July 26, 2016Sports
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By Colin MurphyThe Green Hornets 9U select baseball team put together an impressive run in the Chesapeake Baseball Association tournament, going 5-0 overall and defeating GORC 17-15 in the playoff final on June 20 to win the tournament championship.
- Photo courtesy of Kelley Halloran/kelley jo photosThe 9U Green Hornets went 5-0 in the Chesapeake Baseball Association postseason tournament, coming from behind in all five games to win the tournament championship.
Amazingly, all five of the Green Hornets’ tournament wins...
- Photo courtesy of Kelley Halloran/kelley jo photos
By Colin MurphyGreen Hornets girls lacrosse players, coaches and families gathered at Kinder Park on the evening of June 6 to celebrate the seventh installment of the annual Terry E. Robinson Memorial Sportsmanship Award.
Established in 2010, the award is given each year to one player from every Green Hornets...
By Colin MurphyIt’s been an eventful year for Severna Park resident Tyler Blohm.
The recent graduate of Archbishop Spalding was a dominant pitcher this season for the Cavaliers, going 9-0 and posting a miniscule 0.66 ERA with 103 strikeouts in 66 innings in leading the team to a third consecutive...
By Colin MurphyAPI’s 14U Elite Blue select baseball team went 6-0 and won the tournament championship in the A Division of the Maryland Stars and Strikes Tournament over Memorial Day weekend.
The Stars and Strikes title is the second in two years for the API boys, who brought home trophies from the...
By Colin MurphyThe Broadneck Baseball & Softball Club (BBSC) 10U Maroon Lady Bruins softball team followed an undefeated regular season with a 4-1 playoff run to finish the year as champions of the North County Community Girls Softball League.
The 10U Maroon Lady Bruins, who are Samantha Waters, Mara Gilkey...
By AnonymousThe Green Hornets Baseball 10U Minors championship took place on June 5 at Kinder Farm Park between the Padres and Rays, with the Rays cruising to 11-4 to finish the club season as undefeated champions.
The Rays (13-0) overcame an early deficit ignited by the Padres’ Price Connor, who...
By Colin MurphyIn a rematch of the 2015 Maryland State Cup championship game, the Arundel Soccer Association Premier 99 girls soccer team took the field Sunday, June 5 and outplayed FC Frederick 1-0 to win the team’s first state championship.
- Photo courtesy of Joe HoffmanIncluding their Maryland State Cup championship, the ASA Premier 99s are 25-3-4 overall this season and champions of both the Region 1 and EDP leagues.
ASA Premier 99 had to overcome adversity to come away...
- Photo courtesy of Joe Hoffman
By Colin MurphyA neck-and-neck battle in the Greater Severna Park Athletic Association’s Majors club baseball final ended with the Diamondbacks topping the Giants 10-9 to finish the season as undefeated league champions.
Strong pitching performances by Matthew Hoyt, Michael Bowles and Sam Bradshaw...
By Colin MurphySeverna Park’s SP NAVY 15U baseball team followed a strong showing in the Anne Arundel Co-op league season with a victory in the Green Hornets in-house championship tournament. Despite a strong outing by fellow 15U baseball team SP GOLD that kept the game close early, the Navy team persevered...
By Colin MurphyThe St. Martin’s in-the-Field middle school boys lacrosse team had a banner season in the Chesapeake Co-Op League, finishing the spring undefeated at 10-0.
- Photo by Stephanie Mennell PhotographyThe Mustangs went 10-0 in 2016 with a roster of 5th-, 6th-, 7th- and 8th-graders.
Competing against independent middle schools from throughout Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties such as Annapolis Area...
- Photo by Stephanie Mennell Photography
By Colin MurphySeverna Park 7-year-old Megan Young put forth an outstanding performance in her third Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition to become the Orioles Team Champion for her age group at Camden Yards on June 4.
- Courtesy photoMegan Young, 7, won her age bracket at Camden Yards on June 4 in the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run competition.
Young, who plays for the Green Hornets 8U Fireballs, became the champion...
- Courtesy photo
By AnonymousThe Green Hornets baseball Rookie 8 championship game was held on Saturday, June 4, when the No. 5 seed Cubs defeated the No. 1 seed Phillies by a final score of 4-3. To reach the championship game, the Phillies defeated the No. 6 seed Reds in the semifinals, and the Cubs defeated the No. 4 seed...
By Colin MurphyThe Green Hornets clinic-level Big Dig Tournament champions this season were coached by Mike Ruppert and comprised Patrick Meehan, Ryan Andrulis, John Dixon, Andrew Pham, Eric Pham, Ben Ruppert, Jackson Eaton, Zackary Simkins, Caleb Gremillion, Bodie Isenberg, Brady Swartz, Tristan Schultz, Grayson...
By Colin MurphyDespite relative inexperience, the Green Hornets 12U softball team, aka the Green Xtreme, recently completed its season in the always competitive North County Community Girls Softball League (NCCGSL) with a respectable record of 6-9-1, good for 12th in 20-team table.
In the county consolation...
By Colin MurphyThe Severna Park 10U Green Hornets Slammers softball team didn’t let a sub-.500 record overshadow the fun they had this season under coach David Shirey. Five of the team’s 12 regular-season games were decided by just one run, and more importantly, the girls piled up a season’s...
By Colin MurphyThe pages of the Severna Park Voice are filled with tales of athletic achievement — youth teams excelling at top tournaments, high schoolers competing at the highest level in the state, and athletes of all ages working hard and enjoying their sport.
All those athletes were once just like the...
ProvidedThe Pure Lacrosse Club’s 2021 and 2022 teams traveled to Downingtown, Pennsylvania, to compete in the All American Showcase for the two-day tournament on June 11 and 12.
The families stayed in the same hotel, and parents of the 2021 team organized a barbecue. The overnight trip built...
By Colin MurphyThe Broadneck Area Youth Sports (BAYS) Thundercats girls lacrosse team began firing on all cylinders just as the playoffs began, transitioning from a 4-6 regular season to a 2-0 playoff run and a championship in the Anne Arundel County Middie A Division.
The BAYS Thundercats defeated Crofton 9-8...
By Colin MurphyFour goals by Sophia Facciponti, two goals and an assist by Peyton Baldwin, a score by Lauren Peters and 12 saves by Caitlin Alperstein helped power the BAYS Middie B girls lacrosse team to a 7-6 victory over Severna Park in the Anne Arundel County Middie B division championship game at Northeast...
By Colin MurphyIn a county replete with massive youth sports organizations such as Crofton, GORC, BAYS and of course the Green Hornets, the player pools are deep and the teams are strong in every sport.
- St. John the Evangelist's sixth-grade girls lacrosse team went 5-3-1 and made the playoffs in the county's Middie A division.
- St. John the Evangelist's fifth-grade girls lacrosse team went 4-4-2 and made the playoffs in the county's Middie B division.
- St. John the Evangelist's third-grade girls lacrosse team enjoyed a season of development and teamwork as the program continues to field competitive teams despite the school's small student population.
Competition is thus always fierce, but that hasn’t stopped the St. John the Evangelist’s girls...
By Colin MurphyNo positives cited over the next several hundred words will take away the pain of losing a region final.
- Photo by Colin MurphyIn a battle of two good teams, Leonardtown took the upper hand in the 4A East region final and defeated Severna Park 5-3 for the region's ticket to the state tournament. The Falcons finished the season 18-4.
So it was not without anguish—but also not without pride—that the Severna Park baseball team fell 5-3 to a worthy adversary in Leonardtown in the 4A East region final on May 20.
- Photo by Colin Murphy