Three South Bay golfers recorded holes in one recently at Harbor Park Golf Course in Wilmington. Lindy Comstock of Torrance used a wedge on the 140-yard sixth hole to record his first ace. Dick Jones of Rancho Palos Verdes also chose a wedge on the 110-yard eighth hole. Richard Grelle of Carson went with an eight-iron on the eighth hole and it, too, went the distance.
Two American Youth Soccer Organization teams from the South Bay won Central Southern California Section I championships in Redlands Nov. 10.
They were The Green Machine, a girls' Division 2 team from Rancho Palos Verdes, and The Young Guns, a boys' Division 2 team from San Pedro. Both were composed of youths 14-15 years old.
The Green Machine, coached by Tom Nagle and Mary Corrough, included Tami Perrault, Amy Ezell, Jennifer Meehan, Claudia Molter, Kim Roman, Julie Brown, Brandy Nagle, Kelly Olsen, Shana Wallace, Shannon Corrough, Kristie MacAllister, Wendy Johnson, Kerry Murray, Jamie Nagle and Coleen Thibodo. Their record was 16-0, according to Area Director Nick Lincir. Their championship was the first title won by a team from Region 10.
Playing for the Young Guns were Sean Jose Perez, David Suarez, Richard Cooper, Thomas Martinovich, Anthony Crovello, Kevin Spangler, Stacy Martin, Daniel Kordich, Kevin Bryant, Chris Barley, Robbie Bryant, Cesar Salazar, Bob Elliott and David Barley. The team, which finished with a record of 14-1-1, was coached by Gabriel Perez, Robert Elliott and Ante Martinovich. The team mother was Patricia Spangler. It was the second title in eight years for Region 6. The titles are the highest awards possible in AYSO inter-region play.
Cal State Dominguez Hills soccer Coach Marine Cano's annual holiday Goal Scoring and Goal Keeping Camp will be held next month. Session I will be Dec. 26-28. The cost is $65. Session II runs Dec. 29-30. The cost is $50. A special rate for all five days is $85. Instruction is for boys and girls ages 5 to 13 and runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. A T-shirt is included. The camps will be held on the university's lower soccer field, next to the tennis courts. Players must bring a ball. Information: (213) 782-8324.
The Los Angeles Heat will hold soccer skills camps Jan. 2-5 at La Marina School in Manhattan Beach and Columbia Park in Torrance for boys and girls ages 5 to 16. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The cost is $100 per player. Groups of six or more players receive a $20 discount per player. Balls, T-shirts, two tickets to a Heat game and other items will be presented to each participant. Information: (213) 318-3995.
Pop's All-Pro Baseball Camp is back for a pair of winter sessions at the Lunada Bay Little League on Dec. 17-21 and 26-30. The camps feature appearances by professional baseball players and coaches. The camps run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost per session is $175. Morning and afternoon extended child-care is available at no extra cost. Information: (213) 373-3805.
The second South Bay Baseball Camp will be held Dec. 27-30 at Mira Costa High in Manhattan Beach. The camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to youngsters ages 7 to 17. John Orton, a catcher with the Angels, will take part in the instruction. The cost is $190 per player. Information: (213) 318-1577.