New Castle News

November 4, 2013

Photo Gallery, Story: New Castle Black tops Shenango for youth football title

Kayleen Cubbal
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — New Castle Black beat Shenango 19-7 in the Tri-County Youth Football League Midget championship game at Glenn “Pop” Johnston Stadium.

New Castle got on the board first in Saturday’s game on a 44-yard run by Jaden Daniels in the first quarter.

Shenango got on the board on a 62-yard scamper by Jason Kraner, followed by Kraner’s extra-point run.

Demetrius McKnight scored on a 3-yard run for New Castle to put it up 12-7 at the half.

Daniels closed out the scoring for the eventual winners, catching a 7-yard screen pass from McKnight in the second half.

New Castle ended its season at 8-2, while the Wildcats closed out at 8-1.

Shenango quarterback Reis Watkins was taken off the field on a stretcher after suffering a possible head injury in the second quarter, but all tests were negative at the hospital, according to coach Gabe Schnell.

New Castle Black defeated Laurel and Shenango knocked off New Castle Red to advance to the title game.

The rosters for the team are as follows:

NEW CASTLE BLACK

PLAYERS: Stone Miller, Antonio Harris, Demetrius McKnight, Jaylon Cox, Jaden Daniels, Tyler McCutcheon, Mason Finamore, Derrick Petiford, Cristo Gardner, Sheldon Cox, Eddie Waters, Jermaine Cuffie, Isaac King, Julian Klingensmith, Gionni Jomnson, Ramirez Williams, Nico Miller, Matthew Jordan, Braelin Stewart, Gavin Joyce, Cameron Boyce, Camryn Haney, Angelo Perrotta, Jaden Mastren, Christian McHenry, Christopher Gravatt, Will Blackshear, Darnell Latham, Rocco Robinson, Shawn Trimble, Deion Samuels, Allen Bradley, Gabriel Coonfare, Terrell McCarter, Antonio Ryan, Bernie Fabian.

COACHES: Pat Cioppa (head coach), Paul Boyce, Floyd Mastren, Jeff Miller, Jeremy Nixon, Sean Novak.

SHENANGO WILDCATS

PLAYERS: Ryan Lenhart, Alex Pagley, Evan Koscinski, Crescenzo Calabria, Josh Lenhart, Maddox Smiley, Jake Stephenson, Trevor Norman, Tyler Barker, Jonah Dess, Zack Keck, Jake Benson, Vince Sibeto, Jason Kraner, Carlton Sluder, Braden Gennock, Shaun Evans, Reis Watkins, Deven Anderson, Noah Reiter, Jake Runyan, Anthony Campoli, Trevor Wise, Aidyn Schnell, Sean McCormick, Jake Anderson, Justin Huffman.

COACHES: Gabe Schnell (head coach), Anthony Campoli, James Koscinski, Drew Morici, Bill Watkins.