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12C THE PALM BEACH POST THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998 c High schools Lakes girls mnriirig in college race McMillan leaves the i Hurricanes . r v Resultsschedule Baseball Wednesday's results Okeechobee 6, Clewlston 4 Vero Beach 6, St. Albans, D.C. 5 Wellington 7, Santaluces! Today's games Lake Worth at Pope John Paul, 3:30 p.m. L.W. Christian at Summit Christian, 4 p.m. Benlamln at American Heritage, 4 p.m. Pahokee at Glades Day, 4 p.m. High lands Christian at King's, 4 p.m. Berean Christian at Jupiter Christian, 4 p.m. J. Carroll at Cardinal Newman (DH), 4 p.m. Port SI. Lucie at Fort Pierce Central, 7 p.m. Spanish River at Atlantic. 7 D m. Palm Beach Lakes track and field coach Jerome Groover once again has an excellent group of girls hurdlers this season, perhaps his best ever. They'll get a chance to showcase their talent this weekend at the Florida Relays in Gainesville. Groover said he has received approval from the Florida High School Activities Association to enter four of his hurdlers in the college division shuttle relay, Lawson provided they run as an unattached foursome in other words, not as Palm Beach Lakes High. Groover said the foursome for the shuttle hurdle relay will be chosen from among Sharianne Lawson, Jerkita McClorin, Lasheba Barnes, Antoinette Wilks and Tareal Lurry. Lawson is listed as one of the nation's top prep hurdlers in the April issue of Track & Field News. "This is something I've Second baseman Scott Grossi, who will play at Duke next year, has missed the past three weeks with a pulled abdominal muscle. Right-fielder Trevor Piestor suffered a broken nose and hairline fracture of his cheekbone when hit by a pitch in a 12-inning loss to Vero Beach early this month. Q They play baseball in the Glades, too: Can't blame Jim Reynolds, the baseball coach at Glades Central, if he was feeling a little giddy after a 2-0 victory against Wellington. "We felt, myself included, like we had won the World Series," Reynolds said. 1 It's the first time Glades Central has beaten Wellington in baseball. Noteworthy: The Diadora Senior Showcase boys and girls soccer matches, originally scheduled for Saturday, have been moved to Tuesday at Lake Worth High School. The games, which will feature the top senior players from the area, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $4. For more information, call John Webb at (561) 433-4188. By Jorge Milian Palm Beach Post Staff Writer '1 CORAL GABLES Dyral' McMillan, who led the University of Miami in rushing two seasons ago, has left the team. r McMillan said Wednesday he quit because of his unhappiness at being switched from tailback to' fullback this spring. f College football r UM coach Butch Davis indicate ed Wednesday he hoped to change-: McMillan's mind, but the player says there is no chance of that happening. 1 "I'm not coming back for next" year. I know that,' said the junior.. McMillan started UM's first three games at tailback in 1997,' but missed the rest of the year, after injuring his shoulder and; received a redshirt. : : McMillan's injury allowed for the emergence of 1,000-yard rusher Edgerrin James and back-up James Jackson. With James and Jackson returning next season, Davis decided to move McMillan to fullback' where he was to compete with' Steve Dorsey High Schools always wanted to do, and with our experience and talent I thought maybe this was the year to try it," Groover said of entering the college division race, which will start at 2:45 p.m. Friday. The girls certainly will be familiar with the