American Legion Awards Handed Out

Recently, Zone 8 American Legion Baseball awards were handed out and several local players were honored.

Ellington’s Neal Janiga was the selected for the 2014 Connecticut American Legion Zone 8 Outstanding Hitter Award. Robbie Hitt of Windsor Locks and Greg Kracucunus were co-recipients of the Zone 8 Outstanding Pitcher Award.

The following players were selected to the Zone 8 Class of 2013-14 All Star Team: Christan Caballero, East Hartford; Tom Blazys, Neal Janiga, Elllington; Dan Brunetti, Tyler Griffin, Charles Smith, Enfield; Alex Fortes, Eric Nagle, Manchester; Kurt Annelli, Robert Gardiner, Rockville; Dan Bettigole, David Caye, Mike Kelly, South Windsor; Dallon Asnes, Tim Ford, Tolland; Khalil Griffith, Casey Johnson, Matt MacGregor, Windsor; Troy Hastings, Robbie Hitt, Jonnathan Oliveira, Windsor Locks.

The following players selected to the Zone 8 Class of 2015-16 All Star Team: Alberto Rivera, East Hartford; Dave Roberts, Ellington; Greg Kracucunus, Tom Owens, Enfield; Adam Hahn, Dan Frattaroli, Andrew Stutts, Manchester; Mason St. Germain, Rockville; Adam Bettigole, Nick Romaniello, Joe Tamburro, South Windsor; Ben Clough, Alex Hoss, Nick Paasch, Tolland; Chad Gaudet, Connor Johnson, Windsor; Tim Ehenader, Windsor Locks.

Zone 8 lost 2-1 to Zone 1 in the Class of 2013-14 All Star Game  on Aug. 4 and Zone 8 defeated Zone 1 by a score of 3-1 the following night in the Class of 2015-16 All Star Game.

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