Christina Schappert hit a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning as Back Mountain edged Duryea/Pittston Township,1 4-13, to win the Section 5 Little League Major Softball championship.
The victory moved Back Mountain into the state tournament where it was scheduled to play its first game on 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.