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Posted: December 16th, 2013

Youngsville Eagles
Boys
2012-13 overall record: 3-17
2012-13 region record: 0-12 (seventh)
2012-13 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class A playoffs.

Schedule
December
6 Austin (Sheffield tournament) L, 38-42
7 Sheffield (Sheffield tournament) L, 36-53
11 Otto-Eldred L, 34-51
13 Cambridge Springs* L, 10-49
18 at Maplewood* 7:30
20 Saegertown* 7:30
21 Conneaut* 7:30
27 Sheffield tournament
28 Sheffield tournament
January
10 Eisenhower* 7:30
13 Commodore Perry 7:30
17 Cochranton* 7:30
20 at Cambridge Springs* 7:30
22 at Otto-Eldred 7:30
24 Maplewood* 7:30
25 at Conneaut* 7:30
28 at Saegertown* 7:30
30 Rocky Grove 7:30
31 at Commodore Perry 7:30
February
3 at Tidioute Charter 7:30
8 at Eisenhower* 7:30
14 at Cochranton* 7:30
*Region 3 games

Girls
Coach: David Becker (2nd season, 5-17)
2012-13 overall record: 5-17
2012-13 region record: 1-11 (seventh)
2012-13 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class A playoffs.
Top player lost: Katelyn Maille
Top returning players: Kennedy Cratty, Karissa Cratty, Katie Chuzie, Jessica Jameson, Aubree Hendrickson
Outlook: Youngsville made some strides under new coach David Becker last season with five wins. The Eagles are looking to build on that this winter. Youngsville returns four starters but will have to replace Katelyn Maille. She graduated and leaves a hole for the Eagles to fill. The Eagles have more participation this season and they could improve as the year goes on. Youngsville returns four starters in Kennedy Cratty, Karissa Cratty, Jessica Jameson and Katie Chuzie. Kennedy Cratty was voted to the all-region second team after averaging 12.7 points per game, while Karissa Cratty scored 9.7 ppg. Chuzie scored 6 points per game and Jameson is a big contributor as well. The Eagles also return Aubree Hendrickson, who could start this season. Youngsville could also receive big contributions from new players Ali Ishman and Kathy Sveda. Belief in the system is the most important thing for the Eagles and Youngsville made big strides last winter. If the Eagles keep buying in, they could surprise a few teams in Region 3 this season.

Schedule
December
6 Sheffield (Sheffield tournament) W, 39-37
7 Port Allegany (Sheffield tournament) L, 22-36
9 at Venango Catholic L, 37-56
11 at Maplewood* W, 46-21
16 Commodore Perry 7:30
21 Conneaut* 1
28 Corry tournament
30 Corry tournament
January
3 Cambridge Springs* 7:30
6 at Eisenhower* 7:30
8 at Commodore Perry 7:30
11 at Cochranton* 3
14 Tidioute Charter 7:30
16 at Saegertown* 7:30
21 Maplewood* 7:30
25 at Conneaut* 1
30 at Cambridge Springs* 7:30
February
1 Eisenhower* 7:30
4 Cochranton* 7:30
6 at Sheffield 7:30
10 Saegertown* 7:30
12 Venango Catholic 7:30
*Region 3 games

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: February 22nd, 2013

Karissa Cratty

Karissa Cratty should have Youngsville girls basketball fans excited for the near future.

The 5-foot 7-inch sophomore was a standout player for a young Eagles team that learned a new system under a new head coach this year.

Cratty is a big part of the future after scoring 9.8 points per game this season. She was second on the team with 5.2 rebounds per game and led the Eagles with 35 steals and 21 blocks.

Against Venango Catholic, she had 23 points, five rebounds, two steals and one block and is on her way to becoming one of the top players in Warren County.

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Posted: December 3rd, 2012

Youngsville Eagles
Boys
Coach (season): Keith Martin (1st season)
2011-12 overall record: 0-19
2011-12 region record (place): 0-8 (fifth)
2011-12 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class AA playoffs.
Top players lost: None
Top returning players: Broc Horn, Coll Dininny, James Frazier, Tom Chapman
Assistant coaches: Jim Kesterholt, Jeff Manelick
Outlook: Youngsville will look to go into a new direction this year with a new head coach in Keith Martin. The Eagles didn’t lose anyone to graduation and will have an experienced team back. Broc Horn was a leader for Youngsville last year and is joined by fellow leading scorers Coll Dininny, Tom Chapman and James Frazier. The Eagles could have some bumps in the road this year but if they buy into a new system, they could be an interesting team to watch. Youngsville has experience and chemistry but they will need to play together under a new coach to make a run at a playoff spot.

