2014 Hall of Fame Class

 

Joe Cevette - Elkland
Coach/Contributor

Joe Cevette - Elkland
 

Joe is a 1989 graduate of Elkland High School, where he played Soccer, Basketball, and Tennis for 4 years. He was awarded Elkland's Athlete of the Year his Senior year. He won multiple MVP's for Soccer, Basketball, and Tennis. Joe graduated from Mansfield University in 1992 and began his coaching career. Joe coach Little League for 14 years, youth Soccer for 4 years, Jr High Soccer for years, Varsity Soccer for 2 years, Jr High Basketball for 5 years, and Varsity Basketball for 12 years. He was a coach on the 2004 District Runners-Up and 2005 District IV Championship teams. Joe was a coach/player of the 2007 National Softball Association World Series Champion.

Joe Cevette - Elkland
Coach/Contributor

Joe Cevette - Elkland
 

Joe is a 1989 graduate of Elkland High School, where he played Soccer, Basketball, and Tennis for 4 years. He was awarded Elkland's Athlete of the Year his Senior year. He won multiple MVP's for Soccer, Basketball, and Tennis. Joe graduated from Mansfield University in 1992 and began his coaching career. Joe coach Little League for 14 years, youth Soccer for 4 years, Jr High Soccer for years, Varsity Soccer for 2 years, Jr High Basketball for 5 years, and Varsity Basketball for 12 years. He was a coach on the 2004 District Runners-Up and 2005 District IV Championship teams. Joe was a coach/player of the 2007 National Softball Association World Series Champion.

 

Rob Davis - North Penn
Baseball

Rob Davis - North Penn
 

Rob is a 1993 graduate of North Penn Jr Sr High School, where he lettered for 4 years in Baseball, 3 years of Football and Basketball, and 1 year of Track/Field. In 1993 he was selected as North Penn male Athlete of the Year. He was a Legion Baseball Region 5 All Star for 3 years, Rob was the NTL West Basketball Defensive Player of the Year in 1993. Rob was a Mid Penn Football All-Star for years, with nominations for Quarterback, Place Kicker, and Punter. He was the Quarterback for District IV All-Star game in 1993. Rob had college scholarship offers for both Football and Baseball. Rob accepted a Divisoin 1 scholarship to play Baseball at LeMoyne College. Rob played 1 year of Baseball at LeMoyne before suffering an elbow injury. He graduated in 1997 from Penn State with a degree in Administration of Justice. He interned with the US Customs Service in 1997 and received a Master's Degree from Shippensburg University in 2001 in Administration of Justice.

Rob Davis - North Penn
Baseball

Rob Davis - North Penn
 

Rob is a 1993 graduate of North Penn Jr Sr High School, where he lettered for 4 years in Baseball, 3 years of Football and Basketball, and 1 year of Track/Field. In 1993 he was selected as North Penn male Athlete of the Year. He was a Legion Baseball Region 5 All Star for 3 years, Rob was the NTL West Basketball Defensive Player of the Year in 1993. Rob was a Mid Penn Football All-Star for years, with nominations for Quarterback, Place Kicker, and Punter. He was the Quarterback for District IV All-Star game in 1993. Rob had college scholarship offers for both Football and Baseball. Rob accepted a Divisoin 1 scholarship to play Baseball at LeMoyne College. Rob played 1 year of Baseball at LeMoyne before suffering an elbow injury. He graduated in 1997 from Penn State with a degree in Administration of Justice. He interned with the US Customs Service in 1997 and received a Master's Degree from Shippensburg University in 2001 in Administration of Justice.

 

Matt Detar - Mansfield
Soccer

Matt Detar - Mansfield
 

Matt is a 1999 graduate of Mansfield High School. Matt played 4 years of Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, and 1 year of Golf. Matt finished in the top 8 at District Golf. In Soccer, he was 1st Team All League his Junior year and Senior years. Matt was also 1st Team All State his Senior year. He was 2nd of 3 players to score 50 Career Goals. He played 1st seed in Tennis his Junior and Senior seasons. Matt won the PIAA Sportsmanship Award his Sophmore year. Matt won 13 Varsity of Letters during his High School Career, including 4 his Senior year. Matt was selected as Male Athlete of the Year. Matt graduated from Susquehannah University and played Soccer.