surroundings. The three-day meet, which begins today with some multi-events competition, will be held at the University of Florida's Percy Beard Stadium, site of the state high school meets where Palm Beach Lakes has won five consecutive state titles. Groover said the time he submitted to the meet officials was 55.8 seconds for the 400-meter shuttle hurdles, which means they'll have to average 13.95 seconds a leg. Lawson's fastest 100-meter hurdles time last year was 13.83. Santaluces shuts down Leonard "That's within reach. I'm pretty sure they're going to go up there and hold their own," Groover said. "The girls are excited." Wellington catcher out for season: Wellington senior catcher Kyle Gabbard, who played at Cardinal Newman last year, is out for the remainder of the season with a chipped bone on his patella (kneecap). Wellington coach Scott Benedict said Gabbard, the Wolverines' leader in home runs (3) and RBI (14), injured the knee while in a rundown between bases against district rival Palm Beach Lakes last Friday. Benedict said three sophomores Robbie Orton, Bo Diaz Jr. and Justin Rader will share the catching duties the remainder of the season. Orton played solidly behind the plate in Wellington's win against John I. Leonard Saturday night. Diaz is the son of former major leaguer Bo Diaz, and Rader might have the strongest arm of all. Injuries have taken their toll on the Wolverines the first half of the season, although Gabbard's is the only season-ending injury. Nina Armstrong went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a triple, Kristina Laari went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases, Jennifer Stump went 2-for-3 with one stolen base and two RBI and Jessica Chase went 2-for-4 for Palm Beach Lakes. Palm Beach Lakes Lake Worth 021 0O0 3- 7 1 102 040 0- 1 9 t Chase and Leakey; Cornelius and Seeman. WP: Cornelius (10-5). LP: Chase. 3B: LW-Armstrong. HR: PBL-Kerr, LW-Simmons. Olympic Heights 2, Jupiter 0: Aya Funahashi went 2-for-3 and Jinny Matthews struck out six in the win for the Lions (7-9). Ragen Miller went 2-for-3 for the Warriors (1-14-1). Olympic Heights Jupiter 100 010 - ooo ooo t- 2 4 I t 4 I Matthews and Badala; Gray, Gradshaw (4) and Hsrtman WP: Matthews (7-5). LP: Gray (0-1). BASEBALL Okeechobee 8, Clewiston 4: Brandon Storey went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and Chad McWaters went 2-for-3 with two RBI to lead the Brahmans (8-8) over the Tigers (2-11) at Okeechobee. Clewiston Okeechobee 111 131 I- 15 Ml I- 4 I I 12 I Barnes, Hatfield (31 and Poitiitf, Burk, Davenport ; 3. I. T. 3. II. 2. 3. 3 2. 1 2 400: 34 WO: 3,209: 3 4 09. Wright 2 lump: 34-0 lump: Perena ,, Pt - v ' ; ,.-!' rf -, .' . t m Palm Beach Lakes at Martin County, 7 p.m. Softball Wednesday's results LaBelle 7, Moore Haven 6 Lincoln Park Academy 5, Forest Hill 0 Lake Worth Christian 22, Jupiter Christian 4 Lake Worth 7, Palm Beach Lakes 6 Glades Central 16, Pahokee 3 Olympic Heights 2, Jupiter 0 Santaluces 7, John I. Leonard 0 Martin County 13, Fort Pierce Westwood 1 Today's games South Plantation at Boca Raton, 4 p.m. Royal Palm Beach at FP Westwood, 4 p.m. Pompano Beach-Ely at Santaluces, 4 p.m. Cardinal Newman at Suncoast, 4 p.m. Forest Hill at King's Academy, 4 p.m. Pope John Paul at Glades Central, 4 p.m. Jupiter Christian at Berean Christian, 4 p.m. Wellington at Atlantic, 6:30 p.m. Martin County at John I. Leonard, 7 p.m. Track Today's meets Florida Relays at Gainesville Golf Wednesday's results GIRLS Martin County 157, Benlamln 16? benjamin 7-2 - Berger 41, Parente 46. Romth 42, Osha 50. MARTIN COUNTY 9-0 - J. Herd 33, S. Herd 37, Fagan 39, Colasanto 4H. At Summerfield Champions Club, par 36. FP Central 215, FP Westwood 222 FORT PIERCE CENTRAL (6-4) - SaSSOne 4S. Tranter 54, Cllft 51, Llndsey 62. fort rifcRLc WE5TWOOO 3-9 Chan dler 42, Carpenter 49, D'Amlco 6), Sabater 70. At Fairwinds CC. South Fork 219, Port St. Lucie 235 SOUTH FORK (4-6) - Mlscoskl 44, Mallina 55, Lieber 56, Wafklns 64. PORT ST. LUCIE (2-9) - Alessi 55, Dessleux 58, Harris 61, Heltsley 61. At Florida Club. BOYS Palm Beach Gardens 166, Boca Raton 172: PALM BEACH GARDENS (8-2) - HolllS 39, Loven 41, Reardon 43, Kozar 43. BOCA RATON 7-5 - Duvall 41, Phillips 43, Innes 44, Schwencke 44. At Camino Del Mar Country Club, par 36. Glades Day 163, Nova 170 GLAUtS DAY (6-5) - RlmeS 40, Jk.DaVIS 40, Hoard 41, JsDavis42. NOVA Mandelkorn 39, Schimeul 40, Mason 44, Haman 47. At Bene Glades country Club. Todays matcnes All matches at 3:30 p.m. unless noted BOYS Suncoast af Martin County John I. Leonard at Wellington Royal Palm Beach at Forest Hill Lake Worth at Santaluces Benjamin at Pope John Paul Spanish River at Atlantic Cardinal Newman at Lake Worth Christian William T. Dwyer at Palm Beach Lakes Olympic Heights at Jupiter Boca, FP Central at PB Gardens . GIRLS Wellington af John I. Leonard Forest Hill at Royal Palm Beach , Boca, Martin Co. at PB Gardens Santaluces at Lake Worth Atlantic at Spanish River Tennis Wednesday's results BOYS Martin County 7, Lake Worth 0 singles: Halneway (ML) d. K rkpatrlck 8-3; Steffen (MO d. Liebman 8-0; Ducoin (MC) d. Hayden 8-3; curet mc d. Machiavello 8-1; Pe terson (MC) d. Pepin 8-2. Doubles: Hatheway- Steffen (MC) d. Klrkpatrlck-Hayden S-l; Stltely-Ducoin (MC) d. Leibman-Machiavello 8- 5. Records: Martin county 9-2, Lake worth 0-8. Olympic Heights 7, Palm Beach Gardens 0 singles: strompf o del. Zwecker 8-0, Zlcka (O) def. Shah 8-4; Hochman (O) def. Zhurauvl 8- 3; Sun (O) def. venugopal 80; Perry (O) def. Bail B-o Doubles: Mrompt-zika def Shah- Zwecker 8-4; Chen-Moskovilz def. Zhurauvl- venagopul 8-7. Records: Olympic Heights 12-0; raim ueacn uaraens (3-3. Santaluces 4, Wellington 3 McMichael (SANT) d. Rosenthal 8-5; Rahool ingies: Kirenoerg mtL o. tdmanson 8-4; (SANT) d. Spencer 8-0; Frizzell (WEL) d. Pem- berton 8-5; Brown (WEL ) d Lexitt 8-6. Doubles: Edmanson-Rahool (SAN) d. Rifenbero-Rosen- tnai y-; MCMicnaei-pemperton (bAN n d. Friz- zen-spencer 8-3. GIRLS Martin County 7. Lake Worth 0 Singles: Peterson (MC d. Corbitt 8-0; Boaz (ML) d. Elder 8-4; Brannmg (MC) d. Harper 8- z; fatei IMC) o. Stewart e-i; Kus (MC) d. Roca-bado 8-2. Doubles: Peterson-Kus (MC) d. Corbitt-Stewort 8-0; Boaz-Branning (MC) d. El der-Harper 8-2. Records: Martin County 7-4, Lane norm JO. Palm Beach Gardens 7, Olympic Heights 0 Singles: Vlvenzio (PBG) d. Mortorano 8-2, S Gaunt (PBG) d. Marcus 8-1, L. Gaunt (PBG) d. Shach 8-3, Golbraith (PBG) d. Otero 8-1; De- Jono (PBG) d. Blumsleln 8-0. Doubles: Viven- zio-s Gaunt (PBG) d. Mortorano-Marcus 8-4; L.baunr-Gaibretn (pbg) a. Shach-otero 8-2. Records: Palm Beach Gardens 8-0, Olympic neignrs -. Pope John Paul 7. Royal Palm Beach 0 Singles: Mara PJP d. Clodfelter 1-0; Lome (PJP) d. Miller 8-0; Rohwedder PJP) d. Mas se y 8-0; Clpolla (PJP) d. Donegan 8-0; Belcher (Kjr) a. MaiiK b-o. Doubles: siatkow-Rohwed-der (PJP) d. Clodfeller-Masey 8 2; Cipolla- Lorne (pjpj d. Miiier-Addington 1-2. Wellington 6. Santaluces I singles: Kraft (WEL) d. Morand 1-0; Gordon (WEL) d. Mead 8-2; Santisl (WEL) d. Vargas 8- o; Menoricks (WfcLl d. vognt 6-1; cowrie (SANT) won. Doubles: Kraft-Gordon (WEL) won 8-0; Santlsi-Hendrlcks (WEL) won 8-0. BOYS Suncoast 6. Glades