2020 Hall of Fame Class

 
2020 Hall of Fame Class
 

Holli Broughton Smith - Liberty
Coach/Contributor

Holli Broughton Smith - Liberty
 

Holli graduated from Liberty High School in 1981. She was a wrestling cheerleader, participated in basketball, volleyball, and track, and was named MVP in all three. In track, she tied the record in the 100 yard dash. She competed in districts, regionals, and states in the 4x100 where she finished 5th. She was the first female to receive the Harry Smith Award for excellence in athletics and academics. She earned a Bachelor's and Masters Degrees from Mansfield University where she participated in indoor track. Her numerous volleyball head coaching jobs include 6+ years as Horseheads-Souderton Tier Volleyball Club, 1 year at Mansfield High School, 5 years at North Penn High School, and 5 years at North Penn-Liberty High School. She has won 3 District IV titles in 2016, 17, and 18, 2 NTL titles in 2017 and 2018, and qualified for states from 2016-2018.

Holli Broughton Smith - Liberty
Coach/Contributor

Holli Broughton Smith - Liberty
 

Holli graduated from Liberty High School in 1981. She was a wrestling cheerleader, participated in basketball, volleyball, and track, and was named MVP in all three. In track, she tied the record in the 100 yard dash. She competed in districts, regionals, and states in the 4x100 where she finished 5th. She was the first female to receive the Harry Smith Award for excellence in athletics and academics. She earned a Bachelor's and Masters Degrees from Mansfield University where she participated in indoor track. Her numerous volleyball head coaching jobs include 6+ years as Horseheads-Souderton Tier Volleyball Club, 1 year at Mansfield High School, 5 years at North Penn High School, and 5 years at North Penn-Liberty High School. She has won 3 District IV titles in 2016, 17, and 18, 2 NTL titles in 2017 and 2018, and qualified for states from 2016-2018.

 

Christina Costanzo VanDergrift - Cowanesque Valley
Softball

Christina Costanzo VanDergrift - Cowanesque Valley
 

Christina graduated in 2003 from Cowanesque Valley High School. She was one of the most dominating pitchers of the decade. She was district MVP in 2003, All-NTL West 1st team, and she pitched her team to the District IV championship. In the championship game she threw a 1-0 shutout against the eventual state champion, South Williamsport, in the semi-finals against West Snyder she threw another 1-0 shutout and had the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the 7th inning.

Chris lives in Wellsboro with her husband and 3 sons, and is the Broker/Owner of Mountain Valley Realty.

Christina Costanzo VanDergrift - Cowanesque Valley
Softball

Christina Costanzo VanDergrift - Cowanesque Valley
 

Christina graduated in 2003 from Cowanesque Valley High School. She was one of the most dominating pitchers of the decade. She was district MVP in 2003, All-NTL West 1st team, and she pitched her team to the District IV championship. In the championship game she threw a 1-0 shutout against the eventual state champion, South Williamsport, in the semi-finals against West Snyder she threw another 1-0 shutout and had the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the 7th inning.

Chris lives in Wellsboro with her husband and 3 sons, and is the Broker/Owner of Mountain Valley Realty.

 

Nate Davis - Wellsboro
Coach/Contributor

Nate Davis - Wellsboro
 

Nate graduated from Wellsboro High School class of 1990. Nate then joined the Marine Corps, then attended and graduated from Mansfield University. Nate's coaching career started as an assistant men's coach at MU and as an assistant at University of South Carolina-Akin. He got his first head coaching job at Eastern University, where he was twice named Freedom Conference Coach of the Year. In the 2014-15 season his team finished 24th in the country and he was named Atlantic Region Coach of the Year by D3 Hoops. He was also Eastern's first head coach in women's golf and was named Middle Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year. Now at Gettysburg College, he is the head women's basketball coach, where for the first time in school history they put three consecutive 20-win seasons. In 2018 he was named Centennial Conference Coach of the Year. He also took over the men's golf team and in his first year guided them to their first conference championship in 17 years. For that he received Conference Coach of the Year.

Nate Davis - Wellsboro
Coach/Contributor

Nate Davis - Wellsboro
 

Nate graduated from Wellsboro High School class of 1990. Nate then joined the Marine Corps, then attended and graduated from Mansfield University. Nate's coaching career started as an assistant men's coach at MU and as an assistant at University of South Carolina-Akin. He got his first head coaching job at Eastern University, where he was twice named Freedom Conference Coach of the Year. In the 2014-15 season his team finished 24th in the country and he was named Atlantic Region Coach of the Year by D3 Hoops. He was also Eastern's first head coach in women's golf and was named Middle Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year. Now at Gettysburg College, he is the head women's basketball coach, where for the first time in school history they put three consecutive 20-win seasons. In 2018 he was named Centennial Conference Coach of the Year. He also took over the men's golf team and in his first year guided them to their first conference championship in 17 years. For that he received Conference Coach of the Year.

