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July 14 - July 20, 2005 Edition
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of Dukes County
Gloria and Ted Manning earned top honors at the weekly Bridge Club
of MV tables, Saturday. Norma Kilson and Clara J. Hargrave were second
and Joan and Bill Green third.
The club meets Saturdays at the Tisbury Senior Center for continental
breakfast at 9 am and duplicate bridge games at 9:30.
The MV Rod & Gun Clubs 8th annual Klays for Kids benefit
skeet shoot blasts off Sunday from noon to 4 pm, rain or shine. Entry
fee of $15 gets a shot at 50 targets. Extra rounds of 25 may be purchased
for $4. Champion Bob DeLisle will be present to defend his title.
The public is invited to attend. Admission is free
. For the
sixth time, Mink Meadows Golf Club is sponsor for the Rally For A
Cure (of breast cancer) on July 28. The shotgun start is at 8 am.
Beryl Stevens is the organizer of the event. Register for the tourney
by calling the club at 693-0600.
It was a lively weekend for the MV Little League 11- to 12-year-old
all-stars. Last Thursday they beat Carver at Sandwich in a national
double elimination game, 5-3, Ben Ciciora pitched the whole game and
was touched for seven hits. He struck out nine and walked two.
Andrew Williamson, Peter Keaney and William Stewart all had two hits.
One of Stewarts was a double and Keaney hit one out of the park
against a strong wind. Colby Gouldrup drove in a run with a double.
Saturday and Sunday found the Vineyarders in a tournament on Nantucket.
MV won its first game with the Nantucket 11s, 9-1. Kevin Galligan
went five innings giving up two hits, a walk and a run. He fanned
eight. Peter Keaney closed with one K and one walk.
Ciciora and Keaney were 2-for-3, each with a double. Williamson also
doubled and Jock Cooperrider homered.
In their second game of the tourney, MV bested the Nantucket 12s,
12-6. Keaney pitched five innings, giving up the six runs on four
walks and six hits. He struck out two. Noah Stobie closed, shutting
down the Whalers with no hits. He struck out one.
Both Keaney and Stewart were 3-for-4 and both doubled twice. One of
Cicioras two hits was also a double. Gouldrup also hit safely
In Sundays championship round the Islanders trounced Brewster,
also previously unbeaten, 8-3.
Galligan, Keaney, and Stobie each pitched two innings. Galligan gave
up two runs on three hits and a walk. Keaney was touched for one run
on two hits and a walk. Stobie shut out Nantucket, giving up just
one hit. Ben Ciciora had two triples, three hits, an RBI and scored
a run. Stewart was 2-for-3, drove in two, and scored twice. Gouldrup
had a double.
The team caught the 2:10 Hy-Line back to the Vineyard, Sunday and
played Downey Memorial at 5:30 in their fifth national tourney game,
losing 2-1. William Stewart took the mound and was tagged with the
loss giving up six hits and walking one. He fanned four.
Leading off, Colby Gouldrup singled, advanced to third on two fielders
choices, and scored on a wild pitch.
Downey scored both their runs in the third. They loaded the bases
with a single to right and two bunt hits. Stewarts only walk
forced in the tying run. A sacrifice fly scored the winner despite
a great throw from right by Colby Gouldrup.
The Vineyarders (5-2) hosted the Nantucket 11s at Veira Park,
Wednesday at 12:30 pm and enter the Bourne tournament Friday at 5:30
pm versus Harwich. Saturday they play Bourne at 10 am and Yarmouth
at 2 pm. Falmouth and Dennis are also entered. The championship game
will be played on Sunday.
According to team manager Pete Berndt, the Coop DeVille soccer team
is a shoo-in for a second league championship. Undefeated after a
complete round plus one of league games, the Coops stand alone in
Wednesday, at Veterans Park, Tisbury, Coop de Ville whipped W.H. Russell
Painting, 4-1 and the Atlantic Football Club shut out Sports Haven,
2-0. Thursday Coop de Ville rode on the back of Luis Paulos
four goals trouncing Broadway Screen Printing, 7-1, and MV Lathe &
Plaster edged W.H. Russell, 2-1.
