Sports Briefly 03/04/14

College news

Warren Area High School graduate Matt Jaskolka pitched his first career complete game in Bloomsburg University’s 6-2 win over Barton College on Saturday afternoon. Jaskolka worked all seven innings on the hill, surrendering two runs on six hits for the Huskies (5-3).

Eisenhower High School graduate Jacob VanHouten was part of the Slippery Rock University 4×400-meter relay team that set a new school record with a time of 3:19.90, breaking the previous mark of 3:19.94. VanHouten, a freshman on the men’s indoor track and field team, was a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference qualifier in both the relay and as an individual 400-meter runner.

Youth mat

The following Eisenhower youth wrestlers placed in the 41st Annual Eisenhower Youth Wrestling Tournament this past weekend:


Brandon Byrd 60 lbs 4th


Griffin Williams 45 lbs 4th

Eric Dippold 65 lbs 3rd

Shawn Pascuzzi 80 lbs 3rd

Austin Guiher 80 lbs 4th


Jacob Williams 75 lbs. 2nd

Will Strassburg 80 lbs 4th

Jeremyah Aiken 90 lbs 4th

Thakari Warren 150 lbs 3rd


Thomas Baran 90 lbs 2nd

Parker Watson 90 lbs 4th

Garrett Head 115 lbs 1st

Ethan Chambers 125 lbs 1st

Justin Hamilton 200 lbs 3rd


Ben Donnell 82 lbs 4th

Parker Watson 92 lbs 3rd

Josh Bortz 92 lbs 4th

Samantha Gourley 97 lbs 2nd

Justin Repke 97 lbs 3rd

Sam Holt 117 lbs 1st

Garrett Head 117 lbs 2nd

Alex Barnett 117 lbs 3rd

Spencer Head 124 lbs 2nd

Willy Hoffman 124 lbs 4th

Nick Gourley 132 lbs 2nd

Josef Bauer 132 lbs 3rd

Curtis Ruland 132 lbs 4th

John Hummell 167 lbs 2nd

Matt Huling 167 lbs 3rd

The following Sheffield wrestlers also placed at the Eisenhower Youth Wrestling Tournament:


Ethan Finch 85 lbs 3rd

Tyler Heppinger 90 lbs

Jake Davidson 150 lbs 2nd

Landon Mead 105 lbs 4th

Winter trap

Kalbfus took first place with a score of 320 in the final shoot of the Penn York Winter Trap League at the Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club. There will be a shoot off between Kalbfus and Sugar Grove at Field Day to determine the 2013-2014 league champion.

Michael McDunn (47) was the high junior for the week, Zak Wheeler (42) was the high sub junior and Tiffany Decker (45) was the high lady. Bob Faga (47) was the high vet, Spear Proukou (47) was the high senior vet, and Jim Hannon (43) was the high super senior vet.

McDunn finished as the high gun of the entire league with an impressive 96.11% average. Michael was followed by Colton Black, Kirk Decker, John Pearson, Vern Brown, Scott Currie, Bob Faga, Dale Johnson, Gary Casler, and Kim Milford.

Mike Ziegeler was the high sub junior for the season followed by Zak Wheeler, Michael McDunn was the high junior followed by Andrew Hvizdzak, and Tiffany Decker was the high lady followed by Stephanie Tutmaher. Bob Faga was the high vet for the season followed by Duane Schmader, Dick Starks was the high senior vet followed by Dave Kingsley, and Jack Kostkas was the high super senior vet followed by Jim Hannon.

Field Day will be held at the Sugar Grove AmVets on Sunday, Mar. 9. Sign-ups will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Kalbfus (320): Brady Carl 47, Michael McDunn 47, John Pearson 47, Tom Sleeman 46, Chuck Travis 45, Jim Nowacki 44, Luke Gray 44

Sugar Grove (315): Scott Gustafson 48, Colton Black 46, Ethan Black 46, Scott Currie 46, Gary Casler 43, Colin Brunecz 43, Jake Lindell 43

Brokenstraw (314): Zak Bush 48, Shawn Garris 46, Curt Hollabaugh 46, Dale Johnson 46, Alex Johnson 44, John McCanna 42, Jason Gustafson 42

Pine Grove (311): Spear Proukou 47, Bob Faga 47, Bill Gross 44, Rick Giannini 44, Dean Spiridon 44, Eric Cecco 43, Greg Nagurney 42

Randolph (301): Jacob Grimm 45, Jim Congdon 45, Andrew Hvizdzak 44, Rex Slocum 43, Zak Wheeler 42, Greg Grimm 41, Bill Congdon 41

Busti (297): Kirk Decker 47, Rich Digirolamo 45, Tiffany Decker 45, Jim Bessey 41, Jim Kestler 41, Bob Dupont 39, Dick Starks 39

Celoron (293): Vern Brown 48, Rich Foster 47, Kevin Sturzenbecker 42, Tom Tutmaher 40, Randy Lineman 39, Mike Johnson 39, Derek DuBois 38

Kane (286): Dan Pierson 42, Ed Sleeman 42, Jack Kneidel 42, Rich Pierson 41, Marty Grove 41, Bob Dixon 40, Ricky Grundstrom

Carroll (237): John Foster 46, Paul Prentice 45, Marty Nelson 40, Jeff Mason 35, Terry Eckman 25, Jeremiah Anderson 23