Annual Patriot Cup brings out 15 local teams to Primary Center


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Pittston Area’s Preston Cain, right, passes the ball around Wyoming Area defender Mike Wall as WA goalkeeper Shane Sonday moves in during a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.


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Wyoming Area’s Ryan Shuleski, right, controls the ball ahead of Pittston Area’s Shane Syms in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.


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Pittston Area’s Jimmy Pliska, left, watches his pass ahead of Wyoming Area’s Brendan Lee in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown. Pliska would go on to score the only goal of the game.


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Pittston Area’s Mia Barbieri, left, controls the ball ahead of Wallenpaupack’s Rebeca Pizzo in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.


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Pittston Area’s Jenna Smith, right, defends Wallenpaupack’s Giulianna Iona in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.


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HUGHESTOWN — The annual Patriot Cup, hosted by the Pittston Area Soccer Booster Club, saw 15 local high school soccer clubs take on each other at the Pittston Area Primary Center on Saturday, Aug. 6.

Both boys and girls teams competed for the title. On the boys side, Scranton Prep beat Crestwood for the title. For the girls, it was Wallenpaupack beating Holy Redeemer for the championship.

The Patriot Cup is one of the organization’s largest fundraisers of the year.

Pittston Area’s Preston Cain, right, passes the ball around Wyoming Area defender Mike Wall as WA goalkeeper Shane Sonday moves in during a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_PSD081416PatriotCup_spt_1-1.jpgPittston Area’s Preston Cain, right, passes the ball around Wyoming Area defender Mike Wall as WA goalkeeper Shane Sonday moves in during a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Wyoming Area’s Ryan Shuleski, right, controls the ball ahead of Pittston Area’s Shane Syms in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_PSD081416PatriotCup_spt_2-1.jpgWyoming Area’s Ryan Shuleski, right, controls the ball ahead of Pittston Area’s Shane Syms in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Jimmy Pliska, left, watches his pass ahead of Wyoming Area’s Brendan Lee in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown. Pliska would go on to score the only goal of the game.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_PSD081416PatriotCup_spt_3-1.jpgPittston Area’s Jimmy Pliska, left, watches his pass ahead of Wyoming Area’s Brendan Lee in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown. Pliska would go on to score the only goal of the game. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Mia Barbieri, left, controls the ball ahead of Wallenpaupack’s Rebeca Pizzo in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_PSD081416PatriotCup_spt_4-1.jpgPittston Area’s Mia Barbieri, left, controls the ball ahead of Wallenpaupack’s Rebeca Pizzo in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Pittston Area’s Jenna Smith, right, defends Wallenpaupack’s Giulianna Iona in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown.
http://psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_PSD081416PatriotCup_spt_5-1.jpgPittston Area’s Jenna Smith, right, defends Wallenpaupack’s Giulianna Iona in a Patriot Cup game in Hughestown. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

Staff reports

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