PA’s freshman pitcher Taylor Baloga pitched a complete game, walking only one and striking out eight as the Lady Patriots picked up their second win of the season beating Lake Lehman 9-1 on Friday at the Bucky Harris Complex.
Baloga was also a hot hitter with two triples.Earlier in the week the LPs lost 9-0 to Crestwood and 13-3 to Division 2 leader Tunkhannock.
Alyssa Davies pitched 3-hitter with 14 strikeouts for Crestwood. Mindina Lieback, Antoinette Scialpi and Adison Hazlet had the PA hits.
Against Tunkhannock Baloga and Alyssa Talerico had hits and scored runs for PA.
The Lady Patriots are 2-5. They play at the rival Lady Warriors tomorrow at 4:15.
Tough start, bad ending, good in between. The Wyoming Area Lady Warriors had a busy week with four games. After losing at Berwick 10-3 on Monday, they won on Wednesday and Thursday to get back over . 500, then slipped back to even with an 11-2 loss in crossover game with Division 1 Hazleton on Friday. Kat Sokirka had a double for WA.
The good news is Division 2 leader Tunkhannock has two losses so the LWs are just a game behind at 3-3 with two other teams also at 3-3
In the loss to Berwick Bre Bednarski and Emily Wolfgang hit doubles.
WA 9, Lake Lehman 5
On Thursday at Lake Lehman, Alex Holtz struck out six in five innings for the win and added a double at the plate. Nicole Turner was 2-for-4 with a home run for Wyoming Area and Kate Kross and Bednarski had extra base hits.
Wyoming Area 5, Coughlin 0
On Wednesday in Exeter, Holtz and Nicole Cumbo combined on a 1-hitter. Holtz went five innings and struck out six. Cumbo pitched the final two innings and struck out two.
Serra Degnan and Adrienne Przybyla each went 3-for-3, with Pryzbyla driving in Degnan three times. Sokirka was 2-for-2.
Pittston Area at Wyoming Area
Dallas at PA
WA at Nanticoke
Valley West 2-4
Pittston Area 2-5
Wyoming Area 3-3
Lake Lehman 0-6