Two unbeaten teams, only one first place
|Andrew Ross and Jacob Talucci battle for the ball during Anna Maria Island Community Center Soccer League Division III action at the Center. Islander Photo: Lee Ross
Cannons Marina has forged an impressive 5-0-3 record in Division II soccer at the Anna Maria Island Community Center to open up a whopping 10-point lead over second-place Scott Lindsey Painting and Mike Norman Realty with both of those teams holding losing records.
Division III’s Creative Tile is the only other team with an undefeated record at 3-0-1, but that isn’t good enough for first place in the tight Division III standings. Due to having played fewer games, Creative Tile is currently four points behind first-place Ross Builders, which sits atop the standings with a 4-1-3 record and 15 points. Autoway Ford is a point back with a 4-1-2 record, followed by Creative Tile, Mr. Bones and Island Real Estate, all with 11 points.
Division I has LaPensee Plumbing comfortably in front with a 4-1-3 record and 15 points. They hold a solid seven-point lead over Harcon Corp. and Island Sun, while Morgan Stanley brings up the rear with seven points.
Harcon Corp. and Morgan Stanley battled to a 3-3 tie on Oct. 18. Harcon received two goals from Kyle Parsons and one goal from Trevor Bystrom in the tie, while Morgan Stanley received one goal apiece from Jonah Castor, Sarah Howard and Jordan Sebastiano.
Nick Tankersley scored a hat trick to lead Island Sun to a 4-2 victory over Morgan Stanley on Oct. 17. Chris Pate completed the scoring for the Sun in its victory.
Sarah Howard and Jordan Sebastiano each notched one goal for Morgan Stanley in the loss.
Paulo Fonseca scored five goals and Heldino Gomes scored three to lead LaPensee Plumbing past Harcon Corp. 9-2 on Oct. 16. Alex Hall completed the LaPensee scoring with one goal.
Daniel Pimental and Gabe Salter each scored one goal to lead Harcon in the loss.
Paulo Fonseca scored six goals to lead LaPensee Plumbing to an 8-5 victory over Island Sun on Oct. 15. Heldino Gomes added a pair of goals for LaPensee in the victory.
Nick Tankersley scored three goals and Chris Pate added two for the Sun in the loss.
Hunter Parrish, Max Moneuse and Garrison Clark each notched goals as Cannons Marina rolled Scott Lindsey Painting 3-0 on Oct. 18.
Scott Lindsey Painting and Danziger’s Destroyers battled to a 2-2 tie on Oct. 17. Blaine Jenefsky led Scott Lindsey Painting with a pair of goals, while Danziger was led by Lexi Moore and Travis Belsito with one goal apiece.
Cannons remained undefeated thanks to a 3-3 tie against Mike Norman Realty on Oct. 16. Hunter Parrish led the way for Cannons with three goals, while Mike Norman Realty received one goal apiece from Neil Carper, Jake Parsons and Josh Zawistoski.
Mike Norman Realty rolled past Danziger’s Destroyers 6-3 on Oct. 15 behind four goals from Josh Zawistoski. Jake Parsons and Neil Carper each added a goal for Mike Norman in the victory.
JJ Desouza led Danziger with two goals, while Travis Belsito added one in the loss.
Maddy Valadie scored a pair of goals to lead Autoway Ford 3-0 past Mr. Bones on Oct. 18. Natasha Nieckowski notched the other goal for Autoway in the victory.
Island Real Estate and Air & Energy battled to a 1-1 tie on Oct. 17. Brendan Murphy notched the lone goal for IRE, while Seth Walter scored for A&E.
Ross Builders was too hot for West Coast Air Conditioning during its 6-0 victory on Oct. 17. Tyler Yavalar led the way for Ross Builders with two goals, while Luke Valadie, Jake Ross, Andrew Ross and Lily Banyas each notched one goal in the victory.
Creative Tile tied Autoway Ford 1-1 on Oct. 16 in an important Division III standings matchup. Zach Stewart notched the lone goal for Creative Tile, while Jackie Burgess scored for Autoway Ford.
