WEST PITTSTON —Wyoming Area scored six runs in the fourth inning en route to an 8-1 victory over Pittston Area Monday in District 2 Class 3A softball.
Alex Holtz recorded the victory for the Warriors (10-5), allowing four hits and one earned run over six innings. Nicole Cumbo tossed one scoreless inning. Nicole Turner doubled as part of a 2-for-4 effort. Drew and Bree Bednarski each contributed two hits.
Wyoming Area will travel to Tunkhannock on Wednesday for a quarterfinal game.
Alicia Talerico and Mindina Lieback each went 2-for-3 for the Patriots (2-14).
Pittston Area100000 — 1
Wyoming Area002600x — 8
WP — Alex Holtz 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K; Nicole Cumbo 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K. LP: Taylor Bologa 6 IP, 10 H, 8 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
2B — Nicole Turner (WA).
Top Hitters — PA Alicia Talerico 2-3, Mindina Lieback 2-3; WA, Turner 2-4, Drew Bednarski 2-2, Bree Bednarski 2-3.
N. Pocono 7, Coughlin 0
Coughlin stranded 11 baserunners as its season ended with a loss to sixth-seeded North Pocono.
Keighlyn Oliver, Katie Colleran, Marissa Ross, Kayla Cunningham and Sam Conway had singles for 11th-seeded Coughlin, which ended its year at 5-11.
North Pocono took control of the game with a six-run fourth inning. Casey Carpenter and Olivia Heffinger paced the Trojans with a double and single each.
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North Pocono000610x –7
WP – Lauren Antosh 7 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 8 K. LP – Julie Suchocki 6 IP, 10 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 2 K.
2B – Casey Carpenter (NP), Olivia Heffinger (NP).
Top hitters – COU, Keighlyn Oliver single; Katie Colleran single; Marissa Ross single; Kayla Cunningham single; Sam Conway single. NP, Carpenter 2-3, Heffinger 2-4, Alex Thoman 2-3.
Tunkhannock 10, West Scranton 0
Tunkhannock scored seven times in the bottom of the fifth to end the game due to the 10-run rule. The fourth-seeded Tigers (10-5) will host fifth-seeded Wyoming Area (10-5) on Wednesday. The teams split their two regular-season games with the visiting team winning.
Molly Hampsey paced Tunkhannock with a double and three RBI. Ryleigh Fitch and Kirsten Gilpin each added two RBI. Gilpin scattered five hits to pick up the victory.
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Tunkhannock11017 – 10
WP – Kirsten Gilpin 5 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K. LP – Maria Coyne 4.2 IP, 7 H, 10 R, 6 ER, 7 BB, 1 K.
2B – Shannon Dermont (WS), Molly Hampsey (T), Meghan Healey (T). 3B – Traci Kromko (T).
Top hitters – WS, Dermont 2-2. TUN, Hampsey 2-3, 2 run, 3 RBI; Ryleigh Fitch 1-3, 2 RBI; Gilpin 1-2, 2 RBI.
Abington Heights 7, Lake-Lehman 2
Fourteen seed Lake-Lehman took advantage of some early Abington Heights mistakes and led 2-0 after the third inning. However, third-seeded Abington Heights bounced back from the deficit to score seven runs to defeat the Black Knights.
Sarah Stacey singled and later scored on the second of two throwing errors to give Lake-Lehman (1-14) a 1-0 lead in the first inning. Stacey doubled to start the top of the third and was later driven in by right fielder Vicki Cadwalader.
Abington Heights got into the game in the fourth inning, and a scoring barrage was capped by a two-run homer by Casey Wrobel in the bottom of the fifth.
The Comets (10-4) host North Pocono in Wednesday’s quarterfinals.
Abington Heights000250x — 7
WP — Paige Harris 7 IP, 7 H, 2 R 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K. LP — Jordan Hodle 6 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3 K.
2B — Dominique Emmett (AH), Sarah Stacey (LL). HR — Casey Wrobel (AH).
Top hitters — AH, Emmett 2-3; Degueroiz 2-2, 2 runs. LL — Stacey 2-4, 2 runs; Miranda Dembowski 2-2; Kirsten Cope 2-3.
Berwick 12, Western Wayne 0
Berwick scored five times in the first and seven times in the fourth to defeat winless Western Wayne.
The second-seeded Dawgs (12-3) will play visiting Crestwood (8-8) on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.