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Third baseman Mike Nocito of Pittston Township fields a ground ball in the second inning during Sunday's District 16 Major Little League baseball played in Jenkins Township.
Third baseman Mike Nocito of Pittston Township fields a ground ball in the second inning during Sunday's District 16 Major Little League baseball played in Jenkins Township.
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SWOYERSVILLE - Swoyersville played two games Sunday against two opponents, but both had the same result as American Legion team defeated both Hazleton and Plains 2-0 at Roosevelt Field.


Matt Zielen led Swoyersville in the opener against Hazleton, allowing three hits while striking out six in seven innings of work. Zielen also added two hits and an RBI for Swoyersville.


Rich Gawel allowed six hits and two runs while fanning four in six innings of work in the loss.


Against Plains, Daniel Flaherty and William Gregory combined for a one-hitter to secure Swoyersville’s second straight shutout.


Evan McCue recorded a single and an RBI against Plains, while Mike Leonard chipped in a triple and a run.


John Faggotti pitched six innings for Plains and held Swoyersville to four hits and two runs.


With the wins, Swoyersville remains undefeated in the season with a 14-0 record.


Swoyersville 2, Hazleton 0


Hazleton`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Gawel p`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kyle Klein ss`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Seach lf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Stawick 3b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Cara 3b`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


John c`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


O’Donnell 2b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Rogers 1b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Dave Klein cf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Wolf lf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`23`0`3`0`0`0`0


Swoyersville`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Leonard 2b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Nick Hogan lf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Ryan Hogan c`3`1`1`0`1`0`0


Pechulis 3b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


McCue 1b`2`1`1`0`0`0`0


Lewis ph`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Zielen p`2`0`2`1`0`0`0


Worlinski ss`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Stayer rf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Sabecky cf`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Totals`21`2`6`1`1`0`0


Hazleton`000`000`0`- 0


Swoyersville`010`100`x`- 2


Hazleton`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Rich Gawel (L)`6`6`2`2`2`4


Swoyersville`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Matt Zielen (W)`7`3`0`0`2`6


Swoyersville 2, Plains 0


Plains`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Parsnik rf`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Adamcyzk rf`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Delaney cf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Mascelli ss`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Carey lf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Fagotti p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Grasiosi dh`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kenzakoski 1b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Andrews 3b`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Butry c`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Rivera 2b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`21`0`1`0`0`0`0


Swoyersville`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Leonard 2b`3`1`1`0`0`1`0


Nick Hogan lf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Ryan Hogan c`2`0`0`1`0`0`0


Yakimovicz pr`0`1`0`0`0`0`0


Pechulis 3b`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


McCue 1b`3`0`1`1`0`0`0


Flaherty p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Gregory p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Zielen dh`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Worlinski ss`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Lewis rf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Stayer rf`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Sabecky cf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`21`2`4`2`0`1`0


Plains`000`000`0` - 0


Swoyersville`100`001`x` - 2


Plains`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Fagotti (L)`6`4`2`2`3`3


Swoyersville`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Flaherty (W)`5`1`0`0`3`2


Gregory`2`0`0`0`0`2


AMERICAN LEGION


Nanticoke takes doubleheader


It took two days and 21 innings, but Nanticoke completed a sweep of Mountain Post A with 4-3 and 6-4 victories.


In the continuation of a game from Saturday, Mike Blazaskie paced Nanticoke, allowing four hits and no runs while striking out 13 in eight and two-thirds innings of work, in its 14-inning win over Mountain Post A.


Zach Kollar recorded two hits and two RBI for Nanticoke, while Morgan Higgs added two hits and one RBI.


Elliott Snyder led Mountain Post A with two hits and two RBI.


In game two, Nanticoke put together a five-run fourth inning to pull away from Mountain Post A.


Nick Deno fueled the Nanticoke offense with two its and three RBI.


Nanticoke 4, Mountain Post A 3 (14 inn.)


