Soccer playoff stunners
Scott dell | Submitted
Zoran Kolega, of Best Buy, sends the long
pass up field during Community Center playoff
The adult co-ed soccer playoffs are heating up at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. The action is intense, as each team competes in the single elimination tournament to see who will be crowned this year’s Community Center Cup Champion. Win or go home is the motto, and the first round of the playoffs stunned and excited the fans.
The number two seed, 6-1-2, Island Pest Control team was upset by the seventh place, 2-5-2, Pink & Navy Boutique team. A huge performance in goal by Scott Rudacille, with 9 saves and goals by Damir Glavan, Scott Pardue and Anthony Rasulo, led Pink and Navy Boutique to the next round of the playoffs and the 3-2 win. Adam Bujarski had both goals for the Island Pest Control team, and Blair Schlossberg had six saves in goal in the final game of the season for Island Pest Control.
The number one seed, 7-1-1, Slim’s Place team barely squeaked by the eighth place, 1-8, Agnelli Pools & Spa team with a 1-0 win. Sean Sanders had the only goal for Slim’s, and Adam Mott had 4 saves in goal to advance to the next round. Troy Shonk had 9 saves in goal for the Agnelli Pools team.
Featured to be the game of the week was the third place, 5-2-2, Don Meilner & Son Construction team against the sixth place, 3-6, Best Buy team. The Don Meilner & Son team dominated play from the start and won 5-1. Stephen Perry and Tim Tedesco each had 2 goals, and Matt Plummer added one goal. Nate Talucci had 6 saves in goal. With the Best Buy team banged up, the only goal came from Josh Petitt. Pedro Gonzalez had 10 saves in goal.
The final game of the night was a very exciting way to end the first round of the playoffs. The fourth place, 5-3-1, Florida Discount Signs team tied the fifth place, 3-6, Wash Family Construction team 2-2 in regulation play. Danny Anderson and Hampton Harrison each had a goal for Florida Discount Signs, and Josh Peurifoy had 5 saves. Norman Fleet and Austin Wash each had goals for Wash Family Construction and Rich Subiando had 10 saves. In the playoffs though, there has to be a winner to advance to the next round, so it went to a shoot-out. Florida Discount Signs advanced to the next round after a 4-2 win in the shootout. BJ Grant, Hampton Harrison, Josh Peurifoy and Danny Anderson all scored shootout goals for the win.
Adult Co-Ed Basketball Results
Gator Man Pools 61
The BeachHouse restaurant 65
Antwaun Jackson had a double-double with 32 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists. Brandon Kern had 24 points and 8 rebounds in the BeachHouse restaurant win. For Gator Man Pools, Aaron Duduks had 28 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Sean Hubbard had a double-double with 13 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists.
Beach to Bay Construction 45
The Feast 50
Matt Morgan had 13 points and 9 rebounds, and Jonathan Moss had 13 points, 3 rebounds and an assist in The Feast win. For the Beach to Bay Construction team, Richard Atkins had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Scott Eason had 11 points and a rebound.
B.Y. Construction 44
Bowes Imaging Center 53
Tyler Bekkerus had 18 points and 3 rebounds, and Jason Mickan had 13 points and 5 rebounds for the Bowes Imaging Center win. For the B.Y. Construction team, Matt Ray had 24 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists, and Kevin Austin had 9 points and 7 rebounds.
Island Sun newspaper 46
BeachHouse restaurant 66
Antwaun Jackson had a double-double with 22 points, 14 rebounds and 2 assists. Brandon Kern had a double-double with 20 points, 14 rebounds and 2 assists in the BeachHouse restaurant win. For the Island Sun, Matt Dwyer had 22 points, 6 rebounds and an assist, and Matt Plummer had 7 points, 4 rebounds and an assist.
Adult Basketball Playoff Schedule
June 8, Tuesday, 8 p.m.
Bowes Imaging vs. B.Y. Construction
June 8, Tuesday, 9 p.m.
Island Sun vs The Feast
Youth Basketball Schedule
Wednesday, June 6, 6 p.m.
Beach Bistro vs. Walter & Assoc.
Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m.
Gettel Toyota vs. Island Real Estate
Tuesday, June 5, 6 p.m.
Eat Here vs. Sandbar restaurant
Tuesday, June 5, 8 p.m.
Southern Greens vs. Ross Built
Thursday, June 7, 6 p.m.
Walter & Assoc. vs. Eat Here/Sandbar winner
Thursday, June 8, 7 p.m.
Holy Cow Ice Cream vs. Southern Greens vs. Ross Built winner
Saturday, June 9, noon
Dips Ice Cream vs. Anna Maria Oyster Bar