Sports Briefly 12/19/13

Jr. high wrestling

Here are Eisenhower’s junior high wrestling results from Tuesday’s match against Fort LeBoeuf:

Jon Ploss (F) pinned Ben Donnell (E), 2:05

Russell Caldwell (F) pinned Parker Watson (E), 2:59

Isaac Crowell (F) pinned Nate Holt (E), 2:02

Samantha Gourley (E) pinned Nick McNerney (F), 1:25

Josh McCall (F) maj. dec. Garrett Head (E), 16-7

Trenton Pace (F) dec. Sam Holt (E), 2-1

Alex Barnett (E) maj. dec. George Gross (F), 12-0

Willy Hoffman (E) dec. Brent Burbules (F), 6-1

Noah Rose (F) pinned Spencer Head (E), 1:02

Jacob Lloyd (F) pinned Ethan Chambers (E), 1:26

Damon Trace (F) pinned Josef Bauer (E), 0:35

Greg Proctor (F) pinned Matt Huling (E), 2:50

Curtis Ruland (E) pinned Ken McWilliams (F), 1:03

Jon Ploss (F) dec. Aidan Farrell (E), 6-5

Samantha Gourley (E) pinned Brad Costello (F), 0:30

Spencer Head (E) pinned Brandon Bolling (F), 2:15

Hunter Polus (F) dec. Curtis Ruland (E), 9-4

Stephen Frontera (F) pinned Josef Bauer (E), 0:36

Matt Huling (E) pinned Taylor Decker (F), 0:25

Explosion tryout

The Erie Explosion, CIFL indoor arena football team, will host a final free agent tryout on Friday Jan. 24, 2014. The tryout will be held at Family First Sports Park at 8155 Oliver Road, Erie, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the fieldhouse.

This will be the final open tryout and the team will sign 1-to-3 players from this camp to their training camp roster.

For information, contact Shawn Liotta at, or visit

Wrestling rescheduled

The East at Warren wrestling match Wednesday will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Warren Area High School and be a varsity-only match.

In addition, Monday’s Central Tech at Warren match was been postponed once again. A makeup date has not yet been announced.


Warren County-native Devon Olson finished second overall, out of 29 runners that completed the Table Rock Ultras 50-mile race Saturday in Morgantown, N.C. Olson finished in 8 hours, 28 minutes and 21 seconds, or 12 minutes roughly behind the leader.

It is Olson’s forth ultra race of at least 50 miles in 2013, including winning a 70-mile race in Pa. and completing a 100-mile race.

Varsity slate

Here is the varsity slate for county high school sports teams from Thursday, Dec. 19, through Saturday, Dec. 21:


Wrestling: East at Warren, 6:30 p.m. (varsity only)

Fort LeBoeuf at Youngsville, 6 p.m.

Union City at Eisenhower, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: WCCS at Erie First, 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball: WCCS at Erie First, 6 p.m.


Boys Basketball: Bradford at Warren, 6 p.m.

Sheffield at Eisenhower, 6 p.m.

Saegertown at Youngsville, 6 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Eisenhower at Union City, 6 p.m.

Sheffield at Otto-Eldred tournament

Rocky Grove at TCCS


Wrestling: Warren at STOWA Tournament, 9 a.m.

Boys Basketball: Conneaut at Youngsville, 2:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Conneaut at Youngsville, 1 p.m.

Sheffield at Otto-Eldred tournament