2006-05-12 / Sports

Sorrentino Arsenal Triumph In Indoor Soccer Final

The Sorrentino Center Arsenal lift their Parks and Recreation Indoor Soccer trophies. The Sorrentino Center Arsenal lift their Parks and Recreation Indoor Soccer trophies. The Sorrentino Arsenal finished their bombardment of their indoor soccer opponents with a thrilling 1-0 victory over Cromwell Recreational Center of Staten Island in the championship of the New York Parks and Recreation Citywide Soccer Tournament on May 6.

Sharif Ellis captured Most Valuable Player honors for the Sorrentino Center, who finished the regular season undefeated in Queens and in theccitywide tournament. The Sorrentino Arsenal is coached by Ray Desmarets, who is considered one of the top coaches within the City Parks and Recreation.

The Sorrentino Center also celebrated good news as three youngsters won first place honors in the Who's the Man/Can She Hang One on One Regional Championship on May 7 at Westchester Community College.

The one on one basketball tournament featured boys and girls from the ages of 9-13: 11 years old girls- Jasmine Nwajei, 10 years old boys-Wade Neblett and 13 year old boys- Marlon Johnson.

Brianna Neblett took second place in the 9 year old girls category and honorable mention also go to these Sorrentino Center finalists: 10 years old boys- Christopher Davis Jr, 11 years old boys- Isaiah McFadden and 13 year old girls- Anthony Nwajei.

They were coached by Robert Lindo, basketball coordinator for the Sorrentino Center.

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, which ends on May 19, 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.

For further information about other programs at the center, call 718-471-4818. The Sorrentino Recreational Center is located on 18-48 Cornaga Avenue.

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