First Posted: 8/3/2008
The Back Mountain American 11-12 All-Star team captured the Section 5 championship and advanced to the PA state championship by defeating , 8-7, at the Kubis Memorial Field in Dallas. The team concluded its Little League All-Star experience with the following accomplishments: 9 & 10 District 16 championship (no section or state championship series available to play) in 2006, 10 & 11 District 16W championship in 2006, 10 & 11Section 5 championship and 10 & 11 PA state championship series sixth place in 2007, 11& 12District 31 championship, 11 & 12Section 5 championship and 11 & 12PA state championship series fourth place in 2008. Holding the championship banner are, from left, first row, Ricky Stayer, Matt Doggett, Chad DeBona, Pete Kuritz and Kris Roccograndi. Second row, Aaron Napkora, Kyle Razawich, Jon Strausser, Craig Skudalski, Greg Petorak, Bill Gately and Domenic Oliveri. Third row, Jeff Doggett, assistant coach; Greg Petorak, head coach; and Frank DeBona, assistant coach.