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CYAN YELLOW MAGENTA BLACK The Highland Sharks (H) won their
first dual meet of the season against neighbor Willow Grove (WG) in a very close race which got down to the last relay on June 26. The final score was 271 to 266. New team records were set by eight year-old Scott Marino (WG) in the 25 meter breaststroke with a time of 22.13 seconds; 12 year- old Eric Swenson (WG) in the 50 meter breaststroke with a time of 37.86 seconds and 15 year-old Ann Espinoza (H) in the 50 meter butterfly with a time of 31.16 seconds.
GIRLS EVENTS: 100 Meter Individual Medley:
(9-10) 1. Sarah Zukowski (H); 2.
Jessica Moore (WG); 3 Maggie Gausman (WG)
(11-12) 1. Erin O'Connor (H); 2.
Kelsey Foy (H); 3. Amanda Cameron(H)
(13-14) 1. Jen Gartner (WG); 2.
Jillian Koscielecki (H); 3. Hannah Lynch (H)
(15-17) 1. Ann Espinoza (H); 2.
Jen Bassman (H); 3. Vicky Smith (WG)
(6 & Under) 1. Leslie Grignon (H);
2. Katie Gartner (WG); 3. Taylor Guiffre
(7) 1. Megan Gartner (WG); 2.
Julia Grignon (H); 3. Kim Rizzo (H) (8) 1. Mary Henkels (H); 2. Casey Griffin (H); 3. Lindsay Hauptman (WG)
(9-10) 1. Jessica Moore (WG); 2.
Brittany Larkin (H); 3. Daniella Koch (WG)
(11-12) 1. Morgan Larkin (H); 2.
E. O'Connor (H); 3. K. Foy (H) (13-14) 1. Alexis Zukowski (H); 2.
J. Gartner (WG); 3. Alex Grecco (H) (15-17) 1. Bassman (H); 2. Lauren McCourt (WG); 3. Diana Rocco (H)
(8) 1. Cathy Harley (H); 2. Melissa McClintock (WG); 3. J. Grignon (H)
(9-10) 1. Morgan Scully (WG); 2.
S. Zukowski (H); 3. Tara Quinn (H) (11-12) 1. K. Foy (H); 2. A. Cameron (H); 3. Lauren Haertlein (H)
(13-14) 1. Allison Hessemer (H);
2. J. Gartner (WG); 3. J. Koscielecki (15-17) 1. Stephanie Kolterjohn (H); 2. Eileen Sweeney (H); . V. Smith (WG)
(8) . M. Henkels (H); 2. C. Griffin (H); 3. C. Harley (H)
(9-10) 1. K. Henkels (H); 2. B. Larkin (H); 3. Katie Kosenick (WG)
(11-12) 1. M. Larkin (H); 2. Allyson Salisbury (WG); 3. A. Cameron (H)
(13-14) 1. A. Zukowski (H); 2. A. Grecco (H); 3. H. Lynch (H)
(15-17) 1. A. Espinoza (H); 2. Erin Wilkinson (H); 3. S. Kolterjahn (H)
(8) 1. M. Henkel (H); 2. C. Griffin (H); 3. M. Gartner (WG)
(9-10)1. S. Zukowski (H); 2. J. Moore (WG); 3. M. Gousman (WG)
(11-12) 1. M. Larkin (H); 2. E. O'Connor (H); 3. Christie Marino (WG)
(13-14) 1. A. Zukowski (H); 2.
Pam Cameron (H); 3. A. Grecco (H) (15-17) 1. A. Espinoza (H); 2. J. Bassman (H); 3. Amy Swenson (WG)
(8) C. Harley, A. Andrews, C. Grif- fin and M. Henkels (H)
(9-10) K. Henkels, T. Quinn, S. Zukowski and B. Larkin (H)
(11-12) A. Cameron, K. Foy, E. O'Connor and M. Larkin (H)
(13-14) A. Hessmer, P. Cameron, A. Grecco and A. Zukowski (H)
BOYS EVENTS: 100 Meter Individual Medley:
(9-10) 1. Brendon Jones (WG); 2.
