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Sarasota Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014 3 years ago


by: Jen Blanco Sports Editor

+ SLL Junior All-Stars win championship
The Sarasota Little League Junior All-Stars defeated Venice 9-2 to win the District 16 title July 11. Championship players include: Kyle Jones, Anthony Viera, Christian Vandergraaf, Jake Peterman, Raymond Fitzwater, David Russo, Nicholas Thorin, Andrew Martin Jr., Tyler Copeland, William Fitzgerald, Wesley Combs, Jacob Fisher and Benjamin Bogutski. Sarasota will now advance to the Section 6 tournament July 19 and July 20, in De Leon Springs.

+ Junior golfers tee off in Summer Series
After having been rained out each of the past two weeks, 90 golfers hit the green for the Greater Sarasota Junior Golf Association’s Summer Series event July 14, at IMG Academy Golf & Country Club.

Zhang Yan Wang and Cole Johnson both shot 74 to share co-medalist honors.

Individual results include:
Futures Tour Girls 10 and Under
Sophia Stiwich (53)
Sienna Cassella (60)
Futures Tour Girls 11 and Over
Gabriella Vetter (42)
Futures Tour Boys 10 and Under
Alana Kutt (39, won first playoff hole competing in the boys division)
Aaron Setiawan (39)
Peter Rowden (41)
Futures Tour Boys 11 and Over
Jacob Vetter (38)
Calvin Hedgepeth (44)
Nathan Singeisen (44)
Girls 12 and Under
Sofia Torres (87)
Aaron Whitley (104)
Girls 13 to 15
Kali Plattner (79)
Alyssa Mercado (81)
Katie Kroos-Roberts (82)
Girls 16 to 18
Grace Gildner (82)
Zhen Xie (83)
Boys 12 and Under
Finn Deutz (82)
Bin Zhong (86)
Wyatt Plattner (86)
Boys 13 to 15
Zhang Yan Wang (74)
Erik Souchak (75)
Drew Angelo (75)
Josh Perna (76)
Bozhou Li (76)
Boys 16 to 18
Cole Johnson (74)
Tate Smith (75)
Nick Kaufman (77)
Jimmy Laurin (77)
Alex Guzman (77)

Players will return to action in an Elite Junior Tour event July 17 and July 18, at Kingsway Country Club in Charlotte and a Summer Series event July 21, at University Park Country Club.


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