Sports Briefly… 02/13/13

College news

Former Sheffield High School state champion track standout Kalil Slaughter qualified for the Division III Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships recently in the 60-meter dash at the Mount Union Invitational in Alliance Ohio.

Slaughter, a freshman at Penn State Behrend in Erie, finished third out of 40 competitors in 7.10 seconds, and qualified for the ECAC meet in New York City. He also placed seventh in the long jump.

Slaughter also finished fourth out of 43 at the invitational in the 200 in 23.07 seconds.

At the Cornell Invitational on Saturday, in Ithaca, N.Y., Slaughter, battling the flu, was eighth out of 29 in the 60-meter dash in 7.12 seconds, and eighth out of 33 in the 200 in 22.95 seconds.

Warren Area High School graduate Tyler Fantaskey scored 10 points for Pitt-Bradford’s men’s college basketball team in a 100-80 win over D’Youville on Monday in Bradford.

Pitt-Bradford is 11-12 overall and 6-10 in the Division III Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.

Fantaskey has 110 points and 67 rebounds on the season (in 23 games played with 13 starts), with two games left before the AMCC Tournament.

Out of area

Former Warren Area High School track and field standout Summer Walter recently signed a letter of intent to attend Division I James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., on an athletic scholarship.

At Bayside High School in Virginia, Walter recently earned seven indoor track and field medals at the Beach District championships in the 55-meter hurdles, 500, high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault and shot put, and qualified for regional competition in all seven and state competition already in two.

She holds the school record in the 400-meter run and is tied for the school record in the pole vault.

Varsity slate

Here is the slate of high school sporting events scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 13, through Saturday, Feb. 16, for county sports teams:

WEDNESDAY’S SCHEDULE

Girls Basketball: Youngsville at Venango Catholic (varsity only), 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Eisenhower at Maplewood, 6 p.m.

THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE

Girls Basketball: Warren at Harbor Creek, 6 p.m.

Maplewood at Eisenhower, 6 p.m.

Cambridge Springs at Youngsville, 6 p.m.

Swimming: Warren at Mercyhurst Prep, 6 p.m.

Wrestling: Coudersport at Sheffield, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Cambridge Springs at Youngsville, 7:30 p.m.

FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE

Boys Basketball: Fort LeBoeuf at Warren, 6 p.m.

Cochranton at Youngsville, 6 p.m.

Wrestling: Warren at District 10 Class AAA Championships, at Central Tech (Erie)

Eisenhower, Youngsville at D-10 Section 1-AA Wrestling Championships, Union City High School

SATURDAY’S SCHEDULE

Wrestling: Warren at District 10 Class AAA Championships, at Central Tech (Erie)

Eisenhower, Youngsville at D-10 Section 1-AA Wrestling Championships, Union City High School

Freshmen hoops

Warren will host Cathedral Prep in a freshmen boys basketball game beginning at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Warren Area High School.

Little League registration

Warren County Youth Baseball/Softball Association (WCYBSA) registration will be online again this year, through March 8, at www.wcybsa.org.

For general Little League questions, email warrencountyybsa@gmail.com.

All website questions may be referred to Jason Rafalski at rafalski@atlanticbb.net, or by calling 688-7963. Questions regarding registration may be referred to Kelley Wood at kbwood@atlanticbb.net or 726-2773. All Little League-specific questions may be referred to Randy Eadie at rkeadie@verizon.net or 757-5718.