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
  JOEL MANDAT
  MASON 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
  MY’KEL HARDY
  MICHAEL HARDY
  CHARLES PALMER
  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
  AVERY HENRY
  OWEN HENRY
  DRAKE MOSELEY
  NATALIE SLOAN
  CARTER STEWART
  CLARK WILKINSON
  LIAM 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
  JOSHUA JOHNSON
  DAVID JOHNSON
  LOGAN LAVOIE
  BAYLEE 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
  BEN GREEN
  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 9/15/21

Gray Division Roster and Game Schedule

Scarlett Division Roster and Game Schedule

 

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Picture Day

Picture Day:  TBA   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, Oct 2 – check back for schedule and more information

 

 

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Standings

Florida
0 - 0 - 0
Alabama
0 - 0 - 0
Ohio State
0 - 0 - 0
Duke
0 - 0 - 0
Mississippi
0 - 0 - 0
Notre Dame
0 - 0 - 0
Illinois
0 - 0 - 0
Hawaii
0 - 0 - 0
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Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

Home Team Away Team Game Date Game Time Venue
Duke Alabama 9/25/21 11:00am East
Florida Ohio State 9/25/21 11:00am West
Mississippi Illinois 9/25/21 12:00pm West
Hawaii Notre Dame 9/25/21 12:00pm East
Alabama Florida 10/2/21 11:00am East
Ohio State Duke 10/2/21 11:00am West
Notre Dame Mississippi 10/2/21 12:00pm East
Illinois Hawaii 10/2/21 12:00pm West
Duke Florida 10/9/21 11:00am East
Alabama Ohio State 10/9/21 11:00am West
Hawaii Mississippi 10/9/21 12:00pm East
Notre Dame Illinois 10/9/21 12:00pm West
Duke Ohio State 10/16/21 11:00am East
Florida Alabama 10/16/21 11:00am West
Hawaii Illinois 10/16/21 12:00pm East
Mississippi Notre Dame 10/16/21 12:00pm West
TBA TBA 10/19/21 5:00pm Shoot Out Games
TBA TBA 10/19/21 6:00pm Shoot Out Games
Ohio State Florida 10/23/21 11:00am East
Alabama Duke 10/23/21 11:00am West
Illinois Mississippi 10/23/21 12:00pm East
Notre Dame Hawaii 10/23/21 12:00pm West
Ohio State Alabama 10/30/21 11:00am East
Florida Duke 10/30/21 11:00am West
Illinois Notre Dame 10/30/21 12:00pm East
Mississippi Hawaii 10/30/21 12:00pm West
Duke Alabama 11/6/21 11:00am East
Florida Ohio State 11/6/21 11:00am West
Hawaii Notre Dame 11/6/21 12:00pm East
Mississippi Illinois 11/6/21 12:00pm West
Ohio State Duke 11/9/21 5:00pm West
Alabama Florida 11/9/21 5:00pm East
Notre Dame Mississippi 11/9/21 6:00pm East
Illinois Hawaii 11/9/21 6:00pm West

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Game Time Away Score Home Score Venue
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Scarlet

Standings

Florida
0 - 0 - 0
Alabama
0 - 0 - 0
Ohio State
0 - 0 - 0
Duke
0 - 0 - 0

Upcoming Schedule

Home Team Away Team Game Date Game Time Venue
Duke Alabama 9/25/21 11:00am East
Florida Ohio State 9/25/21 11:00am West
Alabama Florida 10/2/21 11:00am East
Ohio State Duke 10/2/21 11:00am West
Duke Florida 10/9/21 11:00am East
Alabama Ohio State 10/9/21 11:00am West
Duke Ohio State 10/16/21 11:00am East
Florida Alabama 10/16/21 11:00am West
TBA TBA 10/19/21 5:00pm Shoot Out Games
Ohio State Florida 10/23/21 11:00am East
Alabama Duke 10/23/21 11:00am West
Ohio State Alabama 10/30/21 11:00am East
Florida Duke 10/30/21 11:00am West
Duke Alabama 11/6/21 11:00am East
Florida Ohio State 11/6/21 11:00am West
Alabama Florida 11/9/21 5:00pm East
Ohio State Duke 11/9/21 5:00pm West

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score

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
  MY’KEL HARDY
  MICHAEL HARDY
  CHARLES PALMER
  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

Mississippi
0 - 0 - 0
Notre Dame
0 - 0 - 0
Illinois
0 - 0 - 0
Hawaii
0 - 0 - 0

Upcoming Schedule

Home Team Away Team Game Date Game Time Venue
Hawaii Notre Dame 9/25/21 12:00pm East
Mississippi Illinois 9/25/21 12:00pm West
Notre Dame Mississippi 10/2/21 12:00pm East
Illinois Hawaii 10/2/21 12:00pm West
Hawaii Mississippi 10/9/21 12:00pm East
Notre Dame Illinois 10/9/21 12:00pm West
Hawaii Illinois 10/16/21 12:00pm East
Mississippi Notre Dame 10/16/21 12:00pm West
TBA TBA 10/19/21 6:00pm Shoot Out Games
Illinois Mississippi 10/23/21 12:00pm East
Notre Dame Hawaii 10/23/21 12:00pm West
Illinois Notre Dame 10/30/21 12:00pm East
Mississippi Hawaii 10/30/21 12:00pm West
Hawaii Notre Dame 11/6/21 12:00pm East
Mississippi Illinois 11/6/21 12:00pm West
Notre Dame Mississippi 11/9/21 6:00pm East
Illinois Hawaii 11/9/21 6:00pm West

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score

Team Rosters

Mississippi

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 06:00pm

Coaches

  SCOTT WILKINSON

Players

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

Notre Dame

Location:
Practice Time: Tuesday, 05:00pm

Coaches

  JESSE LAVOIE
  RAY TAYLOR

Players

  MICAH BRITZMAN
  DAVID JOHNSON
  JOSHUA 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
  BEN GREEN
  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