November 17, 2010

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

 


Allen Heil, Allentown, PA
Pennsylvania's
First All American
1927

  
Cord Kisthardt
Jr., Second Team
2nd selection

 
Charles Bennett Jr.
Jr., Second Team
1st selection

 
Ralph Challingsworth
Sr. Vet, Second Team
3rd selection

 
Sheldon Hostetter
Vet, First Team
6th selection

 
Stephanie Sandler
Women's, First Team
10th selection

 
 Richard Hamilton
Chair, First Team
1st selection

 
Ian Fleming
Sub-Jr., Second Team
1st selection

 
Frank Pascoe
Men, Second Team
7th selection

 "Trapshooting Starts in Pennsylvania."

Pennsylvania has thirteen 2012
ATA All Americans, bringing PA total
All Americans to 447 since first year in 1927. The cream comes to the top.  Allen Heil of Allentown was the first state selection in 1927. State has 6 first team selections.

Stephanie Sandler, Ian Recla, Sheldon Hostetter, William Hazlet, James Blevins and Richard Hamilton first team selections.  PA leads entire ATA in number of 2011 team selections. Five team members selected for the first time.  

The 2012 ATA All American Teams have been announced and the Quaker State has 13 gunners who earned their way on to the teams. That is one more than last year. That brings the total of Pennsylvania All American to 447, fourth largest in the ATA. 

Pennsylvania led the nation in All American selections for the second year in a row with 13 selections. Minnesota finished with 12 selections while Illinois had 10.

All Time Selection Records, 1927-2012

California has 572 total selections, Ohio 536 and Pennsylvania is third with 447. Ray Stafford made his record breaking 44th 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 while Mary Christopher has 11 and Walter Beaver were selected 9 times while Steve Crothers had 8 selections, both  during the era of only 10-12 being selected by each year by Jimmy Robinson. Stephanie Sandler now has ten selections. Ken Darroch and Harold Keiser each have 9 selections and Anna Mae Eberle and George Newmaster each have 8 selections.

2012 Pennsylvania All Americans
Teams selected by points earned during 2011 season.

Stephanie Sandler of New Ringgold, Ian Recla of Mahanoy Plane, Sheldon Hostetter of Lebanon, James Blevins of Gettysburg and Richard Hamilton of Fleetwood all earned first team women, sub-junior, veteran and chair  selections. Stephanie has now earned 10 selections. Hostetter was again named to the vet first team, his fifth straight such selection. Sheldon was a men's second team selection back in 2006. Ian Recla and Hamilton were making their first selections. Stephanie has been selected to 8 women's All American first teams, one women's second team plus one first team sub-junior award. For Hamilton, it was his first selection after 50 years of trapshooting, including the last 46 years shooting ATA targets. For Blevins, this was his fourth selection. He was selected to the vet teams back in 2007, 2008 and 2011.

Frank Pascoe of New Castle was selected to the men's second team, has been selected seven times, the first back in 2001. Charles Bennett Jr. of Montrose was selected to the junior second team, his first selection. Joseph Recla of Mahanoy Plane also was selected the junior second team, also his first selection. Both Joseph and Ian are brothers.

Ian Fleming of Manor made the team for the first time, as a second team sub-junior. Cord Kisthardt of Hummelstown made the team for the second straight year, this time as a junior second team selection.

William Hazlett of Sarver was selected to the vet first team. Hazlett won the Grand American Handicap back in 1980. Philip Criado of Franklin made his third All American team appearance, being selected to the vet second team. This was his second selection. Ralph Challingsworth of Kersey was a second team selection. He has been selected for the senior vet team three straight years, from 2010 to 2012.  

Pennsylvania All Americans, 1927-2012 By Year
Pennsylvania All Americans, 1927-2012 Alphabetical
2012 All American Teams
All American Teams, 1927-2012.
1927-2012 All American Teams By State
Alphabetical List of All All Americans, 1927-2012

  

 

Philip Criado
Vet, Second Team
3rd selection
James Blevins
Sr. Vet, First Team
4th selection
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William Hazlett
Vet, First Team
2nd selection
Ian Recla
Sub-Jr., First Team
1st selection
,
Joseph Recla
Junior, Second Team
1st selection
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2012 7 Pascoe Frank New Castle Second Team, Men
2012 10 Sandler Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2012 1 Recla Joseph Mahanoy Plane Second Team, Junior
2012 1 Bennett Jr. Charles Montrose Second Team, Junior
2012 2 Kisthardt Cord Hummelstown Second Team, Junior
2012 1 Recla Ian Mahanoy Plane First Team, Sub Jr.
2012 1 Fleming, Ian Ian Manor Second Team, Sub Jr.
2012 6 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon First Team, Vet
2012 2 Hazlett William Sarver First Team, Vet
2012 3 Criado Philip Franklin Second Team, Vet
2012 4 Blevins James Gettysburg First Team, Sr. Vet
2012 3 Challingsworth Ralph Kersey Second Team, Sr. Vet
2012 1 Hamilton Richard Fleetwood First Team, Chair
           
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2011 6 Pascoe Frank New Castle Second Team, Men
2011 9 Sandler Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2011 1 Spiridon Laura Warren First Team, Women
2011 3 Hamilton KayLynn Hyner Second Team, Women
2011 6 Davis (Captain) Cody Shohola First Team, Junior
2011 3 Darhower Dylan Mechanicsburg Second Team, Junior
2011 1 Kisthardt Cord Hummelstown Second Team, Sub Jr.
2011 5 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon First Team, Vet
2011 2 Criado Philip Franklin Second Team, Vet
2011 1 Hazlett William Sarver Second Team, Vet
2011 3 Blevins James Gettysburg Second Team, Sr. Vet
2011 2 Challingsworth Ralph Kersey Second Team, Sr. Vet
           
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, Chair
           
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, Chair