Papa’s Pizza Wins RLL Minor League Championship
In a hard fought game, Papa’s Pizza topped Plaza King to win Minor Boys Championship. The team was led all year by the pitching of Brain Doyle, Mike Esposito, Kevin Logar, Robert Carter and Ed Watt. They also had solid infield play from Shane Brunner, J.P. Doyle, Ryan Rayder, Matt Etelson and Matt Caspi. The outfield was patrolled by Conor Davan, Tom Ray, Bruce Colleran, Granham Hill. Brendan Meade did a superb job of catching all year. Palmer Doyle and Jack Brunner coached the team. Tom Ray, Bert Doyle, Russ Logar, T.J. Meade, Brain Davan and John "Doc" Carter assisted them.
Papa’s Pizza had a great season and pictured is the 2003 Rockaway Little League Minor Boys Champions.
First row left to right: Kevin Logar, Brendan Meade, Robert Carter and Shane Brunner. Second Row from left to right: J. P. Doyle, Bruce Colleran, Matthew Caspi, Tommy Ray and Brian Doyle. Third row from left to right: Ryan Rayder, Graham Hill, Mike Esposito, Conor Davan and Eddie Watt.
Back Row left to right: Coacvhes Robert Doyle, Thomas Ray, Jack Brunner, J. Palmer Doyle (head coach), John Carter and Russ Logar. Not pictured: Matthew Edelson.