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Classie Lassies Champion U10 Team
Recognized by Town

The Classie Lassies U10 team that captured a national championship in 2007 has been recognized by the Town of North Greenbush with a sign at the entrance to the town, Councilman Lou Desso announced.

Desso helped lead efforts to erect the sign, which is located on Main Avenue in Wynantskill near the famous Jack’s hamburger stand. The team won the national championship last year, defeating previously unbeaten Elmira during tournament play in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

"Winning a national championship is an outstanding accomplishment, and I know that our town is so very proud of this Classie Lassies team. This sign is a great way to show our pride for the team," said Desso.

"The players and coaches on the team, and the parents and supporters, have a great deal to be proud of. North Greenbush is fortunate to have so many great kids and families in our community like those involved with this team," added Desso.

Classie Lassies softball has been in operation on Edwards Road in North Greenbush since 1974. With five divisions they provide instruction and athletic competition to 450 girls from North Greenbush and the surrounding area. "We have been blessed to have such a class organization right here in our town. They not only teach our children the game of softball, they help them to understand the importance of team work, good sportsmanship, and fair play," stated Desso.

Classie Lassies

From left to right, North Greenbush Councilman Lou Desso, Classie Lassies Head Coach Matt Johnson, team members Caraline Wood, Tiffany Dwyer, Kelly Donnelly, Alyssa Anthony, Shannon Johnson, Shelby Fenton and Coach John Anthony in front of the new sign erected to recognize the championship team.

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