Mr. Bones and Ross Builders tied 4-4 on Oct. 15 to keep the standings tight in Division III. Samantha Burgess led Mr. Bones with two goals, while Jacob Talucci and Henrik Brusso each notched one.
Madison Gsell and Alexandra Howe each scored two goals to lead Ross Builders in the tie.
Register now for AMICC basketball
Boys and girls ages 5-17 are invited to register now for the Anna Maria Island Community Center Basketball League season. On Friday, Nov. 2, and Tuesday, Nov. 6, players can register at the Center 6-8 p.m. The last day to register players is Thursday, Nov. 8.
The member fee for basketball is $50 for the first child and $45 each for any additional children, while the non-member fee is $65 for the first child and $60 each for any additional siblings.
Every child will be placed on a team, but in an attempt at league parity, all prospective players must attend mandatory tryouts at the times and dates listed below.
• Ages 5-76:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12.
• ages 8-96:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13.
• ages 10-116:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14.
• ages 12-136:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.
• ages 14-17 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15.
Basketball camp, too
The Anna Maria Island Community Center will again be offer a preseason basketball camp for interested players ages 5-13 on Saturday, Nov. 3.
Camp for players ages 5-7 will take place from10 a.m. to 11 a.m., while players ages 8-13 will workout from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The camp will emphasize specific fundamentals of court offense and defense. Coaches are encouraged to attend.
And the Center basketball league is in need of volunteer coaches. A volunteer application form can be obtained at the Center, and coaches approved by Oct. 31 will see their child’s registration fee waived.
For more information, contact Andy Jonatzke at the Center, 941-778-1908, ext. 9205.
Four teams were whittled down to two at the Oct. 17 horseshoe competition at the Anna Maria City Hall pits. Debbie Rhodes and Sam Samuels took on Ron Pepka and Steve Doyle for bragging rights as they were the only teams to manage unbeaten pool-play records. Rhodes and Samuels steamrolled their way past Pepka and Doyle 21-2.
The turnout was a little better on Oct. 13 as six teams competed, but only two teams managed unbeaten pool play. Hank Huyghe and Sam Samuels defeated George McKay and John Johnson 23-17.
Play gets under way at 9 a.m. every Wednesday and Saturday at the Anna Maria City Hall pits. Warmups begin at 8:45 a.m. followed by random team selection. There is no charge to play and everyone is welcome.
AMICC Soccer League standings as of Oct. 18
Division III (ages 8-9)
Division II (ages 10-11)
Division I (ages 12-14)
Stanley 2 417
AMICC Soccer League schedule
Instructional League (ages 4-7)
Oct. 246 p.m.Duncan vs. Sand Dollar
Oct. 247 p.m.Orthopedics vs. Sparks
Oct. 256 p.m.LPAC vs. Bistro
Oct. 257 p.m.AM Glass vs. Eye Tours
Oct. 296 p.m.Sparks vs. Bistro
Oct. 297 p.m.Sand Dollar vs. Eye Tours
Oct. 306 p.m.LPAC vs. AM Glass
Oct. 307 p.m.Duncan vs. Orthopedics
Division III (ages 8-9)
Oct. 245:30 p.m.Ross vs. Tile
Oct. 246:30 p.m.IRE vs. Bones
Oct. 256 p.m.A&E vs. Tile
Oct. 296 p.m.A&E vs. Ross
Oct. 306 p.m.A&E vs. Ford
Division II (ages 10-11)
Oct. 247:30 p.m.Norman vs. Scott
Oct. 297 p.m.Danziger vs. Cannons
Oct. 307 p.m.Norman vs. Cannons
All above games at the Center field
Division I (ages 12-14)
Oct. 246 p.m.Sun vs. Stanley
Oct. 256 p.m.LaPensee vs. Harcon
Oct. 296 p.m.LaPensee vs. Sun
Oct. 306 p.m.Harcon vs. Stanley
All games at the Holmes Beach field