Sports Briefly: 01/09/14


Russell native Jesse Valone, a member of Stroup’s Gymnastics in Jamestown, N.Y., recently competed in the 2014 Graffiti Invitational Gymnastics Meet at the Niagara Falls Convention Center. Competing in the platinum division of the Xcel group, Valone placed first on floor, sixth on beam and bars, and 10th on vault for an all-around third place finish.

Youth soccer

Warren’s junior varsity division girls indoor soccer team defeated Travelers, 6-4, at the Lakewood Family YMCA Indoor Soccer League. Paige McCullough and Sawyer Mohney each scored a pair of goals, while Sam Steber and Megan Wortman added one each. McCullough and Wortman also registered assists as did Abby Arnold, Olivia Ashbaugh, and Mackenzie Bickling. Ashbaugh, Bickling, and Wortman were outstanding defensive players for Warren. McCullough and Justine Lasecki combined for the win in goal.

Varsity slate

Here is the varsity slate of action for county teams from Thursday, Jan. 9, through Saturday, Jan. 11:


Boys Basketball: General McLane at Warren, 6 p.m.

Jamestown Bethel at Tidioute Charter, 6 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Jamestown Bethel at Tidioute Charter, 4 p.m.

Wrestling: Port Allegany at Sheffield, 6 p.m.

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


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

Sheffield at Brockway, 6 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Brockway at Sheffield, 6 p.m.

Youngsville at Cochranton, 6 p.m.

Wrestling: Titusville at Warren, 6 p.m.

Sheffield, Eisenhower at Falconer Tournament


Girls Basketball: Central Tech at Warren, 6 p.m.

Wrestling: Sheffield, Eisenhower at Falconer Tournament