Pittston City Little League holds opening day on Saturday, April 16 with parade through downtown


Pittston City LL holds opening day

Staff reports



Pittston City little leaguers paraded from the Tomato Festival lot to the Sullivan Park Little League grounds on Saturday, April 16.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston City Little League senior Nicole Dennis steps up to collect her graduating gift.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Twelve-year old senior Zachary Valeski (Lithuanian Club) stands with brother Chase, 7, and parents Mark and Cindi Valeski.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston City Councilman Michael Lombardo tosses in the first pitch of the season.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

A large turnout of family and friends to the opening day of the Pittston City Little League on Saturday, April 16.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Erin Biscotti, Pittston, along with her daughter Sophia, 9, purchases raffle tickets during Pittston City Little League Opening Day.


Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES

To report little league scores, email reporter Nick Wagner at nwagner@timesleader.com. The deadline for scores is noon on Friday.

PITTSTON — Hundreds of Little League players paraded through downtown Pittston on Saturday, April 16, eventually ending at Sullivan Park for opening day.

The Pittston City Little League was founded in 1951 and is currently in its 65th season. The parade started at the Tomato Festival grounds, went down Main Street, up Church Street, and finished at Sullivan Park.

Pittston City little leaguers paraded from the Tomato Festival lot to the Sullivan Park Little League grounds on Saturday, April 16.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Pittston-LL-Opening-1-1.jpgPittston City little leaguers paraded from the Tomato Festival lot to the Sullivan Park Little League grounds on Saturday, April 16. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston City Little League senior Nicole Dennis steps up to collect her graduating gift.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Pittston-LL-Opening-2-1.jpgPittston City Little League senior Nicole Dennis steps up to collect her graduating gift. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Twelve-year old senior Zachary Valeski (Lithuanian Club) stands with brother Chase, 7, and parents Mark and Cindi Valeski.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Pittston-LL-Opening-3-1.jpgTwelve-year old senior Zachary Valeski (Lithuanian Club) stands with brother Chase, 7, and parents Mark and Cindi Valeski. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston City Councilman Michael Lombardo tosses in the first pitch of the season.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Pittston-LL-Opening-4-1.jpgPittston City Councilman Michael Lombardo tosses in the first pitch of the season. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

A large turnout of family and friends to the opening day of the Pittston City Little League on Saturday, April 16.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Pittston-LL-Opening-5-1.jpgA large turnout of family and friends to the opening day of the Pittston City Little League on Saturday, April 16. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch

Erin Biscotti, Pittston, along with her daughter Sophia, 9, purchases raffle tickets during Pittston City Little League Opening Day.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_Pittston-LL-Opening-6-1.jpgErin Biscotti, Pittston, along with her daughter Sophia, 9, purchases raffle tickets during Pittston City Little League Opening Day. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Pittston City LL holds opening day

Staff reports

LITTLE LEAGUE SCORES

To report little league scores, email reporter Nick Wagner at nwagner@timesleader.com. The deadline for scores is noon on Friday.

Reach the Sunday Dispatch newsroom at 570-655-1418 or email sd@psdispatch.com.

Reach the Sunday Dispatch newsroom at 570-655-1418 or email sd@psdispatch.com.

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