November 22, 2009

 Information and research on this page compiled by Richard Hamilton.
 
   PENNSYLVANIA PROUD     

 
Kim Bateman


Cody Davis


Ralph Challingsworth


Sheldon Hostetter


Stephanie Sandler


Robert LeFever

 "Trapshooting Starts in Pennsylvania."

Pennsylvania has eight 2010
ATA All Americans bringing PA total
All Americans to 416 since first year in 1927. The cream comes to the top.  Allen Heil of Allentown was the first state selection in 1927.

Stephanie Sandler, Cody Davis and Sheldon Hostetter first team selections. Colorado leads the ATA with ten selections. Pennsylvania tied for second.

The 2009 ATA All American Teams have been announced and the Quaker State has 8 gunners who earned their way on to the teams. That brings the total of Pennsylvania All American to 416, fourth largest in the ATA. California has 563 selections and Ohio has 519 and Illinois 438.

After leading the nation last year with eleven selections Pennsylvania slipped into a tie for second with Illinois with 8 team members. Colorado led the ATA with ten members, led by Ray Stafford. Stafford made his 42nd appearance, all first team selections. That includes four first team International selections. He has also been selected captain or co-captain eight times. 

Carolyn Elliott and Frank Little lead the state with 14 All American selections. Little was selected 35 times while living in three states as well as International team selections. David George and Rhoda Wolf have 12 each and Mary Christopher has 11. Steve Crothers and Walter Beaver were selected 9 times each during the era of only 10-12 being selected by each year by Jimmy Robinson. Ken Darroch and Harold Keiser each have 9 selections and Anna Mae Eberle and George Newmaster and Stephanie Sandler each have 8 selections.

2010 Pennsylvania All Americans
Teams selected by points earned during 2009 season.

Stephanie Sandler of New Ringgold, Cody Davis of Shohola and Sheldon Hostetter of Lebanon earned first team women, junior and veteran selections. Stephanie has now earned 8 selections while Cody made his 5th selection, all in a row from 2006 to 2010. Hostetter was again named to the veteran first team, his third straight such selection. Sheldon was a men's second team selection back in 2006. Cody was selected to 3 sub-junior teams and now twice as a junior. Stephanie has been selected to 6 women's All American first teams, one women's second team plus one first team sub-junior award. 

Kim Bateman of Slippery Rock was selected to her fourth All American team, all second team selections and her first since 2007. Kim was also honored in 2003 and 2004. Pennsylvania also had another junior shooter on the All American team. Dylan Darhower of Mechanicsburg was selected to junior second team, his second All American team selection. He earned his way on the sub-junior first team last year. 

Philip Criado of Franklin made his first All American team appearance being selected to the veteran second team. Senior veteran gunners Ralph Challingsworth of Kersey and Robert LeFever of Lancaster both made the Senior Vet second teams. Both are first time selections. 

All 8 All Americans were also selected to the Pennsylvania All State teams.

Pennsylvania All Americans, 1927-2010 By Year
Pennsylvania All Americans, 1927-2009 Alphabetical
2010 All American Teams
All American Teams, 1927-2010.
Alphabetical List of All All Americans, 1927-2010

  

 

Philip Criado Dylan Darhower
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2010 8 Sandler Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2010 4 Bateman Kim Slippery Rock Second Team, Women
2010 5 Davis Cody Shohola First Team, Junior
2010 2 Darhower Dylan Mechanicsburg Second Team, Junior
2010 4 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon First Team, Vet
2010 1 Criado Philip Franklin Second Team, Vet
2010 1 Challingsworth Ralph Kersey Second Team, Sr. Vet
2010 1 LeFever  Robert Lancaster Second Team, Sr. Vet
           
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2009 5 Pascoe Frank New Castle Second Team, Men
2009 1 Neilson Donald Oaks Second Team, Men
2009 7 Sandler Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2009 5 Shissler Kory Quarryville Second Team, Junior
2009 1 Bozart Matt York Second Team, Junior
2009 4 Davis  Cody Shohola Second Team, Junior
2009 1 Darhower Dylan Mechanicsburg First Team, Sub Jr.
2009 1 Weber Kyle Shohola Second Team, Sub Jr.
2009 3 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon First Team, Veteran
2009 3 Alsippi  Joe Avonmore Second Team, Sr. Vet
2009 3 Edgreen  Bruce Port Allegany Second Team, Sr. Vet
           
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2008 4 Pascoe Frank New Castle Second Team, Men
2008 5 Huber, Steven Orwigsburg Second Team, Men
2008 6 Sandler Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2008 4 Shissler Kory Quarryville First Team, Junior
2008 1 Roberts Nathan Rices Landing Second Team, Junior
2008 3 Davis Cody Shohola Second Team, Sub Jr.
2008 2 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon First Team, Vet
2008 2 Blevins James Gettysburg Second Team, Vet
2008 3 Edgreen Bruce Port Allegany Second Team, Sr. Vet
2008 1 Kenesky Frank Frackville First Team, PVA
           
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2007 3 Pascoe Frank New Castle Second Team, Men
2007 4 Huber Steve Bethel Second Team, Men
2007 2 Pascoe Belinda New Castle Second Team, Women
2007 3 Bateman Kim Slippery Rock Second Team, Women
2007 2 Hamilton KayLynn Hyner Second Team, Women
2007 3 Shissler Kory Quarryville First Team, Sub Jr.
2007 2 Davis Cody Shohola Second Team, Sub Jr.
2007 3 Spancake Dennis McAlisterville First Team, Veteran
2007 1 Blevins James Gettysburg Second Team, Veteran
2007 4 Kostkas Jack Tidioute Second Team, Veteran
2007 2 Edgreen Bruce Port Allegany Second Team, Veteran
2007 2 Alsippi Joe Avonmore Second Team, Sr. Vet
           
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2006 2 Pascoe Frank New Castle Second Team, Men
2006 1 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon Second Team, Men
2006 5 Sandler Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2006 1 Pascoe Belinda New Castle Second Team, Women
2006 2 DeLong Daniel Millville Second Team, Junior
2006 2 Shissler Kory Quarryville First Team, Sub Jr.
2006 1 Davis Cody Shohola Second Team, Sub Jr.
2006 2 Spancake Dennis McAlisterville First Team, Veteran
2006 3 Kostkas Jack Tidioute Second Team, Veteran
2006 1 Edgreen Bruce Port Allegany Second Team, Veteran
2006 1 Alsippi Joe Avonmore Second Team, Sr. Vet
           
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2005 3 Huber Steve Bethel Second Team, Men
2005 4 Sandler Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2005 1 Delong Daniel Millville First Team, Junior
2005 1 Aldridge Jack Landenberg Second Team, Junior
2005 1 Gearhart Bryce Freeburg First Team, Sub Jr.
2005 1 Natcher Cory Ebensburg Second Team, Sub Jr.
2005 1 Shissler Kory Quarryville Second Team, Sub Jr.
2005 1 Spancake Dennis McAlisterville First Team, Veteran
2005 1 LeFever Robert Lancaster Second Team, Veteran
2005 2 Kostkas Jack Tidioute Second Team, Veteran
2005 5 Krepps Melvin Freedom First Team, Sr. Vet
2005 1 Deisher Jack Pottstwon Second Team, Sr. Vet
2005 9 Kiser Harold Irvine Second Team, Sr. Vet
2005 2 Doyle Timothy Erie First Team, PVA