General Information

The FFC High School League is designed for boys (9-12th grade) who have had some experience playing basketball and are looking for fun and fellowship at the community level. This league is geared toward developing teamwork skills in addition to individual playing skills.   The league is divided into two divisions according to skill level.

This league runs from March to May each year.  Fifteen minutes before each game once a week we take time to share biblical principles with the players and encourage them to pursue a life with Christ in our huddle time. Players and coaches are also encouraged to memorize scripture verses weekly.

 

Note: According to OHSAA regulations, boys who have participated on school teams may play in First Friends Leagues. However, there may not be more than two players from the same school team on any recreational team. This rule excludes seniors.

 

Dates:  March 19 – May 17

Fee:  $80 Registration fee
$20.00 Jersey fee, please plan to purchase new jersey if you don’t already have one.

 

Refund Policy:  There will be a $5.00 fee retained for refunds. No refund will be given to any player who withdraws on or after the first week of practice. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

 

Registration: Registration will be available Feb 2 online with debit/credit card payment and paper forms will be available Feb 9 that can be turned in at the church Welcome Desk with cash/check payment. Office hours are Mon-Fri 9am-3pm.   The league fills up quickly, please register as soon as possible to secure a spot in the league.  Deadline to register is March 15, or whenever league fills up, whichever occurs first!   Click on the Register button above to register online.

 

CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM  

 

Requests can be made on registration form, however, they are not guaranteed.  Please click on this link to view our Updated Policy on Team Rosters  Requests that affect the competitive balance of the team cannot be honored.  (If you request another player, that player has to also request you.)

**Disclaimer: Please note that fairness and positive competition are a high priority in our program.  Thus, our league leadership reserves the right to alter team rosters/move players once scrimmages have been played in order to balance teams if necessary.   Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

 

 Skill Assessments:  There are two assessments for this league.

March 19 at 4pm or 5pm.  Schedule will be posted closer to the date.

March 22 at 4pm or 5pm.  Schedule will be posted after first assessments.

Assessments are for everyone in league.   Please attend both assessments, if you do not attend at least one assessment, you are not guaranteed a spot in the league.   Please email (sports@firstfriends.org) or call the Sports office (330-966-6868) if something happens that prevents your son from attending one or both of the assessments.  Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to get checked in and wear jersey or shirt with a name or number on back for skill assessments and scrimmage.    You will be receiving your new jersey before 1st game.

 

Practice Days/Time:  Tuesdays and/or Fridays   Team Practice Schedule will be posted on website after 2nd assessment and teams are formed.  Practice times subject to change dependent on the league size.  First Practice is Tuesday, April 2.

 

 

Game Days:  Tuesday and Fridays; Times:  4:00pm or 5:00pm   Times are subject to change dependent on the league size.   Game Schedule will be posted on website prior to first games.

 

COACHES NEEDED!  Please indicate on registration form you would like to coach or assist coach and plan to attend assessments and Coaches Training Meeting at First Friends Church on March 12 at 7pm.

 

 

Policy Statement:  (Oct 12, 2017)  Please note that when we list ‘boy’s/men’s’ or ‘girl’s/women’s’ we are referring to the birth gender of the participant.  For all of our leagues, classes, unless they are designated as Coed, it is our policy that players participate within the gender designation that complies with the previous statement.  We want to thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.

 

Questions? Contact First Friends Sports Outreach at 330.966.6868 or sports@firstfriends.org

 

 

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Team Rosters

Heat

Coaches

  DASEAN BURNETT

Players

  JAMES CAUDILL
  COLE EWELL
  BRENNEN FIELD
  BRADEN HALE
  CHRISTOPHER KNEEN
  BRADEN MCKINNEY
  NATHAN MERRINER

Bucks

Coaches

  KAYLOP FOUTY-BLANKENSHIP
  LANDON THORN

Players

  BRAYLAN FRY
  JACOB HOSTETLER
  XAVIER PITTMAN
  ALEXANDER ROBINSON
  CHRISTOPHER ROMANO
  BRAYLAN SOMMERS
  ZACHARY ZIMMERMAN

Magic

Coaches

  KOBY TODD

Players

  BRADEN AMATANGELO
  CASE CLARK
  CHRISTOPHER KEISTER
  LOGAN LEE
  KINGSTON LINDSEY
  MATTHEW OESCH
  LOGAN SCHWARTZ
  TAREQ SMILEY