Matt Detar - Mansfield
Soccer

Matt Detar - Mansfield
 

Matt is a 1999 graduate of Mansfield High School. Matt played 4 years of Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, and 1 year of Golf. Matt finished in the top 8 at District Golf. In Soccer, he was 1st Team All League his Junior year and Senior years. Matt was also 1st Team All State his Senior year. He was 2nd of 3 players to score 50 Career Goals. He played 1st seed in Tennis his Junior and Senior seasons. Matt won the PIAA Sportsmanship Award his Sophmore year. Matt won 13 Varsity of Letters during his High School Career, including 4 his Senior year. Matt was selected as Male Athlete of the Year. Matt graduated from Susquehannah University and played Soccer.

 

Andrea Focht Shertzer - Wellsboro
Volleyball

Andrea Focht Shertzer - Wellsboro
 

Andrea is a 1991 graduate of Wellsboro Area High School. Andrea was 3 years Varisty starter in Volleyball, and received Honorable Mention NTL West All Star her sophmore year  and was a starter for the District IV AAA Champions. In her Junior year, she was Co-Captian of the Varsity team, MVP, and 1st Team NTL West All-Star. In her Senior year, she was Co-Captain, MVP, Elmira Star Gazette Scholar Athlete of the Week, District IV 1st Team All-Star, and 1st Team NTL West selection.

Andrea Focht Shertzer - Wellsboro
Volleyball

Andrea Focht Shertzer - Wellsboro
 

Andrea is a 1991 graduate of Wellsboro Area High School. Andrea was 3 years Varisty starter in Volleyball, and received Honorable Mention NTL West All Star her sophmore year  and was a starter for the District IV AAA Champions. In her Junior year, she was Co-Captian of the Varsity team, MVP, and 1st Team NTL West All-Star. In her Senior year, she was Co-Captain, MVP, Elmira Star Gazette Scholar Athlete of the Week, District IV 1st Team All-Star, and 1st Team NTL West selection.

 

Carol Frederick Montemuro - North Penn
Volleyball

Carol Frederick Montemuro - North Penn
 

Carol is graduated from North Penn High School in 1983. She competed 4 years in Track, 3 years of Varsity Volleyball, and 2 years of Varisty Basketball. She was named Outstanding Female Athlete fo the Year in 1983. She was MVP and Captain in Volleyball in 1982-1983, Track MVP in 1982-1983, and Basketball MVP 1981-1982. Carol was Pal's Sport Center Athlete of the Month in Volleyball. Carol graduated from Lock Haven University in 1987, where she participated in Volleyball and Track.

Carol Frederick Montemuro - North Penn
Volleyball

Carol Frederick Montemuro - North Penn
 

Carol is graduated from North Penn High School in 1983. She competed 4 years in Track, 3 years of Varsity Volleyball, and 2 years of Varisty Basketball. She was named Outstanding Female Athlete fo the Year in 1983. She was MVP and Captain in Volleyball in 1982-1983, Track MVP in 1982-1983, and Basketball MVP 1981-1982. Carol was Pal's Sport Center Athlete of the Month in Volleyball. Carol graduated from Lock Haven University in 1987, where she participated in Volleyball and Track.

 

Paula Hall Jones - Williamson
Basketball

Paula Hall Jones - Williamson
 

1987 graduate of Williamson High School whre she played four years of volleyball, and basketball and two years of Jr High. She was the first Lady Warrior to score 1,000 points.

Paula Hall Jones - Williamson
Basketball

Paula Hall Jones - Williamson
 

1987 graduate of Williamson High School whre she played four years of volleyball, and basketball and two years of Jr High. She was the first Lady Warrior to score 1,000 points.

