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:  August 30 – Nov 5, 2022

 

Fee: $65.00 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 by June 17.   Registrations will be accepted until the league fills up or Sept 1, whichever occurs first.

Click on “register now” 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:
August 30 and Sept 1 at 4:30pm or 5:30pm (note time change from 5pm and 6pm).  Assessments schedule for August 30:  Last names beginning with A-L – 4:30pm, last names beginning with M-Z – 5:30pm.    If you are unable to attend the assigned assessment time, please email sports@firstfriends.org.
Second assessment schedule will be posted on this website page after first assessment.   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 first practice, Sept 6.
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 4:20pm or 5:20pm (note time change from 5pm and 6pm)

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

 

End of Season Celebration:   Nov 5 in rooms L1,2,3 after basketball games.

 

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 27 at 10am or Aug 29 at 7pm 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.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Team Rosters

Villanova

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 04:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 10 & 17 at 11am

Coaches

  SHANE LEDFORD
  JASON WATT

Players

  JAEDEN ABRAMS
  CARTER ALLEN
  CARSON BUMBAUGH
  ROCCO LEDFORD
  JOHNESHA MACK
  LUCAS MASCIOLI
  LUCA MONASTRA
  SANTANA VALDEZ
  AUSTIN WATT

Ohio State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 04:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 10 & 17 at 11am

Coaches

  JUSTIN KIEFFER
  MIKE MANOFF

Players

  MITCHELL ANGIONE
  GRAYSON GODAR
  MY’KEL HARDY
  MICHAEL HARDY
  CARTER LIDDERDALE
  DRAKE MOSELEY
  DONTE REEVES
  ISAAC SENFTEN
  CARTER STEWART

Wichita State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 10 & 17 at 12noon

Coaches

  JACK BURNS
  BRYAN DIXON

Players

  PEYTON ALLERDING
  CAMERON ALLERDING
  TYLER DIXON
  ISABEL HANCOCK
  MASON MANDAT
  MIKALJORGE MASSEY
  DESMOND ROBY
  ISAAC SHAWVER
  JAYMES SMITH

Arizona

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 10 & 17 at 12noon

Coaches

  SHANNON BUTTERFIELD

Players

  JUSTIN ABERNATHY
  RYAN BRINSON JR.
  ROXY BUTTERFIELD
  NATE CHESTER
  GRANT HALL
  AVA HATHAWAY
  NOAH LANDS
  TYSON TONNOUS

Mount Union

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 04:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 10 & 17 at 11am

Coaches

  RYAN BARNETT
  STACY GOUGE

Players

  MESSIAH BAILEY
  ALEXANDER CARPENTER
  ROWAN GOUGE
  DYNASTY GRANT
  AYDEN ORTEGA
  MELANIE SCHWARTZ
  BROOKLYN SHAW
  JEREMIAH TAYLOR
  TAYLOR VOTAW

Cleveland State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 04:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 10 & 17 at 11am

Coaches

  JESSE LAVOIE
  JAMI SMITH

Players

  WILL ALLEN
  AIDEN BARONE
  GRIFFIN BURGESS
  SERENITY DONAHUE
  CHASE GLADYSZ
  LOGAN LAVOIE
  ARABELLA PETROFF
  MYLEAH PETROFF
  ELIANA WILLIAMS

Akron Zips

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday, Sept 10 & 17 at 12Noon

Coaches

  RICK HENRY
  SCOTT WILKINSON

Players

  GIANNA ABOOD
  AVERY HENRY
  OWEN HENRY
  BRYANT JONES
  JAMIE MILLER
  BENJAMIN STAYER
  EVERETT UNANGST
  LIAM WILKINSON
  CLARK WILKINSON

Kent State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday , 05:20pm
Extra Practice: Saturday Sept 10 & 17 at 12Noon

Coaches

  ROB DEGRELL

Players

  NATE CARMANY
  NOLAN COCHRAN
  XAVIER DEGRELL
  KAIAH EVANS
  JOURNEY FRIEDMAN
  DANIEL HAYWARD
  ELI JASIONOWSKI
  DOMINIC OSBORNE
  CONNOR SEVERYN
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Printable Rosters/Schedules

Please click on this links below for game schedules and rosters for each division.

