General Information

The Co-Ed Cadet Basketball League is for boys and girls of all skill levels in Grades 4-6.  The league is divided into divisions, based on skill level.  Skills to be taught in this league include dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. In competing with others in the community, boys and girls are able to develop a strong ethic of sportsmanship, learning to compete in a friendly manner. Incorporated in this process is our First Friends Sports Ministry Devotional program to enhance each athlete’s development outside of practices and games.

 

League Dates:  Sept 7 – Nov 13, 2021

 

Fee: $55.00 league fee
$20.00 jersey fee. Black/red reversible basketball jersey from First Friends Sports. If you purchased one in previous years you do not need to purchase a new one.
Refund policy: $5.00 fee retained if refund requested. No refund will be given to any player who withdraws after the second week of practices. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. 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 soon!  Please check back weekly.  Registrations will be accepted until the league fills up or Sept 7, whichever occurs first.

Click on “register” button on this webpage to register with debit/credit card, or click on link below to print form and return to church Welcome Desk with check/cash payment. Office hours 9am-3pm Mon-Fri.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM

Request Policy: One request is permitted on registration form per child. Please click on the link Request Policy to read the policy regarding this.

**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 Assessment Dates:
Tuesday, Sept 7 at 5pm or 6pm.  All children with last names beginning with A-J please attend the 5pm session, last names beginning with K-Z please attend the 6pm session.  If you are unable to attend the assigned assessment time, please email sports@firstfriends.org.
Second assessment, Saturday, Sept 11 at 9am or 10am.  Schedule will be posted on this website page after Tuesday assessments.   It is important to be at the two skill assessments your child is scheduled for. If not able to attend, please email Sports Office at sports@firstfriends.org.

 

Mandatory Parent’s Meeting: during your child’s skill assessment on Sept 7.
Note to Parents: Parent’s Meeting is mandatory. It is highly recommended that all parents attend the meeting for league child is registered in, if not possible please call the Sports Office at 330-966-6868.

 

Practice Day and Times:  Tuesdays at 5pm or 6pm

 

Game Day and Times:  Saturdays, Times:  11:00am or 12:00Noon   Some weekday games at end of season are possible.  First game Sept 25.

 

End of Season Celebration:   Nov. 13 at 10:30am – 11:30am in First Friends gym.  Participants and family members are invited to attend.  Brunch will be provided, please bring a side dish or dessert to share.

 

Parents: Please consider coaching your child’s team!  Please indicate on your child’s registration form you would like to coach and plan to attend the Coaches Meeting on Aug 31 (Tuesday) at 6pm inside First Friends Church.  Please view the “Coaches Resources” below.

 

Weather Cancellation Policy:  Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.

 

Please click on the link below to complete the Covid 19 Return to Play Waiver

YOUTH: https://firstfriends.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/65/responses/new

 

Questions? Call 330.966.6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Team Rosters

Florida

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18th at 12Noon

Coaches

  JOHN BOLAM
  CALEB CROW

Players

  BENNETT BEACHY
  GRAHAM BLYTHE
  BRYDAN CROW
  KOBI MARSDEN
  ZANDER NEMEROVSKY
  ISAAC SHAWVER
  NOAH TUCK
  EDEN TWITTY

Alabama

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18. at 12Noon

Coaches

  RYAN FOSTER

Players

  MALACHI BAYLOR
  NOAH FOSTER
  KAMAR HARDMAN
  JOSH HOUSE
  MASON MANDAT
  JOEL MANDAT
  TRISTAN SMITH
  AVIELLA SWIFT

Ohio State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18, at 11am

Coaches

  JUSTIN KIEFFER
  MIKE MANOFF

Players

  CAMERON ALLERDING
  MITCHELL ANGIONE
  LOGAN COBLENTZ
  KARMELO FORD
  J'QUAN S GREEN
  MY’KEL HARDY
  MICHAEL HARDY
  JAVON SUMMERS
  CALLAN WALKER

Duke

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18 at 11am

Coaches

  STEVEN AYERS
  JASON WATT

Players

  BEN AYERS
  CHASE BRUNONI
  GRAYSON GODAR
  MIKALJORGE MASSEY
  TYSON TONNOUS
  NATALIA TONNOUS
  SANTANA VALDEZ
  AUSTIN WATT

Mississippi

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18 at 12Noon

Coaches

  SCOTT WILKINSON

Players

  GRANT HALL
  OWEN HENRY
  AVERY HENRY
  DRAKE MOSELEY
  NATALIE SLOAN
  CARTER STEWART
  LIAM WILKINSON
  CLARK WILKINSON
  ANTHONY YOUNG

Notre Dame

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18 at 11am

Coaches

  JESSE LAVOIE
  RAY TAYLOR

Players

  MICAH BRITZMAN
  BEN GREEN
  JOSHUA JOHNSON
  DAVID JOHNSON
  BAYLEE LAVOIE
  LOGAN LAVOIE
  DYLAN SARVER
  BROOKLYN SHAW
  LOGAN SHELLEY

Illinois

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 06:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18 at 12Noon

