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Local Baseball Players Participate in First Ever NPGL All-Star Games

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Local players participate in the NPGL All-Star Games: American U13 defeated the National team 8-4. After rain delay, game was moved from Westfield to Memorial Field in Summit.
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Local players participate in NPGL All-Star Game. U12 National team defeated the American team.
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UNION COUNTY, NJ --  The New Providence Green and Gold League held their first ever All-Star Games  (8U to 14U) on baseball fields in several towns throughout Union County on Saturday.

Below is the list of players from Berkeley Heights, Mountainside and New Providence who were selected to the teams.

8u Green American        

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  • Denny Trainor - Berkeley Heights
  • Michael Novotny - Berkeley Heights
  • Zach Geertsma - Berkeley Heights      

8u Gold American

  • Devin Cuminsky - New Providence Pioneers
  • Dominic Labisi - Mountainside
  • Jack Fitzgerald - New Providence Pioneers
  • Reid Bazyklo - Mountainside

9u Green American

  • Will Smookler - Berkeley Heights Navy

9u Green National

  • Michael Arranda - New Providence

9u Gold American

  • Anthony Denora - Mountainside
  • Jason Hadedank - Mountainside

9u Gold National

  • James Miller - New Providence
  • Matt Botvinis - New Providence
  • Teddy Baum - Berkeley Heights Red
  • Vince Graham - Berkeley Heights Red

10u Green American

  • Patrick Waeschle - New Providence Green

10 u Gold American

  • Kevin Parker - Berkeley Heights

10 u Gold National

  • Andrew Kowantz - New Providence
  • Joseph Queli - Mountainside

11u Green National

  • Matthew Smith - New Providence
  • Ryan Keryc - Berkeley Heights Navy      

11 u Gold National

  • Dante Gioia - Mountainside
  • Vincent Fabio - Mountainside

12u Green American

  • Nick Gold - Berkeley Heights Red

12u Green National

  • Bobby Cushing - New Providence Pioneers
  • Lucas Stecky Mountainside

12u Gold American

  • Dean Licari - New Providence
  • Will Parker - New Providence

13u American

  • John Walsh - Berkeley Heights Red
  • Jake Quandt - Berkeley Heights Red

14u National

  • Michael Caggiano - New Providence Pioneers 13/14u
  • Nate Scott - New Providence Pionners 13/14u
  • Jason Marcantuone - New Providence Pioneers
  • Andrew Shen - New Providence Pioneers

Pictured are the 12U National League team at Gumpert Field in Westfield and 13U American League team at Memorial Field in Summit. 

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