Sports Shorts

The Sayreville Soccer Association is conducting registrations for the recreation league at the soccer fields on Bordentown Avenue — Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Any questions, call Rosie at (732) 553-0222 or go to

The Cheesequake 14-year-old all-star team won its district to move on to the Babe Ruth State Championship. Last Wednesday, they beat Manalapan, 4-1, to take the district title. This year, two districts were combined and Cheesequake took the title for both districts.

They mercied all four teams, Manalapan, South Plainfield, North Edison and Middlesex, and then replayed Manalapan (last year’s state champs) for the title. Cheesequake now moves to states, starting July 22 in East Hanover. The team is managed by Jim Vafiadou and coached by John Pancetti. Also sharing coaching duties are Al Caso and Joe Specchio. Team members are Frank Baldini, Greg Caso, Quentin Crawford, Dan Cuevas, George Gonzalez, Justin Hagner, Kevin MacLachlan, Kevin Moser, Jeff Pancetti, Pat Specchio, Rob Vafiadou and Dan Walsh

The Old Bridge Rockets are looking for a goalkeeper and one to two position players born between Aug. 1 1992, to July 31, 1993. Last season, the Rockets were 19-0-1 in MOSA National 2 and National 1. The Rockets will play in the U13 MOSA Premier division starting in September. They practice two days per week, and have a trainer that has been with the team for the past four years. They enter into approximately seven to eight competitive tournaments a year, playing other Premier and Elite teams. If you are interested, please contact Chuck Mantione at (732) 583-2227.

The following are the results of the Tamarack Women’s Nine-Hole Golf Association’s July 14 outing — three worst holes revert to par.

Jean Ertle won the A Flight with a 24, followed by Ann Marie Broehl (27), Rosann Marosy (27) and Dot Terringer (27). Jeannette Squires won the B Flight with a 21, followed by Fran Poulin (24), Joan Semen (26) and Joyce Nicolaison (26). Sally Hindes won the C Flight with a 20, followed by Gloria Frock (25). Ertle had fewest putts with 14.

Madison Park Girls Fall Softball will hold in-person registration for the fall season on Aug. 9. Registration time is 6-8:30 p.m. at the Old Bridge Public Library in the conference room. The program is open to all girls ages 6-16 from Old Bridge and surrounding areas. Registration fees are $50 per player, with a $100 maximum per family. No work bond is required. Copies of birth certificate required for new players in league. Applications can be obtained during in-person registration or online at Any questions, call Dan McKevitt at (732) 290-7599.

The Sayreville Tornados U10 girls travel soccer team is looking for a goalkeeper. Any girls interested should contact Chris at (732) 824-7000.

The Zebulon Soccer Club and South River Parks and Recreation Department is offering a new youth soccer club. Registrations for recreation (for South River residents from Sept. 1-Oct. 31) and travel teams are currently forming. Registration for travel teams is open to all area boys and girls. Registration will be held at the soccer field on Veterans Drive in South River on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5-6:30 p.m. in July and August (weather permitting). For more information, contact Krisztina Dozsa at or call (732) 613-4273.

The Garden State Knights Travel Baseball Club, based in Sayreville, will be holding tryouts for fall 2005/spring 2006 travel baseball teams, ages 8 through 16 as of April 30, 2006. All players must register online at, or call Coach Bo at (732) 316-1659, or Coach Smitty at (732) 479-0921.

Old Bridge fall baseball/softball, ages 6 to 16 boys and girls, will hold an in-person registration on July 22 and 29 at Cheesequake baseball fields. Or download a form and mail it in from Call Nick at (732) 433-0198 for inquiries.

A U11 travel baseball team out of the Matawan-Old Bridge area is seeking competitive players for the upcoming fall season. Tryouts to be held the last weekend in July. For more information, call (732) 970-8889.

St. Bart’s Buffalo’s Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading, ages 5 through 14, registration forms are available at or contact Dave Lonski at (732) 613-8811 or (732) 247-1133. You do not have to be a parishioner to play.

Any girl interested in playing for the Cheesequake Phillies U10 Babe Ruth district all-star team please contact Roster is open to any girl who played for Cheesequake rec softball or baseball born in 1994 or later. Game dates are between July 15-18 and enrollment is free.

The Central East Jersey Basketball Officials (CEJBO) organization is now accepting applications from those men and women, who are at least 18 years of age as of Sept. 1, who are interested in becoming a high school basketball official. Classes will run from late September through mid-November, on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, at East Brunswick High School. You can find an application on the organizations Web site at or by contacting the Cadet Supervisor, Allan Kaufman at (732) 390-1860 or at

The Sabres, a U12 girls travel soccer team, is looking for players for the fall season. Anyone interested or for more information, call Coach Steve at (732) 238-3503.

The Rollin’ Thunder, a U12 boys travel soccer team, is looking for players. Anyone interested or for more information, call Coach Wayne at (732) 925-2288.