Billy Swenson (WG); 3. James Livolsi (11-12) 1. Eric Swenson (WG); 2.
David Hauptman (WG); 3. Mike Sheffield (WG)
(13-14) 1. Ryan Hauptman (WG);
2. Steve Swenson (WG); 3. Jon Sheffield (WG)
(15-17) 1. Jeff Wagner (WG); 2.
Dave Russ (H); 3. Chris Swenson (WG)
(6 & Under) 1. Peter Livolsi (WG);
2. Michael Henkels (H); 3. Stephen Scannell (WG)
(7) 1. Joseph Sibolao (WG); 2.
Jonathan Marks (WG); 3. Zach Koch (WG)
(8) 1. Scottie Marino (WG); 2.
Daniel Livolsi (WG); 3. Jonathan Feeley (H)
(9-10) 1. B. Swenson (WG); 2.
Michael Miller (WG); 3 Sam Slaugh (H)
(11-12) 1. Brian Gartner (WG); 2.
D. Hauptman (WG); 3. Stephen Lynch (H)
(13-14) 1. S. Swenson (WG); 2.
Deryck Middleton (WG); 3. Roark Koch (WG)
(15-17) 1. D. Russ (H); 2. Chris Smith (H); 3 Shawn Swingle (H)
(8) 1. S. Marino (WG); 2. John Guiffre (H); 3. J. Feeley (H)
(9-10) 1. Brandon Jones (WG); 2.
Thomas O'Brien (H); 3. Matt Miller (H)
(11-12) 1. E. Swenson (WG); 2. S. Lynch (H); 3. J. Sheffield (WG)
(13-14) 1. S. Swenson (WG); 2. B. Gartner (WG); 3. Matt Hiliard (WG)
(15-17) 1. C. Swenson (WG); 2.
Evan Flath (H); 3. C. Smith (H)
(8) 1. J. Guiffre (H); 2. D. Livolsi (WG); 3. J. Feeley (H)
(9-10) 1. B. Swenson (WG); 2. M. Miller (WG); 3. J. Livolsi (WG)
(11-12) 1. D. Middleton (WG); 2.
J. Kolterjohn (H); 3. Tim Smith (WG) (13-14) 1. R. Hauptman (WG); 2.
R. Koch (WG); 3. Peter Bassman (H) (15-17) 1. J. Wagner (WG); 2. D. Russ (H); 3. S. Swingle (H)
(8) 1. D. Livolsi (WG); 2. S. Marino (WG); 3. J. Guiffre (H)
(9-10) 1. B. Jones (WG); 2. T. O'Brien (H); 3. S. Slaugh (H)
(11-12) 1. B. Gartner (WG); 2. D. Hauptman (WG); 3. J. Sheffield (WG)
(13-14) 1. R. Hauptman (WG); 2.
P. Bassman (H); 3. M. Sheffield (WG) (15-17) 1. J. Wagner (WG); 2. Dan Morris (WG); 3. S. Swingle
(8) S. Marino, M. Bello, D. Livolsi and L. Powers (WG)
(9-10) J. Livolsi, B. Swenson, B. Jones and M. Miller (WG)
(11-12) E. Swenson, R. Hauptman, B. Gartner and D. Hauptman (WG)
(13-14) S. Swenson, R. Koch, D. Middleton and J. Sheffield (WG)
(15-17) J. Bassman, C. Smith, A. Espinoza and D. Russ (H)
St. Paul 18, St. Anne 8:
Matt Hoelzel and Emmitt O'Hara had four hits, Bill Reickle and Cap- tain Paul Nadolny had three hits and Pete Chemidlin, Larry Szenyi (5 RBI) and Rich Chaplin each had two hits to lead St. Paul. St. Anne sluggers included Frank Del Re with three hits and Wally Bradshaw, Mike Brennan, Wayne Morse and Ron Del Prete with two hits apiece.
