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.
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.
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.
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.
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