WILKES-BARRE — Joe Stella and Nick Prociak both homered for Jenkins Township in its 12-2 four-inning victory over South Wilkes-Barre on Monday in District 16 Little League Major Baseball.
Stella finished 3-for-3. Mike Pugilese, Steven Insalaco, Jake Silinskie and Tyler Mozeleski also chipped in at the plate while Matt Lanzendorfer struck out six for the win.
Jared O’Day and Anthony Macko had hits to lead South Wilkes-Barre.
Mountain Top 15, Duryea 13
Dean Amboise hit a two-run home run to end the game in the bottom of the sixth inning for Mountain Top. Jeff Schmude totaled three hits. Kevin Frisbie and David Wickiser were two of many Mountain Top players with two-hit outings.
Kyle Zapko contributed for Duryea with a three-run home run. Hunter Ralston hit a two-run home run, and Gino Marriggi garnered three hits.
Avoca/Dupont 5, Pittston City 3
Jake Roguskie struck out seven over four innings to pick up the victory. Frannie George tossed the final two frames to earn the save and also had an RBI double. Riley Brody had a triple and single and scored a run for Avoca/Dupont.
Logan Booth had a double and scored a run for Pittston City. A.J. Gorto had two hits and scored.
Plains 7, Nanticoke 3
Tanner Smith contributed four of Plains’ six hits, finishing with five RBI and a three-run home run. Ben Yozwiak doubled and Carl Yastremski singled.
T.J. Wozniak picked up the victory, hurling five scoreless innings with nine strikeouts and no walks.
Nanticoke was led by Dylan Szychowski’s two hits, a home run and two RBI. Trajhan Krupinski posted two hits, and Chris Siewell garnered an RBI single.
Northwest 7, Kingston/Forty Fort 6
David Biestrak had two hits for Northwest. Winning pitcher Sam Saxe hit a double and a home run. Caleb Diltz also doubled.
Steven Banas supplied a home run and a double. Michael Kane and R.J. DiBernardo each doubled.
Bob Horlacher 5, Wyoming/West Wyoming 4 (7 inn.)
Brendan Jesse scored Cole Coolbaugh with a bunt single in the bottom of the seventh as Bob Horlacher outlasted Wyoming/West Wyoming.
Coolbaugh also pitched six strong innings before yielding to Tyler Faux, who picked up the win. Faux had a pair of doubles and an RBI. Lenny Kelley was 2-for-3 with an RBI. C.J. Wright tripled and had an RBI.
Matt Tarnacky was 2-for-4 with an RBI and run scored for Wyoming/West Wyoming. Steve Lucas was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Tarnacky and Mike Amato pitched well.
Plains 4, Nanticoke 3
Samantha Conway hit a game-ending two-RBI single in the bottom of the sixth to lead Plains. Marissa Ross hit a double, and Elizabeth Ellsworth scored two runs. Abigail Shorts and Conway singled.
Kaya Swanek earned the win with a complete game, striking out seven and allowing one walk. Leandra Ross pitched seven for Nanticoke with seven strikeouts.
Brittany Meeker went 3-for-4 with a double for Nanticoke.
Nanticoke 8, Mountain Top 0
Brinley Sobek struck out eight in six scoreless innings to pick up the win on Sunday. Sobeck helped her cause with a single and a triple. Emilee Bobos hit an RBI double for Nanticoke, and Alyssa Lewis contributed a single.
Sydney Sobolewski, Kriston Andrews, Sara Hopkins and Sarah Macko each tallied a hit for Mountain Top.