Nanticoke`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Zach Kollar ss`7`0`2`2`0`0`0


Christian Pack 2b`6`0`0`0`0`0`0


Jeff Jezewski lf`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Micky Ferrence dh`5`0`0`0`0`0`0


Nick Deno p/1b`6`1`1`0`1`0`0


Mike Blazaskie cf/p`5`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kevin Volkel rf`4`1`0`0`0`0`0


Bob Briggs 3b`6`0`0`0`0`0`0


Joe Yudichak c`2`2`0`1`0`0`0


Morgan Higgs 1b`5`0`2`1`0`0`0


John Wickiser 3b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`48`4`5`4`1`0`0


Mountain Post`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Tyler Sadvary 2b`5`1`0`0`0`0`0


Drew Munisteri cf`5`0`0`0`0`0`0


Tom Goyne rf`6`1`4`0`0`0`0


Brian Markowski p`7`0`0`0`0`0`0


Matt Kaster p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Anthony Caladie ss`6`0`1`1`0`0`0


Kurt Yenchik c`4`0`0`0`0`0`0


Matt Dacey 1b`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Dom Sartini 1b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


John Whichock dh/3b`3`0`1`0`1`0`0


Jake Gallagher pr`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Ryan Murphy pr`0`1`0`0`0`0`0


Elliott Snyder ss`5`0`2`2`0`0`0


Dan Ritz lf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Ethan Markowski lf/p/c`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Abhay Metgud lf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`50`3`8`3`1`0`0


Nanticoke`021`000`000`000`01 - 4


Mountain Post A`100`002`000`000`00 - 3


Nanticoke`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Deno`5.1`4`3`2`4`3


Mike Blazaskie (W)`8.2`4`0`0`5`13


Mountain Post`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Brian Markowski`6`3`3`3`3`4


Matt Kaster`1`1`0`0`0`0


Ethan Markowski`4`0`0`0`2`4


Brian Markowski (L)`3`1`1`1`2`6


Nanticoke 6, Mountain Post A 4


Nanticoke`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Zach Kollar ss`2`0`1`1`0`0`0


Christian Pack 2b`3`1`2`1`0`0`0


Micky Ferrence rf`3`1`1`0`0`0`0


John Wickiser cf`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Nick Deno dh`4`0`2`3`0`0`0


Lazowski p`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


M. Bugonowicz p`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Morgan Higgs 1b`2`1`0`0`0`0`0


Kevin Volkel ph`1`0`1`0`1`0`0


Wendt 3b`2`1`1`0`0`0`0


Myers ph`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Joe Yudichak c`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Brian Briggs lf`2`2`1`0`0`0`0


Jeff Jezewski`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`24`6`9`5`1`0`0


Mountain Post`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Tyler Sadvary`4`1`1`0`0`0`0


Drew Munisteri`4`0`1`0`0`0`0


Tom Goyne rf/p`4`0`0`0`0`0`0


Anthony Caladie ss`3`1`1`0`1`0`0


John Whichock 3b`2`1`0`1`0`0`0


Brian Markowski p/cf`1`0`0`1`0`0`0


Matt Dacey 1b`2`1`2`0`0`0`0


Kurt Yenchik c`3`0`1`1`1`0`0


Ethan Markowski p/2b`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Dom Sartini dh`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Totals`26`4`7`3`2`0`0


Mountain Post A`020`002`0`-4


Nanticoke`001`500`x`- 6


Nanticoke`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Lazowski`2`4`2`2`0`2


Bugonowicz (W)`5`3`2`2`2`4


Mountain Post`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Brian Markowski`3`4`1`1`1`4


Ethan Markowski`1`4`5`5`2`0


Goyne (L)`2`1`0`0`0`1


Tunkhannock claims pair


Tunkhannock compiled 23 runs and 25 hits in its 12-2 and 11-2 victories over Mountain Post 781 B.


In the opener, Lance Sherry went 4-for-4 with a double, two RBI and three runs.


Doug Thomas added two hits and an RBI for Tunkhannock, while Jordon Faux chipped in a double, an RBI and two runs in the victory.


Ryan Weiss earned the victory with a complete game four-hitter.


In game two, Josh McClain had two extra-base hits, three RBI and two runs to power Tunkhannock.


Eric Rinehimer led Mountain Post with two hits, including a double, and one RBI in the loss.


