In the mixed pairs invitational event at Somersault Center in Stoughton, Sunday, Charlie Morano, 8, and Hadley Chapman, 7, came in second with a total of 68.5 points.
At girls level 4, Hadley was third all-around with 35.5. Emma Caron, 7, was 6th with 34.9 points and Jessica Haynes, 7, was 15th with 31.05.
Charlie Morano finished 5th all-around with 33 points. Ben Booker, 8, in his first away meet, was 14th.
Macayah Goodell, 9, was third at level 6 with 32.25.
Lauren Dostal, 11, was 7th at 30.95 and 8-year-old Bailey Moreis was 8th with 30.2.
Wayman Harrison, 8, finished second at level 5 with 33.1. Spencer Booker, 11, was fourth and Matthew Stone fifth. Chantal Booker, 10, finished 9th in level 5 girls with 31.65 points. At 31.15, Sarah Alexander was 10th followed by Lexi Willett, 10, and Zana Van Rooyen, 9, with 29.5 and 28.7.
Among the more than 400 boys competing in the Tim Daggett National Invitational was Thomas Goodell of West Tisbury. Thomas, 13, finished third at level 9. He was second on rings, 4th in vault, 5th on the high bar and 6th on the pommel horse. His next competition is at West Point, Jan. 28 in a meet for boys and men, 7 years through college.
RCBL Week 9
Only five Lakers and five Sharky's Timberwolves showed up at the B&G for Monday's first game. All the T-Wolf coaches - Mike and Chris Joyce, Jason O'Donnell, and Adam Rebello were off-Island with the MVRHS basketball teams.
It was a gentlemanly game, won by the Lakers 115-87. Laker Bryan Scott racked up a colossal 63 points, including 13 treys and Sharky's John Blau (14 points) drained four more and Pat Echlin (19 points) three. These were three's of the NBA variety, some launched near half-court, more deserving of 5 points.
Heath Estrella had 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers while Karl Kallinich hit for 17 and pulled down 20 boards.
Harrison Holmes had a triple double and led the Wolfpack with 26 points. Brian Welch finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds.
In the nightcap, the Legends made a game of it with the front running Heat. In the end, though, the Heat put the Legends on ice, 99-94, despite the constant scoring by James Jennings: 10 in the first quarter, 16 in the second, only 4 in the third but 10 more in the fourth, 40 in all. Mates Dale Rogers and Julius Middleton tossed in 17 and 12 points each. Nathaniel Scott was the hottest hand for the Heat with 25 points. Other sharp shooters were Sandy Fisher (19 points, 4 treys) and Damon Mello (16 points).
Sharky's T-Wolves 6-3
The MV Youth Hockey Squirt Purples put 72 shots on the Yarmouth/Dennis goalie while MV net-tender Zach Dupon only had to deal with three. The Islanders won in a walk, 9-0. MV scorers were Connor Chisholm (2) Max Davies (4) Mac Sashin, Ben Bilzerian ad Aaron Figueroa. Tyson Araujo had 4 assists and Emily Hammett had two. Harrison Rodrigues, Shay Hill, and Connor Chisholm also assisted.
The squirt Purple team blistered the Y-D Stars at Tony Kent, 8-1. Scoring were Connor Chisholm (3), Tyson Araujo (2), Shay Hill, Mac Sashin, and Harrison Rodriques, The Purple are 14-0-0 on the season
Alexander Vukota notched the game-winner and second goal on the day with one minute remaining to lift the Travel Mites to a 5-4 victory over Barnstable at the Kennedy Arena, Sunday. Dorian Johnson also tallied twice. Austin Morley had the other Vineyard goal. Nick Vukota earned two assists, Alexander Vukota and Joe Davies, one apiece. Coaches Chris Morley, Pat Jenkinson, Chuck Wiley, and Peter Jeffers praised their team's disciplined positional play on offense and defense.
On the girls side, Celia Mercier scored the winner for the U14/U12 Vineyarders in a 1-0 win over the visiting Falmouth Pride.
