Abington Heights strikes in fifth to defeat Pittston Area in district title game

SCRANTON —Alexa McHugh came through with a first-inning RBI and for the first four innings Tuesday night, it looked like the run might hold up for Pittston Area. Patriots pitcher Nina Cencetti allowed six hits, but kept Abington Heights off the scoreboard through the first four innings. Then Abington Heights went to work in the […]

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H.S. softball: Paige Harris too much for Pittston Area as Abington Heights wins District 2 Class 3A title

SCRANTON — Pittston Area found itself in uncharted territory on Wednesday. The Patriots were playing in their first district softball final. No nerves were there, but top-seed Abington Heights had its ace in the circle. Paige Harris threw a complete game, one-hitter, to knock out Pittston Area, 5-0, in the PIAA District 2 Class 3A […]

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H.S. Softball: Berwick falls to Abington Heights, 10-1

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Berwick scored first, but the Bulldogs’ inability to capitalize with runners in scoring position prevented the team from having a chance to make their fourth consecutive district title game. Top-seed Abington Heights scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and used a balanced offensive effort to defeat eighth-seeded […]

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WVC Softball: Hazleton Area shuts down Tunkhannock

TUNKHANNOCK — The last out seemed fitting Thursday — Hazleton Area third baseman Jess Bernotas reaching over head to spear a line drive off the bat of Erin Dunn. Every time Tunkhannock needed a hit, it just never happened. Not in the fourth, the fifth, the sixth or the seventh innings. The result was a […]

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