Decatur Wrestlers Sweep Three In Week

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity wrestling team enjoyed a big week, sweeping three matches over Bennett, Cambridge-South Dorchester and Mardela.

Against Bennett last Friday, the Seahawks won 10 of 14 matches to cruise to the 51-18 win. Caleb Bourne got Decatur on the board with a win over Bennett’s Jamal King at 170. After Brandon Wooten fell at 182, Decatur’s Patrick Devenny beat Jordan Mills at 195. Ean Spencer beat Bennett’s Richardo Bravo at 220, but Gavin Payne fell to Loma Thomas at 285.

Josh Lawson started a run of three straight for Decatur with a win ovr Eddie Bailey at 106. Jeremy Danner kept it going at 113 with a win over Tanner Farro and Thomas Scafone made it three in a row with a win over Michael Edwards at 120. After a Decatur loss at 126, Andy McKahan got the Seahawks back in the win column with a win over Demetrios Hawkins at 132. After a loss at 138, Decatur swept the last three matches as Max Pyles won at 145, Tyler Vansice won at 152 and Brett Kim won at 160.

In a dual meet on Monday, Decatur won its first nine matches in a 58-18 win over Cambridge-South Dorchester. Jeremy Danner beat Christian James at 106, Josh Lawson beat Zachary Peters at 113, Thomas Scafone beat Trequan Prattis at 120, Andrew McKahan beat Gavin Garcia at 126, Jeremiah Purnell won by forfeit at 132, Max Pyles beat Cullen Cannon at 138, Brandon McKenzie won by forfeit at 145, Tyler Vansice beat Caleb Crain at 152 and Brett Kim beat Harrison Spies at 160. After Cambridge-South Dorchester rallied with three straight wins at 170, 182 and 195, Decatur closed out the match with wins by Ean Spencer over Erik North at 220 and Gavin Payne over Alex Mohr at 285.

In the same dual meet on Monday, the Seahawks cruised past Mardela, 60-20. Lawson got Decatur on the board in the first match with a win over Joseph Cropper at 106. Thomas Scafone beat Brett Bramble at 120. Andy McKahan beat Khristian Sempritt at 126 and Jeremiah Purnell beat Zack Fisher at 132. After two straight wins by Mardela, Tyler Vansice got the Seahawks back in the win column with a victory over Parker Dewitt.

The Seahawks won the next three straight with wins by Brett Kim over Travis Harcum at 160, Caleb Bourne over Colby Pruitt at 170 and Brandon Wooten over Monroe Parker at 182. After a loss at 195, the Seahawks closed out the match with a win by Ean Spencer over Isiah Sanabria at 220 and Gavin Payne over Melvin Grayson at 285.

Decatur Boys Rout Crisfield, 65-37

BERLIN- For the second time in a week, Stephen Decatur’s boys’ varsity basketball team downed Crisfield, 65-37, on the road on Tuesday. Last week, the Seahawks routed the depleted Crabbers, 72-27, at home. On the road on Tuesday, Decatur completed its season sweep over Crisfield with the 65-37 win. In between, the Seahawks fell to county rival Pocomoke, 86-55, last … Continue reading

Seahawk Showdown Tourney A Big Success

BERLIN- The Stephen Decatur Junior Seahawks last weekend hosted the first-ever Seahawk Showdown Wrestling Tournament at the high school featuring some of the best young talent from all over the region. The tournament, held last Saturday at Decatur, featured young wrestlers competing in several age and weight divisions from the under-6 Tots to the 13-14 Intermediates. Among the local young … Continue reading

Seahawks Strong In State Regional Meet

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity indoor track teams turned in strong performances at the state Class 3A-East Region championship meet on Tuesday with several athletes placing in their respective events. The Seahawks sent a strong representation to the 3A-East region meet at the 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore on Tuesday. On the boys’ side, Parker Harrington finished fifth overall in the … Continue reading

Two Locals Recognized With Good Sports Awards

OCEAN CITY- Two members of the Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department family were honored this week at a special ceremony in Annapolis with 2014 Dennis Callahan Good Sports Awards by the Mid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks Sports Alliance (MARPSA). MARPSA each year recognizes youth players, coaches and administrators from across Maryland with a variety of awards including the Dennis Callahan … Continue reading

OC Girls Winter Basketball Action Continues

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Recreation and Parks Department’s Girls’ Winter Basketball League continued this week with a full slate of games at Northside Park. The following is a quick glance at some of the recent action: • OC Rec Boosters 20- Taylor’s Restaurant 16: Nadia Bullock was the leading scorer with 12 points, while Morgan Davis added six. • Baja … Continue reading