- Post by: mcalibrary
- January 11, 2024
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Tim has achieved the distinction of being one of those rare athletes to be honored for his achievement in two different sports. As a football player, Tim has placed himself amongst the best receivers in MCA history. This past season, Tim became MCA’s all-time leading receiver with 1866 yards, surpassing the 1850 by Joel Gonzalo in 1994. Tim also finished third in his career with 107 receptions – only the third player in history to accomplish the fete. Tim also established a new career record with 29 touchdown receptions, surpassing the 24 by Frank Niglio in 1966. In 2003, Tim has 49 receptions for 863 yards and 16 TD’s . His 9 receptions vs Line Mountain established a new single game mark at MCA. For his efforts, Tim became the 35th player in MCA history to be named First Team All State by the Associated Press. He was also given first team honors by the Pennsylvania Football News and WNEP TV 16 Dream Team.
In basketball, Tim became only the 10th 1000 point scorer at Mount Carmel and established himself as the all time leading scorer in MCA history with 1363 points, surpassing the 1319 by Bob Zavarick in 1978. Tim established the mark in a game with Panther Valley where his team qualified for the District IV tournament. Tim was a four-year starter on the hardwood, completing a career where he was known for his hustle and team play. Wargo is the son of Joe and Donna Wargo.