Central 1 Singles: Taylor (SUN) d. Mekisier 1-0, Dinovl- teser (SUN) d. Hamilton 8-2; Mustafa (GC) d. Maleara 9-8 (7-2); Duffy (SUN) d. Shatrara 8-0; R.Taylor (SUN ) d. Canty 8-3. Doubles: Taylor-R Taylor (SUN) d Mustafa-Hamilton 8-2; Duf-fy-Dinoviteser (SUN) d. Shafara-Canty 8-3. Records: Suncoast 6-0. Pope John Paul 7, Royal Palm Beach 0 Singles: Croke (PJP) d. Ball 8-4, Calabuse (PJP) d. Prisovsky 1-3; Leto (PJP) d. Fisher 8- 2, Fiorani PJP d. Cole 8-0; Sporrer (PJP d. Money 8-4. Doubles: Croke-Calabrese (PJP) d. Ball-Fisher 8-4, Leto-Florani (PJP) d. Priso- veky- Johns 8-5. Today's matches All matches at 3:30 p.m. unless noted Olympic Heights at Spanish River Fort Pierce Central at Port St. Lucie Palm Beach Gardens at Boca Raton South Fork at Fort Pierce Westwood Benjamin at Forest Hill Vero Beach at John I. Leonard Atlantic at Santaluces Pope John Paul at Suncoast Jupiter at William T. Dwyer Boys volleyball Wednesday's results Atlantic 4. Santaluces 1S-4. 15-7: A (7-2 - Mark Swingle 10 kills, Matt Walters four aces. Miguel Rebecca six kills. S (0-7). Today's games All games at 4 p.m. unless nete4 William r. Dwyer at Boca Raton Lake Worth at Olympic Heights Wellington at Santaluces Palm Beach Lakes at Atlantic Suncoast at Forest Hill Spanish River at John t. Leonard Koyai fatm Beacn at fatm seacn sharpens Cardinal Newman at Jupiter By Paul Pedersen Special to the Palm Beach Post WEST PALM BEACH It's a major accomplishment to reach 300 wins as a coach. It's even more impressive to close in on the milestone in secret. "My team isn't even aware of this," said Santaluces Softball coach Rudy Reimsnyder, who recorded career win No. 295 in a 7-0 victory against John I. Leonard on Wednesday night. "It definitely will be nice to reach the 300-win plateau," said Reimsnyder, who has won all his games over 16 years at Santaluces. "But we've put that behind us and haven't focused on it this season." Even though his Chiefs (16-2) might not know about his approaching a major milestone, they are at least playing as if they did. Freshman Karin Edwardson, whose last outing was a shutout of Lake Worth, improved to 4-1 with her two-hit (both singles) shutout of the Lancers (6-10) at Veterans Park. .. Santaluces provided Edward-son, who had eight strikeouts (44 for the year) in the win, with plenty of run support. The Chiefs pounded out two doubles and two triples in their eight-hit attack. Second baseman Nichole Mos-chetti went 2-for-4 with two doubles and a RBI in the win. Catcher Nadine Young added two RBI. Center fielder Jackie Pavone and left fielder Christine Sweeney each had a triple in the win. Santaluces was also aided by three crucial errors from Leonard. "We simply didn't show up to play tonight," John I. Leonard coach Pam Walker said. "We committed too many errors." . Reimsnyder, who has taken two teams to the state semifinals, is excited about his young 1998 team. "When you get great pitching, defense and hitting, all the pieces ' come together and it's a joy to coach," said Reimsnyder, who has no seniors this year. (5), Crawford (5), Guerrero (7) and Lanier. WP: Burk (3-1). LP: Barnes (0-3). 2B: OKE-Storey, Ti- jenna. 3B: OKE Crawford. HR: OKt Lamer. B Wellington 7, Santaluces 3: Bo Diaz was 3-for-3 for the Wolverines (12-3) in a victory against the Chiefs at Lantana. Scott Grossi went 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBI. Mark Roche was 2-for-3 with one run scored for the Chiefs. Wellington Santaluces 100 051 0-120 000 0- 7 10 1 3 6 2 Eubanks, Bradley (7) and Diaz. Daugherty, Jordan (5), Casenada (7) and Gilenwater, Hughes. wp: Eubanks (4-uj. LP: paugnerty. 