The Greater Pittston American Legion baseball team dropped to 3-1 with a 12-0 to Plains, following a 10-8 win over Tunkhannock.
In the win over Tunkhannock, George Dructor threw five innings and struck out two to pick up the win. Chris Tonte and Bret Sokirka combined for a 5-for-7 day with four runs. Lou Falzone hit a three-run home run for Greater Pittston, who knocked out 14 hits.
The Jenkins Township Owls 13-year-old baseball team improved to 6-2 with a 15-3 win over Royal Blue.
Chris Silinskie, Pat Pryor, Ryan Reklaitis and Reggie Struzzeri led the offensige attack for the win. Earlier in the week, against Kingston, Corry Chaump drove in the winning run as the team won 3-0.
Jason Facciponti’s game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning scored Charley Gelb, giving LaBarre’s a 3-2 win over Pagnotti and the first half championship of the West Pittston Little League. Both teams entered with 7-2 records.
Facciponti and Walter Harding were locked in a pitcher’s duel as the game was tied at 2 and headed to regulation. LaBarre’s clinched the title when Gelb walked and eventually advanced to third. Facciponti then delivered a bases-loaded single to win the game.
Two local athletes were named to the National Collegiate Division 3 Mideast Regional All-Tournament Team.
Wilkes University’s Don McDermott and Mike Supczenski, former teammates at Wyoming Area and former teammates on the 1967 Wyoming-West Wyoming Little League All-State team that advanced to the state final, were named to the first team.
Supczenski, an outfielder, batted .386 in 29 games and led the team with 41 hits and 14 walks. McDermott, a first baseman, hit .327 and led the club with 10 home runs, 28 runs scored and 21 RBI.
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