Maggie Johnson and Sarah Turner had the assists. Maggie Vogel got the game puck for her stellar defensive effort, helping goalie Jamie Forend get the shutout.
In the return contest at Falmouth, MV roared back from a 2-0 deficit to earn a 2-2 tie. Phoebe Kelleher worked a perfect give-and-go with sister Elizabeth and fired in a one-timer for the first Vineyard marker. Lily Gazaille worked the boards to free the puck and Elizabeth found Phoebe alone in front for the tying tally.
Edgartown 6 - 0
West Tisbury 4 - 2
Oak Bluffs 1 - 5
Tisbury 1 - 5
Oak Bluffs 5 - 1
Edgartown 5 - 1
Tisbury 1 - 5
West Tisbury 1 - 5
At Edgartown, the Eagles had too many weapons for the Oak Bluff Blazers to contend with in the semi-final game. But no one ever heard of an OB team giving up early. They scrambled to the end, enduring Edgartown's press and sinking 10 of 10 free throws to close to within three points eight minutes from the end. Down the stretch, the Eagles hit 14 free throws of their own to win going away, 47-32.
Steve Handy overcame a slow start to finish as the game's high scorer with 18 points. Fellow Eagle Justin Mercier had 14.
Peter Keaney led the Blazers with 14 points.
West Tisbury booked the other spot in Monday's final by virtue of a 48-37 win over Tisbury. Ronnie Miske paced the Hawks offense with 12 points as WT raced out to a 28-12 halftime lead.
Cole Maciel hit four three-pointers to keep the Tigers in the game. Michael Araujo also hit double figures for Tisbury with 10 points.
In girls action, Oak Bluffs took the first semi-final, taming the Tisbury Lady Tigers 30-17. Katie Hines (14 points) and Shikka Datta (8) led the way for the Blazers, who await the winner of today's Edgartown-West Tisbury tilt at Edgartown.
Both interscholastic finals will be Monday afternoon at the Edgartown School. The girls take the floor first at 3:30, with the West Tisbury and Edgartown boys following immediately after.
The hottest game in town continued Sunday with three matches at a raucous, jam-packed MV Boys and Girls Club.
League-leading Ilha scored Erly and often behind five goals from Erly to overwhelm Powers G, 8-1, in the opener.
Matheus FC trumped Estrella A 10-4 in the next match and Colorado tripled up Estropa 12-4 in the finale.
G W L T Pts
Ilha 4 4 0 0 12
Colorado 3 3 0 0 9
Ajaz 3 3 0 0 9
Matheus FC 3 2 1 0 6
Powers G 4 1 2 1 4
Imigra 3 1 1 1 4
Corona 3 1 2 0 3
Holmes H 3 1 2 0 3
Tigre 3 1 2 0 3
Estrella Azul 4 0 4 0 0
Estopas FC 3 0 3 0 0
The Mass. Baseball Coaches Assn. will hold its 38th annual baseball coaches clinic at the Wyndham Hotel in Westborough, Feb. 3 and 4. Top college and high school coaches will conduct the sessions.
The clinic is open to all high school and youth league coaches including Little League, Babe Ruth, Legion AAU, and Stan Musial coaches.
For more information, call Harvey Krupnick at 508-254-8181 or go to www.massbca.com.
As of January 6, 419 athletes had registered for the figure skating competition in the 2006 Bay State Winter Games at the Williams College skating rink in Williamstown, Jan. 27-29, including Islanders Jessica Seidman, 14, and Diana Woods, 20, of Vineyard Haven and Kendall Robinson, 10, and Katherine Stewart, 10, of Edgartown.
Having a Bowl
The M.V. Prevention Committee is bringing back bowling for high school students and adults.
The sessions are Tuesday afternoons in Falmouth for eight weeks beginning January 31st.
The bowling is free. No experience is needed, but enthusiasm is required. Space is limited. For information, contact Leslie Look at 508-693-3703.
Shay, who played such a large role in the Squirt Purple's defeat of Barnstable at Hyannis last week, is Shay Hill, as in Jack and Jill, not Shay Heil, as in Hitler.