Schedule
December
7-8 Warren County tournament
12 Commodore Perry 7:30
14 at Cambridge Springs* 7:30
18 Maplewood* 7:30
21 at Saegertown* 7:30
27-28 Sheffield tournament
January
3 at Tidioute Charter 7:30
9 Conneaut* 7:30
11 at Eisenhower* 7:30
18 at Cochranton* 7:30
22 Cambridge Springs* 7:30
25 at Maplewood* 7:30
29 Saegertown* 7:30
31 at Rocky Grove 7:30
February
7 at Conneaut* 7:30
9 Eisenhower* 7:30
12 Tidioute Charter 7:30
15 Cochranton* 7:30
*Region 3 games

Girls
Coach (season): David Becker (1st season)
2011-12 overall record: 10-10
2011-12 region record (place): 3-9 (fifth)
2011-12 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class A playoffs.
Top players lost: Amber Fox, Lindsay Lyon
Top returning players: Katie Chuzie, Karissa Cratty, Kennedy Cratty, Jorie Clark, Jess Jameson
Assistant coach: Tim McDowell
Outlook: Much like the boys, the Youngsville girls will look to go into a new direction with new head coach David Becker. The Eagles will have to replace two solid players in Amber Fox and Lindsay Lyon but will have a strong group back. Juniors Katie Chuzie, Jorie Clark and Jess Jameson are back along with sophomores Karissa and Kennedy Cratty. All five could be big-time contributors along with new players Katie Maille, Aubree Hendrickson and Kelsey Anderson. Youngsville is still rebuilding its program and this year wins won’t be as important as developing chemistry in a new system. With underclassmen leading the way, the Eagles could turn into a contender next winter.

Schedule
December
7-8 Warren County tournament
13 Maplewood* 7:30
17 at Seneca 7:30
19 at Commodore Perry 7:30
20 Conneaut* 7:30
27-28 Union City tournament
January
5 at Cambridge Springs* 7:30
8 Eisenhower* 7:30
10 Cochranton* 7:30
14 at Tidioute Charter 7:30
17 Saegertown* 7:30
22 at Maplewood* 7:30
24 Tidioute Charter 7:30
28 at Conneaut* 7:30
31 Cambridge Springs* 7:30
February
2 at Eisenhower* 7:30
5 at Cochranton* 7:30
7 Sheffield 7:30
11 at Saegertown* 7:30
13 at Venango Catholic 7:30
*Region 3 games

Monday: Region 1, 2 preview

–Tom Reisenweber

Posted: December 4th, 2011

Youngsville Eagles
Boys
Coach (season, record): Ray Neidrick (2nd season, 1-21)
2010-11 overall record: 1-21
2010-11 region record (place): 0-8 (fifth)
2010-11 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class AA playoffs.
Top players lost: Jeremy Clark, Nathan Smith
Top returning players: Thomas Chapman, Broc Horn, Coll Dininny
Assistant coach: Shawn Isenburg
Outlook: Youngsville went through some growing pains under new head coach Ray Neidrick but the Eagles also gained a year of experience. Youngsville will have to replace guards Jeremy Clark and Nathan Smith, who graduated, but everyone else is back for the Eagles. Thomas Chapman and Coll Dininny are solid forwards in the paint, while Broc Horn has improved his shot in the offseason. Add in senior Nick Barrett and juniors Dan McLauhlin, Rocco Gatta and Corey Jones and Youngsville has a somewhat experienced team back. The Eagles are still trying to build the program and with only one senior, winning games this winter won’t be as important as developing the underclassmen for a push next year.

Schedule
December
9-10 Warren County tournament
16 at Linesville 7:30
20 Conneaut Valley 7:30
22 at Corry 7:30
27-28 Sheffield tournament
January
3 at Conneaut Lake 7:30
6 Cochranton 7:30
9 Iroquois 7:30
10 at Eisenhower 7:30
17 at Maplewood* 7:30
20 Saegertown* 7:30
24 at Cambridge Springs* 7:30
27 at Union City* 7:30
February
7 Maplewood* 7:30
10 at Saegertown* 7:30
14 Cambridge Springs* 7:30
17 Union City* 7:30

Girls
Coach (season, record): Allison Kitchel (3rd season, 6-36)
2010-11 overall record: 6-14
2010-11 region record (place): 0-12 (seventh)
2010-11 playoff results: Did not qualify for the District 10 Class A playoffs.
Top players lost: None
Top returning players: Amber Fox, Lindsey Lyon, Cierra Ohl
Assistant coach: Tony Richards
Outlook: Youngsville has been improving since Allison Kitchel took over and with no seniors gone to graduation, the Eagles could be a surprising team this winter. Youngsville is primed to make a run at a .500 season with one of the most experienced teams back this winter. Seniors Lindsey Lyon, Cierra Ohl and Amber Fox provide leadership for the Eagles, while Katie Chuzie, Jessica Jameson, Katie Gustafson and Jorie Clark could be key juniors. Youngsville is in a tough region with the likes of Saegertown and Linesville but the Eagles could be a competitive team this winter.

Schedule
December
9-10 Warren County tournament
13 Rocky Grove 7:30
16 at Linesville* 7:30
19 at Cochranton* 7:30
23 Saegertown* 7:30
28-29 Union City tournament
January
5 Eisenhower* 7:30
9 at Conneaut Lake* 7:30
12 Conneaut Valley* 7:30
18 at Sheffield 7:30
19 at Oil City 7:30
23 Linesville* 7:30
26 Cochranton* 7:30
February
3 at Iroquois 7:30
6 at Saegertown* 7:30
9 at Eisenhower* 7:30
13 Conneaut Lake* 7:30
16 at Conneaut Valley* 7:30
17 at Rocky Grove 7:30

– Tom Reisenweber

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