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Back Mountain wins Section 5 softball title


July 06. 2013 11:44PM


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DALLAS – Christina Schappert hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning as Back Mountain edged Duryea/Pittston Township 14-13 Saturday to win the Section 5 Little League Major Softball championship.


The victory puts Back Mountain into the state tournament at Stroudsburg Little League. Its first game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday against the Section 6 champion.


Schappert finished 3-for-4 with a triple. Also going 3-for-4 were Olivia Johnson (double), Cassandra Konopki (double) and Peyton Ross. Bailey Slacktish was the winning pitcher.


Kerry Shamnoski had four hits for DPT. Alex McHugh had three hits, including a double. Lauren Cawley and Mackenzie Gable had two hits each, while Bella Gorzkowski added a double.


DISTRICT 31 9-10 BASEBALL


Back Mtn. National 15, Back Mtn. American 9


Back Mountain National banged out 15 hits as it defeated Back Mountain American to win the championship.


Winning pitcher Connor Morgan, Zach Holthaus and Kyle Sincavage had three hits each, with Morgan having a double. Max Paczewski and Michael Ropietski had two hits each, while Aidan Conrad and Ty Osipower also added to the offensive attack.


Jack Shaver had an RBI triple and Hunter Dixon doubled for American. Also recording hits were Ryan Collins, Zack Luksic, A.J. Bednar, Cooper Lewis and Drew Lojewski.


DISTRICT 16 9-10 BASEBALL


Plains 14, South Wilkes-Barre 13


Connor Kane and Pat Delbosa combined in pitching to lift Plains to victory and the title.


Dylan Bronack had multiple hits in the win while Jeremy Rozell, Andrew Smigiel, Joe Monohan and Tony Edigio had hits for Plains.


Darren Clark had multiple hits in the effort for South Wilkes-Barre.


DISTRICT 31 10-11 BASEBALL


Exeter 2, Wyoming/West Wyoming 1


Ethan Kozden struck out eight and allowed only three hits in Exeter’s victory over Wyoming/West Wyoming on Friday evening. Corey Mruk’s home run provide to be the difference.


Caleb Graham added a double for Exeter.


Riley Rusyn and Adam Wisnewski doubled for Wyoming/West Wyoming.


DISTRICT 31 JUNIOR BASEBALL


Swoyersville 9, Greater Wyoming Area 4


Jared Perdkis pitched six solid innings to lead Swoyersville to a win over Greater Wyoming Area.


Mitchell Forgash, Bryden Rukstalis, Dom Bayo, Dave Gavlick and Mike Pollick all had hits for Swoyersville.


D16 JUNIOR BASEBALL


Hanover/South W-B 14, Duryea/Pittston Twp. 3


Kevin Rimmer threw a five-inning no-hitter for Hanover/South Wilkes-Barre.


Austin Gately had a triple and single. Joey Wheeler added two singles and Lloyd Deno doubled.


AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL


Mountain Post A 11, Mountain Post B 1


Curt Yenchick went 3-for-4 with one RBI and one triple in game one of a doubleheader for Mountain Post A.


Elliot Snyder went 2-for-3 with two runs and one RBI in the win.


Josh Grzech led Mountain Post B, going 1-for-2 with one run scored.


Mountain Post B`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Josh Grzech cf`2`1`1`0`0`0`0


Justin Rinehimer c`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Josh Dotzel 2b`3`0`2`1`0`0`0


Matt Madry ss`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Chase Jones 1b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Nick Gavio rf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Jared Smigelski 3b`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Eric Rinehimer p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


John Chupka dh`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Joe Grzech lf`2`0`0`0`0`0`0


Totals`20`1`3`1`0`0`0


Mountain Post A`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Elliot Snyder ss`3`2`2`1`0`0`0


Ryan Murphy rf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Jake Gallagher rf`1`1`1`0`0`0`0


Tom Goyne p`4`1`2`2`0`0`0


Matt Dacey dh`3`0`1`0`0`0`0


Abhay Matgud cf`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


John Wychock 3b`2`3`1`1`0`0`0


Brian Markowski lf`2`1`0`1`0`0`0


Curt Yenchik c`4`2`3`1`0`1`0


Dom Sartini 1b`2`1`1`3`1


Ethan Markowski 2b`2`0`0`1`0`0`0


Totals`24`11`11`10`1`1`0


Mountain Post B`100`000`0 — 1


Mountain Post A`010`712`x — 11


Mountain Post B`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Eric Rinehimer (L)`4`8`8`2`3`2


Tyler Jones`1`2`1`1`2`0


Donny Hopkins`1`1`2`2`0`0


Mountain Post A`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Tom Goyne (W)`6`3`1`1`0`2


Mountain Post A 8, Wilkes-Barre 5


Matt Kaster struck out eight batters to help lead Mountain Post A to its second win of the day.


Elliot Snyder batted 3-for-3 with an RBI, a triple and three runs scored.


Wilkes-Barre`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Yurkowski 2b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Shorts ph`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Zazola ph`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Preston c`4`0`0`1`0`0`0


Demarco ss`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Conrad 1b`3`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kerr cf`3`1`1`0`1`0`0


Zionce lf`3`2`2`0`0`1`0


Lavecchio rf`3`0`0`1`0`0`0


Kendra rf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Amesberry p`2`0`0`1`0`0`0


Leighton p`2`1`0`1`0`0`0


Williamson 3b`1`1`1`1`0`0


Hoggarth 3b`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Totals`31`5`6`5`1`1`0


Mountain Post A`AB`R`H`BI`2B`3B`HR


Elliot Snyder ss`4`3`3`1`0`1`0


Ethan Markowski 2b`1`0`1`0`0`0`0


Tom Goyne rf`3`1`1`2`0`0`0


Jake Gallagher rf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Kurt Yenchik c`3`2`1`2`1`0`0


Dom Sartini dh`2`0`1`0`0`0`0


Matt Kaster p`0`0`0`0`0`0`0


John Wychock 3b`3`0`0`1`0`0`0


Brian Markowski lf`3`0`1`1`0`0`0


Dan Ritz lf`1`0`0`0`0`0`0


Matt Dacey 1b`3`1`0`0`0`0`0


Abhay Metgud cf`3`1`1`0`0`0`0


Totals`27`8`9`6`1`1`0


Wilkes-Barre`000`012`2 — 5


Mountain Post A`300`221`x — 8


Pitching


Wilkes-Barre`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Amesberry (L)`4`6`5`5`3`0


Leighton`2`2`3`3`2`4


Mountain Post A`IP`H`R`ER`BB`SO


Matt Kaster (W)`6`4`3`3`5`7


Tom Goyne`1`3`2`2`0`2


 


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