Warren Area High School graduate and Maryland Eastern Shore baseball player Brandon Schott earned a place on the 2012 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Commissioner's All-Academic Team for the 2011-2012 season. The achievement is awarded to student-athletes, including sophomores to seniors, which have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better through the 2011-12 athletic season.
Times Observer photo by Allen Seybert
Mary Lou Sherwood readies herself to return the serve of an opponent during a doubles tennis match Thursday at Betts Park. Thursday was the opening night of the annual Thursday Night Doubles Tennis program. The league has been in operation since 1984, making this the 28th year of the free tennis league. Week one champions are the duos of Thomas Pellegrino and Erika Siliano and Nick Tarpenning and Neil Morrison.
For the first time in league history, Busti and Randolph had to go to the 14th shooter to break a 339-339 tie. When the smoke cleared, Busti had clipped Randolph by an incredibly close 674-673 count. In other action, Celoron topped Carroll, 341-338.
Tiffany Decker had the lone perfect score of 50 for Busti while Andrew Hvizdzak had the lone perfect score for Randolph. Celoron's Don Foster was perfect as was Chuck Cooper for Carroll.
Decker was the high lady with her 50, Hvizdzak was high junior with his 50 and Jordyn Milks and Hunter Whippo shared high sub-junior marks with scores of 48. Milks completed his first 25 straight. Brian Westerdahl was the high vet with a 49, Hod Edgreen and Russ Wingard shared high senior vet marks with 49's and Al Staerr, Red France and Bob Schilling all shared high super senior vet marks with scores of 46's.
Here are the complete results from the round:
BUSTI (674): Tiffany Decker 50, Hod Edgreen 49, Tim Young 49, Brian Westerdahl 49, Brian Peterson 48, Steve Paddock 48, Dave Sena 48, Dave Jett 48, Tyler Chase 48, Katie Carlson 48, Jack Hunt 48, Charlie Brown 47, Dick Starks 47, Scott McKotch 47
RANDOLPH (673): Andrew Hvizdzak 50, Cal Benson 49, Bill Congdon 49, Skip Frazier 49, D.J. Bifaro 48, Brian Clinger 48, Kim Milford 48, Gary Sickles Jr. 48, Marty Gawron 48, Steve Lockwood 48, Paul Hvizdzak 48, Ron Gunnell 47, Gary Sickles 47, Rich Hall 46
CELORON (341): Don Foster 50, Rich Foster 49, Jim Bessey 49, Russ Wingard 49, Bob Faga 48, George Powley 48, Dave Kingsley 48
CARROLL (338): Chuck Cooper 50, Mike Mackey 49, Jordyn Milks 48, Hunter Whippo 48, Jim Holcomb 48, Jim Nowacki 47
Here are the standings, week 4 results, home run leaders and this week's schedule for the Friday Night Co-ed Softball League at Betts Park:
Jose 360/Finishing Touch 4-0
Chiodo's Ferro Cucina 3-1
Curtis Contracting 3-1
Lawson Brothers 3-1
Freddie's/C.J.'s Home Decor 2-2
Studio 77 2-2
VanCise Hair 2-2
Wendy's Cafe 2-2
Clarendon VFW 1-3
Makn Oil, LP 1-3
West Hickory Sportsmans Bar 1-3
Lewis Funeral Home/SMTB 0-4
Week 4 results: Lawson Brothers 21, Bullpen 2; Curtis Contracting 14, VanCise Hair 13; Cornerstone 17, Wendy's Cafe 11; Jose 360/Finishing Touch 25, Chiodo's Ferro Cucina 16; Studio 77 13, Lewis Funeral Home 10; Freddie's/C.J.'s 12, Makn Oil, LP 10; Clarendon VFW 15, West Hickory Sportsmans Bar 4
Home run leaders: Brian Cressman (VanCise) 7, Mike Crossley (Chiodo's) 5, Josh Frederoski (Cornerstone) 5, Mike Kuzminski (Lawson Bros.) 5, Darren Cummings (Cornerstone) 4, Kyle Salerno (Curtis) 4, Dave Stuart (Curtis) 4
Week 6 schedule (Week 5 was postponed)
6:30 p.m.: Lawson Brothers vs. West Hickory Sportsmans Bar, Foley Field; Studio 77 vs. Clarendon VFW, Betts Field; Freddie's/C.J.'s vs. Jose 360/Finishing Touch, Brown Field
7:45 p.m.: VanCise Hair vs. Cornerstone, Foley Field; Chiodo's Ferro Cucina vs. Makn Oil, LP, Betts Field
9 p.m.: Bullpen vs. Wendy's Cafe, Foley Field; Curtis Contracting vs. Lewis Funeral Home/SMTB, Betts Field
The teams of Ryan Stanton and Denny Munksgard and Darrell Pusateri and Sam Pusateri shared first place in the Fitch Disposal League Tuesday at Cable Hollow Golf Club with scores of 42 points. The team of Bob Hunter and Mark Kulka was second with 38 points and the team of Terry Nelson and Rick Thomas was third with 37.5 points. Douglas Wagner and Steve Wilson shared the round's low net score with 31's.
The team of Dan Tassone and Johnny Lopez took first place in the Cable Hollow 2-Man Golf League Tuesday at Cable Hollow Golf Club with a score of 71.5 points. The team of Bob Lindquist and Gary Taylor was second with 70.5 points and the teams of Greg Anderson and Jason Anderson and Gary Darling and Steve Darling shared third with scores of 70. Archie Doud had the round's low net score of 30.
