HHSC Competes at Gold Championship Meet
On the weekend of March 13-17, five Hammerhead Swim Club swimmers competed and took 40th place out of 61 participating swim clubs at 2014 Niagara LSC Short Course Gold Championship Meet held at the Webster Aquatics Club, in Webster.
Throughout the four-day meet, Hammerhead swimmers recorded one second-place, one third-place, 27 top-20 finishes and 17 personal-best times achieved at the meet.
Swimmers that finished in the top 20 places in the preliminary round qualified for finals and competed again each evening.
Below are the results for the HHSC from the meet:
Grace Mroczka (12) 200 breaststroke 2:52.60** 10th place, 100 backstroke 1:07.94 - 17th place
Tess Thompson (12) 100 backstroke 1:12.04** - 29th place, 100 freestyle 1:01.63 - 18th place
Riley Drummond (13) 200 IM 2:17.12 - 5th Place, 50 freestyle 26.44 - 32nd place
Katie Webster (14) 50 freestyle - 27.25 - 50th place
15 & Over Division
Mikayla Reynolds (15) 50 freestyle 26.46 - 54th place
Grace Mroczka (12) 100 backstroke 1:07.81 - 14th place
Tess Thompson (12) 100 freestyle 1:01.74 - 19th place
Riley Drummond (13) 200 IM 2:17.11 - 7th place
Grace Mroczka (12) 100 IM 1:10.39** - 8th place, 200 backstroke 2:24.45** - 6th place
Tess Thompson (12) 100 IM 1:12.57** - 15th place, 200 backstroke 2:34.32 - 27th place
Riley Drummond 200 breaststroke 2:38.97** - 11th place, 100 backstroke 59.88 - 2nd place
Katie Webster (14) 200 freestyle 2:07.86** - 32nd place
Grace Mroczka (12) 100 IM 1:10.09** - 7th place, 200 backstroke 2:23.24** - 7th place
Tess Thompson (12) 100 IM 1:13.61 - 19th place
Riley Drummond (13) 100 backstroke 59.83 - 3rd place
Grace Mroczka (12) 200 Fly 2:38.43** - 9th place, 50 backstroke 31.77** - 10th place
Tess Thompson (12) 50 backstroke 32.72** - 17th place, 50 freestyle 28.18 - 15th place
Riley Drummond (13) 200 backstroke 2:14.29** 4th place, 100 freestyle 58.27 - 35th place, 100 breaststroke 1:14.53 - 15th place
Katie Webster (14) 100 freestyle 58.11** - 31st place, 100 breaststroke 1:16.75 - 27th place
Grace Mroczka (12) 50 backstroke 31.32** - 7th place
Tess Thompson (12) 50 backstroke 33.10 - 18th place, 50 freestyle 27.95** - 13th place
Riley Drummond (13) 200 backstroke 2:10.24** 5th place, 100 breaststroke 1:14.39 - 17th place
** - personal-best time
Fredonia Little League Manager/Coach Meeting Rescheduled
The Fredonia Little League manager/coach meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m., in the FHS cafeteria. This meeting is mandatory for all coaches that plan on being on the field this spring.
Player safety, league rules and proper field maintenance will be discussed. In addition, all teams will sign up for their practice times and will receive their game balls.
T-Ball, Hathaway and Minor League softball teams will be selected after the meeting.
Any questions can be directed to Chad Bongiovanni at 680-2656 or Ed Schrantz at 785-0698.
Southwestern Chapter of Certified Football Officials Looking
to Hold Annual Classes
The Southwestern Chapter of Certified Football Officials is seeking to hold its annual football officiating class, if there is an interest.
To determine interest, the chapter is asking applicants to contact Greg Moran at 499-5916 or Dave Kolstee at 484-7112 by March 21. The classes will be held at a site and time to be determined if there is enough interest. The fee is $50 including books.
The classes will lead to certification to officiate varsity and sub-varsity games in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.
Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer
The Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer program is holding required online registration for all players and coaches. Visit www.cvyouthsoccer.com and click the registration link at the top of the home page. Online registration is currently open and runs through April 30.
Although in-person registration will still take place, all players, coaches and referees are required to register online.
The in-person registration will take place Tuesday, April 22 from 6-8 p.m. at the Sinclairville Library. A $10 late fee will be applied after April 30.
The cost is $35 per player up to three players. Additional children cost $25. Make checks payable to Cassadaga Valley Youth Soccer or pay online with a credit card.
Birth certificates are required for any new player. The certificate can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Uniform samples will not be available. Refer to the sizing chart online.
Anyone interested in coaching must complete an online registration and pass the mandatory background check. They must also attend one of the mandatory coaches meetings. Coaches meetings will be held twice to ensure complete participation. The dates and times of those meetings are yet to be announced.
Referees must also complete an online registration and pass the mandatory background check. A mandatory meeting will be announced in the near future.
The league will be accepting team sponsors through May 12 and will accept donations anytime. For more information, contact Ron Barker at 985-5950.
USSF Soccer Referee Class
Are you interested in becoming a soccer referee? United States Referee Federation WNYSRA/Southern Tier - will be holding a New Entry Class on April 5 and 6 in the Reilly Center on the St. Bonaventure Campus, in Olean. What will I get out of it? You will gain the training to referee recreational games (summer youth) and begin to gain experience with all levels of competition (spring travel). If this is for you please go to www.wnyreferee.org/ and click on the "become a referee" link. The cost is $80, which includes all your dues and fees, along with the cost of the training. If you have any questions or require further assistance please call Mike Schneider at 785-9589. We look forward to seeing you there.