3B: w Grossi. B William T. Dwyer 9, Palm Beach Lakes 4: Chad Mainville went 4-for-5 with two RBI and two doubles to lead the Panthers (8-5) over the Rams at West Palm Beach. Justin Pigott and Neil Jenkins went l-for-2 with two RBI for Dwyer. William T. Dwyer Palm Beach Lakes 013 300 2 - 9 9 3 000 031 0- 4 1 4 Caruthers, Eaton (3), Fuller (5) Ross (6), Acker (7) and Collins; Rivera, Rivera (4) and Perez. WP: Caruthers (1-1). LP: Riviera (0-1). 2B: WTD-Main-vllle (2), Jenkins, Pigott, Mills. LATE TUESDAY D Pompano Ely 3, Spanish River 1: David Goldfarb and Ben Swanson each went 2-for-3 and Jason Rayfield pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts and no earned runs for the Sharks (4-10). TRACK BOYS Jupiter meet Team scores: I. Glades Central 243; 2. William T. Dwyer 99, 3. Jupiter 76; 4. Forest Hill 53; 5. Pahokee 46; 6. Jupiter Christian lu. 3,200 relay: 1. Glades Central 144; 2. Jupiter 1:59; William T. Dwyer 9:52.110 high hurdles: I. Hen- drick (PAH) 15:24; 2. Pace 16:17; 3. Harwood (JUP) 16:26. 100: l.Tensley (GO 11:14; 2. Vickers (GO 11:31; 3. Lebrun (GO 11:41. 1,600: I. Heissner (JUP) 4:41; 2. Gay (JO 4:57; 3. Beagle (FH) 4:51. 400 relay: Glades Central 42.76, 2. Pahokee 43.15; 3. William Dwyer 46.49 . 400: 1. McBride (GO 50:02; 2. Anderson IWTD) 50:43; 3. Jones (GO 51:66. 300 hurdles: 1. Hendrick (PAH) 40:74; 2. Simms (GO 40:83; Dardy (WTD) 40:85. 100: I. Williams (GO 2:08, 2. Harriot (GO 2:09, 3. Catal (GO 2:10. 200: I. Vicker (GO 22:05, 2. Lawson (PAH) 23:02; 3. Nelson (GO 23:03. 3,200: I. Heissner (JUP) 9:54; 2. Hess (FH) 10:40; 3. Beagle (FH) 11:08 1,600 relay: 1. Glades Central 8:44; 2. Jupiter 8:59; 3. William T. Dwyer 9:52. Discus: 1. Alexis (FH) 132-5; 2. Silvers (JUP) 117-3, 3. Brown (GO t0-2"i. Shot put: I. Thomas (GO 43-3, 2. Brown (GO 42-3'l, 3. Alexis (FH) 41- Long lump: I Lovett (GO 22-2"i, 2 Banks (GO 21-5, 3. Webb (WTD) 21-1. Triple lump: 1. Banks (GO 45-3, 2. Webb (WTD) 42-11; 3. Messam (GO 42-6 High jump: 1. Love (GO 6-4; 2. Webb (WTD) 5-9. 3. Small (WTD) 5-9. Pole vault: 1. Catal (GO 10-0; Lebrun (GO 10-0. 3. Larkins (WTD) 9-6. GIRLS Jupiter meet Team scores: 1. Glades Central 187; 2. Jupiter 117; William T. Dwyer 19; 4. Pahokee 68, S. Jupiter Christian 38; 6 Forest Hill 7. 3,200 relay: 1. Jupier Christian 10:44. 2 Glades Central 10:51; 3. William T. Dwyer 11:11 100 high hurdles: 1. Jones (GO 15:29, 2 Mouatt (WTD) IS 43, Morris (GO 18 63. 100: I. Thompson (PAH) 12 86; Sunser (JUP) 13:57, 3 Johnson (GO 1361. 1,400: Bendi (JUP) 5:51, 2. Gouldy ( JUP) 6: 18, 3 Butter-more (JUP) 6:19. 400 relay: I. Glades Central 5102, Wiliam T. Dwyer 54:68. 3. Jupiter Christian 1:00. 1. Outler (GO 101 24, 2. Burgess (JUP) 103 0; 3. Edward (GO 104 56. Joe hurdles: 1. Jones (GO 83. 2 Biythwood (GO 45 83, 3 Carroll (JUP) 5 70 I. Gresso (WTD) 2 25, 2. Floyd (JUP) 2 79; 3. Tnngali (WTD) 2 13 200: I. Sythwood (GO 26 19. 2. Thompson (PAH) 24 99; 3. Anderswen (GO 2139. I Tarole (JCH) 12 07, 2 Bergeon (JUP) 12 29, Grasso (WTD) 12 26 1,601 relay: 1. Glade Central 2 JHupiter 4 34. 3 Wiliam T. Dwyer 5 22 Discus: I Gilbert (PAH) 99-1. 2 Morris (GO 93-5V, 1 (WTD) 90-10 Shot put: 1 Gilbert (PAH) Je-7, Morris (GO J? I. 3. Bythwood (GO 32 5. Lanf 1 Prmgle (PAH) 17-1; 2 Smith (GO 16-S'i. 3. Thompson (PAHI 16 5 Triple lump: 1. Smith (GO 2 Pringle (PAH) 33 4, 3. Jones IGO 33-1. High I Bythwood (GO 4 9. 