November 7, 2013

 
 
    


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

        
Photographs colorized from b/w to color by
Hamilton Web Design

Frank Pascoe
Captain
2014 Sub-Vet Captain
Debbie Ohye Neilson
Captain
2014 Lady I Captain

  
Bethany Breightner
Lady I Second Team
1st Selection
 

CAPTAIN
Debbie Ohye-Neilson
Lady I First Team
2nd PA Selection
27th Overall Selection


Donald Neilson
Men's Second Team
3rd Selection


Peggy Carney
Lady II Second Team
1st Selection


Sheldon Hostetter
Sr. Vet First Team
8th Selection


Ian Fleming
Junior Second Team
3rd Selection


CAPTAIN
Frank Pascoe
Sub-Vet First Team
9th Selection


Joel Etchen
Sub-Vet Second Team
1st Selection


Ian Recla
Junior First Team
3rd Selection


Joseph Recla
Junior Gold First Team
3rd Selection


James Blevins
Sr. Vet Second Team
6th Selection


Emerson Bornman
Vet Second Team
3rd Selection


Steve Huber
Sub Vet Second Team
7th Selection

 "Trapshooting Starts in Pennsylvania."

Pennsylvania has twenty two 2014
ATA All Americans, bringing PA total
All Americans to 494 since first year in 1927. The cream comes to the top.  Allen Heil of Allentown was the first state selection in 1927. State has ten 2014 first team selections. Frank Little and Caroyln Elliott lead the way with
14 selections each. 

DEBBIE OHYE-NEILSON AND FRANK PASCOE
NAMED 2014 TEAM CAPTAINS. BOTH ARE 
REPEAT CAPTAINS FROM THE 2013 TEAM. 

The 2014 ATA All American Teams have been announced and the Quaker State has 22 gunners who earned their way on to the teams. That is 3 less than last year. This brings the total of Pennsylvania All Americans to 494, third largest in the ATA. 

Pennsylvania led the nation in All American selections for the fourth year in a row with 22 selections. Illinois finished far behind with 17 selections.  

All Time Selection Records, 1927-2014

Carolyn Elliott and Frank Little lead the state with 14 All American selections. Little was selected 38 times while living in three states as well as International team selections. David George (right) and Rhoda Wolf (left) have 12 Mary Christopher has 11 and Walter Beaver was 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 has ten selections. Frank Pascoe, Ken Darroch and Harold Keiser each have 9 selections and Anna Mae Eberle and George Newmaster each have 8 selections.

2014 Pennsylvania First Team All Americans
Teams selected by points earned during the 2013 shooting season.

Debbie Ohye Neilson of Oaks and Lisa Long of West Grove were first team Lady I selections. Ohye was name captain. Kate Schmidt of Dublin earned Lady II first team. Ian Recla of Mahanoy Plane was a Junior first team selection while Cody Davis of Shohola, Ian Darroch of Aliquippa and Joseph Recla of Mahanoy Plane were Junior Gold first team selections. Frank Pascoe of New Castle was captain of the Sub-Vet team while Sheldon Hostetter of Lebanon was a first team Sr. Vet. Richard Hamilton of Fleetwood was a first team Chair selection.

2014 Pennsylvania All American Captains

There were 2 state gunners named captains of their 2014 team. Debbie Ohye Neilson and Frank Pascoe. Both Frank and Debbie are repeat All American Captains from 2013. That brings the total to 22 Pennsylvania captain positions in All American history with Davis George leading the way with 4. 

2014 Pennsylvania All American Selections

Donald Neilson of Oaks earned a second team men's selection, his third All American selection. Frank Pascoe of New Castle earned his 9th selection and his second straight selection as captain of the Sub-Vet category. Also making the Sub Vet second team was PA Hall of Famer Steve Huber of Orwigsburg. Both Pascoe and Huber are PA Hall of Fame inductees. Debbie Ohye Neilson of Oaks was selected to her 27th team, and second in Pennsylvania. She was also named captain of the Lady I women's category. Debbie is an ATA HoF inductee and a NJ HoF inductee. The Recla brothers, Joseph and Ian earned their way on to their respective teams, Joseph, as a Junior Gold first team selection and Ian as a Junior  first team selection. For Joseph and Ian it was their third selections. Both are repeat selections.  

Ian Fleming of Manor made the team for the third  time, as a second team Junior. Ian Darroch of Aliquippa made the Junior Gold first team for his second selection. Ian is following in the footsteps of his legendary father, Ken Darroch, a PA Hall of Fame inductee. Also on the Junior Gold first team was Cody Davis of Shohola for his 8th selection, all sub-junior (3), junior (3) and junior gold (2) selections. 

