Sports Briefly…

Varsity slate

Here is the varsity sports slate for county high school teams for Saturday, May 17:


Baseball: Mercyhurst Prep at Warren, 2 p.m.

Youngsville at Union City, TBA

Softball: Warren at Iroquois, 11 a.m.

Warren vs. Saegertown, Penn State Behrend, 5 p.m.

Track: District 10 Class AA, Harbor Creek High School, 9:30 a.m.

District 10 Class AAA, Harbor Creek High School (conclusion), following Class AA


Russell-native Jesse Valone competed in the New York State Xcel Championship this past weekend at the Dutches County Gymnastics Center in Fishkill, N.Y. Valone placed second on bars and finished in the top seven all around to earn a spot on the state team. Valone, competing for Stoup’s Gym in Jamestown, will represent New York state clubs at the 2014 Xcel Region Championship, which features the best USAG Xcel gymnasts from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and New York. The regional competition will be held May 31 and June 1 in Shrewsbury, Mass.