The Warren freshmen boys basketball team earned a 65-32 win over St. Martys on Saturday in the first round of the Elk County Freshmen Tournament, which will continue this weekend with the final against Elk County at Elk County Catholic.
On Saturday, Evan Suppa led Warren with 15 points, Devin Nowacki added 14, Andrew Gignac 12, Logan Galloway eight, Jason Waterfield four, Anthony Citro four, Anthony Deppas three, Sheldon McMeans three, and Ryan Skerda two.
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Members of Johnson’s Black Belt Academy participated in its annual Intra School Tournament on November 17. The tournament is designed for members only and is designed to teach students how to introduce themselves to judges, compete with good sportsmanship and maintain and develop confidence. Tournament placewinners include, front row from left, Colin Sobkowski- Blue Belt; Ryleigh Ecklund- Brown Belt; Ian Shoobridge- Yellow Belt; Rick Johnson- Chief Instructor and 9th Degree Black Belt; Mikael Anderson-Yellow Belt; Jacob Hawkins- Yellow Belt; Mackenzie Collins- Yellow Belt; Jeff Andersin- 8th degree Black Belt and Christina Kebort-7th degree Black Belt. Second row, Riley Stanko- Brown Belt; Steven Lamb- Brown Belt; Tommy Rice- Blue Belt; Mike Ciprich- Blue Belt; Morgan Brown- Yellow Belt; Damien Upton- Yellow Belt, Alex Greene- Yellow Belt; Vanessa Ferry- Blue Belt and Madisyn Ecklund- Brown Belt. Third row, Lindsey Okruch- Brown Belt; Zachry Tucher- Brown Belt; John Rice- Blue Belt; Tony Remaley- White Belt; Lionel Eason- White Belt; Sierra Gilliand- Green Belt; Anthony Errett- Yellow Belt; Wyatt Tucker- Blue Belt; Roxanne Dibble- Blue Belt; Dylan Sorensen- Purple Belt and Cole Chimenti- Green Belt. Back row, Greg Flagella- 7th Degree Black Belt; Brandon Okruch- 1st Degree Black Belt; Kathleen Morrison- 3rd Degree Black Belt; John Upton- Brown Belt; Grant Duffee- Brown Belt; Megan Evans- Green Belt; James Lopus- 1st Degree Black Belt; Josiah Poiindexter- White Belt; Taylor Dunning- White Belt; Roger Shattuck- Green Belt; Ralph Dowd- Green Belt; Grey Tucker- Blue Belt and Tom Green- 6th Degree Black Belt
Warren hosts Meadville at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Warren Area High School.
Warren Area High School graduate and Pitt-Bradford men's basketball player Tyler Fantaskey scored seven points for the Panthers during an 84-60 victory over Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday. Fantaskey and the Panthers (5-2) return to action Sunday, visiting St. John Fisher.
A pair of local wrestlers from Russell competed and placed for the Ragin' Raisins wrestling club (based in North East) during an event held this past weekend in Grafton, Ohio. Logan Jaquay was a tournament champion in the 9-10 year-old, 65-pound bracket while younger brother Gannon Jaquay finished third in the 7-8 year-old, 65-pound weight class.
Tickets for the Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Winter Caravan stop in Jamestown, N.Y. are sold out. The Pirates Caravan stop in Jamestown is replacing the Jammers annual hot stove dinner that typically takes place in January. The event is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Jamestown Community College Student Union and includes a player meet and greet, autograph session and speaker program.
Announced for the event are Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, infielder Josh Harrison, outfielder Alex Presley and former Jamestown Jammer and current Bucs first baseman Gaby Sanchez. The Pirate Parrott mascot, broadcaster Tim Neverett and members of the Pirates front office staff are also expected to attend.
The Jamestown Jammers are a short-season Class A affiliate of Pittsburgh Pirates. The team is owned by Rich Products Corporation, which also owns two other minor league teams.
The 2012 PIAA football championship games will once again be shown on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN). Here is a schedule for game times for the network which can be located on Atlantic Broadband channel 13 and Youngsville Cable channel 42:
December 14, 1 p.m (LIVE); December 14, 3:45 p.m. (TAPED)
Dunmore vs. Clairton
December 14, 7 p.m. (LIVE); December 14, 9:45 p.m. (TAPED)
Archbishop Woodvs. Cathedral Prep
December 15, 12 p.m. (LIVE); December 15, 2:45 p.m. (TAPED)
Wyomissing vs. Aliquippa
December 15, 6 p.m. (LIVE); December 15, 8:45 p.m., (TAPED)
Coatesville vs. North Allegheny
Jr. high hoops
Beaty defeated Bradford, 25-15, in seventh-grade boys basketball play this past weekend. Elliot Gross led the winners with 11 points, Kohl Nosel added six points, Troy Shattuck, Ryan Munksgard and Rylan Fitzgerald added two points each and Andrew Davidson finished with one point.
Here is the varsity slate of action for county winter sports teams for Tuesday, December 11 through Friday, December 14:
Girls Basketball: Oil City at Warren, 6 p.m.
Meadville Calvary Baptist at WCCS, 6 p.m.
Boys Basketball: Meadville Calvary Baptist at WCCS, 7:30 p.m.
Wrestling: Warren at Meadville, 6 p.m.
Kane at Sheffield, 6 p.m.
Eisenhower at Corry, 6 p.m.
Youngsville at North East, 6 p.m.
Swimming: Warren at Bradford, 4 p.m.
Boys Basketball: TCCS at West Forest, 6 p.m.
Sheffield at Kane, 6 p.m.
Eisenhower at Oswayo Valley, 7:30 p.m.
Commodore Perry at Youngsville, 6 p.m.
Girls Basketball: West Forest at TCCS, 6 p.m.
Kane at Sheffield, 6 p.m.
Eisenhower at Oswayo Valley, 6 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Maplewood at Youngsville, 6 p.m.
Wrestling: Cathedral Prep at Warren, 6 p.m.
Sheffield at Oswayo Valley, 6 p.m.
Boys Basketball: Warren at Titusville, 6 p.m.
Johnsonburg at Sheffield, 6 p.m.
Eisenhower at Saegertown, 6 p.m.
Youngsville at Cambridge Springs, 6 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Sheffield at Johnsonburg, 6 p.m.
Eisenhower at Oil City, 6 p.m.
Wrestling: Eisenhower at Youngsville, 6 p.m.
Warren County gymnast Mariette Williams represented the Lakewood Starz Gymanstics team during a quad-meet held Sunday in Batavia, N.Y. Williams' individual results from the event are listed below:
All-Around: 5. Mariette Williams 30.85
Vault: 5. Mariette Williams 8.15
Bars: 4. Mariette Williams 7.70
Beam: 4. Mariette Williams 7.90
Floor: 5. Mariette Williams 7.10