 

Ryan Graver - Mansfield
Basketball

Ryan Graver - Mansfield
 

Ryan is a 1977 graduate of Mansfield High School where he participated in cross country, basketball, and baseball. His junior year in basketball he was 1st team NTL, his senior year was 1st team NTL, league MVP, All-Twin Tiers, led District IV in scoring, and finished his High School career with 1,222 points and an NTL West championship in 1997. He was NTL Cross Country meet champ twice, and two-time All-State team. He played basketball for Muhlenberg College for 3 years before graduating early and going to Dental School. In 1999 he was a Centennial Conference All-Academic team. He currently is an Endodontist in Lewisburg, PA.

Ryan Graver - Mansfield
Basketball

Ryan Graver - Mansfield
 

Ryan is a 1977 graduate of Mansfield High School where he participated in cross country, basketball, and baseball. His junior year in basketball he was 1st team NTL, his senior year was 1st team NTL, league MVP, All-Twin Tiers, led District IV in scoring, and finished his High School career with 1,222 points and an NTL West championship in 1997. He was NTL Cross Country meet champ twice, and two-time All-State team. He played basketball for Muhlenberg College for 3 years before graduating early and going to Dental School. In 1999 he was a Centennial Conference All-Academic team. He currently is an Endodontist in Lewisburg, PA.

 

Kristen Heck - Elkland
Basketball

Kristen Heck - Elkland
 

Kristen graduated from Elkland in 2000. She scored 1,379 career points in basketball. She received multiple nominations for NTL Athlete of the Week. Elkland won the NTL championship all 4 years she played and qualified for districts all 4 years. As a freshman she was a 2nd team NTL West All-Star. Her sophomore through senior years she was a 1st team NTL West All-Star. Junior year 2nd team All-Twin Tiers. Senior year 1st team All-Twin Tiers. Won the Souderton and Elmira Tournaments where she was 1st team in both.

Kristen Heck - Elkland
Basketball

Kristen Heck - Elkland
 

Kristen graduated from Elkland in 2000. She scored 1,379 career points in basketball. She received multiple nominations for NTL Athlete of the Week. Elkland won the NTL championship all 4 years she played and qualified for districts all 4 years. As a freshman she was a 2nd team NTL West All-Star. Her sophomore through senior years she was a 1st team NTL West All-Star. Junior year 2nd team All-Twin Tiers. Senior year 1st team All-Twin Tiers. Won the Souderton and Elmira Tournaments where she was 1st team in both.

 

Greg Mahosky - North Penn
Tennis

Greg Mahosky - North Penn
 

Graduated from North Penn in 1974, where he participated in baseball, football, and basketball. He went to Williamsport Community College and played basketball. After his last basketball game his coach called him aside and told him he needed him on the tennis team. Having never played tennis, he agreed after the coach told him they just needed a warm body so they wouldn't have to forfeit. He got thrashed in that match but went home to Blossburg that summer and worked hard to improve. He did to the point of becoming a coaching professional. He has received many awards over the years. In 1993 he was USTA, Middle States Coach of the Year. In 1997, Middle Atlantic Coach of the Year. 2005 PTR Pro/Member of the Year State of Missouri. In 2006 he received the prestigious Community Tennis Award for growing the game on the national stage by taking his program to the tennis courts at Fort Leonard Wood MO. 2008 PTR/USTA Pro of the Year for community service. He has coached at many high schools and colleges as well as being the Pro at many tennis clubs and golf courses.

Greg Mahosky - North Penn
Tennis

Greg Mahosky - North Penn
 

Graduated from North Penn in 1974, where he participated in baseball, football, and basketball. He went to Williamsport Community College and played basketball. After his last basketball game his coach called him aside and told him he needed him on the tennis team. Having never played tennis, he agreed after the coach told him they just needed a warm body so they wouldn't have to forfeit. He got thrashed in that match but went home to Blossburg that summer and worked hard to improve. He did to the point of becoming a coaching professional. He has received many awards over the years. In 1993 he was USTA, Middle States Coach of the Year. In 1997, Middle Atlantic Coach of the Year. 2005 PTR Pro/Member of the Year State of Missouri. In 2006 he received the prestigious Community Tennis Award for growing the game on the national stage by taking his program to the tennis courts at Fort Leonard Wood MO. 2008 PTR/USTA Pro of the Year for community service. He has coached at many high schools and colleges as well as being the Pro at many tennis clubs and golf courses.