The team of Greg Senyo and David Bortz took first place in the Cable Hollow Monday Scratch League Monday at Cable Hollow Golf Club with a score of 27.5 points. The team of Ron Lemon and Joe Bender was second with 25.5 points and the team of Rick Rohlin and Scott Pearson was third with 20 points. The team of Senyo and Bortz had the round's low net score of 34.
Rose Colucci had low gross of 40 and low net of 30 in Blueberry Ladies Golf League play Tuesday at Blueberry Hill Golf Club. Here are the complete results from the round:
First Flight: Low gross- Rose Colucci 40, Deb Niederriter 46; Low net- Rose Colucci 30, Diedra Swanson 34; Tournament- Rose Colucci 15, Deb Niederriter 17, Susan Shea 17
Second Flight: Low gross- Darcy Marek 51, Patti Larson 51, Jackie Saber 51, Barb Gelotte 53, Susan Wilson 53; Low net- Darcy Marek 35, Patti Larson 35, Jackie Saber 36; Tournament- Darcy Marek 18, Jackie Saber 18, Susan Wilson 19
Third Flight: Low gross- Martha Betts 55, Betty McPherson 55, Veronica Anderson 56, Debbie Borst 56, Shelly Hoover 56; Low net- Betty McPherson 35, Debbie Borst 36; Tournament- Karen Sobkowski 20, Veronica Anderson 21, Debbie Borst 21, Betty McPherson 21
Fourth Flight: Low gross- Tracie Gray 53, Becky Carlson 58, Kerry Pearson 58, Melissa Schrader 58; Low net- Tracie Gray 32, Kerry Pearson 33; Tournament- Donna Herzog 19, Tracie Gray 21, Melissa Schrader 21
Fifth Flight: Low gross- Jan Moore 60, Suzi Streich 61, Donna Zariczny 61; Low net- Jan Moore 33, Suzi Streich 33, Donna Zariczny 33, Sue Irvin 36; Tournament- Jan Moore 21, Sue Nordin 22
No Handicap: Low gross- Kristen Plotner 50, Lisa Bailey 61; Tournament- Kristen Plotner 18, Lisa Bailey 22
Jerry Bancroft and Bill Andrews shared low gross of 36 in Men's Day Golf League play Thursday at Conewango Valley Country Club. Here are the flight-by-flight results from the round:
First Flight: Low gross- Jerry Bancroft 36, Don Dubia 37; Event (back 9, your best)- Dave Onoratti 11, Tony Pellegrino Sr. 11, Joe Bellitto 11, Dick Cole 12, Doug Swanson 12
Second Flight: Low gross- Bill Andrews 36, Wil Foley 39; Event- Mark Schoenborn 12, Bob Gray 12, Vince Messina 12, Dennis Boron 12, Joe Gerstel 12, Paul Ignatius 13, Bart Jensen 13, Ange Cusimano 13, Rob Kaemmerer 13, Gary Baldensperger 13
Third Flight: Low gross- Steve Puleo 39, Bill Turner 42; Event- Scott Schoenborn 12, Al Baldensperger 12, Shawn Baldensperger 12, Jack McKnight 13, Joe Hedman 13, Ron Leofsky 13, Larry Lang 13, Greg Noon 13, Mike McElrath 13
Fourth Flight: Low gross- Vance Lauffenburger 38, Jim Vecellio 41; Event- Phil Mathyer 12, Tom Drennen 12, Mark Espin 12, Drew Young 12, Larry Loughlin 13, Jim Falvo 13, Phil Simmons 13, Jack Shattuck 13, John Villella 13, Randy Scalise 13, John Carlson 13, Bill Schuver 13, John Jarzab Jr. 13
Fifth Flight: Low gross- Greg Gross 47, Paul Fratangelo 49, Mark Donick 49, Rick Seager 49; Event- Bryce Schoenborn 14, John Hanna 15
Larry's Cantina defeated Craco, 7-3, in late Richard T. Betts Rec Modified Softball League play Wednesday at Betts Park. Ryan Vandevelde and Nick Quagliani homered for the winner and Todd Rudolph went deep for Craco. Vandevelde was the winning pitcher.
Jory Giger was 4-for-4 and hit for the cycle, and Joe Pellegrino and Jason Harkins were also 4-for-4, in Craco's 32-14 win later in the evening on Wednesday over Wing City.
Craco 6(16)7 21 -32 29
Wing City 332 33 - 14 9
2b-Adam Paden (C) 2, Jason Harkins (C), Ryan Irwin (C), Jory Giger (C). 3b-Andrew Morrison (C) 2, Joe Pellegrino (C), Giger (C). HR-Ben Oviatt (C), Giger (C). WP-Ron Thomas.
Warren Post 135 topped Wesleyville, 13-3, in Junior American Legion Baseball League play on Thursday. Jimmy Vile scattered six hits over five innings to earn the win and got some tremendous offensive support. Kyle Hunt was 4-for-4 with a triple and four RBI, D.J. Fehlman was 3-for-4 with a double and Casey Vincent was 2-for-3 with a double.
Post 135 (4-1) returns to action Saturday, hosting Erie Post 11 in a doubleheader.
Wesleyville 001 02 - 3 6
Post 135 510 16 - 13 14
2b-Casey Vincent (P), D.J. Fehlman (P), Sammy Sherrard (P), McCauley (W). 3b-Kyle Hunt (P). WP-Jimmy Vile. LP-McCauley.