Members of the 1952 and 1953 undefeated football teams that were honored at the dinner include (front): Frank Cappelletti '53. Standing (l-r): Richard Capone '54, Tom Dotterer '53, Robert Moses '54, Leonard Basile '54, Peter Monteleone '54, Chuck Zimmerman '54 and Joe Scuderi '53.
Six alumni, a current coach and two teams were inducted into the school's Lasallian Athletic Hall of Fame at a dinner and induction ceremony at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel last month.
Approximately 200 people attended the event, organized by Director of Athletics Buddy Wleklinski '75.
Established in 2000 and sponsored by CBA's Booster Club, the Hall of Fame honors those who have distinguished themselves not only in their interscholastic pursuits while at Christian Brothers Academy, but also their accomplishments in their chosen fields post-graduation.
The 2012 inductees include:
Lou Pascarella '48 (football and baseball) returned as an assistant football coach for Walt Ludovico from 1950-1957.
Orrie Scarminach '67 (football and track) played football collegiately at Boston College.
Tom Harris '72 (football, wrestling and track) played football for Dick MacPherson at the University of Massachusetts.
Jason Meany '98 (track) was a three-time state champion and All-ACC runner at Clemson University.
Trevor 'Scott' White '99 (football and track) was a state champion in track, who continued his football career at Boston College.
Courtney Palladino '01 (basketball and lacrosse) scored 1,000 career points in basketball and was the first CBA girls lacrosse All-American. She played lacrosse for Syracuse University.
Joe Casamento (current football coach) led the 2004 team to the NYSPHSAA AA State Championship.
1952 CBA Football Team went undefeated and outscored opponents 263-6 en route to a 7-0 record.
1953 CBA Football Team went undefeated and outscored opponents 196-0 en route to a 6- 0 record.