coast Surf Shop. Wash added the other two goals. Chandler Hardy led the way for West Coast Surf with three goals, Helio Gomez scored two, and JT Goode added one in the loss.

Adult Co-Ed (21 and over)

The inaugural season for adult soccer at the Center opened Thursday night, and the fans were treated to some great Island soccer. The Island Sun tied Back Alley 3-3. Zach Gilliland scored a goal for Back Alley and Zoran Kolega scored one for the Sun to tie it 1 to 1 at the half. Zoran added a quick second half goal to give the Sun the lead, but Justin Noyes came right back and tied the game for Back Alley. With six minutes left to play a handball in the box for Back Alley gave the Sun a penalty kick. Zoran took the kick and put the Sun ahead, but two minutes later, Tim Tedesco scored a sweet goal to tie the game 3-3. A lopsided victory in the second game saw Sarasota Veterinary Emergency Hospital defeat Ross Built Construction 11-1. Even scoring and great passing led to three goals by Toby Wickland and Kris Yavalar, two by Paul Hayward and Danielle Moore and one by Skylar Purcell for S.V.E.H. Blair Schlossberg scored the lone goal for Ross Built. It should be noted though that Ross Built was missing key players on this night. The last game of the night was a thriller with The Fish Hole team squeaking by Beach to Bay Construction 4-3. Brent Moss and Josh Sato each had two goals for The Fish Hole in the win. Enrico Beissert had two goals and Lyn Clarke had one for Beach to Bay.

This week’s action:

Instructional (4-5-year-olds)

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 6 p.m. West Coast Air Conditioning vs. Oyster Bar
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m. Air & Energy vs. LaPensee
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 6 p.m. Oyster Bar vs. LaPensee
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Air & Energy vs. Island Dental Spa

Instructional (6-7-year olds)

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Sandbar vs. Island Real Estate
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 7p.m. Island Real Estate vs. LPAC
Friday, Oct. 8, 6p.m., Beach Bums vs. Dojo Athletics
Friday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m., Sandbar vs. Island Pest Control

Division III (8-9-year-olds)

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m. Jessie's Island Store vs Fran Maxon Real Estate
Friday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m. Connie's Landscaping vs Fran Maxon Real Estate

Division II (10-11-year-olds)

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Sparks Steel Art vs Mr. Bones BBQ
Friday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Wash Family Construction vs Sparks Steel Art
Friday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m. Southern Green vs Mr. Bones BBQ

Division I (12-13-year-olds)

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 6 p.m. Mike Norman Realty vs The Gathering Place
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. Autoway Ford vs The Gathering Place

Premier (14-17-year-olds)

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m. Wash Family Construction vs West Coast Surf Shop

Adult (21 and over)

Thursday, Oct. 7, 6 p.m. The Fish Hole vs SVEH
Thursday, Oct. 7, 7:20 p.m. Back Alley vs Ross Built
Thursday, Oct. 7, 8:40 p.m. Beach To Bay Construction vs Island Sun

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