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JT Phillies opens season with wins over Red Sox, VFW

Greater Pittston Little League

JT Phillies 7, PT Red Sox 2

Johnny Jones picked up the win as the Jenkins Twp. Phillies beat the Pittston Twp. Dr. Jeff Walker Red Sox, 7-2.

Nick Allardyce had two triples, and Steven Shamnoski and Jones also had two hits for the Phillies.

Other hitters for the Phillies were Ryan Zelonis, Jonathon Bone, Vito Quaglia, and Santo Insalaco.

Phil Cocco had two hits for the Red Sox.

JT Phillies 12, A/D VFW 7

Zach Mlodzienski and Nick Allardyce led the offence for the Jenkins Township Milazzo Phillies in a 12-7 win over Avoca/Dupont VFW.

Mlodzienski hit a home run and two singles, and Allardyce homered, doubled, and singled.

Johnny Jones doubled and Vito Quaglia singled twice for the Phillies, and Steve Shamnoski, Ryan Zelonis, and Jonathon Bone all singled. Mlodzienski and Shamnoski contributed to the winning effort on the mound.

Hitting for Avoca Dupont were Zuba, McAndrew, and Smithonic.

JT Giants 8, PT Red Sox 5

The Jenkins Twp. Mondlak Giants beat the PT Red Sox, 8-5, behind the two-run home of Ivan Balavage.

Jonathon Winters added two hits and earned the save in the sixth by recording the final out with the bases loaded.

Trevor Tigue had two hits for the Red Sox.

Dupont VFW 5, Duryea VFW 2

Dupont VFW beat Duryea VFW, 5-2, in the opening game at the Dupont LL.

Aidan Jopling picked up the win on the mound. He struck out 14 batters and gave up only one hit in five innings of work.

Anthony Zimmerman led Dupont VFW with three hits, two RBI, and one run scored. Eric Fritz added two hits and two runs, and Kevin Krawczyk chipped in with an double and two RBI.

For Duryea VFW, Tony Demark had a single and two runs scored, and Josh Mies knocked in a run with a double.

Dupont VFW 8, JT Giants 7

Dupont VFW defeated the Jenkins Giants 8-7 on Friday night in Jenkins Township.

Kevin Krawczyk picked up the win on the mound, striking out five batters in three innings of relief work.

Leading Dupont hitters were Brandon Baldrica with three hits and an RBI. Justin Smicherko had a key hit in the 6th inning and scored a run. Chris Merithew had a hit and two runs batted in.

For the Giants, Jonathan Winters has two hits and a run scored. Matt Havrilla added a hit, a run and a run batted in.

All area Little League Baseball and Softball coaches are asked to submit results and statistics to the Sunday Dispatch by Friday evening via email at rnotari@psdispatch.com or by fax at 602-0183. Please include notes on both teams with full names of players.

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