Cavaliers

Coaches

  ZEKE YOST

Players

  CHASE BARWICK
  CALEB CLAY
  ZEKE CONNER
  ELIJAH HASTINGS
  KRYSTOPHER HOSLER
  LANDON MANDAT
  JONAH MCLENDON

Celtics

Coaches

  LUCIANO CANTU

Players

  ANTHONY CAPO
  ANTHONY LUCHITZ
  LUKE MARSH
  LUCAS MCCAULEY
  GAVIN PETTINI
  GAVIN SMITH
  IAN SPENCER
  JAEVON TRAVIS

Spurs

Coaches

  JUSTIN KIEFFER

Players

  PRESTON DENNIS
  DOMINICK GRAFTON
  CRISTION JONES
  DYLAN MAURER
  JAKE NIEPORTE
  JAIDYN STEWART
  GABE THURMAN

Knicks

Coaches

  ISAYAH KOONCE
  LAMAR KOONCE

Players

  EZRA BERNSTEIN
  DOMINIC BUDROW
  KAM’RON FOUTY-KOONCE
  KARTER FOUTY
  ALYJAH KOONCE
  LOGAN LOWE
  JACKSON SPENCER
  LUKE STEPHENS

Grizzlies

Coaches

  KAYLOP FOUTY-BLANKENSHIP
  LANDON THORN

Players

  JACK BURNS
  ALONTAYE FAULKNER
  JAYDEN HURLOCK
  MARQUES LAMBROS
  RICHARD MARRAN
  ZACHARY MCMICHAEL
  ACE SIMS
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Printable Roster/Schedule

Please click on the link below to view the Boys High School Basketball Team

Rosters and Practice time

 

Practice Days:  – April 2, 5, 9 and 16.

 

Game Schedule  First game is April 12.  All games will be at same time as your practice time.

Please click here to view game schedule

 

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Coaches Resources

Please indicate on your son’s registration form that you would like to coach and plan to attend the coaches meeting.  Date/Time of meeting:  TBD Location at First Friends Church.  Please plan to attend all assessments.

**NEW** Lindsay’s Law Required Coaches’ Training Video

Youth Basketball Rules  click on link to download

Youth Basketball Rotation Sheets  click on link to download

Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Ohio Youth Concussion Test (Click Link)

Background Check (Click Link)

Under-18 Background Check (Click Link)

Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click link)

Coaches Information Sheet  (Click link)

Coaches Lindsay Law Information Sheet (Click link)

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Parent Resources

Lindsay Law Parent Info Video (Click here to watch video)

Lindsay Law Parent Informational Handout (Click here to download)

Lindsay Law Parent Athlete Signature Form (Click here to download)

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Standings

Bucks
1 - 0 - 0
Magic
1 - 0 - 0
Spurs
1 - 0 - 0
Grizzlies
1 - 0 - 0
Heat
0 - 1 - 0
Cavaliers
0 - 1 - 0
Celtics
0 - 1 - 0
Knicks
0 - 1 - 0
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Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

Home Team Away Team Game Date Game Time Venue
Bucks Magic 4/19/24 4:00pm East
Cavaliers Heat 4/19/24 4:00pm West
Knicks Celtics 4/19/24 5:00pm West
Spurs Grizzlies 4/19/24 5:00pm East
Heat Magic 4/23/24 4:00pm East
Bucks Cavaliers 4/23/24 4:00pm West
Celtics Grizzlies 4/23/24 5:00pm East
Spurs Knicks 4/23/24 5:00pm West
Heat Cavaliers 4/26/24 4:00pm East
Magic Bucks 4/26/24 4:00pm West
Celtics Knicks 4/26/24 5:00pm East
Grizzlies Spurs 4/26/24 5:00pm West
TBA TBA 4/30/24 4:00pm East
TBA TBA 4/30/24 4:00pm West
TBA TBA 4/30/24 5:00pm West
TBA TBA 4/30/24 5:00pm East
Bucks Heat 5/3/24 4:00pm West
Cavaliers Magic 5/3/24 4:00pm East
Spurs Celtics 5/3/24 5:00pm West
Knicks Grizzlies 5/3/24 5:00pm East
Cavaliers Bucks 5/7/24 4:00pm East
Magic Heat 5/7/24 4:00pm West
Grizzlies Celtics 5/7/24 5:00pm West
Knicks Spurs 5/7/24 5:00pm East
Magic Cavaliers 5/10/24 4:00pm West
Heat Bucks 5/10/24 4:00pm East
Celtics Spurs 5/10/24 5:00pm East
Grizzlies Knicks 5/10/24 5:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/14/24 4:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/14/24 4:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/14/24 5:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/14/24 5:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/17/24 4:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/17/24 4:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/17/24 5:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/17/24 5:00pm West

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Game Time Away Score Home Score Venue
Bucks Heat 4/12/24 4:00pm 45 41 East
Cavaliers Magic 4/12/24 4:00pm 41 46 West
Knicks Grizzlies 4/12/24 5:00pm 59 95 West
Spurs Celtics 4/12/24 5:00pm 76 53 East
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Eastern