William Hazlett of Sarver earned a second team Vet position. It's his 4th All American selection. William was the 1980 Grand American champion at Vandalia. Emerson Bornman Jr. of Oley earned his third selection, this time as a second team Vet. Emerson is a two time state doubles champion and a recent PA Hall of Fame inductee. Sheldon Hostetter of Lebanon made his 7th straight All American as a first team Sr. Vet shooter. He is also a PA Hall of Fame inductee. Lisa Long of West Grove earned a first team Lady I selection, her second All American selection. She is a repeat from last season. 

Pennsylvania legend Joel Etchen of Ligonier finally made the All American Team, his first. He earned Sub Vet second team honors. Joel is a 21 time PA state team member and a lock for this years all state team. His father and grandfather are ATA HoF inductees. Joel and his father Rudy are PA Hall of Fame inductees. Bethany Breightner of Abbottstown and Susan Owens of upstate Tioga also made their first All American teams. Bethany selected for the Lady I second team and Susan for the Lady II second team. Peggy Carney of New Hope made her initial All American selection, earning her way to the Lady II second team. Kate Schmidt of Dublin was selected to the first team Lady I category. This was here second selection.

Christopher MacNeal of Weathery and Christian Koerbler of Germansville also made their first All American, each selected to the Sub-Junior second team. Richard Hamilton of Fleetwood, a PA Hall of Fame inductee, made his second All American Chair team. Hamilton also made the team in 2012. Hamilton won three chair events at the Keystone, 3 events at the PA State Shoot, 4 events at the Main State Shoot and 5 events at the ATA Eastern Zone shoot at Elysburg. James Blevins of Gettysburg made his 6th All American team and his third straight Senior Vet team. 

2013 PA All American Teams

2012 PA All American Teams

2011 PA All American Teams

2010 PA All American Teams

2009 PA All American Teams

2008 PA All American Teams

  

 

Christopher MacNeal
Sub. Jr. Second Team
1st Selection

Susan Owens
Lady II Second Team
1st Selection

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William Hazlett
Vet Second Team
4th selection

Cody Davis
Junior Gold First Team
8th Selection

Ian Darroch
Junior Gold First Team
2nd Selection

Lisa Long
Lady I First Team
2nd Selection

Richard Hamilton
Chair, First Team
2nd Selection

Christian Koerbler
Sub-Jr. Second Team
1st Selection

Kate Schmidt
Lady II First Team
2nd Selection

 
2014
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2014 3 Neilson Jr. Donald Oaks Second Team, Men 
2014 2 PA..27 Total Ohye-Neilson (Capt) Deborah Oaks First Team, Lady I 
2014 2 Long Lisa West Grove First Team, Lady I 
2014 1 Breightner Bethany Abbottstown Second Team, Lady I 
2014 2 Schmidt Kate Dublin First Team, Lady II 
2014 1 Owens Susan Tioga Second Team, Lady II 
2014 1 Carney Peggy New Hope Second Team, Lady II 
2014 3 Recla Ian Mahanoy Plane First Team, Junior 
2014 3 Fleming Ian Manor Second Team, Junior 
2014 1 MacNeal Christopher Weatherly Sub Junior Second Team
2014 1 Koerbler Christian Germansville Sub Junior Second Team
2014 8 Davis Cody Shohola First Team, Junior Gold 
2014 3 Recla Joseph N Mahanoy Plane First Team, Junior Gold 
2014 2 Darroch Ian Aliquippa First Team, Junior Gold 
2014 9 Pascoe (Capt) Frank New Castle First Team, Sub-Vet 
2014 7 Huber Steven Orwigsburg Second Team, Sub-Vet 
2014 1 Etchen Joel Ligonier Second Team, Sub-Vet 
2014 3 Bornman Jr. Emerson Oley Second Team, Vet 
2014 4 Hazlett William Sarver Second Team, Vet 
2014 8 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon Sr. Vet First Team
2014 6 Blevins James L. Gettysburg Second Team, Sr. Vet 
2014

