South Side will again be represented in the Annual National Marbles Championship in Wildwood, N.J. when Brandon Matchett was crowned champion in the Boys Division of 2011 Allegheny County Marbles Tournament.
The sournament took place June 1 through 4 in the Allegheny County Courthouse Courtyard.
Coming in second place in the Boys Division was 13-year-old Jordan Narr of Lawrenceville. In the girls division, 11-year-old Bailey Narr of Lawrenceville was crowned champion, and 9-year-old Emily Cavacini of Shaler Twp. was runner-up.
The Allegheny County winners and runners-up are now eligible to enter the 88
th Annual National Marbles Championship in Wildwood, N.J., from June 19 through 23.