Four Allegheny County Mibsters Advance to National Tournament Semi-Finals

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Parks Department today announced that County girls marbles champion Emily Cavacini, County girls runner-up Brooke Narr, and County alternate Kelsey Baran have all advanced to the semi-finals in the girls division at the 90th National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood, N.J. Allegheny County boys marbles champ Ben Eddings has advanced to the semi-finals in the boys division. The national semi-finals will begin at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, and the finals will immediately follow.

Allegheny County’s marbles program has produced a number of girls and boys national champions, including Bailey Narr and Brandon Matchett in 2011, Penelope Bauer in 2010, Amber Ricci and John Leffakis in 2008, Alexandra Bauer in 2007, Keith Moss in 2006, Jamie Miller in 2005, and Carly Miller in 2004