Astor LL Challenger Host Awards Luncheon

Majors Reds Team members proudly displayed their sports trophies.
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Astor Little League Challenger Division honored many of its sports stars and organizers at its time honored Awards Luncheon on Sunday, November 4. The special occasion celebrated the league’s Challenger Division, a league for special needs players ages five to 21-years-old and its 20th anniversary.

Red Sox and Dodgers Jr. Division Team members received congratulations from Red Sox coach Davidson (back, c) and Dodgers coach Morales (r).
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Padres and Met Jr. Major Division players were formally recognized at the luncheon.
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Indians Tee Ball Team members proudly displayed their participation awards.
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(l-r) ‘Aging out’ players’ last year with Astor Little League Kyle Jordan, Abel Gonzalez, Speedy, Christopher Nieves, Richard Benitez, Brandon Daynes, Nicholas Chevere with coaches Vic Chevere, Chris Coppola and Peto Rifocal. Not pictured: Joshua and John Mercado.
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(l-r) Special Recognition Award recipients Linda Wilkins; Joseph Salerno, Sr.; Artie Kersting and Rita Carsten-Hall, originators and current coordinator of the Challenger Division for players ages five to 21 years with special needs of the Astor Little League.
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