St. Jude 10, St. Patrick 5:
St. Jude was powered by Marty Bernstein and his three hits and by Bob Elmi, Jeff Friedlander, Rich Worth and Joe Dolan, with two hits each. For St. Patrick Dom Valanzano and Mark DeFrancesco each had three hits and Tom Swales, Tom Kucin and Pat Citera each had two hits.
St. Anne 14, St. Louis 8:
Hitters for St. Anne were Wally Bradshaw, Steve Pirella and Mike Brennan (5 RBI) with three hits apiece and Nick Litterio (1 HR and 4 RBI), Steve Ferro, Frank Del Re, Ron Del Prete and Captain Joe McEvoy with two hits each. Art Hobble had three hits and Bob Veeck
and Larry Erhard had two hits each for St. Louis.
St. Patrick 14, St. Michael 11:
Tom Swales, Dom Valanzano, Steve Magnotta, John Esposito, Kelly Larson, Tom Kucin and Al Ulichny each had two hits for St. Patrick. For St. Michael Steve Pietrucha, Tony Williams and Floyd Roberts each had three hits and Tom Reade, Fred Holm, Paul Morello and Bill Lawrence had two hits apiece.
St. Jude 14, St. Paul 5:
Fire power for mighty St. Jude was provided by Tom Engleman with four hits and four RBI, Jeff Fried- lander and Rich Worth with three hits each and Bob Elmi, Captain Tony Perfilio, Joe Dolan and pitcher Frank Chupko each with two hits. Matt Vastano and Rich Chaplin each had two hits for St. Paul.
St. Michael 9, St. Thomas 1
Tom Reade had three hits and four RBI. Nick Del Prete, Steve Pietrucha, Nick Barattucci and Floyd Roberts had two hits to help power St. Michael and give St. Thomas their first loss of the season. No St. Thomas player had a multi-hit game.
St. Joseph 11, St. Jude 3
It was Black Monday as St. Jude, the only other undefeated team, tasted a loss for the first time this season. St. Joseph sluggers include pitcher Bill Wolff, Harry Semple, Karl Grossman, Dave Rothenberg and Captain Dean Talcott, all with two hits apiece. Tom Rutkowski had two hits for St. Jude.
St. James 10, St. Anne 2
Five innings were completed be- fore the heavens opened up and short- ened the game. For St. James, Steve
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left and Ed Blake launched a sacri- fice fly to center to send home Baucom. Ron Blake slashed a single to center, then Kevin Blake sliced an RBI single to right.
C & C was unable to score in the fourth and Flannigan's upped its lead to 7-5 in the fifth. Mason drilled a leadoff double and Joe Parise fol- lowed with an RBI double to center.
C & C Landscaping's patience was eroding and serious action had to be taken. Gosdick dug in and shoveled a single to right-center, Rappa blazed a single to center, then Quick hit a sacrifice fly to center to bring home Gosdick. Johns skid a single past third and Castaldo planted an RBI single to right. Tom Bruemmer bounced to short as Johns scored the third run of the inning, but Castaldo was caught in a rundown between second and third. Russo flied out to left for the third out and C & C seized the lead, 8-7.
Ron Blake singled for Flannigan's in the sixth but was unable to score and C & C went on the attack again. Hall hacked a double over second base and Jayson Berger zinged a double past third to send home Hall. Erik Berger belted an RBI double to center and Gosdick gnashed his triple to deep right-center to drive in Erik Berger. Rappa followed with a sacri- fice fly to center and C & C grabbed a 12-7 lead.
With one last chance, Flannigan's fought back. Mason
knocked a double to left, Parise poked a single to center, sending home Mason and Baucom bounced an RBI single past short. Moments later, Pepe grounded to short and Baucom got caught in a rundown between second and third and was tagged out by Erik Berger for the second out. Ed Blake flied out to right and C & C Landscaping had cultivated the victory.
