The Anna Maria Island Sun Newspaper

Vol. 14 No. 31 - May 28, 2014


Fast and furious first half

Anna Maria Island Sun News Story

scott dell | submitted

Shawn Balvin, of the Island Real Estate Team,
makes this hook shot for two of his t0 points against
Beach Bums defender Will Batey during AMICC
8-to-10 year-old youth basketball game.

The Sun sports game of the week was an awesome 8-to-10-year-old youth basketball game between the Beach Bums team and the Island Real Estate team in the Anna Maria Island Community Center’s basketball league.

The first half action was fast and furious, but both teams had trouble finding their groove. On occasion, the shots were there, but they just were not falling in for either team. Both defenses controlled the opposition’s half-court offense and finding the open lanes for shots and passing was very difficult.

At the end of the first half of play, Luke Bisio went to the free throw line with the game tied at four apiece. He missed the first free throw, but drained the second to give the Island Real Estate team the lead at half time five to four.

The second half of play was all the Island Real Estate team. They stepped up their defense and their shots started to fall in. Shawn Balvin, of Island Real Estate, went on a tear and the Beach Bums team defense did not have an answer for him. Balvin scored eight second half points to carry his team to its first victory of the year with a final score of 17 to 8.

Shawn Balvin led all scoring in the game with 10 points and Luke Bisio added three points. Both Ben Brashear and Anthony Nguyen pitched in with two points each for the Island Real Estate victory.

Sean Rodriquez led the scoring for the Beach Bums team with four points. Both Will Batey and Michael Pears chipped in with two points each.

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Adult Co-Ed Soccer Results

Island Pest Control  1
Sato Real Estate  0

LaPensee Plumbing & Pools  3
Slim’s Place  2

Agnelli Pool & Spas  1
Ross Built Construction  1

Jessie’s Island Store  7
Beach to Bay Construction 1

Adult Co-Ed Soccer Schedule

May 29, Thursday, 6 p.m. – Jessie’s Island Store vs. Ross Built Construction
May 29, Thursday, 7 p.m. – Agnelli Pool & Spas vs. Slim’s Place
May 29, Thursday, 8 p.m. – Sato Real Estate vs. LaPensee Plumbing & Pools
May 29, Thursday, 9 p.m. – Beach to Bay Construction vs. Island Pest Control

Adult Basketball Results

Gator Man Pools  60
The Feast restaurant  47

Duncan Real Estate  83
Island Gourmet  54

Bug Guys  64
Island Sun  59

Adult Basketball Schedule

May 27, Tuesday, 7 p.m. – Island Sun vs. Duncan Real Estate
May 27, Tuesday, 8 p.m. – Bug Guys vs. Gator Man Pools
May 27, Tuesday, 9 p.m. – Island Gourmet vs. The Feast restaurant

Adult Co-Ed Kickball Results

Southern Greens  10
Florida Discount Signs & Wraps  1

Beach to Bay Construction  11
Tyler’s Ice Cream  10

Beach to Bay Construction  10
Florida Discount Signs & Wraps  2

Adult Co-Ed Kickball Schedule

May 28, Wednesday, 7 p.m. – Beach To Bay Construction vs. Southern Greens
May 28, Wednesday, 8 p.m. – Tyler’s Ice Cream vs. Southern Greens
May 28, Wednesday, 9 p.m. – Florida Discount Signs & Wraps vs. Tyler’s Ice Cream

Youth Baseball Results

AMI Hammerheads 4
Air & Energy 1

AMI Hammerheads  11
Air & Energy  0

Youth Baseball Schedule

May 28, Wednesday, 5:15 p.m. – Signarama vs. Miller Electric
May 30, Friday, 6:15 p.m. – AMI Hammerheads vs. Air & Energy
June 2, Monday, 6 p.m. – Awards Ceremony

Youth Basketball Results


Island Real Estate  17
Beach Bums  8

Beach Bums  20
Island Real Estate  8


Eat Here  36
Bridge Tender Inn  32

Bridge Tender Inn  30
Sandbar restaurant  22

Sandbar restaurant  29
Eat Here  27


Heritage Paper Company  59
Beach Bistro  53

Dips Ice Cream  52
West Coast Air Conditioning & Heating  49

Beach Bistro 49
West Coast Air Conditioning & Heating  33

Walter & Associates  59
Heritage Paper Company  56

Beach Bistro 52
Walter & Associates  38

Youth Basketball Schedule


May 31, Saturday, 10 a.m. – Palmetto Lodge #110 F & A.M vs. DoJo Martial Arts
June 2, Monday, 6 p.m. – Awards ceremony


May 28, Wednesday, 6 p.m. – Beach Bums vs. Island Real Estate
May 31, Saturday, 11 a.m. – Island Real estate vs. Beach Bums
June 2, Monday, 6:30 p.m. – Awards ceremony


May 28, Wednesday, 7 p.m. – Eat Here vs. Sandbar restaurant

May 31, Saturday, 11 p.m. – third seeded team vs. second seeded team – Playoffs
June 2, Monday, 6:30 p.m. – Awards ceremony


May 30, Friday, 7 p.m. – Beach Bistro vs. Dips Ice Cream
May 30, Friday, 8 p.m. – Heritage Paper Company vs. West Coast Air & Heating
May 31, Saturday, 12 p.m. – fifth seeded team vs. fourth seeded team - Playoffs
May 31, Saturday, 1 p.m. – third seeded team vs. second seeded team – Playoffs
June 2, Monday, 6:30 p.m. – Awards ceremony
June 3, Tuesday, 6 p.m. – Winner of fourth vs. fifth vs. first seeded team – Playoffs

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