For the first time since 1996, the Wyoming Area softball team beat Pittston Area — a 6-2 decision to end the 11-game losing streak against the Warriors.
Wyoming Area’s Kayla Pizano, Sarah Maheady and Heidi O’Brien each picked up RBIs in a three-run seventh. Melissa Washney also drove in a run. O’Brien was the winning pitcher for Wyoming Area.
Earlier in the season, Pittston Area beat Wyoming Area 12-2.
In a rivalry game, Wyoming Area and Pittston Area played in a 4-4 tie in girls soccer action.
Wyoming Area’s Meghan Calpin scored her second of two goals midway through the fourth quarter to tie the game at four, but that’s the way it ended. Also scoring for the Warriors were Jen Gadomski and Chrissy Polak.
Pittston Area’s Gina Testa scored four goals in the second period to give PA a 4-2 lead.
Wyoming Area’s softball team edged Seton Catholic, 2-1, to stay in the Wyoming Valley Conference title hunt.
Simba Harris picked up the win for the Warriors, while Kim Schultz closed out the game in the circle. Patricia Ventre allowed just two runs in the circle for Seton.
Sam Greenfield, a sophomore at Pittston Area, placed first at the annual U.S. Marine Corps Physical Fitness Competition. Greenfield ran a 46-second, 300-yard dash to garner the title at the event held in Hershey.
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