Warren Area High School graduate Sabrina Anderson finished third at a Division I indoor track meet at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala Friday, her first collegiate competition. She scored a total of 3,315 points in the pentathlon and provisionally qualified for the indoor Division II National Championship. She topped the NCAA standard of 3,200 points by 115 points. Anderson ran a time of 9.52 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles, cleared 1.66 meters in the high jump, landed a toss of 9.14 meters in the shot put, leaped 4.91 meters in the long jump and ran a 2:29.69 800-meter run to conclude the five-event competition, according to Slippery Rock.
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Russell native Jesse Valone, pictured, finished first overall in her division with first place finishes in both the bars and beam events at the Hula Day Meet in Lancaster, N.Y. She scored 8.80 on vault, 9.30 on bars, 9.40 on beam, and 9.20 on floor for an all-around score of 36.70. Valone trains at Stroup’s Gymnastics in Jamestown, N.Y.
Warren Area High School graduate Nathan Zigler had a solid finish in the heptathlon at the Kent State Golden Flash Gala Friday. Zigler high jumped 6' 2.75"; long jumped 19' 2.5"; and ran a 9:17 in the 60-meter hurdles.
Warren Area High School graduate Tyler Fantaskey scored a team-high 14 points in the Pitt-Bradford men's basketball team's 88-67 loss to Pitt-Greensburg on Dec. 7. Fantaskey scored 13 points in an 87-71 win over Houghton on Nov. 26, and nine points in a loss to Juniata on Nov. 23.
Warren Area High School graduate Charlie Thomas scored 11 points in Thiel College's 81-76 win over Geneva on Dec. 4.
The Mansfield University baseball program will host seven sessions of its Christmas Baseball Clinics this December. The sessions are broken down into age groups of 5-6, 7-8, 9-11, 12-14, and 15-18. The cost for a three-hour clinic is $40 per player, or $80 for the full day mini camp. For information, contact coach Harry Hillson at 570-404-2632. Dates and times are as follows:
Dec. 27: Hitting, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dec. 27: Pitching, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 27: Elite Defensive Skills, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 28: Mini Camp, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 29: Hitting, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dec. 29: Pitching, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 29: Elite Defensive Skills, 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
The Penn York Winter Trap League met at the Busti Trap Club this week. Kalbfus was the winning team for the week with a team score of 327 and is tied with Sugar Grove for the first place position. There were 149 shooters competing.
Michael McDunn was the high junior breaking 48 targets, Ryan Bush was the high sub junior breaking 41 and Tiffany Decker was the high lady with a 47. Terry Walker (43) was the high vet, Dave Kingsley and Fred Callahan (45) tied for high senior vet, and Jim Hannon (46) was the high super senior vet.
Next week's competition will be at the Kane Fish and Game Club. New shooters are always welcome.
Kalbfus (327): Bob Gregerson 49, Michael McDunn 48, John Pearson 48, Brady Carl 46, Otto Carl 46, Fred Callahan 45, Chuck Travis 45
Celoron (324): Kevin Nicklas 49, Danny Ficarra 48, Rich Foster 47, Dave Kingsley 45, Butch Ficarra 45, Stephanie Tutmaher 45, Mike Johnson 45
Sugar Grove (322): Colton Black 48, Ron Trawick 46, Jim Hannon 46, Denny LaBarte 46, Scott Currie 46, Jon Shelton 45, Eli Trawick 45
Brokenstraw (318): Shawn Garris 47, Rick Woodcock 47, Steve Ecker 46, Curt Hollabaugh 46, Robbin Weaver 45, Jason Gustafson 44, Terry Walker 43
Busti (316): Kirk Decker 49, Tiffany Decker 47, Bill Dallas 45, Rich Digirolamo 45, Jim Bessey 44, Dick Starks 43, Bob DuPont 43
Kane (309): Ralph Challingsworth 47, Bob Dixon 47, Marty Grove 45, Lee Heeter 44, Glenn Smith 43, Mike Ziegler 42, Don Pierson 41
Randolph(308): Jim Congdon 46, Kim Milford 45, Andrew Hvizdzak 45, Jacob Grimm 44, Bill Congdon 43, Rex Slocum 43, Cliff Rumsey 42
Carroll (299): Marty Nelson 47, John Foster 45, Rick Rusiniak 43, Paul Prentice 43, Ron Fiedler 43, Mike Mackey 43
Pine Grove (298): Bob Faga 47, Rick Giannini 43, Dean Spiridon 43, Dave Davies 42, Greg Nagurney 42, William Gross 41, Russ Wingard 40
Here is the varsity slate of action for county teams and athletes from Tuesday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 13:
Swimming: Warren at Bradford, 4 p.m.
Wrestling: Meadville at Warren, 7 p.m.
North East at Youngsville, 7 p.m.
Sheffield at Kane, 7 p.m.
Corry at Eisenhower, 7 p.m.
Boys Basketball: Erie First at Warren County Christian
Girls Basketball: Erie First at Warren County Christian
Girls Basketball: Otto-Eldred at Eisenhower, 7:30 p.m.
Youngsville at Maplewood, 6 p.m.
Sheffield at Kane, 7:30 p.m.
Tidioute at West Forest, 7:30 p.m.
Boys Basketball: Otto-Eldred at Youngsville, 7:30 p.m.
Kane at Sheffield, 7:30 p.m.
West Forest at Tidioute, 7:30 p.m.
Swimming: McDowell at Warren, 6:30 p.m.
Wrestling: Warren at Cathedral Prep, 7:30 p.m.
Youngsville at Eisenhower, 7 p.m.
Oswayo Valley at Sheffield, 7 p.m.
Boys Basketball: Tidioute at Erie First
Boys Basketball: Titusville at Warren, 7:30 p.m.
Saegertown at Eisenhower, 7:30 p.m.
Cambridge Springs at Youngsville, 7:30 p.m.
Johnsonburg at Sheffield, 7:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Eisenhower at Oil City, 7:30 p.m.
Warren at Bradford, 7:30 p.m.