          2

Hamilton Richard Fleetwood First Team, Chair
           
           
2013
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2013 2 Neilson Jr. Donald Oaks Second Team, Men
2013 1 PA..26 Total Ohye-Neilson (Capt)  Deborah Oaks First Team, Lady I 
2013 2 Neilson Jr. Donald Oaks Second Team, Men
2013 5 Bateman Kim Slippery Rock Second Team, Lady I 
2013 1 Long Lisa West Grove Second Team, Lady I 
2013 1 Natcher Donna Ebensburg Second Team, Lady I 
2013 1 Schmidt Kate Dublin First Team, Lady II 
2013 1 Davis Genevieve Shohola Second Team, Lady II 
2013 3 Pascoe Belinda New Castle Second Team, Lady II 
2013 2 Recla Joseph N Mahan. Plane Junior First Team
2013 3 Bennett Jr. Charles Montrose Junior First Team
2013 1 Myers IV Francis Edinboro Second Team, Junior
2013 2 Fleming Ian Manor Second Team, Junior
2013 7 Davis (Capt) Cody Shohola First Team, Junior Gold 
2013 1 Darroch Ian Aliquippa Second Team, Junior Gold 
2013 2 Recla Ian Mahan.  Plane First Team, Sub-Junior 
2013 8 Pascoe (Capt) Frank New Castle First Team, Sub-Vet 
2013 1 Ollock Stephen Mainesburg Second Team, Sub-Vet 
2013 6 Huber Steven Orwigsburg Second Team, Sub-Vet
2013 1 Austin Charles Edinboro Second Team, Sub-Vet
2013 3 Hazlett William Sarver Second Team, Vet
2013 2 Bornman Jr. Emerson Oley Second Team, Vet
2013 4 Criado Philip Franklin Second Team, Vet
2013 7 Hostetter Sheldon Lebanon First Team, Sr. Vet 
2013 5 Blevins James L. Gettysburg First Team, Sr. Vet 
2013 3 LeFever Robert Lancaster Second Team, Sr. Vet 
           
           
2012
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
           
           
2011
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 (Capt) 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
           
           
2010
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
           
           
 2009
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
           
           
 2008 
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
           
           
 2007 
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
           
           
 2006
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
           
           
 2005
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 Pottstown Second Team, Sr. Vet
2005 9 Kiser Harold Irvine Second Team, Sr. Vet
2005 2 Doyle Timothy Erie First Team, Chair
           
           
 2004
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2004 9 Darroch  Kenneth Aliquippa First Team, Men
2004 2 Huber  Steve Bethel Second Team, Men
2004 3 Sandler  Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Women
2004 1 Hamilton  KayLynn Hyner Second Team, Women
2004 2 Bateman  Kim Slippery Rock Second Team, Women
2004 1 Kostkas  Jack Tidioute First Team, Veteran
2004 1 Richmond  Joshua Hillsgrove Second Team, Junior
2004 1 Hoffman  James Fleetwood Second Team, Junior
2004 1 Deal  Brandon Petrolia Second Team, Junior
2004 1 Doyle  Timothy Erie First Team, Chair
           
           
 2003
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2003 8 Darroch  Kenneth Aliquippa Second Team, Men
2003 1 Huber  Steve Bethel Second Team, Men
2003 2 Sandler  Stephanie New Ringgold Second Team, Women
2003 1 Bateman  Kim Slippery Rock Second Team, Women
2003 5 Pascoe  Joe New Castle Captain, Junior
2003 5 Berkhous  Charlie Columbus Second Team, Junior
2003 3 Sandler  Brendan New Ringgold Second Team, Junior
2003 1 Richmond  Joshua Hillsgrove First Team, Sub-Junior
2003 1 Woodford  Billy Kane First Team, Sub-Junior
           
           
 2002
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2002 7 Darroch  Kenneth Aliquippa First Team, Men
2002 1 Pascoe  Frank New Castle Second Team, Men
2002 4 Pascoe  Joe New Castle First Team, Junior
2002 4 Berkhous  Charlie Columbus First Team, Junior
2002 2 Sandler  Brendan New Ringgold Second Team, Junior
2002 1 Sandler  Stephanie New Ringgold First Team, Sub-Junior
           
           
 2001
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2001 6 Darroch  Kenneth Aliquippa First Team, Men
2001 1 Slaughter  Jody Sewickley Second Team, Women
2001 3 Pascoe  Joe New Castle First Team, Junior
2001 4 Spiridon  Dean Warren Second Team, Junior
2001 3 Berkhous  Charlie Columbus Second Team, Junior
2001 1 Sandler  Brendan New Ringgold First Team, Sub-Junior
2001 1 Burkey  Tom Chambersburg First Team, Veteran
           
           
 2000
Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
2000 5 Darroch  Kenneth Aliquippa Second Team, Men
2000 2 Pascoe  Joe New Castle Second Team, Junior
2000 3 Spiridon  Dean Warren Second Team, Junior
           
           

1999

Year Selections Last Name First Name Town Team
1999 4 Darroch  Kenneth Aliquippa Second Team, Men
1999 1 Lash  Glenn Lowber Second Team, Men
1999 1 Pascoe  Joe New Castle Second Team, Junior
1999 2 Berkhous  Charlie Columbus Second Team, Junior
1999 1 Spiridon  Chris Warren First Team, Sub-Junior
1999 5 Whitehead (Capt.)  Robert Hilltown First Team, Veteran
1999 8 Kiser  Harold Irvine First Team, Senior Veteran