Upon Further Review: Pittston Area’s Jake Buczynski delivered win against Crestwood in 2006


By Nick Wagner - [email protected]



Pittston Area’s Jake Buczynski delivers a pitch against Crestwood during a game in 2006.


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Dominick Policare won the championship of the Phil Campenni Memorial Bowling Tournament. From left, first row, Sam Campenni and Dominick Policare. Second row, Walker Mastruzzo, Ross Mastruzzo, Albert DeGrose and Norman Gayz.


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Seniors on the Wyoming Area softball team in May 1986 were, kneeling, Jennifer Kolis. Standing, from left, Maureen Matys, Sharlene Severnak, Karen Kipka and Joy Switzer.


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    May 2006

    Jake Buczynski pitched a complete game, six-hitter as the Pittston Area baseball team took down Crestwood, 4-1, on Senior Day.

    Buczynski walked two, struck out five and didn’t allow an earned run. The win kept Pittston Area mathematically alive for the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 crown. The win marked the Patriots first win of the season where pitcher George Dructor wasn’t on the mound.

    May 1996

    Gina Testa scored two goals as Pittston Area easily took care of rival Seton Catholic, 4-0, in a WVC girls soccer battle.

    Tara Kilcullen made nine saves for the Patriots, while Diana Marsh and Nicole Tieso each scored for Pittston Area. Melissa Reynolds had 12 stops in goal for the Eagles.

    May 1986

    The Pittston Area and Wyoming Area softball teams were eliminated from the Wyoming Valley Conference Class AAA playoffs with losses to Crestwood and Nanticoke, respectively.

    Wyoming Area finished the season at 13-6, while Pittston Area was 12-7. Karen Lipka and Pam Cegelka each drove in runs in Wyoming Area’s loss to Nanticoke. Sharon Hazenski had a bases-clearing double to drive in three runs in Pittston Area’s 6-5 loss to Crestwood.

    May 1976

    The annual Phil Campenni Memorial Bowling Tournament was held. First place went to Dominick Policare and he received his trophy from Sam Campenni. Albert DeGrose received the second place trophy.

    Pittston Area’s Jake Buczynski delivers a pitch against Crestwood during a game in 2006.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Buczynski_06-1.jpgPittston Area’s Jake Buczynski delivers a pitch against Crestwood during a game in 2006. Sunday Dispatch File Photo

    Dominick Policare won the championship of the Phil Campenni Memorial Bowling Tournament. From left, first row, Sam Campenni and Dominick Policare. Second row, Walker Mastruzzo, Ross Mastruzzo, Albert DeGrose and Norman Gayz.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Campenni_76-1.jpgDominick Policare won the championship of the Phil Campenni Memorial Bowling Tournament. From left, first row, Sam Campenni and Dominick Policare. Second row, Walker Mastruzzo, Ross Mastruzzo, Albert DeGrose and Norman Gayz. Sunday Dispatch File Photo

    Seniors on the Wyoming Area softball team in May 1986 were, kneeling, Jennifer Kolis. Standing, from left, Maureen Matys, Sharlene Severnak, Karen Kipka and Joy Switzer.
    http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Warriors_86-1.jpgSeniors on the Wyoming Area softball team in May 1986 were, kneeling, Jennifer Kolis. Standing, from left, Maureen Matys, Sharlene Severnak, Karen Kipka and Joy Switzer. Sunday Dispatch File Photo

    By Nick Wagner

    [email protected]

    Reach Nick Wagner at 570-991-6406 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

    Reach Nick Wagner at 570-991-6406 or on Twitter @Dispatch_Nick

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