Standings

Magic
1 - 0 - 0
Bucks
1 - 0 - 0
Heat
0 - 1 - 0
Cavaliers
0 - 1 - 0

Upcoming Schedule

Home Team Away Team Game Date Game Time Venue
Bucks Magic 4/19/24 4:00pm East
Cavaliers Heat 4/19/24 4:00pm West
Heat Magic 4/23/24 4:00pm East
Bucks Cavaliers 4/23/24 4:00pm West
Heat Cavaliers 4/26/24 4:00pm East
Magic Bucks 4/26/24 4:00pm West
TBA TBA 4/30/24 4:00pm East
TBA TBA 4/30/24 4:00pm West
Bucks Heat 5/3/24 4:00pm West
Cavaliers Magic 5/3/24 4:00pm East
Cavaliers Bucks 5/7/24 4:00pm East
Magic Heat 5/7/24 4:00pm West
Heat Bucks 5/10/24 4:00pm East
Magic Cavaliers 5/10/24 4:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/14/24 4:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/14/24 4:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/17/24 4:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/17/24 4:00pm West

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Bucks Heat 4/12/24 45 41
Cavaliers Magic 4/12/24 41 46

Team Rosters

Heat

Coaches

  DASEAN BURNETT

Players

  JAMES CAUDILL
  COLE EWELL
  BRENNEN FIELD
  BRADEN HALE
  CHRISTOPHER KNEEN
  BRADEN MCKINNEY
  NATHAN MERRINER

Bucks

Coaches

  KAYLOP FOUTY-BLANKENSHIP
  LANDON THORN

Players

  BRAYLAN FRY
  JACOB HOSTETLER
  XAVIER PITTMAN
  ALEXANDER ROBINSON
  CHRISTOPHER ROMANO
  BRAYLAN SOMMERS
  ZACHARY ZIMMERMAN

Magic

Coaches

  KOBY TODD

Players

  BRADEN AMATANGELO
  CASE CLARK
  CHRISTOPHER KEISTER
  LOGAN LEE
  KINGSTON LINDSEY
  MATTHEW OESCH
  LOGAN SCHWARTZ
  TAREQ SMILEY

Cavaliers

Coaches

  ZEKE YOST

Players

  CHASE BARWICK
  CALEB CLAY
  ZEKE CONNER
  ELIJAH HASTINGS
  KRYSTOPHER HOSLER
  LANDON MANDAT
  JONAH MCLENDON

Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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Western

Standings

Spurs
1 - 0 - 0
Grizzlies
1 - 0 - 0
Celtics
0 - 1 - 0
Knicks
0 - 1 - 0

Upcoming Schedule

Home Team Away Team Game Date Game Time Venue
Spurs Grizzlies 4/19/24 5:00pm East
Knicks Celtics 4/19/24 5:00pm West
Celtics Grizzlies 4/23/24 5:00pm East
Spurs Knicks 4/23/24 5:00pm West
Celtics Knicks 4/26/24 5:00pm East
Grizzlies Spurs 4/26/24 5:00pm West
TBA TBA 4/30/24 5:00pm East
TBA TBA 4/30/24 5:00pm West
Spurs Celtics 5/3/24 5:00pm West
Knicks Grizzlies 5/3/24 5:00pm East
Knicks Spurs 5/7/24 5:00pm East
Grizzlies Celtics 5/7/24 5:00pm West
Celtics Spurs 5/10/24 5:00pm East
Grizzlies Knicks 5/10/24 5:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/14/24 5:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/14/24 5:00pm West
TBA TBA 5/17/24 5:00pm East
TBA TBA 5/17/24 5:00pm West

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Spurs Celtics 4/12/24 76 53
Knicks Grizzlies 4/12/24 59 95

Team Rosters

Celtics

Coaches

  LUCIANO CANTU

Players

  ANTHONY CAPO
  ANTHONY LUCHITZ
  LUKE MARSH
  LUCAS MCCAULEY
  GAVIN PETTINI
  GAVIN SMITH
  IAN SPENCER
  JAEVON TRAVIS

Spurs

Coaches

  JUSTIN KIEFFER

Players

  PRESTON DENNIS
  DOMINICK GRAFTON
  CRISTION JONES
  DYLAN MAURER
  JAKE NIEPORTE
  JAIDYN STEWART
  GABE THURMAN

Knicks

Coaches

  ISAYAH KOONCE
  LAMAR KOONCE

Players

  EZRA BERNSTEIN
  DOMINIC BUDROW
  KAM’RON FOUTY-KOONCE
  KARTER FOUTY
  ALYJAH KOONCE
  LOGAN LOWE
  JACKSON SPENCER
  LUKE STEPHENS

Grizzlies

Coaches

  KAYLOP FOUTY-BLANKENSHIP
  LANDON THORN

Players

  JACK BURNS
  ALONTAYE FAULKNER
  JAYDEN HURLOCK
  MARQUES LAMBROS
  RICHARD MARRAN
  ZACHARY MCMICHAEL
  ACE SIMS