Sports Briefly 2/3/14

Wrestlers ranked

Youngsville’s Jaykup Durlin claimed the number one spot in the 220-pound weight class in both District 10 and the Northwest Region according to the latest rankings released by Dan Albaugh. Teammate Jeremy Lyon is fifth at 170 in District 10, and Eisenhower’s Louie Head is fourth at 152 in District 10 and fifth in the Northwest Region.

College news

Youngsville High School graduate Abel Robinault finished sixth overall with a time of eight minutes, 35.41 seconds for the California University Vulcans at the SPIRE Midwest Open 3,000-meter run this weekend in Ohio. Robinault’s finish qualified him for the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships to be held later this season.

Warren Area High School graduate Kelsey Nuhfer finished third for Cal U in the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 25.14 seconds in the six-team Western Pennsylvania Invitational Swim Meet hosted by the University of Pittsburgh. Nuhfer also placed third as part of Cal’s 200-meter freestyle relay team, finishing in one minute, 40.46 seconds.

Warren Area High School graduate Tyler Fantaskey finished with 11 points and four rebounds to help Pitt-Bradford to a 65-62 men’s basketball win over Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday. The Panthers are now 11-8 overall and 7-4 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference.

Warren Area High School graduate Charlie Thomas scored 12 points for Thiel College in a loss to Washington & Jefferson on Saturday.

Winter trap

The Penn York Winter Trap League met at the Kane Fish and Game Club on Sunday with 147 shooters in attendance. Sugar Grove took first with a team score of 331 with Kane just one point behind for a close second.

Bob Faga shot the lone perfect score for the day and was the high vet. Dick Delhunty (46) was the high senior vet and Ralph Challingsworth (49) was the high super senior vet. Cindy Cable (43) was the high lady, Mike Ziegeler (44) was the high sub junior and Michael McDunn (48) was the high junior.

As of Feb. 2, Michael McDunn is at the top of the AA class, Dean Spiridon Sr. is at the top of the A class, Jim Hannon is leading the B class, Paul Keppel is leading the C class, and Dave Davies is leading the D class.

Next week’s shoot is at the Kalbfus Sportsmen’s Club.

Sugar Grove (331): Ethan Black 48, Elijah Trawick 48, Gary Casler 48, Colton Black 47, Charlie Brown 47, Jake Lindell 47, Jim Hannon 46

Kane (330): Joe Leichtenburger 49, Ralph Challingsworth 49, Guy Anderson 48, Darryl Wurst 47, Dick Delhunty 46, Ricky Grundstrom 46, Ed Sleeman 45

Kalbfus (327): Michael McDunn 48, Otto Carl 47, Duane Schmader 47, Bob Gregersen 47, John Pearson 47, Jim Nowacki 46, Fred Callahan 45

Brokenstraw (321): Rick Woodcock 47, Dale Johnson 47, Curt Hollabaugh 47, Shawn Garris 45, Jerry Cressley 45, Jason Gustafson 45, John McCanna 45

Pine Grove (320): Bob Faga 50, Russ Wingard 48, Brian Ecelberger 46, William Gross 45, Dean Spiridon 45, Cindy Cable 43, George Powley 43

Randolph (319): Rex Slocum 48, Jacob Grimm 47, Andrew Hvizdzak 45, Bill Congdon 45, Kim Milford 45, Jim Congdon 45, Rob Simcick 44

Busti (318): Jim Bessey 48, Kirk Decker 47, Rich Digirolamo 45, Dave Straight 45, Bill Dallas 45, Brian Westerdahl 44, George Kirin 44

Celoron (309): Vern Brown 48, Tom Tutmaher 47, Kevin Sturzenbecker 45, Dave Kingsley 44, Rich Foster 43, Gary Johnson 41, Randy Lineman 41

Carroll (271): John Foster 45, Marty Nelson 45, Paul Prentice 41

Jr. high mat

Here are the junior high wrestling results from Warren’s match against Oil City on Friday:

Alex Chelton (O) dec. Tyler Mahood (W) 6-2

Jacob Fankhouser (W) dec. Travis Trauterman (O) 5-2

Owen Balas (W) p. Ben Herman (O) 3:59

Beau Paris (W) p. Eathan Deloe (O) 2:23

Mitchell Rosse (O) p. Winston Pillsbury (W) 1:51

Austyn Cummings (W) p. Logan Painter (O) 1:26

Gabe Smead (W) p. Connor Rankin (O) 2:09

Noah Polley (O) p. Riley Zaffino (W) 1:44

Jimmy Kramer (W) dec. Alex Chelton (O) 6-2

Travis Trauterman (O) dec. John Fankhouser (W) 6-1

Duane Clark (O) dec. Owen Balas (W) 8-5

Nolan Nudd (W) p. Logan Painter (O) 1:14

Clayton Stover (O) p. Gabe Smead (W) :30

Varsity slate

Here is the varsity slate of action for county teams and athletes from Monday, Feb. 3 through Saturday, Feb. 8:


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

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

Swimming: Meadville at Warren, 6:30 p.m.


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

Eisenhower at Cochranton, 6 p.m.

Curwensville at Sheffield, 6 p.m.

Jamestown Bethel at WCCS, 6 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Warren at Corry, 6 p.m.

Strong Vincent at Eisenhower, 6 p.m.

Sheffield at Curwensville, 6 p.m.

Cochranton at Youngsville, 6 p.m.

Jamestown Bethel at WCCS, 4 p.m.


Girls Basketball: North Clarion at Tidioute, 6 p.m.

Wrestling: Warren at McDowell, 6 p.m.

Eisenhower at North East, 6 p.m.

Sheffield at Johnsonburg, 6 p.m.

Swimming: Warren at Cathedral Prep/Villa Maria, East High School, 6:30 p.m.


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

Girls Basketball: Kane at Warren, 6 p.m.

Eisenhower at Saegertown, 6 p.m.

Youngsville at Sheffield, 6 p.m.

Swimming: Mercyhurst at Warren, 6:30 p.m.


Wrestling: Maplewood at Youngsville, 6 p.m.

Sheffield at Smethport, 6 p.m.

Warren at Eisenhower, 6 p.m.


Boys Basketball: Warren at Strong Vincent, 1:30 p.m.

Youngsville at Eisenhower, 6 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Titusville at Eisenhower, 1 p.m.