 

Scarlet and Gray Team Rosters and Practice Times  updated 9/22

 

 

Cadet Game Schedule updated 9/30/22

 

 

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Picture Day

Picture Day:  Oct. 8th

Basketball League Picture Taking Schedule (click on link)

 

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Coaches Resources


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

Coaches Training:   August 27 at 10am or August 29 at 7pm  Location: M121 inside church gym.   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 8, 2022- check back for schedule and more information

 

 

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Standings

Akron Zips
9 - 0 - 0
Villanova
9 - 0 - 0
Arizona
5 - 4 - 0
Kent State
5 - 4 - 0
Mount Union
4 - 5 - 0
Ohio State
2 - 7 - 0
Wichita State
2 - 7 - 0
Cleveland State
0 - 9 - 0
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Schedule

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Game Time Away Score Home Score Venue
Kent State Cleveland State 9/24/22 11:00am 27 17 east court
Mount Union Akron Zips 9/24/22 11:00am 25 41 west court
Arizona Ohio State 9/24/22 12:00pm 27 28 East
Villanova Wichita State 9/24/22 12:00pm 44 28 West
Akron Zips Kent State 10/1/22 11:00am 31 16 West
Cleveland State Mount Union 10/1/22 11:00am 26 27 East
Ohio State Villanova 10/1/22 12:00pm 18 30 East
Wichita State Arizona 10/1/22 12:00pm 35 53 West
Cleveland State Akron Zips 10/8/22 11:00am 17 20 west court
Kent State Mount Union 10/8/22 11:00am 38 19 east court
Arizona Villanova 10/8/22 12:00pm 23 37 East
Ohio State Wichita State 10/8/22 12:00pm 35 47 West
Mount Union Cleveland State 10/15/22 11:00am 34 33 west court
Kent State Akron Zips 10/15/22 11:00am 31 48 east court
Arizona Wichita State 10/15/22 12:00pm 28 20 East
Villanova Ohio State 10/15/22 12:00pm 52 12 West
10/18/22 4:20pm east court
10/18/22 4:20pm west court
10/18/22 5:20pm East
10/18/22 5:20pm West
Mount Union Kent State 10/22/22 11:00am 6 15 west court
Akron Zips Cleveland State 10/22/22 11:00am 36 12 east court
Wichita State Ohio State 10/22/22 12:00pm 48 54 East
Villanova Arizona 10/22/22 12:00pm 34 26 West
Ohio State Villanova 10/25/22 4:20pm 29 50 west court
Cleveland State Mount Union 10/25/22 4:20pm 17 19 east court
Wichita State Arizona 10/25/22 5:20pm 25 35 West
Akron Zips Kent State 10/25/22 5:20pm 30 20 east court
Mount Union Akron Zips 10/29/22 11:00am 28 43 west court
Kent State Cleveland State 10/29/22 11:00am 27 23 east court
Villanova Wichita State 10/29/22 12:00pm 62 44 West
Arizona Ohio State 10/29/22 12:00pm 46 36 East
Arizona Ohio State 11/1/22 4:20pm 44 27 West
Kent State Mount Union 11/1/22 4:20pm 20 22 East Ct.
Wichita State Villanova 11/1/22 5:20pm 29 47 West
Cleveland State Akron Zips 11/1/22 5:20pm 8 39 East Ct.
Kent State Cleveland State 11/5/22 11:00am 34 22 East Ct.
Ohio State Wichita State 11/5/22 11:00am 37 53 West
Mount Union Akron Zips 11/5/22 12:00pm 17 35 East
Arizona Villanova 11/5/22 12:00pm 29 30 West
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Scarlet

Standings

Villanova
9 - 0 - 0
Arizona
5 - 4 - 0
Ohio State
2 - 7 - 0
Wichita State
2 - 7 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Arizona Ohio State 9/24/22 27 28
Villanova Wichita State 9/24/22 44 28
Ohio State Villanova 10/1/22 18 30
Wichita State Arizona 10/1/22 35 53
Ohio State Wichita State 10/8/22 35 47
Arizona Villanova 10/8/22 23 37
Arizona Wichita State 10/15/22 28 20
Villanova Ohio State 10/15/22 52 12
10/18/22
10/18/22
Villanova Arizona 10/22/22 34 26
Wichita State Ohio State 10/22/22 48 54
Ohio State Villanova 10/25/22 29 50
Wichita State Arizona 10/25/22 25 35
Arizona Ohio State 10/29/22 46 36
Villanova Wichita State 10/29/22 62 44
Arizona Ohio State 11/1/22 44 27
Wichita State Villanova 11/1/22 29 47
Ohio State Wichita State 11/5/22 37 53
Arizona Villanova 11/5/22 29 30

