Honors & Awards

Tourney Champs – Mike McCaig, Jonas McCaig & Devin Dobson

2nd Place – Corey Hmiel & Derek Hmiel

3rd Place – Ron Abbey, Mike Rarrick & Sean Eighmey


Peaches ‘N Cream All-Ruocco Team:

  • 1B- Devin Dobson

  • 2B- Brian Newell              

  • 3B- Mike Rarrick

  • SS- Dave Kenyon

  • LF- Garrett Price

  • CF- Jonas McCaig

  • RF- Derek Hmiel                                               

  • C- Sean Eighmey

  • P- Mike McCaig                                                                                                  

  • DH- Corey Hmiel


ROOKIE OF THE YEAR – Holly Frampton (first female recipient)

TOURNAMENT M.V.P. – Jonas McCaig


HOMERUN KING – Corey Hmiel (18, one shy of the record)

WHS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – Connor LeBarron - Bowling

EHS ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – Anthony Corby - Basketball

BURMY (BEST DRESSED) AWARD – Price/Price/Golden (Pudgie’s Pack)

GROUNDS KEEPERS – Greg, Chris, Trish & Nathan Ruocco, Falicia Golden, Caleb McCaig & John Guarnieri, Dave Jenks, Eric Murphy, Steve Durkin, Richie Ketchum and Chris Townsend

SCOREKEEPERS – Trish Ruocco, Kathy & Casey Gonta, Ron Abbey, Chris Ruocco and Dave Newell                               

UMPIRES – Head Ump Chris Ruocco, Fred Collins, Al Lazore, Kevin Price, Joe Galligan & Rich Vang

HIGH PRIESTS – Mike Clarke; Pat Gonta (Emeritus); Rich Vang (Retired)


SPONSORS – Beartown Peaches ‘N Cream & Beartown Beverage Redemption Center (Ron & Candy Abbey); Frankly Speaking on 1450AM (Frank Acomb); FlipFlip (Linda Faulisi & Lena Roberts); Central Restaurant (Tom & Diane Pierri); Fiorillo Fitness (Lou Fiorillo); Massi’s Greenhouse (Lisa Massi); T & T Outdoors (Tim Mandell); Country Kids Childcare (Shawn & Amber Thompson); Rico’s Pizza (Rico Caruso); and Crystal Lanes (Bobby Downing Jr.)


SPECIAL THANKS TO LEXIE’S LUNCHBOX – The Durkin Family: Steve, Jill, Chris & LEXIE; Candy Abbey; Jim & Sue Sonner;  Mark & Jackie Kocher; Bill & Kathy Wilson; Randy & Cathy McClure; Al & Tammy Lazore; Shirley Reese; Caroline Kennedy; Jessica & Taylor Bennett; Tracy Fish & Elizabeth Casey; Melissa & Sydney Eighmey; Katie Ruocco; Falicia Golden; Mary Lou Schwartz; Holly Rarrick

Special thanks to Katie Ruocco for our new 2013 BEST IN SHOW sign;Special thanks to Tom Tammaro for his Facilities Maintenance donation;Special thanks to the Price Family and the 4DAD Scholarship Foundation:  Robin, Rick, & Kevin Price; Michele Golden; Donna Mae Price;Special thanks to Greg Cox for use of Lights


NATIONAL ANTHEM – Played by Vanessa Turner on electric guitar



$250 each to players: Jonas McCaig, Devin Dobson, Mitchell Gonta, Connor LeBarron & Jake Eighmey


HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES 2014 – Al Lazore (Umpire & Contributor); Lexie’s Lunchbox (Contributor) & Vanessa Turner (Contributor)


RETIREES: Pioneer/Umpire Pete Ruocco; Umpire Pat Ruocco; Player/High Priest Rich Vang; Player/Original Wiffler/Groundskeeper Devon “don’t call me Dave” Jenks (retiring 2015)


TOURNAMENT DEDICATIONS – Ken Burmeister (Father of player Kurt Burmeister; Fan/Supporter of Wiffle Ball since the beginning; Past principal and school board member of C-PP School District); Justin Lewis (Graduate of West High; Friend of new generation of Wifflers; Son of past neighbors to the Ruocco boys; Taken too soon from his loved ones)