2011-11-18 / Sports

Pepper Steppers Win Double Dutch Tournament

Flag Teams Compete For Championship


The Pepper Steppers represent the Sorrentino Recreational Center. The Pepper Steppers represent the Sorrentino Recreational Center. Stan’s Jr. Pepper Steppers won first place at the fourth annual Fast Feet Double Dutch Tournament held at Grace Dodge High School in the Bronx on Saturday, November 12.

The Pepper Steppers high school team of Shamera Davis, Akeela Williams, Alaina Reynolds and Tiana Dixon earned the highest speed honors at the New York American Double Dutch League Tournaments.

Teams from Albany, New Jersey, Bellport, the five boroughs and Boston also competed in the tournament.

The Pepper Steppers sister team, Mrs. Brown’s Jumpers from Sports and Arts School Foundation located at Public School 40 in Brooklyn won first place in the third, fourth and fifth grade divisions.

The team is coached by Linda Brown and Lloyd Webber-Bey, director of the Sports and Arts School Foundation.

The Pepper Steppers team members, coaches and officials are: Stan Brown, Linda Brown, Yatte Brown, Laa’neisha Jones, Peter Alvarez, Paul Bowen, Shamera Davis, Akeela Williams, Alaina Reynolds, Tiana Dixon, Bryanna Johnson,

Jada Frazier, Jessica Jenkins, Judine Watkis, McKeil Alemony, Cherise Davenport, Racquel Davenport and Javon Langston. Flag Football

The Sorrentino Center will have three flag football teams competing in the NFL/PAL/Parks and Recreation Flag Football Citi-Wide championships on Saturday.

The event will be held at Macombs Dam Park, located right next to Yankee Stadium and will start at 10 a.m.Sorrentino’s three teams each captured the Queens title in their respective divisions on November 12 at Bush Park.

The Sorrentino Raiders will compete in the 8-11 year old division. The Sorrentino Grimey are in the 12-14 category and the Sorrentino Deuce are in the 15-17 year old division. The coaches for the teams are Stan Brown, recreation director and Robert Lindo, recreation specialist.

The coordinator for the three teams is Chaleene Nash, who is also the manager of the Sorrentino Center.

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