Mitch Romanowski drove in five runs with two hits, leading a potent Nanticoke attack to a victory over Avoca/Dupont/Pittston City 15-4 in the District 16 Senior division baseball final Saturday.
Tyler Myers reached base four times on two hits and two walks for Nanticoke. Kyle Rosick added a single and a double, while Dwayne Oshinski belted a two-run homer.
Dan Jeffrey drove in two with a home run and a single and was the winning pitcher, fanning four.
Nick Sofanelli (two singles) and Tyler McGarry (single, double) each had two hits for Avoca/Dupont/Pittston City.
District 16 Junior baseball
Hanover 14, North Wilkes-Barre 3
Austin Gately had a triple and drove in three, and Joey Wheeler had two hits and an RBI as Hanover claimed the district title.
Jared Stefanowicz and Devin Senk each had a hit and an RBI in the win. Mike Piscotty took the win on the hill.
Hanover dedicated the win to center fielder Lloyd Deno, who broke his arm in the first inning on the throw to home plate.
District 31 Junior Baseball
Kingston/Forty Fort 9, Back Mountain 6
Josh Payne pitched 4.2 innings of shutout relief as Kingston/Forty Fort won the championship.
Pat Kasson and Kyle Yusko each added two hits for KFF, which will open Section 5 play at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Schautz Stadium in Dunmore against D17 champ North Pocono. Robbie Dwyer added single and scored a run.
Elijah Gerse and Matt Mathers each had a double for Back Mountain.
District 31 10-11 baseball
Back Mountain American 9, West Pittston 2
Dylan Schuster had three hits, including an RBI double, as Back Mountain American advanced to sectionals.
Jack Lukasavage (two hits) and Brett Ostroski both drove in two runs. Todd Phillips (four strikeouts) and Will McCrum (two strikeouts) manned the mound for Hanover.
Chase Yochem and John Angelella each had a double for West Pittston. F.J. Braccini and Daniel Weidl split eight strikeouts on the hill for West Pittston.
Wilkes-Barre Rec 9-10 baseball
North Wilkes-Barre 7, South Wilkes-Barre 6
Chad Regan and Dante Vitali combined for 10 strikeouts in the North Wilkes-Barre win.
The pair combined with Cameron Crgal and Hayden Krzywicki for North’s hits.
Darren Clark, Tyler Hoedl and Tanner Nilon each had two hits for South Wilkes-Barre.
Wilkes-Barre Rec 11-12 baseball
Hanover 11, South Wilkes-Barre 1
Connor Quaglia and Justin Stefanowicz each had two hits as Hanover triumphed.
Collin Cook added a double and Brett Stevens struck out seven in five innings to earn the win.
Tyler Schneikart had a double, and Jared O’Day and Nick Pugh added hits for South Wilkes-Barre.
Nanticoke 16 South Wilkes-Barre-11s 6
Dylan Szychowski hit for the cycle in the Nanticoke win.
Nate Kreitzer was the winning pitcher, going 2-for-3 with three runs. Austin Norton went 3-for-3 with a triple.
Kenney Dewey and Jacob Ostrowski had hits for South.