2006-04-28 / Sports

Sorrentino Center Vikings Win Queens Soccer Title

Stan's Pepper Steppers, along with other city and state teams will compete in the American Double Dutch League City/State Championships at Kennedy Park in Hempstead on April 29. The event starts at 10 a.m. with teams from the five boroughs and others from New York State participating. Teams will consist of jumpers from the third grade through high school.

The Sorrentino Recreational Center Vikings have been crowned the new champions of Queens in the City of New York Parks and Recreation Citywide Soccer Tournament. The Vikings were victorious over their rivals, the Sorrentino Fires on Wednesday, April 21 at Lost Battalion Hall in Rego Park. The winners will advance to the citywide playoffs starting on May 6 at a location to be determined. The Sorrentino Recreational Center have announced registration for the Health Plus/ P.A.L./ City of N.Y./ Parks and Recreation Little League baseball season, which will start on June 24.

Registration will be on a first come first served basis and will take place at the Sorrentino Center at 1848 Cornaga Avenue in Far Rockaway.

Practices will be held every Tuesday and Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at O'Donahue Park, located at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Blvd.

Two divisions will consist of 12 and under co-ed and 13-15 co-ed. The Center is looking for kids who will head to high school in the fall or are currently freshman to maintain their skills in the 13-15 division.

12 and under games will be played on Saturdays 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Afternoon games for the 13-15 year old teams will start at 1 and 3 p.m.

The Little League is also looking for volunteer coaches and officials to apply and participate.

The Sorrentino Center winners of the Who's the Man/Can She Hang One on One Citywide Basketball Tournament will compete in the citywide championships on May 7 at Westchester Community College.

Here are the boys and girls winners in each category: 9 year old girls- Brianna Neblett. 10 years old boys- Christopher Davis Jr. 11 years old girls- Jasmine Nwajei. 11 years old boys- Isaiah McFadden. 13 year old girls- Eva Nwajei. 13 year old boys- Marlon Johnson.

For further information contact Stan Brown or if you'd like to find out about other programs at the center, call 718-471-4818. The Sorrentino Center is located on 18-48 Cornaga Avenue.

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