 

Richard Maynard - Wellsboro
Wrestling

Richard Maynard - Wellsboro
 

Richard graduated from Wellsboro-Charleston High School in 1958. He participated in wrestling al the High School level for 3 years. After graduation he attended the University of Maryland where he wrestled and was Atlantic Coast Conference champion at 115 lbs. in 1961 and 1962. Through wrestling he was able to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, which allowed him to enjoy a successful Engineering career.

Richard Maynard - Wellsboro
Wrestling

Richard Maynard - Wellsboro
 

Richard graduated from Wellsboro-Charleston High School in 1958. He participated in wrestling al the High School level for 3 years. After graduation he attended the University of Maryland where he wrestled and was Atlantic Coast Conference champion at 115 lbs. in 1961 and 1962. Through wrestling he was able to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, which allowed him to enjoy a successful Engineering career.

 

Brigette Largey - North Penn
Track & Field

Brigette Largey - North Penn
 

Graduated from North Penn High School class of 1998. In 1997 she placed 3rd in districts and set the school record in the javelin with a throw of 117 feet. She was a member of the record-holding 4x100, 4x400, and 4x800 relay teams. She also was a member of the basketball and volleyball teams. Her senior year in volleyball she was a member of the NTL West champions, and was 2nd team all-district and 1st team NTL West. She was a member of the basketball team that went 20-5, but a knee injury cut her season shot in game 7.

Brigette Largey - North Penn
Track & Field

Brigette Largey - North Penn
 

Graduated from North Penn High School class of 1998. In 1997 she placed 3rd in districts and set the school record in the javelin with a throw of 117 feet. She was a member of the record-holding 4x100, 4x400, and 4x800 relay teams. She also was a member of the basketball and volleyball teams. Her senior year in volleyball she was a member of the NTL West champions, and was 2nd team all-district and 1st team NTL West. She was a member of the basketball team that went 20-5, but a knee injury cut her season shot in game 7.

 

Mitch Walters - Williamson
Coach/Contributor

Mitch Walters - Williamson
 

Mitch graduated from Williamson High School class of 1976. He played basketball from 73-76, soccer in 75-76, and track & field in 75-76. He graduated from Mansfield University in 1987 with a degree in secondary education earth-space science. He currently is in his 32nd year at Cumberland University holding many coaching jobs including, head women's basketball coach, head men's soccer coach, head women's soccer coach, and has spent 22 years as a baseball radio announcer. In 1992 he was Coach of the Year in NAIA District XXIV, and the Tennessee Collegiate Athletic Conference as Women's Basketball Coach. For 8 years he was the Eligibility Coordinator and in 2009 was named Assistant Athletic Director focusing his efforts on student eligibility and retention as well as scheduling and monitoring class attendance for the more than 600 Cumberland University student-athletes.

Mitch Walters - Williamson
Coach/Contributor

Mitch Walters - Williamson
 

Mitch graduated from Williamson High School class of 1976. He played basketball from 73-76, soccer in 75-76, and track & field in 75-76. He graduated from Mansfield University in 1987 with a degree in secondary education earth-space science. He currently is in his 32nd year at Cumberland University holding many coaching jobs including, head women's basketball coach, head men's soccer coach, head women's soccer coach, and has spent 22 years as a baseball radio announcer. In 1992 he was Coach of the Year in NAIA District XXIV, and the Tennessee Collegiate Athletic Conference as Women's Basketball Coach. For 8 years he was the Eligibility Coordinator and in 2009 was named Assistant Athletic Director focusing his efforts on student eligibility and retention as well as scheduling and monitoring class attendance for the more than 600 Cumberland University student-athletes.

 

Aaron Weaver - Williamson
Basketball

Aaron Weaver - Williamson
 

Aaron is a graduate of Williamson High School. He played basketball, soccer, and track & field. He scored 1,765 points in basketball and was All-NTL twice. He attended Lock Haven University, where he threw the javelin, and was a national qualifier, academic All-American, and competed in the Junior USATF Nationals.

Aaron Weaver - Williamson
Basketball

Aaron Weaver - Williamson
 

Aaron is a graduate of Williamson High School. He played basketball, soccer, and track & field. He scored 1,765 points in basketball and was All-NTL twice. He attended Lock Haven University, where he threw the javelin, and was a national qualifier, academic All-American, and competed in the Junior USATF Nationals.

