Portage County basketball alumni unite for fundraiser

Record-Courier staff report Published:

Record-Courier staff report

Basketball alumni from Garfield, Rootstown, Waterloo and Windham will convene on Friday night in a fundraising event for Widham's Renaissance Family Center, which is a community outreach facility that offers a variety of services, including education, clothing, food and fellowship.

The collection of former high school standouts will play four games at Windham High School's Marty Hill Court. The doors open to the public at 4:30 p.m. Tickets at the door will cost $7, with children 4 and under admitted for free.

Schedule of Games

• 6 p.m.: Garfield vs. Windham

• 7:10 p.m.: Rootstown vs. Waterloo

• 8:15 p.m.: Consolation game

• 9:05 p.m.: Championship game

Team Rosters

Garfield

Coach: Andy Olesky.

Players: Rob Warren (1994), Marcus Roach (2002), Greg Collins (2005), Kyle Brown (2006), Kyle Phelps (2006), Jonathan Daley (2007), Toby Gerez (2008), Steven Zivoder (2009), Scott Smith (2010), Austin Click (2012).

Rootstown

Coach: David Donohue.

Players: Larry Bailey (1974), Mike Hickle (1989), Greg Bryte (1989), Adam Bailey (2001), Adam Dye (2004), Shawn Finch (2007), Jay Buso (2009), Paul Der (2000), Travis Nader (2006), Tom Nader (2000).

Waterloo

Coach: John Herchek.

Players: John Lampe (1986), Matt Wise (1996), Kevin Schiele (2000), Mike Govan (2006), Eric Schiele (2006), Joe Ganoe (2009), Jeff Herchek (2009), Tom Herchek (2009).

Windham

Coaches: Don Ridenbaugh and Greg Cowan.

Players: Greg McDivitt Sr. (1966), Art Bowen (1974), Ronny McCleary (1978), Terry Peterson (1982), Bobby Starks (1985), Ryan McLean (1994), Jeff Kiser (1995), Drew Apthorpe (2002), Kyle Stanley (2003), Greg McDivitt Jr. (2004), Jay Reed (2004), Jackson Taylor (2005), Brett Apthorpe (2006), Ian McGuire (2006), Zach Jacobson (2007).

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