Team Rosters

Villanova

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 04:20pm

Coaches

  SHANE LEDFORD
  JASON WATT

Players

  JAEDEN ABRAMS
  CARTER ALLEN
  CARSON BUMBAUGH
  ROCCO LEDFORD
  JOHNESHA MACK
  LUCAS MASCIOLI
  LUCA MONASTRA
  SANTANA VALDEZ
  AUSTIN WATT

Ohio State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 04:20pm

Coaches

  JUSTIN KIEFFER
  MIKE MANOFF

Players

  MITCHELL ANGIONE
  GRAYSON GODAR
  MY’KEL HARDY
  MICHAEL HARDY
  CARTER LIDDERDALE
  DRAKE MOSELEY
  DONTE REEVES
  ISAAC SENFTEN
  CARTER STEWART

Wichita State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:20pm

Coaches

  JACK BURNS
  BRYAN DIXON

Players

  CAMERON ALLERDING
  PEYTON ALLERDING
  TYLER DIXON
  ISABEL HANCOCK
  MASON MANDAT
  MIKALJORGE MASSEY
  DESMOND ROBY
  ISAAC SHAWVER
  JAYMES SMITH

Arizona

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:20pm

Coaches

  SHANNON BUTTERFIELD

Players

  JUSTIN ABERNATHY
  RYAN BRINSON JR.
  ROXY BUTTERFIELD
  NATE CHESTER
  GRANT HALL
  AVA HATHAWAY
  NOAH LANDS
  TYSON TONNOUS

Contact Us

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

A ministry of  First Friends Church

© 2022

Gray

Standings

Akron Zips
9 - 0 - 0
Kent State
5 - 4 - 0
Mount Union
4 - 5 - 0
Cleveland State
0 - 9 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Mount Union Akron Zips 9/24/22 25 41
Kent State Cleveland State 9/24/22 27 17
Cleveland State Mount Union 10/1/22 26 27
Akron Zips Kent State 10/1/22 31 16
Kent State Mount Union 10/8/22 38 19
Cleveland State Akron Zips 10/8/22 17 20
Mount Union Cleveland State 10/15/22 34 33
Kent State Akron Zips 10/15/22 31 48
10/18/22
10/18/22
Akron Zips Cleveland State 10/22/22 36 12
Mount Union Kent State 10/22/22 6 15
Cleveland State Mount Union 10/25/22 17 19
Akron Zips Kent State 10/25/22 30 20
Kent State Cleveland State 10/29/22 27 23
Mount Union Akron Zips 10/29/22 28 43
Kent State Mount Union 11/1/22 20 22
Cleveland State Akron Zips 11/1/22 8 39
Kent State Cleveland State 11/5/22 34 22
Mount Union Akron Zips 11/5/22 17 35

Team Rosters

Mount Union

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 04:20pm

Coaches

  RYAN BARNETT
  STACY GOUGE

Players

  MESSIAH BAILEY
  ALEXANDER CARPENTER
  ROWAN GOUGE
  DYNASTY GRANT
  AYDEN ORTEGA
  MELANIE SCHWARTZ
  BROOKLYN SHAW
  JEREMIAH TAYLOR
  TAYLOR VOTAW

Cleveland State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 04:20pm

Coaches

  JESSE LAVOIE
  JAMI SMITH

Players

  WILL ALLEN
  AIDEN BARONE
  GRIFFIN BURGESS
  SERENITY DONAHUE
  CHASE GLADYSZ
  LOGAN LAVOIE
  ARABELLA PETROFF
  MYLEAH PETROFF
  ELIANA WILLIAMS

Akron Zips

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:20pm

Coaches

  RICK HENRY
  SCOTT WILKINSON

Players

  GIANNA ABOOD
  AVERY HENRY
  OWEN HENRY
  BRYANT JONES
  JAMIE MILLER
  BENJAMIN STAYER
  EVERETT UNANGST
  LIAM WILKINSON
  CLARK WILKINSON

Kent State

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:20pm

Coaches

  ROB DEGRELL

Players

  NATE CARMANY
  NOLAN COCHRAN
  XAVIER DEGRELL
  KAIAH EVANS
  JOURNEY FRIEDMAN
  DANIEL HAYWARD
  ELI JASIONOWSKI
  DOMINIC OSBORNE
  CONNOR SEVERYN