 

Phil Hickey - Wellsboro
Basketball

Phil Hickey - Wellsboro
 

Phil graduated from Wellsboro Area High School in 1995. Phil was twice named All-State in Boys Basketball, and led the Hornets to 3 NTL Championships. Phil set the school scoring record for points (2,584), which stood 13th all-time in the state when he graduated. Phil also set the rebounding record (1,468), blocked shots (338), foul shots (409-for-607), and field goals made (1,087). Phil earned a full scholarship to the University of Notre Dame, where he played Basketball all 4 years. Phil signed a professional contract in Europe where he played 12 seasons, including 9 with a team in Finland.

Phil Hickey - Wellsboro
Basketball

Phil Hickey - Wellsboro
 

Phil graduated from Wellsboro Area High School in 1995. Phil was twice named All-State in Boys Basketball, and led the Hornets to 3 NTL Championships. Phil set the school scoring record for points (2,584), which stood 13th all-time in the state when he graduated. Phil also set the rebounding record (1,468), blocked shots (338), foul shots (409-for-607), and field goals made (1,087). Phil earned a full scholarship to the University of Notre Dame, where he played Basketball all 4 years. Phil signed a professional contract in Europe where he played 12 seasons, including 9 with a team in Finland.

 

Ron Mase - Liberty
Coach/Contributor

Ron Mase - Liberty
 

Ron graduated from Liberty High School in 1964. He played 4 years of Basketball and Baseball, and 2 years of Soccer. He was named an All-Star in Basketball. Ron was the Regional Commissioner for 10 years in our Youth Soccer Program, where he also coached and refereed. He as the Head Soccer Coach at Liberty from 1998-2012. Ron won NTL title in 2001, and NTL West for 2 years. Ron was selected as NTL Coach of the Year in 2001. He coached 5 players who earned All-State honors. Ron's career coaching record was 121-90.

Ron Mase - Liberty
Coach/Contributor

Ron Mase - Liberty
 

Ron graduated from Liberty High School in 1964. He played 4 years of Basketball and Baseball, and 2 years of Soccer. He was named an All-Star in Basketball. Ron was the Regional Commissioner for 10 years in our Youth Soccer Program, where he also coached and refereed. He as the Head Soccer Coach at Liberty from 1998-2012. Ron won NTL title in 2001, and NTL West for 2 years. Ron was selected as NTL Coach of the Year in 2001. He coached 5 players who earned All-State honors. Ron's career coaching record was 121-90.

 

Tom Matis - Elkland
Soccer

Tom Matis - Elkland
 

Tom is a 1964 graduate of Elkland High School. Tom earned 4 Varisty letters in Soccer and Baseball, and 2 Varsity letters in Basketball. He was Co-Captain of the Soccer team in 1964 and team high scorer. During his high school career, Tom's teams won 4 League Championships, and were in the District playoffs in 1962.  He was a member of the Slippery Rock State College Soccer team, where he started and earned 3 letters. In 1967, his team went to the NCAA Div 1 Tournament and they were a Division 3 school. Tom played 1 year of Semi-Pro Baseball. Tom has coached Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, and Track/ Field where he has won League Championships, and sent 2 individuals to the State Championships in Track/ Field.

Tom Matis - Elkland
Soccer

Tom Matis - Elkland
 

Tom is a 1964 graduate of Elkland High School. Tom earned 4 Varisty letters in Soccer and Baseball, and 2 Varsity letters in Basketball. He was Co-Captain of the Soccer team in 1964 and team high scorer. During his high school career, Tom's teams won 4 League Championships, and were in the District playoffs in 1962.  He was a member of the Slippery Rock State College Soccer team, where he started and earned 3 letters. In 1967, his team went to the NCAA Div 1 Tournament and they were a Division 3 school. Tom played 1 year of Semi-Pro Baseball. Tom has coached Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, and Track/ Field where he has won League Championships, and sent 2 individuals to the State Championships in Track/ Field.

 

Jack Maynard - Wellsboro
Football

Jack Maynard - Wellsboro
 

Jack is a 1982 graduate of Wellsboro Area High School. Jack was a 4 year varisty letterman in Football and Track, and a 2 year varsity letterman in Basketball. He was Co-Captain of the Football team in 1982. Jack was selected to both NTL and Twin Tier Big 33 teams in both 1981 and 1982. Jack held many school records for receptions, receiving yards, and yards gained. In 1982 he was captain of the Track team, where he qualified for districts 3 years in a row. In Track, Jack participated in high jump, long jump, triple jump, 400m, 1600m, 100m high hurdles, and 3200m relay. He earned 2 varsity letters in Basketball and was team captain in 1982. Jack graduated from Mansfield University and played football in 1983.  Jack went on to Penn State University for Graduate School.