Tunkhannock 12, Mountain Post 781 B 2


Mountain Post`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Josh Grzech`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Justin Rinehimer c`2`1`0`0`0`0`0


Joe Grzech lf`1`1`0`0`0`0`0


Tyler Jones dh`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Chase Jones 1b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Josh Dotzel 3b/p`1`0`0`1`0`0`0


Matt Madry ss`2`0`1`1`0`0`0


Nick Gavio p/rf`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Don Hopkins 2b`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Luke Madrovsky ph`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


John Gower rf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Eric Rinehimer 2b`1`0`1`0`0`0`0


Totals`19`2`4`2`0`0`0


Tunkhannock`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Lance Sherry cf`4`3`4`2`1`0`0


Alex Zaner ss`4`1`1`3`0`0`0


Ty Weiss lf`2`2`1`2`0`0`0


Si Bernoski rf`4`0`1`0`0`0`0


Jordan Hannon 3b`3`2`1`1`0`0`0


Aaron Holton 1b`1`1`0`0`0`0`0


Ben Swilley 1b`1`0`1`1`0`0`0


Ryan Weiss p`1`1`0`0`0`0`0


Doug Thomas c`3`0`2`1`0`0`0


Jordan Faux 2b`3`2`1`1`1`0`0


Totals`27`12`12`11`2`0`0


Mountain Post`200`000`- 2


Tunkhannock`108`111`- 12


Mountain Post`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Gavio (L)`2.1`7`7`7`0`0


Gower`1`2`2`2`4`1


Dotzel`2.2`3`2`2`1`0


Tunkhannock`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Ryan Weiss (W)`6`4`2`2`1`2


Tunkhannock 11, Mountain Post 781 B 2


Mountain Post`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Josh Grzech cf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Justin Rinehimer cf/p`1`1`0`0`0`0`0


Luke Madrovsky 1b`1`1`0`0`0`0`0


Tyler Jones p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Chase Jones dh`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


John Gower lf`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Nick Gavio ph`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Eric Rinehimer 3b`3`0`2`1`1`0`0


Matt Madry ss`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Joe Grzech lf/p`3`0`1`1`0`0`0


Don Hopkins c`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Josh Dotzel 2b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Tony Grottola rf`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Totals`25`2`5`2`1`0`0


Tunkhannock`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Lance Sherry cf`5`1`3`3`0`0`0


Alex Zaner ss`5`0`2`0`0`0`0


Ty Weiss lf`5`0`1`1`0`0`0


Si Bernoski c`3`2`1`0`0`0`0


Jordan Hannon 3b`3`1`0`0`0`0`0


Ryan Weiss rf`3`2`2`1`0`0`0


Aaron Holton p/1b`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Josh McClain dh`3`2`2`3`1`1`0


Doug Thomas 1b`2`1`1`0`0`0`0


Ben Swilley p`1`0`0`1`0`0`0


Jordan Faux 2b`2`2`1`2`0`0`0


Totals`32`11`13`11`1`0`1


Mountain Post`000`001`1`- 2


Tunkhannock`040`212`2`- 11


Mountain Post`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Tyler Jones (L)`4`6`6`6`2`1


Joe Grzech`1.2`4`3`3`2`0


Justin Rinehimer`1.1`3`2`2`0`0


Tunkhannock`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Holton (W)`5`3`0`0`1`5


Swilley`2`2`2`2`2`1


Greater Pittston 4, West Side 1


Mike Carey tossed a no-hitter and recorded seven strikeouts to lead Greater Pittston to a victory over West Side.


West Side`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Gushka ss`2`1`0`0`0`0`0


Lescavage p`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Zezza 2b`2`0`0`1`0`0`0


Michaels 3b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kaslavage cf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Steinburn lf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Forlenza rf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kuskavich c`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kopeza 1b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`22`1`0`1`0`0`0


Greater Pittston`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Walkowiak cf`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Zezza lf`3`1`1`0`1`0`0


Chupka 1b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Grove c`3`1`1`0`0`0`0


Gavenouis 3b`3`1`1`0`0`0`0


Granteed 2b`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Martinelli ss`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Mott rf`3`1`1`1`0`0`0


Carey p`1`0`1`0`0`0`0


Totals`25`4`7`1`1`0`0


West Side`100`000`0 - 1


Greater Pittston`100`300`0 - 4


West Side`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Lescavage (L)`4`6`4`4`0`2


Zezza`1`0`0`0`0`0


Honza`1`1`0`0`0`0


Greater Pittston`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Mike Carey (W)`7`0`1`0`3`7


Back Mountain 11, Plains 1 (5 inn.)


