Last updated: May 17. 2014 2:50PM - 1100 Views
By Tom Robinson For the Sunday Dispatch



Wyoming Area shortstop Corey Lescavage, left, tags out Pittston Area's Patrick McGinty at second base in the 17th annual Andy Ashby Game.
Wyoming Area shortstop Corey Lescavage, left, tags out Pittston Area's Patrick McGinty at second base in the 17th annual Andy Ashby Game.
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Check out www.psdispatch.com for the result of Saturday’s Pittston Area-Wyoming Area PIAA District 2 Class AAA first round baseball game.



Friday night’s game between Pittston Area and Wyoming Area in the opening round of the PIAA District 2 Class AAA Championships was postponed to 3 p.m. Saturday. The result of the game was not available as of press time. The full results of the game, however, can be found on our website at www.psdispatch.com.


Both teams had solid success in last year’s District 2 playoffs. Pittston Area upset Dallas, 4-3, in the opening round and eventually lost to Valley View, 3-1, in the semifinals. The Warriors picked up a 4-1 win over Honesdale, and a 12-4 win over Berwick en route to a 9-7 loss to Abington Heights in the semifinals.


Abington Heights went on to win the championship with a 5-0 win over Valley View at PNC Field.


Pittston Area 6, Crestwood 2


Pittston Area closed out the regular season by defeating Crestwood, 6-2, Monday.


Josh Razvillas led a balanced attack by going 3-for-4 and scoring two runs.


Tyler McGarry, Kyle Turonis and James Emmett had two hits each, Joe Champi had a triple and Pat McGinty drove in two runs.


Danny Constantino worked three scoreless innings in relief to pick up the win. He gave up just two hits and did not walk a batter.


Pittston Area finished 7-8 for fifth place in Division 1 of the Wyoming Valley Conference.


Hazleton Area won the division in a playoff over Berwick after both teams went 11-4. The rest of the standings were: Wyoming Valley West 10-5, Coughlin 9-6, Pittston Area 7-8 and Crestwood 6-9.


Wyoming Area recap


Wyoming Area fell one game short of first place in Division 2 of the WVC when Dallas clinched the title on the last day of the regular season by pulling out a 5-4 victory over Tunkhannock in the bottom of the seventh inning.


Dallas won its last seven games to finish 8-6. Wyoming Area was 7-7, followed by Tunkhannock, 4-10, Lake-Lehman 4-10 and Holy Redeemer 3-11.

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