2. Outler (GC) 4-9, 3 (FH) 44 Pole vault: I Shuier (WTD) 7-0; . Houston (WTD) 74, 1. Tnngali (WTD) 1-0. Nick Williams and Wilbur Valdez-for the starting position. ' McMillan said he was told that the fullback, rarely used as a ball carrier in Davis' offensive system,-would see more work. "I didn't run the ball once', during the (four) days I was out at practice," McMillan said. 4 McMillan also said he was under the impression that the switch, to fullback was "temporary" but( found out recently that it wasn't. Davis said he met with McMillan on Monday and tried to talk the,, player out of quitting. "We had a long conversation," Davis said. "I told him that, clearly, it's in his best interest (to stay at UM)." McMillan said he hasn't given much thought to playing football at another school and added he might give up the sport altogether. McMillan led the team in rushing during the 1996 season by gaining 565 yards. ; Noteworthy: Michael Lawson has been moved from defensive tackle to defensive end. Lawson, an Atlantic High School graduate who started five games last season, made the switch this week after starting defensive end Derrick Ham was lost for the rest of spring practice with a torn pec toral muscle. Defensive tackle Nick Nettles, a freshman from Wel lington, underwent surgery after, separating his shoulder Saturday during practice. Nettles will miss the rest of spring drills, but is expected to be ready for fall prac-i tice. . . . Former UM football play-, ers Jim Burt (1978-80), Bennie Blades (1985-87) and Vinny Tes- taverde (1982-86) were three of seven athletes inducted Wednes day into the UM Sports Hall of Fame. '. FLORIDA STATE I FSU's Outzen out: Florida State's Marcus Outzen will miss the rest of spring practice after he' separated his right shoulder in a scrimmage Wednesday when he was sacked by Jamal Reynolds on the last play. Outzen, who was' battling for the quarterback posi-' tion, will have X-rays today. NATION Auburn players ques tioned: Police questioned several Auburn football players about a residential burglary in which cash and property worth nearly $55,000 allegedly was stolen, athletic di rector David Housel confirmed. . Housel said no charges had been filed in the March 14 break-in, so no action had been taken against the players. This rejort was suhblementeA with material from The Associated Press. rivalry LANNIS WATERSStaff Photographer John I. Leonard shortstop Mara Baker holds up the ball after tagging out Santaluces' Jennifer King trying to steal second base during their softball game Wednesday. Santaluces won 7-0. hounds (10-3) over the Falcons at West Palm Beach. Lincoln Park Academy Forest Hill 100 202 0- S 16 1 000 000 0- 0 1 3 Hastings and Holland; Emerson and Carvaial. WP: Hastings (7-3). LP: Emerson. 2B: LP-Holland (2). HR:LP-Hollond. Glades Central 16, Pahokee 3: Shwanda Lawrence went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI for the Raiders (2-10). Pahokee Glades Central 021 00- 3 3 9 031 Sx-14 II 5 Abrams and Scruggs; Butts and Ceballos. WP: Butts (2-4). LP: Abrams. HR: GC-Lawrence. Lake Worth Christian 22, Jupiter Christian 4: Shelby Callaway hit a home run and the Defenders scored 12 runs in the top of the fourth en route to a victory against the Eagles (0-4) at Jupiter. Kim Knight and Kristen Atkinson collected two hits for Jupiter Christian. Lake Worm Christian Jupiter Christian 102 (12)70 0- 22 19 Ml IW 0- 4 7 Talsma and Callaway, Waughand Knight. WP: Talsma (1-4); LP: vveugti (0-2). MB. LWC-Caliaway. Lake Worth 7, Palm Beach Lakes 6: Pysha Simmons went 2-for-3 with four KBI, including a three-run homer for the Trojans (15-7) in a victory against the Rams at Lake Worth. , "To record a lot of victories, he added, "first you need longevity and secondly you have to have talented ballplayers. I feel this year we have all the ingredients as far as a talent pool and versatility." Santaluces J.I. Leonard 301 joa 7 II too eoe 1 ti Edwardson and Young; Brunett, Bryce (7) and Lamb. WP: Edwardson (4-1). LP: Brunett. 