Coaches

  BRANDON DAVENPORT
  JORDAN DAVENPORT

Players

  PARKER DAVENPORT
  DILLON DUNIGAN
  HOLLY GANT
  JOHNATHAN MACK
  JOHNESHA MACK
  KATERI MCLEOD
  ISAAC SENFTEN
  JAYVEN SPEARMAN
  BLAKE STEPHENS

Hawaii

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:00pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 18 at 11am

Coaches

  CALEB CROW

Players

  ALEXANDER CARPENTER
  COBY CROW
  AIDAN EGBERT
  ROCCO GONZALEZ
  AURORA (RORY) MCCANN
  JEREMY MURTAGH
  DESMOND ROBY
  ADELYN SHELLEY
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Printable Rosters/Schedules

Please click on this links below for game schedules and rosters for each division.  Updated 9/20/21

Gray Division Roster and Game Schedule

Scarlett Division Roster and Game Schedule

 

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Picture Day

Picture Day:  October 16

Basketball League Picture Taking Schedule (coming soon)

 

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Coaches Resources


COACHES:   Please volunteer to coach by indicating on the registration form.

Coaches Training:  August 31 at 6pm inside First Friends church.   Please plan to attend.
If you have not completed a background check or concussion training in the last 3 years, please follow the directions below to complete one. 

Thank you.**Please submit all necessary signed paperwork to sports@firstfriends.org 

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

Youth Basketball Rules (click on link to view)

Cadet Rotation Sheet (click on link to download)

Coaches Information Sheet (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

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)

Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click Link)

Lindsay Law Information Sheet (Click Link)

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Parent Resources

Click the links below to access a downloadable/printable version of our Parent Resources…

Parent Meeting Notes (click on link to view)

Youth Basketball Rules (click on link to view)

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)

Cadet Basketball Parent Meeting Handout (click on link to view after Parent Meeting)

Picture Day, October 16- check back for schedule and more information

 

 

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Standings

Illinois
10 - 0 - 0
Duke
8 - 2 - 0
Alabama
6 - 3 - 0
Mississippi
6 - 4 - 0
Ohio State
5 - 5 - 0
Hawaii
2 - 7 - 0
Notre Dame
1 - 8 - 0
Florida
0 - 9 - 0
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Schedule

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Game Time Away Score Home Score Venue
Alabama Duke 9/25/21 11:00am 41 42 East
Ohio State Florida 9/25/21 11:00am 33 22 West
Illinois Mississippi 9/25/21 12:00pm 24 9 West
Notre Dame Hawaii 9/25/21 12:00pm 12 28 East
Florida Alabama 10/2/21 11:00am 21 38 East
Duke Ohio State 10/2/21 11:00am 31 21 West
Hawaii Illinois 10/2/21 12:00pm 16 56 West
Mississippi Notre Dame 10/2/21 12:00pm 24 15 East
Florida Duke 10/9/21 11:00am 11 45 East
Ohio State Alabama 10/9/21 11:00am 33 40 West
Illinois Notre Dame 10/9/21 12:00pm 49 9 West
Mississippi Hawaii 10/9/21 12:00pm 38 17 East
Ohio State Duke 10/16/21 11:00am 40 36 East
Alabama Florida 10/16/21 11:00am 43 25 West
Notre Dame Mississippi 10/16/21 12:00pm 11 33 West
Illinois Hawaii 10/16/21 12:00pm 41 10 East
10/19/21 5:00pm Shoot Out Games
10/19/21 6:00pm Shoot Out Games
Duke Alabama 10/23/21 11:00am 45 44 West
Florida Ohio State 10/23/21 11:00am 31 48 East
Hawaii Notre Dame 10/23/21 12:00pm 19 23 West
Mississippi Illinois 10/23/21 12:00pm 16 31 East
Duke Florida 10/30/21 11:00am 48 35 West
Alabama Ohio State 10/30/21 11:00am 36 32 East
Notre Dame Illinois 10/30/21 12:00pm 11 61 East
Hawaii Mississippi 10/30/21 12:00pm 27 33 West
Alabama Duke 11/6/21 11:00am 38 30 East
Ohio State Florida 11/6/21 11:00am 38 33 West
Illinois Mississippi 11/6/21 12:00pm 47 17 West
Notre Dame Hawaii 11/6/21 12:00pm 26 41 East
Duke Ohio State 11/9/21 5:00pm 44 41 West
Florida Alabama 11/9/21 5:00pm 22 46 East
Mississippi Notre Dame 11/9/21 6:00pm 27 3 East
Hawaii Illinois 11/9/21 6:00pm 16 50 West
Ohio State Alabama 11/13/21 11:00am 26 23 West
Florida Duke 11/13/21 11:00am 0 1 East
Duke Ohio State 11/13/21 11:45am 38 29 East
Notre Dame Illinois 11/13/21 12:30pm 7 42 East
Hawaii Mississippi 11/13/21 12:30pm 12 17 West
Mississippi Illinois 11/13/21 1:15pm 13 23 East
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Scarlet

