Abington Journal

Abington Heights junior high softball team tops North Pocono; falls to West

The Abington Heights junior high softball team defeated North Pocono, 18-8, on April 9. The Lady Comets belted out 16 hits and played excellent defense.

Bryn Lindsay and Paige Walsh doubled, Lauryn Notari cracked a home run, and Tawni Coronel added a triple. Megan Heard, Riley Dempsey, Colleen Cole and Notari had two hits each.

The defense was led by Cole, Lindsay and Coronel. Pitchers Avery Fiorillo and Grace Lorah combined to limit the North Pocono offense to seven hits and Fiorillo picked up her second win.

West Scranton defeated Abington Heights, 8-4, in a junior high softball game April 11. Lauryn Notari led the Lady Comets with three hits, including a double and three RBIs. Ava Stafursky added a triple. Colleen Cole and Megan Heard led the defensive effort while Avery Fiorillo suffered her first defeat in the circle.