TitanX, Cummins, Libera/SKM Claim Victories

Above are members of the Libera/SKM volleyball team, which captured the Small Division championship on Monday. Submitted photo.

Monday’s YMCA Battle of the Businesses’ action saw the Large Division compete in the Expresso bike 2-mile relay and hotshot basketball competition, while the Small Division teams squared off in volleyball.

At the Jamestown YMCA, three-person teams from the Large Division raced each other in a two-mile course on the Y’s Expresso stationary interactive bikes.

TitanX Engine Cooling, represented by Christine Emmick, Bruno Jovannet and Logan Stakelum, placed first in the event, with a combined time of 17:24. Jamestown Teachers Association (Devyn Agett, Jim Cama and Bill Canfield) placed second with 18.03. Clocking in at 18:015 and finishing third was SKF Aeroengine’s team of Paul Bentley, Bryan McCoy and Liana Sonta.

At the Lakewood YMCA, Cummins’ Paul Card, Kurt Crytzer and Austin Wilson tallied 160 points to take the lead from Erie 2 Boces (157) in the Large Division hotshot basketball competition. Bush Industries (146) finished in third place.

In volleyball action at the Jamestown YMCA, Libera/SKM pounded the court with a win against second-place finisher GA Family Services at Lutheran in the championship series (11-15, 15-8, 15-10) for the Small Division. Jamestown Bar Association placed third.

Female team members of Bush Industries get last-minute instructions from Mark G. Eckendorf, chief executive officer of the Jamestown Area YMCA, prior to the start of the Expresso Bike Challenge at the Jamestown YMCA. Submitted photo.

Cummins with 615 points and Jamestown Mattress with 460 points top the YMCA’s Battle of the Businesses Large and Small divisions, respectively.

Today’s Battle events are the Large Division volleyball at the Jamestown and Lakewood YMCAs starting at 5:45 p.m. and the Small Division Expresso bike relay (Jamestown YMCA) and hotshot basketball competition (Lakewood Y) beginning at 6 p.m.

The Battle of the Businesses is sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union and Eventz by Scott. For more information, visit the YMCA website at jamestownymca.org or its Facebook page at YMCA of Jamestown New York.

Large Division

Cummins 615

Falconer Central Schools 595

Jamestown BPU 570

Frewsburg Central School 565

Jamestown Teachers Association 565

SKF Aeroengine 565

Aspire of WNY 555

Chautauqua County Government 540

Erie 2 BOCES 530

TitanX Engine Cooling 510

Bush Industries 500

The Resource Center 445

UPMC Chautauqua WCA 420

MD Electronics 275

Truck-Lite Co., LLC 255

Small Division

Jamestown Mattress 460

Libera, Inc. / SKM 450

Matco Tools 425

GA Family Services at Lutheran 420

Jamestown Bar Association & City Court 415

Trinity Biotech 380

Genie Retail Energy 365

The Chautauqua Center 315

Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union 310