In The Community

Photos: Hasbrouck Heights Little League Holds Year-End Trophy Night

d25c3e3d01bdf4c55697_EDIT_trophy.jpg
Winners of the 2017 Hasbrouck Heights Little League Major Division hold their trophy. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
3ec9bbf222fcdd1dcd23_EDIT_hhll_champions_2017.jpg
HHLL VFW pose with the division trophy. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
7bc88ef046db86ded96d_EDIT_jack_gaige.jpg
Major league division winners received trophies. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
1596fadc092749aec5e9_EDIT_winners_plate.jpg
Faceplate of the 2017 Winner Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
d4be1fb37b65f03e1a55_EDIT_hhll_majors_runners_up.jpg
HHLL team Elks were the runners up in the championship game. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
c781f75ff8bb0e2d84a9_EDIT_trophies.jpg
Trophies were awarded at the year-end event at Inserra Field at the Hasbrouck Heights Little League complex. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
0235aa3aba3586f23621_EDIT_50_70_banner.jpg
HHLL president Ken DeBaun presents the District banner to the inaugural 50/70 All Star team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
4f0a16aedc29f1a0c3e3_EDIT_50_70_team_with_bannner.jpg
The inaugural 50/70 All Star team and coaches. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
74b79640055e95d6ddcf_EDIT_frank_50_70.jpg
Manager Frank Connolly and his regular season 50/70 team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
bb022a6fd8c24bbe2f3a_EDIT_trey_david_d_50_70.jpg
Members of the other 50/70 team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
afbe5623a1bfcc135773_EDIT_cappadona.jpg
Coaches awarded trophies to their teams Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
9c33b588bd79d86827c9_EDIT_girls.jpg
Softball players also received trophies. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
7689f81cd719121188b3_EDIT_HHLL_scoreboard.jpg
The scoreboard in the outfield of the Major League field. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
4a5b065b9fa2610e9601_EDIT_logan.jpg
A young player receives his trophy Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
c4348f66447b19657881_EDIT_morrow.jpg
Manager Brian Morrow gave out trophies to his team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
50f2a407c6f63355cb68_EDIT_pastor_trophies.jpg
Coach Eric and his team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
0bcb870622ba005c28e1_EDIT_softball.jpg
Softball manager Pat Fass gives trophies to his team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
0af91742f4590f8e9725_EDIT_tball_Joe_Mastro.jpg
Coach Joe gave out trophies to his t-ball team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
dc80b11bbf1bf42d3d85_EDIT_tball.jpg
T-ball team stops for a team photo. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
2c8cafcab2ad38db383c_EDIT_ken_and_daughter.jpg
Coach Ken gave trophies to his team. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
21db482f11e1196a2de6_EDIT_team_of_3.jpg
Teams celebrated a successful year. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
71b9d5652613ff8ea027_EDIT_team_of_4.jpg
Teammates await their trophies. Credits: Faith C. Ballantine-Armonaitis
d25c3e3d01bdf4c55697_EDIT_trophy.jpg

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- Hasbrouck Heights Little League held an end-of-year Trophy Night Ceremony at the baseball complex Sunday evening. Players, parents and siblings were invited to share in the young athletes accomplishments from the season. The trophy presentation is usually held in conjunction with the annual League picnic and skills competition in mid-June. But it was washed out by a thunderstorm.

Players for Major League division winner VFW received their individual championship trophies. For the first time they posed with the championship trophy inscribed with the players' and coaches' names.

It was the inaugural year tor the 50/70 regular season and All Star teams. It was established as a transitional league to help players adjust from playing on the Little League-sized field to a Babe Ruth/high school field. The 50/70 dimensions provide an intermediate field while players continue to develop their skills. 

Sign Up for E-News

Players in the t-ball, softball, A, AA and AAA also received trophies from their managers and coaches. 

Hasbrouck Heights Little League has over 300 players in t-ball, softball, A, AA, AAA, Majors, 50/70, travel and fall ball divisions. It is affiliated with Little League International in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. 

 

TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro is Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge and Teterboro’s free daily news source.

Subscribe for free daily eNews delivered to your inbox.  Follow us on Facebook and on Twitter.  (@HHeightsWRidgeT)  Live on your phone?  Then download the TAPinto App!   Click here for Android.  Click here for iOS.

Want to let us know what you think? Send a Letter to the Editor

We are never more than a click away.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

Food to Travel For - Two Jersey Shore Dining Hot Spots in National Limelight for Specialty Eats

May 12, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — Two Belmar specialty eateries have made the national food-hopping map. Coney Waffle Ice Cream and Sweet Shop on Ocean Avenue and Hoagitos in Belmar Plaza are featured this month on television shows touting what makes them stand out from the rest.

The over-the-top ice cream creations of Coney Waffle are in the spotlight in Viceland’s “The Ice Cream Show” in ...

Mayor LaBarbiera Issues Statement to Grieving Community, #ParamusStrong

May 18, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – Thursday evening, Mayor Rich LaBarbiera released the following statement to his community in regards to the horrific accident that affected so many.

"Today, our community was shaken by a horrific accident resulting in two tragic, senseless deaths of a teacher and a student. As a father of three sons, I cannot fathom the level of pain and despair that the family of the ...

Hackensack Music Festival Coming May 26

HACKENSACK, NJ -- An array of talented musicians will be sharing the stage of Saturday, May 26 as the Hackensack Performing Arts Center (HACPAC) hosts the Hackensack Music Festival.

Among them will be trumpeter Duke Jones, the co-founder and former member of multiple Grammy award-winning R&B/pop group Atlantic Starr. He is also an award-winning music producer, having worked in ...

Tour of Somerville Weekend: Quarter-Mile Sprints Add High-Speed Dynamic

May 23, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The grand daddy of ‘em  all, the 75-year-old Tour of Somerville 50-mile bicycle race, anchors a weekend of world class cycling in Bound Brook and downtown Somerville May 24-28, with a new event added Sunday night to draw more spectators downtown.

Spectators this year will see an additional day of racing beginning with the Bound Brook Criterium on ...

Travels Hero Spotlight - 70-Year-Old Grandfather Completes 1,500-Mile Bicycle Ride from Key West to Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ – You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream and 70-year-old Morris Township resident Paul Kiczek proved that this weekend as he completed a 1,500-mile bike ride from Key West, FL to his hometown. He was joined by his family at the end of the final leg of his month-long trek and was even joined for the last quarter-mile by his five grandchildren in ...

Port Authority Names New Police Superintendent

NEW YORK, NY The Port Authority named Edward Cetnar – the agency’s Deputy Superintendent of Police since November 2014 – as the new Superintendent of the Port Authority Police Department, in a press release Monday afternoon.

Cetnar replaces Michael Fedorko, who announced his retirement last week after serving as Port Authority Police superintendent since 2009.

In his ...

Funnel Cloud Appears over South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A line of heavy thunderstorms roared through South Plainfield Tuesday evening with a resident capturing a funnel cloud twisting down west and north of Spring Lake Park. The photo captures the funnel cloud which can be seen in the  left-hand side of the photo.

The photo captures a school bus driving by, and the South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department ...