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Murano had four hits and four RBI, Pete DeCristofaro had three hits and Dan Perrine and Stan Grausso each had two hits. Wayne Morse had two hits for St. Anne.
St. Michael 20, St. Paul 9
St. Michael was powered by Marv Scherb with three hits (1 HR) and by Joe Shea, Nick Barattucci, Tom Reade and Joe Borowski with two hits each. Mike Camfield and Derrek Von Langen each had two hits for St. Paul.
St. Louis 5, St. Patrick 2
Tom Ulichny, Chris Reimers, Gary Cardinale and Larry Erhard each had two hits for St. Louis. For St. Patrick Tom Swales and Dom Valenzano had two hits apiece.
St. Jude 14, St. Thomas 4
Sluggers for St. Jude include Jeff Friedlander with four hits and Marty Bernstein, Tom Engelman, Randy Grizzard, Joe Romash, Joe Dolan and Lou DeCristofaro with two hits each. Frank Pepe had three hits for St. Thomas.
St. Blaise 10, St. Paul 1
For St. Blaise Tony Giannaci had three hits and pitcher and Captain Tom Sherwin, Gerry Rites, Brian Williams and Bob Cummo had two hits each. No St. Paul player had a multi-hit game.
St. James 13, St. Blaise 12 St. James 10, St. Blaise 3
In one evening St. James notched two victories. The first game required two innings to complete a game that was called because of darkness on May 22. Stats listed are for the entire evening. For St. James Pete DeCristofaro, Steve Murano, Lou Ballestriere and pitcher Joe Matuska each had three hits and Dan Perrine, Captain Jim Hoelzel, Stan Grausso, Al Antoine, Tom Maher and Bob Pielhau each had two hits. Gerry Riepe and Bob Cummo each had two hits for St. Blaise.
St. Joseph 12, St. Paul 8
Chuck Krajcsik, Gerry Spitzer and Tony Barattucci each had two hits for St. Joseph. For St. Paul Pete Chemidlin had three hits and Matt Vastano and Larry Szenyi had two hits apiece.
St. Bart's Oldtimers Softball League:
(As of July 2) Angels Division:
TEAM W-L-T Percentage St. Jude 8-1-0 .889 St. Joseph 5-2-0 .714 St. Thomas 4-2-1 .667 St. Paul 3-6-0 .333 St. Blaise 1-5-0 .167
TEAM W-L Percentage St. James 5-3-0 .625 St. Michael 4-4-0 .500 St. Patrick 3-5-0 .375 St. Anne 2-4-1 .333 St. Louis 2-5-0 .286
Highland Sharks Out-Swim Willow Grove, 271-266
'Sync' Swim Team Makes Huge Splash in Buffalo
If the synchronized swimming world didn't know where Westfield, New Jersey was before July 3, it cer- tainly does now. During the 16-17 age-group finals at the 1998 Baquacil Age Group Synchronized Swimming Championships in Buffalo, New York, Westfield placed five entries in four events, matching the traditional pow- erhouse clubs of California and Ohio.
Westfield's top duet of Amy Bengivenga and Kate Matusiak earned a score of 79.730 for the bronze medal. Stephanie Kolterjahn, Faith Mikalonis and Brianne Pineiro combined for a trio score of 76.317, good enough for eighth place.
In solo, it was Danielle Baukh leading the way, earning a 79.699 for fifth place. followed by Matusiak's 78.320 for seventh; however, the cap- per of the night was Westfield's rockin' Hawaii 5-O routine, which placed fourth with a score of 79.663. Team members included Baukh Bengivenga, Kolterjahn, Megan Lesko, Matusiak, Mikalonis, Pineiro,
and Becky Zakian. The Baquacil Age Group Champi- onships is the world's largest syn- chro competition, featuring more than 1,000 swimmers representing 83 clubs from as far away as Miami, Florida and Valdez, Alaska. The coach of the Westfield team is Dianne Hunsinger.