 

Isaac Weaver - Williamson
Basketball

Isaac Weaver - Williamson
 

Isaac graduated from Williamson High School in 2004. He participated in track & field in 03 and 04, played all four years of soccer and basketball. He won 10 Varsity letters, was 3-year captain in basketball, where he scored 1,714 points, and helped his team earn their first district playoff berth in 24 years. He was a 2-year soccer captain, where he scored 50 goals, and was part of the 2003 Williamson NTL West Soccer championship team. In 2003 he was an All-State soccer midfielder and was a 2004 McKelvey Foundation Scholar.

Isaac Weaver - Williamson
Basketball

Isaac Weaver - Williamson
 

Isaac graduated from Williamson High School in 2004. He participated in track & field in 03 and 04, played all four years of soccer and basketball. He won 10 Varsity letters, was 3-year captain in basketball, where he scored 1,714 points, and helped his team earn their first district playoff berth in 24 years. He was a 2-year soccer captain, where he scored 50 goals, and was part of the 2003 Williamson NTL West Soccer championship team. In 2003 he was an All-State soccer midfielder and was a 2004 McKelvey Foundation Scholar.

 

Sven Wetzel - Liberty
Wrestling

Sven Wetzel - Liberty
 

Sven graduated from Liberty High School in 1992. He was involved in wrestling for 9 years. He was a Sectional champion, District runner-up, Regional champion, and third place finisher at States at the 160 lb. weight class. His senior year he had a record of 33-2. He lost his first match of the year in the district finals, only to avenge that loss the next week to become the regional champion. At states he lost a close quarterfinal match to eventual champion Jason Peters, who would go on to a successful career at the University of Pittsburgh. During wrestlebacks he defeated a wrestler who came into the tournament with only one loss. He then defeated a three-time state place winner and defending state champion to take 3rd place.

Sven Wetzel - Liberty
Wrestling

Sven Wetzel - Liberty
 

Sven graduated from Liberty High School in 1992. He was involved in wrestling for 9 years. He was a Sectional champion, District runner-up, Regional champion, and third place finisher at States at the 160 lb. weight class. His senior year he had a record of 33-2. He lost his first match of the year in the district finals, only to avenge that loss the next week to become the regional champion. At states he lost a close quarterfinal match to eventual champion Jason Peters, who would go on to a successful career at the University of Pittsburgh. During wrestlebacks he defeated a wrestler who came into the tournament with only one loss. He then defeated a three-time state place winner and defending state champion to take 3rd place.

 

Dan Wilson, Sr. - Cowanesque Valley
Coach/Contributor

Dan Wilson, Sr. - Cowanesque Valley
 

Dan has been a long-time coaching fixture in the Cowanesque Valley. He has coached baseball for 24 years, football for 18 years, and wrestling for 15 years. He won 3 Little League titles, 2 Babe Ruth, and 5 American Legion baseball District championships. Dan is still coaching these sports today.

Dan Wilson, Sr. - Cowanesque Valley
Coach/Contributor

Dan Wilson, Sr. - Cowanesque Valley
 

Dan has been a long-time coaching fixture in the Cowanesque Valley. He has coached baseball for 24 years, football for 18 years, and wrestling for 15 years. He won 3 Little League titles, 2 Babe Ruth, and 5 American Legion baseball District championships. Dan is still coaching these sports today.

 

Bob Wood - Mansfield
Baseball

Bob Wood - Mansfield
 

Bob is a 1968 alumnus of Mansfield High School, where he played baseball, soccer, and track & field. All during his High School career he was selected for various All-Star teams. He turned down an offer to play baseball from Coach Heaps and Mansfield University and attended Penn State where he graduated in 1972. He was selected, along with former Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Ed Ott, to play in the American Legion All-Star Game. After graduation Bob played many years in adult baseball leagues at Dunn Field in Elmira, NY. He also played all levels of softball for many years.

Bob Wood - Mansfield
Baseball

Bob Wood - Mansfield
 

Bob is a 1968 alumnus of Mansfield High School, where he played baseball, soccer, and track & field. All during his High School career he was selected for various All-Star teams. He turned down an offer to play baseball from Coach Heaps and Mansfield University and attended Penn State where he graduated in 1972. He was selected, along with former Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Ed Ott, to play in the American Legion All-Star Game. After graduation Bob played many years in adult baseball leagues at Dunn Field in Elmira, NY. He also played all levels of softball for many years.