Connor Balloun went 3-for-3, including a double, with two RBI and two runs as Back Mountain cruised to victory over Plains.


Greg Petorak added two hits, two RBI and two runs for Back Mountain, Jon Strausser chipped in two RBI in the win.


Mike Carey recorded two hits and an RBI for Plains.


Plains`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Dave Parsnik 2b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Felix Mascelli ss`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Mike Delaney cf`2`1`1`0`1`0`0


Mike Carey lf`3`0`2`1`0`1`0


Jim Graziosi rf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Adam Sadvary rf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Justin Glasgow p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Eric Adamczyk dh`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Danny Constantino p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


Sam Andrews 1b`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


RJ Kenzakoski 1b/p`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Brandon Butry c`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Christian Rivera 3b`2`0`2`0`1`0`0


Totals`21`1`6`1`2`1`0


Back Mountain`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Deep Patel ss/lf`3`1`0`0`0`0`0


Nick Oley lf/ss`3`2`1`1`1`0`0


Connor Balloun 3b`3`2`3`2`1`0`0


Greg Petorak cf`2`2`2`2`0`0`0


Cody Paraschak c`4`1`1`1`0`0`0


Jon Strausser 1b`4`0`1`2`0`0`0


Ryan Martin rf`3`1`0`0`0`0`0


Pat Condo p`2`1`2`0`0`0`0


C.J. Carey 2b`2`1`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`26`11`10`8`2`0`0


Plains`100`00` - 1


Back Mountain`261`02` - 11


Plains`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Justin Glasgow (L)`1.2`5`8`2`1`1


Danny Constantino`0.1`2`1`1`0`1


RJ Kenzakoski`2.2`3`2`0`3`2


Back Mountain`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Pat Condo (W)`5`6`1`1`2`4


DISTRICT 31 MAJOR BASEBALL


Northwest 6, West Side 5


Sam Saxe singled home the winning run in the bottom of the sixth to lead Northwest to a victory over West Side.


Matt Saxe smashed a home run in the second inning to power the Northwest offense, while Austin Ford added a double.


Dave Piestrak earned the victory on the mound, while Bobby Long and Michael Sherrick chipped in a hit apiece for Northwest.


Jake Packer and Matt Bobeck each had two hits for West Side.


Kingston/Forty Fort 8, West Side 2


Rocco Barchi smacked two hits, including a double, and two RBI while earning the victory for Kingston/Forty Fort.


Scott Nilson had a triple and Sam Saporito smashed a double for Swoyersville.


McKenna Dolan recorded a single and reached base four times, while Alex Jaworski and Joey Boler chipped in a single apiece for Kingston/Forty Fort.


Carson Canavan recorded the only hit for West Side.


West Pittston 13, Kingston/Forty Fort 9


Marc Minichello hit for the cycle, while recording four RBI and two runs to lead West Pittston.


Brycen Fox added a home run, two singles and two RBI for West Pittston.


Kyre Zielinski had two hits, including a home run, and three RBI in the win, while Gabe Slusser added a home run.


Draig Ruff recorded three hits, including a home run, and two RBI to lead Kingston/Forty Fort, while Nikko Simmons added two singles and two RBI.


DISTRICT 16 MAJOR BASEBALL


Pittston Twp. 11, Jenkins Twp. 5


John Delucca earned the victory, and had two hits and three RBI, to lead Pittston Township.


Connor Hazlet and Mike Nocito each recorded a single and a double for Pittston Township, while Trevor Tigue and Joe Cencetti chipped in one hit apiece.


Matt Lanzandorfer led Jenkins Township with two hits, while Joe Stella and Tyler Mozeleski each added a double.


Avoca/Dupont 10, South Wilkes-Barre 7


John Vernagis had a key hit and scored a run to fuel a six-run sixth inning that propelled Avoca/Dupont.


Jake Roguskie pitched a complete game and earned the victory for Avoca/Dupont.


Riley Brody added two hits, three RBI and three runs for Avoca/Dupont, while Andrew Krawczyk chipped in two hits and two runs.


Ronald Peguero recorded a hit, two RBI and a run for South Wilkes-Barre, while Tyler Schneikart drove in three.


 
 
 
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