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Penn Hills Senior Softball League holds championships

PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - Members of the Green Team record an out during their semifinal match against the Beige Team on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>Members of the Green Team record an out during their semifinal match against the Beige Team on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
SUBMITTED | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - Members of the Light Blue team, above, captured the senior league championship. In the front row, from the left, Joe Zevola, Paul Sapsara, Don Santoriello and Gary Schwartz. In the second row, Jerry Werries, Ron Katila, Rob Himes, Billy Megown, Reed Martin, John Vaccarello, manager Bobby Yee, Kevin McNamara, Larry Mascaro, Barry Weiss, Gene McKeown and Joe Roman.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> SUBMITTED | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>Members of the Light Blue team, above, captured the senior league championship. In the front row, from the left, Joe Zevola, Paul Sapsara, Don Santoriello and Gary Schwartz. In the second row, Jerry Werries, Ron Katila, Rob Himes, Billy Megown, Reed Martin, John Vaccarello, manager Bobby Yee, Kevin McNamara, Larry Mascaro, Barry Weiss, Gene McKeown and Joe Roman.
PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - The Penn Hills Senior Softball League held its championships on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at Penn Hills Community Park.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>The Penn Hills Senior Softball League held its championships on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at Penn Hills Community Park.
PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - Pete Barbara and Curt Brown, of the Gray Team, pose for a photo on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>Pete Barbara and Curt Brown, of the Gray Team, pose for a photo on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - The Light Blue Team earned its way to the championship game with a win over the Gray Team on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>The Light Blue Team earned its way to the championship game with a win over the Gray Team on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - Light Blue Team pitcher John Vaccarello takes the mound on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>Light Blue Team pitcher John Vaccarello takes the mound on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - Members of the Green Team wait for their turn at bat during the semifinal rounds on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>Members of the Green Team wait for their turn at bat during the semifinal rounds on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS - Green Team manager Joe Strahler and teammates watch the action on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em> PATRICK VARINE | PENN HILLS PROGRESS</em></div>Green Team manager Joe Strahler and teammates watch the action on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
Penn Hills Progress - Gene McKeown and Reed Martin of the Light Blue team pose for a photo on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Penn Hills Progress</em></div>Gene McKeown and Reed Martin of the Light Blue team pose for a photo on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, 8:55 p.m.
 

Members of the Penn Hills Senior Softball League held their championships on Sept. 11 at Penn Hills Community Park. The league's teams are organized by the color of their jerseys. In the semifinal round, the Light Blue Team defeated the Gray Team, 14-9, and the Beige Team defeated the Green Team, 13-10. In the championship, the Light Blue Team won over the Beige Team, 19-4. The five-team league began its 35-game season in early May. “It's great to see these guys come out,” said Steve Molitierno, whose father Sal helps to organize and run the league. “They play hard, they tell it like it is, they razz one another and have a good time doing it,” Molitierno said.

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