2B: SANT-Moschetti 2. IB: SANT-Pavon, Sweeney. - Lincoln Park Academy 5, Forest Hill 0: Hagen Hastings struck out 11 and walked none in a one-hit shutout to lead the Grey- Fusion, Mutiny play first game of what could be lasting Fusion at Mutiny WHO: Miami Fusion (0-2) at Tampa Bay Mutiny (0-1). WHEft Today, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Houlihan's Stadium, Tampa. TV: ESPN2. RADIO: WSUA-1260 AM, Spanish. By Paul Lomartire Palm brack Post Staff Writer The Miami Fusion and Tampa Bay Mutiny would like nothing better than to start a blood-splattered rivalry at 7:30 p.m. tonight. ; The Fusion (0-2) SoCCCr play their first road game tonight, against the Mutiny C0-1) at Houlihan's Stadium in Tampa. The game is the first of 14 Thursday night MLS games scheduled for ESPN2. The Fusion have yet to score a goal in two games (180 minutes) in its inaugural season. The Mutiny opened at home on Saturday with a 2-1 loss to the Columbus Crew. The Mutiny and Fusion played an exhibition at the University of Tampa that Rowdies and Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old North American Soccer League brawled from 1977 to '84 and continued to hate each other as minor-league APSL teams (1988-93) after the NASL folded. The 44-game rivarly ended with the Rowdies up, 24-20. Umbro: The Fusion's uniform supplier is closing its factories in the U.S. and U.K. Founded in England, the company has made soccer equipment for 74 years and outfits Manchester United, the Fusion and the national teams of England, Colombia and Norway. UNIVISON: The Spanish network begins its third season of MLS coverage at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Columbus Crew at Dallas. Also, 5 p.m. Sunday, ESPN carries the New England Revolution at D.C. United. Kooiman is a Fusion mainstay on defense. Midfielder Vargas is expected to start tonight with Valderrama in Bogota, Colombia for a national team game against Yugoslavia. Budnick has yet to play for the Fusion. The Mutiny purge was necessary, says coach John Kowalski in the current Soccer America. "People this year are taking responsibility for their errors and last year, they were making excuses for them.' Mutiny coach John Kowalski has written off the Columbus loss as a bad case of nerves unraveling his team. Stillitano isn't ready to panic, either. "I'm confident that we will find a solution to our scoring drought, and that we'll have a strong showing apainst the Mutiny." B Hate, Part One: The Tampa Bay count the game as a tie, the Fusion consider it a shootout win. "A win is a win," said Leo Stillitano, Fusion general manager, "The scoreboard clearly reflected our victory. We Itxik forward to the rematch in Tampa March 26." IV) th teams need a win tonight The Mutiny need to begin proving that wholesale off-season changes will pay dividends. Among five new starters on Saturday were Swedes Tom Kavelli in goal, defender Jan Eriksson and Jacek Ziober, a highly-touted Poland import, at forward. Those players replaced, in part, four current Fusion players. They included Kooiman, midfielders Carlos Valderrama and Nelson V argas and goaikeiprr Scott Budnick., ended in bickering on March 5. After a 90-minute, 1-1 tie. Mutiny coach John Kowalski made a suggestion to Fusion coach Carlos Cordba: "Let's do a shootout." he said. The Fusion won the shootout but used two incl giAc players. The Mutiny

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