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Greater Wyoming Area and Northwest are now the only two teams competing in District 31 Senior Baseball championships, which start on Monday. The two teams will play a best-of-three series for the District 31 title.

On Monday, June 29, GWA will host Northwest at 5:30 p.m. at Shoemaker Field, just off Shoemaker Avenue in Wyoming. The second game will be played at Northwest at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1. Northwest plays its games behind the high school just outside of Shickshinny.

If a third game is needed, there will be a coin toss for home field. The game will played on either July 2 or 3 at the winner of the coin toss.

Both District 16 and 31 tournaments were set to be double elimination.

District 16 is still double elimination and will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 29 when Pittston Area Blue plays Hanover Area at Christian Field. Avoca-Dupont/Pittston City will play the winner of that game at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30 at Hollenback.

MAJOR BASEBALL

The District 16 and 31 Major Baseball championships were scheduled to begin Saturday, June 27. The following local pool play games will be played over the next week:

District 16

Saturday, June 27 at Hanover

Plains vs. Jenkins/Duryea, 2 p.m.

Pittston City vs. Hanover, 4 p.m., 4 p.m.

Pittston Twp. vs. South WB, 2 p.m. at Mountain Top

Tuesday, June 30 at Duryea

Pittston City vs. Plains, 5:30 p.m.

Avoca/Dupont vs. Jenkins/Duryea, 7:30 p.m.

Pittston Twp. vs. Mountain Top, 5:30 p.m. at South WB

Thursday, July 2 at Plains

Pittston City vs. Avoca/Dupont, 2 p.m.

Jenkins/Duryea vs. Pittston City, 4 p.m.

North WB vs. Pittston Township, 5:30 p.m. at Nanticoke

District 31

Saturday, June 27 at West Side

Wyoming/WW vs. West Pittston, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, June 30 at Kingston/FF

West Side vs. Wyoming/WW, 5:30 p.m.

West Pittston vs. Kingston/FF, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 2 at West Pittston

Kingston/FF vs. Wyoming/WW, 5:30 p.m.

West Side vs. West Pittston, 7:30 p.m.

9-10 BASEBALL

The following pool play games in the District 16 and 31 9-10 Baseball Championship will be played over the next week:

District 16

Sunday, June 28

Hanover vs. Avoca/Dupont, 2 p.m. at Pittston Twp.

South WB vs. Pittston Twp., 4 p.m. at Pittston Twp.

Pittston City vs. Duryea/Jenkins, 4 p.m. at Duryea

Wednesday, July 1

Avoca/Dupont vs. Pittston Twp., 5:30 p.m. at South WB

Duryea/Jenkins vs. Nanicoke, 7:30 p.m. at Plains

Friday, July 3

Pittston Twp. vs Hanover, 5:30 p.m. at Avoca/Dupont

Duryea/Jenkins vs. Mountain Top, 5:30 p.m. at Nanticoke

South WB vs. Avoca/Dupont, 7:30 p.m.

District 31

Sunday, June 28

BMT American vs. Wyoming/WW, 2 p.m. at Harveys Lake

Exeter vs. Northwest, 2 p.m. at Swoyersville

West Pittston vs. Swoyersville, 4 p.m. at Swoyersville

Wednesday, July 1

Northwest vs. West Pittston, 7:30 p.m. at West Pittston

Friday, July 3

Wyoming/WW vs. BMT National, 5:30 p.m. at Kingston/FF

West Pittston vs. Exeter, 7:30 p.m. at Exeter

10-11 BASEBALL

The following pool play games in the District 31 10-11 Baseball Championships will be played over the next week:

Friday, July 3 at Back Mountain

West Pittston vs. Kingston/FF, 5:30 p.m.

Exeter vs. BMT National, 7:30 p.m.

JUNIOR BASEBALL

The District 16 and 31 Junior Baseball double elimination tournament will begin on Thursday, July 2. The local games are:

District 16

Thursday, July 2 at Christian Field

South WB vs. AD-Pittston City, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, July 3 at Hollenback

Nanticoke vs. Pittston Area, 5:30 p.m.

SENIOR SOFTBALL

The following bracket games will be played in the District 16 Senior Softball tournament:

Saturday, June 27 at Jenkins

North WB vs. Pittston, 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 28 at Plains

North WB-Pittston winner vs. Plains, 6 p.m.

JUNIOR SOFTBALL

The following bracket games will be played in the District 16 Junior Softball tournament:

Saturday, June 27 at Jenkins

Nanticoke at Pittston, 6 p.m.

Sunday, June 28 at Plains

Pittston-Nanticoke winner vs. Plains, 6 p.m.

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