Standings

Duke
8 - 2 - 0
Alabama
6 - 3 - 0
Ohio State
5 - 5 - 0
Florida
0 - 9 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Alabama Duke 9/25/21 41 42
Ohio State Florida 9/25/21 33 22
Florida Alabama 10/2/21 21 38
Duke Ohio State 10/2/21 31 21
Ohio State Alabama 10/9/21 33 40
Florida Duke 10/9/21 11 45
Ohio State Duke 10/16/21 40 36
Alabama Florida 10/16/21 43 25
10/19/21
Duke Alabama 10/23/21 45 44
Florida Ohio State 10/23/21 31 48
Alabama Ohio State 10/30/21 36 32
Duke Florida 10/30/21 48 35
Alabama Duke 11/6/21 38 30
Ohio State Florida 11/6/21 38 33
Duke Ohio State 11/9/21 44 41
Florida Alabama 11/9/21 22 46
Florida Duke 11/13/21 0 1
Ohio State Alabama 11/13/21 26 23
Duke Ohio State 11/13/21 38 29

Team Rosters

Florida

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  JOHN BOLAM
  CALEB CROW

Players

  BENNETT BEACHY
  GRAHAM BLYTHE
  BRYDAN CROW
  KOBI MARSDEN
  ZANDER NEMEROVSKY
  ISAAC SHAWVER
  NOAH TUCK
  EDEN TWITTY

Alabama

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  RYAN FOSTER

Players

  MALACHI BAYLOR
  NOAH FOSTER
  KAMAR HARDMAN
  JOSH HOUSE
  JOEL MANDAT
  MASON MANDAT
  TRISTAN SMITH
  AVIELLA SWIFT

Ohio State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:00pm

Coaches

  JUSTIN KIEFFER
  MIKE MANOFF

Players

  CAMERON ALLERDING
  MITCHELL ANGIONE
  LOGAN COBLENTZ
  KARMELO FORD
  J'QUAN S GREEN
  MY’KEL HARDY
  MICHAEL HARDY
  JAVON SUMMERS
  CALLAN WALKER

Duke

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:00pm

Coaches

  STEVEN AYERS
  JASON WATT

Players

  BEN AYERS
  CHASE BRUNONI
  GRAYSON GODAR
  MIKALJORGE MASSEY
  TYSON TONNOUS
  NATALIA TONNOUS
  SANTANA VALDEZ
  AUSTIN WATT

Contact Us

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

A ministry of  First Friends Church

© 2021

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Standings

Illinois
10 - 0 - 0
Mississippi
6 - 4 - 0
Hawaii
2 - 7 - 0
Notre Dame
1 - 8 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Notre Dame Hawaii 9/25/21 12 28
Illinois Mississippi 9/25/21 24 9
Mississippi Notre Dame 10/2/21 24 15
Hawaii Illinois 10/2/21 16 56
Illinois Notre Dame 10/9/21 49 9
Mississippi Hawaii 10/9/21 38 17
Illinois Hawaii 10/16/21 41 10
Notre Dame Mississippi 10/16/21 11 33
10/19/21
Hawaii Notre Dame 10/23/21 19 23
Mississippi Illinois 10/23/21 16 31
Notre Dame Illinois 10/30/21 11 61
Hawaii Mississippi 10/30/21 27 33
Notre Dame Hawaii 11/6/21 26 41
Illinois Mississippi 11/6/21 47 17
Hawaii Illinois 11/9/21 16 50
Mississippi Notre Dame 11/9/21 27 3
Notre Dame Illinois 11/13/21 7 42
Hawaii Mississippi 11/13/21 12 17
Mississippi Illinois 11/13/21 13 23

Team Rosters

Mississippi

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  SCOTT WILKINSON

Players

  GRANT HALL
  OWEN HENRY
  AVERY HENRY
  DRAKE MOSELEY
  NATALIE SLOAN
  CARTER STEWART
  CLARK WILKINSON
  LIAM WILKINSON
  ANTHONY YOUNG

Notre Dame

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:00pm

Coaches

  JESSE LAVOIE
  RAY TAYLOR

Players

  MICAH BRITZMAN
  BEN GREEN
  JOSHUA JOHNSON
  DAVID JOHNSON
  BAYLEE LAVOIE
  LOGAN LAVOIE
  DYLAN SARVER
  BROOKLYN SHAW
  LOGAN SHELLEY

Illinois

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  BRANDON DAVENPORT
  JORDAN DAVENPORT

Players

  PARKER DAVENPORT
  DILLON DUNIGAN
  HOLLY GANT
  JOHNATHAN MACK
  JOHNESHA MACK
  KATERI MCLEOD
  ISAAC SENFTEN
  JAYVEN SPEARMAN
  BLAKE STEPHENS

Hawaii

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:00pm

Coaches

  CALEB CROW

Players

  ALEXANDER CARPENTER
  COBY CROW
  AIDAN EGBERT
  ROCCO GONZALEZ
  AURORA (RORY) MCCANN
  JEREMY MURTAGH
  DESMOND ROBY
  ADELYN SHELLEY