Ash Brook Women Tell Golf Tournament Results
A spokesman for the Ash Brook Women's Golf Association of Scotch Plains announced the winners of the "Handicap Stroke Play for 18-Holers and "Handicap Stroke Play for 9- Holers on July 2.
18 HOLERS: FLIGHT A
Low gross, Jane Jones, 87 First low net, Estelle Hiller, 72 Second low net, Jones and Anne Schmidt, 74
Low gross, Gloria Glickman, 95 First low net, Glickman, 71 Second low net, Sue Mills, 73 Third low net, Joyce Bukowiec, 75
Low gross, Mary Zucosky 110 First low net, Eleanor Mulehole, Shirlee Casarola, Jimmy Budz and Barbara Doane, 76
Low putts, Rhoda Faughman and Sawyer, 29
Chip-ins, Evelyn Coppola #17, Jones #3, Sawyer #5 and #16, Nancy Wolcott #3, Schmidt #3.
9 HOLERS: FLIGHT A
Low gross, Shelly Grobe, 46 First low net, Grobe 30 Second low net, Vera Shereyko, 41 Third low net, Ann Powers, 42
Low gross, Claire Knaus and Nancy Christenson, 65
First low net, Knaus, 43 Second low net, Christenson, 44 Third low net, Jo Miller, 45
Low gross, Liz Young, 62 First low net, Young, 38 Second low net, Dolores Veghte and Ginny Sandhusen, 43
Low putts, Grobe, 14
Rob Schmalz Makes New Jersey Lacrosse
Hall of Fame
Robert Schmalz, formerly of Westfield, was recently honored as an inductee into the 1998 Class of the New Jersey Lacrosse Hall of Fame. A 1990 graduate of the University of Virginia and a 1986 graduate of Westfield High School, Schmalz had a celebrated lacrosse playing career at both institutions.
A four-year attackman at Westfield, Schmalz was a two-tine All-Ameri- can, named to the first team both years in 1985 and 1986. He was also a first-team All-League honoree in 1984, 1985, and 1986, leading Westfield to the 1986 New Jersey High School State Championship. Schmalz was his team's leading scorer during two seasons and was also the New Jersey state scoring leader in 1985 and 1986. In his se- nior season he was also named the New Jersey High School Player of the Year and went on to play for to North team in the 1986 NJ High, School North-South, All-Star game.
While at Virginia Schmalz was named the 1987 UVA Most Improved Player. He earned Atlantic Coast Conference Honor Roll honors in 1987 and 1990 and was the Virginia Most Valuable Player in 1989. In 1990 he was selected to the first team All-ACC and was chosen to play in to 1990 College Norlh-South All- Star game.
In 1996 Schmalz was named to the Westfield High School Hall of Fame. Schmalz has been active in grassroots lacrosse as well, serving as a staff member on several lacrosse camps and contributing to Lacrosse Foun- dation activities. He is currently an account executive at Cantor Fitzgerald and resides in Tokyo.
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ROUNDING THIRD…Paul Mikla of Flannigan's rounds third and scores in the third inning against C & C Landscaping. C & C Landscaping won, 12-9.
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CRASHING AN RBI TRIPLE…Paul Gosdick of C & C Landscaping crashes an RBI triple to right field in the sixth inning against Flannigan's. Gosdick had three hits and scored three runs in the game.
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SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING STANDOUTS…Kate Matusiak, left, Amy Bengivenga, center, and Danielle Baukh of the Westfield Synchronized Swim- ming team gave outstanding performances at the 1998 Baquacil Age Group Synchronized Swimming Championship in Buffalo, New York. The duet of Bengivenga and Matusiak earned a bronze medal. Baukh earned a fifth place in a solo event.
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OUT AT FIRST…First baseman Don Stauder of St. Joseph catches the ball before Rich Worth of St. Jude makes it to the bag in the sixth inning.
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COVERING THIRD BASE…Tom Engleman, left, and Frank Chupko of St. Jude close in on third base as Tom Straniero of St. Joesph slides in safely.