Jack Maynard - Wellsboro
Football

Jack Maynard - Wellsboro
 

Jack is a 1982 graduate of Wellsboro Area High School. Jack was a 4 year varisty letterman in Football and Track, and a 2 year varsity letterman in Basketball. He was Co-Captain of the Football team in 1982. Jack was selected to both NTL and Twin Tier Big 33 teams in both 1981 and 1982. Jack held many school records for receptions, receiving yards, and yards gained. In 1982 he was captain of the Track team, where he qualified for districts 3 years in a row. In Track, Jack participated in high jump, long jump, triple jump, 400m, 1600m, 100m high hurdles, and 3200m relay. He earned 2 varsity letters in Basketball and was team captain in 1982. Jack graduated from Mansfield University and played football in 1983.  Jack went on to Penn State University for Graduate School.

 

Cheryl Ogden Sottolano - Williamson
Basketball

Cheryl Ogden Sottolano - Williamson
 

Cheryl graduated from Williamson High School in 1990, where she participated all 4 years in Volleyball, Basketball, and Track. She ws the US Army Scholar Athlete in 1990. She was a 1,000 point scorer in Basketball, and held the School Record until 1994. In 1990, Cheryl was First Team All Twin Tiers in Basketball and helped her team win the District IV Championship, and they also advanced to the Sweet 16 of the PIAA State Tournament.  Cherly was a 2 time NTL First Team selection in both Volleyball and Basketball.  She was Williamson's female representative as High School Honoree to the Tioga County Hall of Fame. After High School, Cheryl played on the Basketball team at St. John Fisher where she graduated from in 1994. She coached Girls Basketball at Williamson High School from 1994-2003. In 2002, her team won the NTL West Championship with a 24-4 record. Cherly guided 2 teams to the PIAA State Tournament and had 2 teams finish in Third Place in District IV play.

Cheryl Ogden Sottolano - Williamson
Basketball

Cheryl Ogden Sottolano - Williamson
 

Cheryl graduated from Williamson High School in 1990, where she participated all 4 years in Volleyball, Basketball, and Track. She ws the US Army Scholar Athlete in 1990. She was a 1,000 point scorer in Basketball, and held the School Record until 1994. In 1990, Cheryl was First Team All Twin Tiers in Basketball and helped her team win the District IV Championship, and they also advanced to the Sweet 16 of the PIAA State Tournament.  Cherly was a 2 time NTL First Team selection in both Volleyball and Basketball.  She was Williamson's female representative as High School Honoree to the Tioga County Hall of Fame. After High School, Cheryl played on the Basketball team at St. John Fisher where she graduated from in 1994. She coached Girls Basketball at Williamson High School from 1994-2003. In 2002, her team won the NTL West Championship with a 24-4 record. Cherly guided 2 teams to the PIAA State Tournament and had 2 teams finish in Third Place in District IV play.

 

Bill Potter - Cowanesque Valley
Basketball

Bill Potter - Cowanesque Valley
 

Bill is a 1965 graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School. He earned 2 Varsity Soccer letters, 4 Varisty Baseball letters, and 2 JV/ 22 Varisty letters in Basketball. He was All County in Soccer for 2 years and Basketball for 2 years. He was a 1969 graduate of Mansfield University, and he earned his MA in 1974 from the University of New Mexico Highlands. Bill coached High School Basketball at Port Alleghany for 9 years.  He also coached Woman's Golf for 10 years, where he had 2 District Championships, 3 District Runners-Up, and 2 State Medals.

