2012-06-19


Allegheny County Marbles Champs Maintain Lead in Second Day of National Tournament in New Jersey

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department today announced that 14-year-old Jordan Narr of Lawrenceville, the reigning Allegheny County Boys Marbles Champion, is currently in first place in the boys division at the 89th National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, N.J. His record is 27 wins and 3 losses.  Emily Cavacini, age 9 of Shaler Township, who captured this year’s girls title at the Allegheny County Marbles Tournament, is currently in first place in the girls division at the national tournament.  Her record is 22 wins and 8 losses.

Allegheny County boys runner-up Ben Eddings, age 13 of the South Side, is tied for third place in the national boys division, and 13-year-old Brooke Narr of Lawrenceville, the Allegheny County girls runner-up, is currently tied for third place in the national tournament’s girls division. The 89th National Marbles Tournament continues daily through Friday, June 22.

Boys’ division alternate, Nick Cavacini, is currently tied for fifth place and girls’ division alternate, Kelsey Baran, is in thirteenth place.

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