Optimistic winners: The Oak Park Optimist Bronco team capped an impressive 14-3 regular season by claiming the Bronco Village Championship on Tuesday June 28th at Ridgeland Commons. After defeating State Farm, Stelton Motors and Foley Rice to take the North side title, the Optimists combined strong pitching, timely hitting, and trademark tough defense to put away a tenacious Community Bank squad in two games in the Village championship series. First row, l-r: Jay Robinson, Patrick Kennedy, Jack Gallo, Kevin Rhomberg, Zack Weigel, and Connor Coughlan. Second row: Connor Toye, Riley Newman, Ricky Wenzel, Jack Picchiotti, Alec Jeffries, and Patrick Cusack. Back row: Scorer Bob Wenzel, Coaches Jason Lambert and Jim Pennino, and Manager Rick Marchetti.