Bill Potter - Cowanesque Valley
Basketball

Bill Potter - Cowanesque Valley
 

Bill is a 1965 graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School. He earned 2 Varsity Soccer letters, 4 Varisty Baseball letters, and 2 JV/ 22 Varisty letters in Basketball. He was All County in Soccer for 2 years and Basketball for 2 years. He was a 1969 graduate of Mansfield University, and he earned his MA in 1974 from the University of New Mexico Highlands. Bill coached High School Basketball at Port Alleghany for 9 years.  He also coached Woman's Golf for 10 years, where he had 2 District Championships, 3 District Runners-Up, and 2 State Medals.

 

Chris Tibbits - Cowanesque Valley
Coach/Contributor

Chris Tibbits - Cowanesque Valley
 

Chris graduated from Cowanesque Valley High School in 1990, where he participated all for 4 years in Footbal, Basketball, and Tennis. In Football, Chris was Tri County Expressway League First Team All Star. He set a school record for tackles (103) in a single season. He ws a member of the 1988-1989 NTL West and District IV Boys Basketball Champions. He graduated from Mansfield University in 1996. As the Head Boys Basketball coach at Elkland High School,  he won 2 NTL West and 2 District IV Championships. As the Head Girls Basketball coach at Cowanesque Valley High School, he has won 2 NTL West titles and twice finished as District Runners-Up.  Chris was selected twice as the Williamsport Sun Gazette Coach of the Year, and a Top 10 Coach of the Decade (2000-2010) for North Central Pennsylvania. 

Chris Tibbits - Cowanesque Valley
Coach/Contributor

Chris Tibbits - Cowanesque Valley
 

Chris graduated from Cowanesque Valley High School in 1990, where he participated all for 4 years in Footbal, Basketball, and Tennis. In Football, Chris was Tri County Expressway League First Team All Star. He set a school record for tackles (103) in a single season. He ws a member of the 1988-1989 NTL West and District IV Boys Basketball Champions. He graduated from Mansfield University in 1996. As the Head Boys Basketball coach at Elkland High School,  he won 2 NTL West and 2 District IV Championships. As the Head Girls Basketball coach at Cowanesque Valley High School, he has won 2 NTL West titles and twice finished as District Runners-Up.  Chris was selected twice as the Williamsport Sun Gazette Coach of the Year, and a Top 10 Coach of the Decade (2000-2010) for North Central Pennsylvania. 

 

Sally Tokarz - Mansfield
Basketball

Sally Tokarz - Mansfield
 

Sally graduated from Mansfield High School in 1999. Sally played Varsity Basketball and Volleyball for 4 years. She scored 1,201 Career Points in Basketball, and was on the Sweet 16 team her Sophmore year. She graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2003 and played Volleyball.

Sally Tokarz - Mansfield
Basketball

Sally Tokarz - Mansfield
 

Sally graduated from Mansfield High School in 1999. Sally played Varsity Basketball and Volleyball for 4 years. She scored 1,201 Career Points in Basketball, and was on the Sweet 16 team her Sophmore year. She graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2003 and played Volleyball.

 

Brian Tombs - Wellsboro
Basketball

Brian Tombs - Wellsboro
 

Brian is a 1995 graduate of Wellsboro Area High School. Brian participated in 4 years of Varisty Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, and 2 years of Track. At the time of his graduation, Brian set the school record with (91) 3pt FG's, (13) steals in a game, (291) career steals, (194) assists in a season, and (670) career assists. He played Basektball at Western Maryland College for 4 years, he scored 908 Career Points. Brian is currently coaching Basketball in Maryland for 12 years. Brian was and Assistant Girls Lacrosse coach for 5 years with 2 State Championships. 

Brian Tombs - Wellsboro
Basketball

Brian Tombs - Wellsboro
 

Brian is a 1995 graduate of Wellsboro Area High School. Brian participated in 4 years of Varisty Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, and 2 years of Track. At the time of his graduation, Brian set the school record with (91) 3pt FG's, (13) steals in a game, (291) career steals, (194) assists in a season, and (670) career assists. He played Basektball at Western Maryland College for 4 years, he scored 908 Career Points. Brian is currently coaching Basketball in Maryland for 12 years. Brian was and Assistant Girls Lacrosse coach for 5 years with 2 State Championships.