Tuesday Coop de Ville shut out Sports Haven, 2-0 and Atlantic did
the same to Broadway, 3-0. Atlantic goals were by Lucas Brewer, Antu
Neto, and Rachel Schubert. Nico applied the whitewash in goal. Luis
Paulo and Bill Kawalski scored for Coop de Ville.
VFA standings as of July 12
G W D L F A P
5 5 0 0 19 5 15
MV Lathe & Plaster
4 3 0 1 8 4 9
5 3 0 2 11 4 9
4 2 0 2 8 9 6
5 1 0 4 6 13 3
5 0 0 5 5 16 0
Holmes Holers race
The Holmes Hole Sailing Assn. held two races Sunday. Nine boats posted
for the morning race at 10 am to sail a 5.3-mile course in west winds
of 10 to 15 knots.
The course took the fleet from nun 6 to green bell 23 near Oak Bluffs
harbor, then west to buoy RWNE in the Sound, then to red bell 2 near
West Chop, then inside red nun 4 at West Chop to the finish line at
Winner in the A division was Jerry Coe in the New York 40, Indian
Summer followed by (2) Bob Jewett in Andiamo II, (3) Frank Sutula
in Magic Twanger, (4) Jerry Goodale in Stormalong, (5) Phil Hale in
Mischief and (6) John Amabile in Solitude.
The B division race was cancelled as no boat finished within the time
The afternoon race saw a wind shift to southwest, an increase in temperature
and a decrease in wind speed to 5-10 knots. Again, nine boats posted.
The fleet sailed twice around a triangular course of about five miles.
B division winner was Jim Pringle in Myfanwy. Tom Graham was second
in Swallows and Amazons, Dan Culkin in Magic Time was third.
Bob Jewetts Adiamo II was first in the A division. Then came
Roger Becker in Gloria, Art Spielvogel in Hero, Jerry Goodale in Stormalong,
Jerry Coe in Indian Summer and Phil Hale in Mischief.
The HHSA races tonight and next Thursday at 6 pm. This Saturday at
least five HHSA boats are scheduled to sail in the Edgartown YC Around
the Island Race starting at 8 am in Edgartown outer harbor.
10s at Sandwich
A ten-year-old Little league team coached by Ray Tattersall, Mike
deBettencourt and Jim Maseda entered a tournament at Sandwich, last
weekend, winning one and losing two.
The first game, Saturday, was a 7-5 win versus Mashpee. Multiple hits
by Alex Tattersall, Stuart Hersh, Michael deBettencourt and Brendan
Maseda powered the Islanders.
Later Saturday, the Islanders lost to the Sandwich A team, 8-5. Michael
deBettencourt had a 2 RBI double
On Sunday the Islanders lost to a strong Westwood team, 12-6. Jordy
Abrams, Andrew Hakala, Alex Tattersall, and Stuart Hersh had hits.
Some 20 classic yachts of the International Yacht Reconstruction School
visited the Vineyard, Monday, with skippers touring the Gannon and
Benjamin shipyard. The IYRS cruise began in Newport and included stops
at Nantucket and Padanaram as well as the Vineyard, before returning
According to a press release from the Mass. Amateur Sports Foundation,
Meredith Smith, 22, of Edgartown is the only Vineyarder entered in
the 2005 Summer Bay State Games. She will compete in the javelin throw.
A dependable winner in her high school days, Meredith won the javelin
event in last years Bay State Games.
Honeys lead the league
The Shady Ladies humbled the Creamers, 12-5, in a Womens Softball
League game at Veterans Park in Tisbury, Tuesday, and the Honeys,
now alone atop the league, kept the Vixens winless,17-2.
Snaps Captain Jackie Meehan hit a grand slam in the third and the
Snaps never looked back, running away from the Hazards, 16-5.
Womens Softball Standings as of July 13
Shady Ladies 3-3
William Elder and Andrew Meleney of the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club
finished in second place in the Nash at Hyannis YC, qualifying them
for the Area A New England race on July 21 at Marblehead.
Also qualifying for Area A competition was Ryan Pesch, who finished
second in the Jones.
At Scituate, Monday and Tuesday, Ellery Whitworth, Martha Peterson,
and Tristan Lodge represented the VHYC in the Cummings Cup races,
finishing out of the money.
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